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Unit description

Presents a range of health promotion programs and practices.  Students will be introduced to the role of social influences, cultural strengths and positive identities on behaviours.  Students will complete a community based project.

Unit content

Topic 1: Community Action for Health
Topic 2: Personal Values and Skills for Health Promotion
Topic 3: Co design and Change Management
Topic 4: Re-orienting / Reinforcing Health Services

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1evaluate the theory, values, principles and practices of health promotion in Aboriginal community contexts
2critically examine health promotion theory, values, principles and practices in scoping frameworks for health promotion in relation to different health issues and various community health contexts
3synthesise approaches in theory, case studies and practice to propose a framework for Aboriginal community health promotion.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. evaluate the theory, values, principles and practices of health promotion in Aboriginal community contexts
  2. critically examine health promotion theory, values, principles and practices in scoping frameworks for health promotion in relation to different health issues and various community health contexts
  3. synthesise approaches in theory, case studies and practice to propose a framework for Aboriginal community health promotion.

Teaching and assessment

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