CHP 671 Community Organizing and Community Assessment for Health and Wellness 3.0 Credits
This course introduces students to community health and wellness through the lenses of community organizing, community assessment and building equitable partnerships. It is a conceptual and practice-based course that focuses on models, principles, concepts and methods, including Action-Oriented Community Diagnosis (AOCD), a multi-step framework for community assessment that is a foundational step of Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR). It also focuses on the role of the public health professional and ethical considerations when working with communities. The course provides an integrated approach to learning that includes activities in and outside of the classroom.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit