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Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Anne Riley
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:

Focuses on understanding how programs and policies are likely to affect the capacities of families to develop and maintain health, and on teaching students to apply analytic methods to evaluate the relative value and impact of various programs or policies.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Understand the role of family capacities in shaping family health and the health of family members
Apply Family Impact Analysis methodology to evaluate the likely effects of proposed policies on different types of families
Plan ways to include a family orientation in public health surveillance and assurance efforts

Methods of Assessment: In-class analysis of program/policy impact on family capacities ; class discussions; student presentations ; develop family health policy brief
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:30 - 6:20
Enrollment Minimum: 7
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail