NYU Steinhardt

HIV Prevention and Counseling: Psychoeducational

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2450
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Students will examine, analyze, apply, & evaluate theoretical paradigms & research, drawn from the disciplines of psychology, public health, & education as well as artistic/media reactions in relation to HIV prevention & counseling. Students will consider the HIV/AIDS epidemic as it is manifested in the United Sates (U.S.) across all developmental stages for those affected by, infected with, or at risk for HIV transmission. The course utilizes a biopsychosocial framework that emphasizes on theory-based HIV prevention & practice. Students will consider the response to the HIV epidemic in the U.S. from a cross-cultural perspective. Students will participate in on-site visits to local AIDS service organizations in New York serving those affected by the disease. Local experts in New York will provide guest lectures on the issues of prevention & counseling as they are undertaken in the U.S. Students will conduct work with & within the community itself, & consider how the U.S. have responded to the HIV epidemic over the last 30 years.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2450