Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of epidemiology in social work practice;
  • Discuss social epidemiology as a key approach to studying disease and social conditions;
  • Understand key terms and basic epidemiology calculations;
  • Use epidemiological data to identify health problems, understand their causes, and develop targeted programs in maternal and child health; and
  • Use epidemiological studies to inform work with clients.