AP/SOWK2025 3.0 C: Introduction to Eating Disorders

Offered by: SOWK


Fall 2019




ONLN (Fully Online)


Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Eating disorders continue to plague large numbers of adolescent and adult women, and to a lesser extent men, compromising their health and ability to function in their daily lives. This course will introduce students to the political, social and psychological factors contributing to eating disorders, identify models of treatment and conclude with special topics such as athletes, sexual abuse and substance abuse. Note 1: This course does not count as major credit in the social work. Note 2: This course is offered on a full Internet basis. Note 3: Students are required to have access to a computer that is able to support the software requirements of the course. Note 4: This course is not open to social work majors.

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    Getting Started with your Fully Online Course

Students enrolled in this course are required to review the Next Steps website.

The Next Steps website explains how to start your fully online (ONLN) & blended (BLEN) course(s) with start up information including computing requirements, course website access instructions and links to course outlines & course websites. Students are also encouraged to review the Student Guide to eLearning at York University.

Moodle course website access starts within the first week of the term. For late enrollees it takes two business days from the time of your enrolment to access the Moodle websites once the semester has started. Course materials begin to be released on the course website during the first week of the semester. Get familiar with Moodle by reviewing the Moodle Student Resources Page.

For enrolment matters and academic related questions, please contact the affiliated LA&PS School/Department. For eLearning support please contact eLearning Services, LA&PS.

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