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410.620.20 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Term: Summer term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Judy Holzer
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
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.

Learning Objective(s):


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.
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 7
Enrollment Maximum: 25
Enrollment Restriction: HPM Pacific Rim DrPH students only
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

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

For consent, contact: jholzer@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015