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HSH201 - Planning and Evaluation 1

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Unit only available to students enrolled in courses H313, D381 and D388

Unit chair:

Rebecca Stockdale


HBS107 or HSH111



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week only

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


This unit will help students to understand the context of community health issues and needs, and apply the range of principles, processes and strategies to develop health promotion programs to address those issues and needs.


The unit is comprised of three modules. Module 1 explores the discipline of health promotion, the context of health promotion practice, and the need for effective planning in health promotion. It introduces the key frameworks and tools that will be applied for developing a health promotion program. Module 2 develops applied understanding of how to identify and understand community health needs as the first step in planning an effective, relevant and targeted health promotion program. Module 3 builds on modules 1 and 2 to design a realistic health promotion program to address the needs identified in Module 2, using the planning principles and frameworks introduced in Module 1.


The unit provides the basis for HSH218 Planning and Evaluation 2, which examines and practices how community based health promotion are evaluated.


Assessment task 1: Module 1: Annotated bibliography (1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Module 2: Community health needs assessment (1200 words) 25%

Assessment task 3: Module 3: Community health program plan 55% (comprised of group written report 1800 words, 30%; group oral presentation 15%; individual participation 10%)

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