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410.620.20 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Judy Holzer
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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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.

Enrollment Restriction:

HPM Pacific Rim DrPH students only

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must obtain consent from Judy Holzer to register for this course

For consent, contact:

jholzer@jhsph.edu