COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION

PHE2CHP

2015

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. 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 PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHealth promotion: planning and strategiesRecommendedGreen, J and Tones, K 20102ND EDN, SAGE, LONDON.
ReadingsPromoting health: a primary health care approachRecommendedTalbot, L and Verrinder, G 20094TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTON, MELBOURNE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of key health promotion frameworks

Activities:
Individual needs assessment, oral presentation, 1,500 word essay, group report

02. Apply social marketing principles to health promotion interventions

Activities:
Individual needs assessment, oral presentation, 1,500 word essay, group report

03. Critically articulate the principles and processes of community development

Activities:
Individual needs assessment, oral presentation, 1,500 word essay, group report

04. Identify the role of policy and advocacy in relation to health promotion issues

Activities:
Individual needs assessment, oral presentation, 1,500 word essay, group report

05. Actively engage in project partnerships

Activities:
Individual needs assessment, oral presentation, 1,500 word essay, group report

06. Identify key issues in community participation and working with diverse groups

Activities:
Individual needs assessment, oral presentation, 1,500 word essay, group report

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRos Ben-Moshe

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.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word individual tutorial paper25 01, 06
one 2,500-word group project report (500 words per student equivelant)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one individual 1,500-word essay40 01, 05, 06
one oral group presentation with powerPoint slides (500 individual words equivalent)15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRos Ben-Moshe

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.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word individual tutorial paper25 01, 06
one 2,500-word group project report (500 words per student equivelant)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one individual 1,500-word essay40 01, 05, 06
one oral group presentation with powerPoint slides (500 individual words equivalent)15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06