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HSH705 - Needs Assessment and Health Program Planning

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Georgia Babatsikos

Prerequisite:HSH703
Contact hours:

Campus: 6 weekly cloud (online) classes through eLive plus 3 day seminar (Friday-Sunday)
Cloud (online): weekly online classes throughout the trimester using eLive

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics include: overview of program planning and development (including approaches, models and frameworks), needs assessment, vision and goal setting, developing objectives, program design principles, determining content and strategies for programs, best practices,an introduction to evaluation design (including process, impact and outcome) and its link to planning, budgeting, sustainability, approaches to the management of programs, and an overview of some current debates regarding program planning and government policy and resource issues.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Individual assignment (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Powerpoint group presentation (20 minutes) 30%
Assessment task 3: Individual assignment (1500 words) 30%

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