PSYC 655

Health Promotion and Health Policy

3 Graduate credits
Effective May 6, 2014 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course will offer an overview of innovative models that promote work with community leaders and policy makers to adopt positive health practices and effective health policies. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship of social factors to health, an understanding of health disparities among marginalized communities, and an understanding of community-based programs that are effective in influencing health behavior and health policy. Models for community organizing and community building for health will be presented and analyzed.

Special information

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

Learning outcomes