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410.620.13 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
Winter Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:30pm
    Note:
    January 6-10, 2014
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Jones, Vanya
Course Instructor:

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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, two assignments in identifying components of a needs assessment and program plan, and a final exam.
Instructor Consent:
No consent required