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380.742.01 Family Health, Public Health and Policy

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
2nd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W,  3:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Anne Riley
Course Instructor s:

Focuses on understanding how programs and policies are likely to affect the capacities of families to develop and maintain health, and on teaching students to apply analytic methods to evaluate the relative value and impact of various programs or policies.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of family capacities in shaping family health and the health of family members
  2. Apply Family Impact Analysis methodology to evaluate the likely effects of proposed policies on different types of families
  3. Plan ways to include a family orientation in public health surveillance and assurance efforts
Methods of Assessment:

In-class analysis of program/policy impact on family capacities ; class discussions; student presentations ; develop family health policy brief

Instructor Consent:

No consent required