COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION

PHE2CHP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop an understanding of the major intervention strategies used in community health promotion and have the experience of designing and implementing a small community health promotion project of their own. Students will establish teams to undertake the project under the supervision of staff. They will utilise the skills learned in PHE2HED and PHE2PHP. The experience of designing and implementing a small project using the frameworks and strategies of community level health promotion will enable students to undertake a small piece of work in an agency during the placement subject in third year.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Chong

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects in: PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH and PHE2HED and PHE2PHP OR Must be enrolled in LBBSB - Bachelor of Business Sports Development and Management and must have passed all subjects in: PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH and PHE2PHP OR Must be enrolled in HBHSB - Bachelor of Health Sciences or HBPHP - Bachelor of Public Health Promotion and must have passed all subjects in: PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH and PHE2PHP.

Co-requisites If enrolled in HBHSB - Bachelor of Health Sciences or HBPHP - Bachelor of Public Health Promotion, must be enrolled in PHE2HED.

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students not enrolled in the BHS, HZHSB, HZHSID, AZAHS should seek permission to enrol from the Subject Coordinator.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHealth promotion: planning and strategiesRecommendedGreen, J and Tones, K 20153RD EDN, SAGE, LONDON.
ReadingsPromoting health: a primary health care approachPrescribedTalbot, L and Verrinder, G 20135TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTON, MELBOURNE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Examine and justify the use of health promotion frameworks to a health promotion project intervention.

Activities:
Individually prepare a proposal for a health promotion project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Critically articulate the principles and processes of community development.

Activities:
Investigate community development principles and processes in workshops to construct individual essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Critically assess health promotion project implementation and evaluation.

Activities:
Evaluate a health promotion project in groups.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Identify and apply project management principles to a group health promotion project.

Activities:
Plan and implement a health promotion project in groups.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual essay. 1200 words.30 01
Group report ( equivalent 500 words per student ).15 01, 04
Individual essay. 1500 words.40 02
Group poster presentation (equivalent 500 words per student).15 01, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size85

Enrolment information Quota due to maximum capacity. Enrolments accepted until quota is reached.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Chong

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual essay. 1200 words.30 01
Group report ( equivalent 500 words per student ).15 01, 04
Individual essay. 1500 words.40 02
Group poster presentation (equivalent 500 words per student).15 01, 03