MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
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GS11 1182 Psychosocial Issues in Genetic Counseling II

Singletary, Claire; Czerwinski, Jennifer. Two credit hours. Spring, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisites: Psychosocial Issues in Genetics. Enrollment required of all Genetic Counseling M.S. students. Open only to Genetic Counseling M.S. students.

This course builds upon the baseline psychosocial issues in genetic counseling taught in the fall semester and is comprised of various units focusing on psychosocial issues in genetic counseling such as cultural competency, mental illness, grief and end of life are included. Students will have the opportunity to participate in various in-class activities, discussions and role-plays. This course is coordinated by the program directors and is facilitated by the Genetic Counseling Program faculty.