PRACTISING HEALTH PROMOTION
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
This subject is concerned with the philosophical and theoretical foundations of the discipline of health promotion and effective health promotion practice. You will learn about the origins of psychological, organisational and social theories, models and conceptual frameworks and their role in guiding health promotion practice. You will gain skills in designing a systematic approach to improving health, based on a sound theoretical framework. These skills will include: interpreting the problem to solve, mapping system-level determinants, assessing current capacities and needs, and using theory to design evidence-informed health promotion strategies for preventing or responding to the problem. Practice issues that you will explore in this subject include: locating, interpreting and using evidence to understand problems and ways to tackle them; building readiness, capacity and support for effective and sustained health promotion action; and utilising social capital.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorRuth Mackenzie-Stewart
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
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Theory in a nutshell: a practical guide to health promotion theories.
AuthorNutbeam, D, Harris, E, Wise, M
PublisherMCGRAW-HILL, NORTH RYDE, NSW.
Health behavior and health education: theory, research, and practice.
AuthorGlanz, K, Rimer, BK, Viswanath, K
PublisherJOSSEY BASS, SAN FRANCISCO.
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