Courses Details

HBEHED640: Community Organization for Health Education

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Israel, Barbara
  • Offered every year
  • Prerequisites: Perm. Instr. and Grad Status
  • Description: Examines social and structural factors associated with health and illness; concepts and theories regarding planned change and community; and models and principles of community organization practice for health education. Several models of community organization are analyzed along the dimensions of: community diagnosis needs assessment, selection and implementation of action strategies, evaluation research, role of the professional and ethical considerations.