HLT4820 Community Health Capacity Building
Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Debra Newell
What is capacity building? The course will look at how health improvement can be accomplished by working across communities, organisatins and systems to increase involvement, decision making and ownership at a local level.
How This Course Benefits Students:
Capacity building incorporates advocacy with HLT5800 a compulsory pre-requisite. Students will learn how each level of capacity building (individual, community, organisational and system) can be targeted to improve health.
Why This Course Is Important:
The course will provide students with the skills needed to evaluate health needs in cimmunitings and to work cooperatively with the chruch and local organisations to instigate change.