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GS11 1082 Psychosocial Issues in Genetic Counseling I

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: None


Psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling combine didactic lectures and role-play to teach psychosocial issues associated with genetic disease. Topics include: basic counseling skills, interviewing skills, giving a family a diagnosis, breaking difficult news, disabilities, multicultural issues, and counseling for chronic disease. This course is taught by the program directors.