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410.620.01 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Provides an overview of the breadth of programs and diversity of settings in the field of health education in health promotion, and an opportunity to develop skills in program planning. Explains the importance of health behavior as a contributor to current public health problems and the role of health education and health promotion programs in addressing them, drawing examples from the literature on community-based health education, patient education, school health, and work-site health promotion. Also discusses issues of ethical standards and quality assurance in health education and health promotion.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and a needs assessment and program plan.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required