Community Engagement & Advocacy
PubH 6054, 2 credits
The course provides public health practitioners with tools and strategies for understanding, respecting, organizing, and collaborating with community groups and organizations to promote healthy behaviors. The focus is development of practical skills to harness resources available in a community to advocate for healthy lifestyles and positive health outcomes. Students work in teams of two or three to complete assignments. (Recommended previous coursework: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health, Management and Policy Approaches to Public Health, Behavioral Approaches to Public Health, and Program Planning and Implementation).
Meet the faculty of PubH 6054: Community Engagement & Advocacy in the below course introduction video:
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