University of Colorado Boulder
Caring for Others Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Caring for Others Specialization

Understand Care & the Human Condition. Master strategies to understand care and the human condition in your personal and/or professional lives.

Taught in English

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Don Grant

Instructor: Don Grant

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Specialization - 3 course series

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Develop language to describe the experience of being a care worker, the recipient of care, and/or certain concepts to talk about care

  • Identify caring professions, describe the motivations for entering caring professions, and identify pathways into caring professions.

  • Understand the individual experience of suffering and care in a larger social context

  • Develop a deeper appreciation of the centrality of care in human society

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Specialization - 3 course series

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4.8

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 3 course series

Suffering and the Human Condition

Course 18 hours4.7 (13 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Develop a deeper understanding of human suffering

  • Identify different types and sources of affliction

  • Assess trends in human anguish

  • Critically evaluate how suffering is framed by social media

Thinking About Care

Course 27 hours

What you'll learn

  • Develop a deeper understanding of care

  • Critically assess the distribution of care responsibilities

  • Identify different types of care occupations

  • Evaluate the relationship between money and care

What you'll learn

  • Identify trends in how care is organized

  • Discern key differences between private and public care

  • Assess the available supply of care

  • Analyze the emotional challenges of being a care provider

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Don Grant
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses2,550 learners

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