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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    Disease Control and Prevention over 90 million Americans live with chronic illnesses such as cancer cardiovascular disease and diabetes These illnesses account for 70 of deaths annually significant disability and a reduced quality of life Given the increase in such diseases due to aging populations migration and lifestyle choices new and creative approaches to health promotion need to be examined A Holistic Health Studies curriculum can provide a compelling resource in this regard National surveys show a significant and persistent increase in the adoption and use of alternative health perspectives and practices Yet despite this growth higher education provides limited exposure to or training in this important area Teaching students practical preventive self care concepts and skills provides a useful foundation for personal well being and professional development as future healthcare providers In addition 21st century public health problems are increasingly global in scope such as the health impact of climate change or the overuse of antibiotics Integrating holistic perspectives into modern public health will contribute cross cultural global and systems oriented ideas and tools to these problems making it a useful addition to comprehensive public health training A central goal of the Holistic Health Studies program at San Francisco State University is to bring a holistic perspective to the understanding of health disease prevention and treatment A holistic perspective recognizes the interdependence of thoughts and feelings bodily processes consciousness physical environment culture society and other critical factors as contributors to health and illness It seeks to empower individuals to be responsible for their health while recognizing the significance of other social forces Learning practical self care concepts and skills is a core element of the program used to promote understanding and long term benefits Through a comprehensive offering of courses our students are exposed to the healing traditions of

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    and decision making strategies useful for managing and transforming personal and community health issues 6 Demonstrate knowledge of effective written oral and visual communication for conveying health information advancing positive social change transforming conflict individual and group and promoting global citizenship activism 7 Describe media literacy concepts and demonstrate ability to access analyze and evaluate media information relevant to holistic health from diverse sources 8 Recognize inequities in the world and describe methods to promote social justice and interpersonal respect across diverse cultures and traditions 9 Describe holistic health concepts and practices relevant to addressing ecological and environmental health problems 10 Describe core concepts and practices from the world s spiritual traditions and contemporary consciousness studies relevant to personal health and ethical development Related Publications Burke A Peper E Burrows K Kline B Developing the complementary and alternative medicine education infrastructure baccalaureate programs in the United States The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 10 6 1115 21 2004 Gaster B Unterborn JN Scott RB Schneeweiss R What should students learn about complementary and alternative medicine Academic Medicine 82 10 934 8 2007 OBJECTIVES Efforts to build a complementary and alternative medicine CAM education and research infrastructure have been productive Development has focused largely on graduate postgraduate and professional level training This paper examines baccalaureate programs looking at the prevalence and characteristics of CAM and holistic health training in the United States DESIGN A comprehensive literature and web site search was conducted to find educational institutions offering baccalaureate programs in CAM or holistic health Search criteria included accredited undergraduate programs terminating in a minor an AA or a BA BS degree RESULTS A search of health and education databases produced marginal results Internet searches by contrast were very productive in locating CAM or holistic health related programs generally and baccalaureate programs specifically The most effective search strings included terms such as holistic health minor certificate and undergraduate Using these terms 5 programs were found in the United States that met the inclusion criteria Arizona State University East Bastyr University San Francisco State University Metropolitan State College of Denver and Georgian Court College CONCLUSIONS Preparing tomorrow s scholars and clinicians to contribute meaningfully to this emerging healthcare paradigm will require a plan that integrates all elements of higher education The creation of a truly effective workforce of CAM competent M D s nurses health educators pharmacists and other allied health professionals will increasingly necessitate baccalaureate preparation Curriculum discussions at the campus state and national levels are needed Burke A Characteristics of college students enrolled in an alternative health complementary and alternative medicine course a cross sectional comparison Explore the Journal of Science and Healing 5 1 45 50 2009 Burke A Ginzburg D Trachtenberg D Collie K Muhammad M Exploring the role of CAM in public health practice and training Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 11 5 931 936 2005 Chaterji R Tractenberg RE Amri H Lumpkin M Amorosi SB Haramati A A large sample survey of first and second

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~ihhs/model.html (2016-02-13)
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  • SFSU | Multiculturalism and Social Work
    knowledge base of multiculturalism for teaching strategies research studies and writings about communities of color women and people with disabilities The expectation of this website is to develop an easy to use format that will allow professors practitioners and students

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~multsowk/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Mission.Retirement Association at San Francisco State University
    University and retired faculty and staff Section 2 To operate educational programs related to problems of retired persons such as housing medical care and other economic and social concerns Section 3 To work for improvement of the retirement program at the University Section 4 To provide a means for continuing professional and educational activities of University personnel in retirement Section 5 To communicate on behalf of retired University personnel with

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~retire/mission.html (2016-02-13)
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  • History.Retirement Association at San Francisco State University
    While Ann declined becoming the first President of our newly formed group she is recognized as the Founder of our retirement associations In 1982 the Association began publishing a newsletter which became known as the Off Campus Bulletin in 1988 This bulletin is now distributed in both paper edition and electronic version In addition the Association publishes a Membership Directory in alternate years Our Association is part of the Retired Public Employees Association RPEA We are closely associated with the CSU Emeritus and Retired Faculty Association ERFA from which we receive a 15 rebate on dues which our members pay to it All of us together are a part of the State Coalition of Retired Employees SCORE which coordinates our combined efforts to influence retirement legislation Through our participation with these groups we have representatives on the ERFA Board we receive news about the state budget CalPERS long term care and other items of interest to retirees Some years ago we widened the scope of membership to include staff In addition we invited the University Women s Association UWA to send a representative to our Board of Directors We have begun to co sponsor some of our campus activities with

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~retire/history.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Presidents.Retirement Association at San Francisco State University
    Human Resources Off Campus Bulletin University Women s Association CalPERS Contact Us Past Presidents Executive Committee 1979 80 Urban Whitaker 1980 82 Urban Whitaker Fred Terrien 1982 83 Fred Terrien 1983 84 Polly and Richard Glyer co presidents 1984 86 Bill Mason 1986 91 Corwin Bjonerud 1991 93 Vernon Wallace 1993 94 Bob Craig 1994 96 Bill Hammerman 1996 99 Polly Glyer 1999 01 Larry Ianni 2001 03 Newman Fisher

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  • Board of Directors.Retirement Association at San Francisco State University
    Human Resources Off Campus Bulletin University Women s Association CalPERS Contact Us Board of Directors Retirement Association 2015 President LaVonne Jacobsen Vice President Jim Kohn Secretary Dede Heiman Treasurer Jim Van Ness Past President Tom Spencer Members at Large 6 8 Mamdouh Abo El Ata Robert Cherney Krish Krishnan Sheila McClear Dan McGough Kay McGough Donna Ryan Zelinda Zingaro Nominating Committee 3 To be appointed Travel Grants Committee 3 Mamdouh

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  • Events.Retirement Association at San Francisco State University
    Ave Santa Clara CA Program VIP group tour June 27 2014 Rosie the Riveter 11 30 AM Friday lunch WWII Home Front National Historic Park Ford Point Richmond CA Program Docent led tour March 14 2014 St Patrick s day Luncheon 11 30 AM Friday Basque Cultural Center 599 Railroad Ave South San Francisco CA November 19 2013 Annual Fall Luncheon 11 30 AM Tuesday Basque Cultural Center 599 Railroad Ave South San Francisco CA October 17 2013 Flora Grubb Gardens 10 AM Lunch Thursday 1634 Jerrold Ave San Francisco Program Flora Grubb 101 March 23 2013 Walt Disney Family Museum Tour 10 AM Saturday The Presidio 104 Montgomery San Francisco Program Docent led tour March 13 2013 St Patrick s Day Celebration 11 30 AM Wednesday Basque Cultural Center 599 Railroad Avenue South San Francisco November 15 2012 Annual Fall Luncheon 11 30 AM Thursday Basque Cultural Center 599 Railroad Avenue South San Francisco Program Speaker President Leslie Wong September 13 2012 Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies 10 30 AM Thursday Tiburon CA Program Lecture lunch and tour of RTC May 10 2012 Sonoma County Museum 11 00 AM Thursday Sonoma CA Program The Tsars Cabinet Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanoffs April 28 2012 Lundberg Studios Tour 11 00 AM Saturday Lundberg Studios 131 Old Coast Rd Davenport CA March 15 2012 St Patrick s Day Luncheon 11 30 AM Thursday Basque Cultural Center 599 Railroad Avenue South San Francisco November 15 2011 Annual Fall Luncheon 11 30AM Tuesday Basque Cultural Center 599 Railroad Avenue South San Francisco Program Vice President Rosser will discuss the University Reorganization of Colleges and Departments November 13 2011 Beach Blanket Babylon 2PM Sunday Matinee Club Fugazi 678 Beach Blanket Babylon San Francisco May 4 2011 Hard Hat

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