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410.630.01 IMPLEMENTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY OF COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH PROGRAMS

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W,  9:00 - 10:20am
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Uses projects primarily from domestic settings to illustrate and evaluate the program component delivery process and continuation or sustainability of activities and benefits of community-based disease prevention and health promotion programs after initial funding ends. Covers theories of innovation and organizational change; community participation and involvement; programmatic, cost-benefit, and ethical considerations related to the goal of sustainability; program characteristics associated with sustainability; and the relationships between investments in health and overall community development.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and a paper.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required