EEH404 - Health: a Family and Community Focus
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Students must be enrolled in course E377
1 x 3 hour Seminar per week for 7 weeks
Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
- A life span approach to family and health
- Different models of family, kinship and community
- Understanding health implications for understanding health promotion approaches
- Key health issues and priorities across the lifespan (tobacco use, depression, suicide, alcohol abuse, gender and violence, diabetes, heart diseases, motor vehicle accidents etc).
- Relationships between class, gender, sexuality, location, age, ability, indigeneity, ethnicity, etc., and health outcomes
- Understanding the determinants of health
- The role of government in health provision, promotion and disease prevention at different stages of the lifespan
- Australia’s policies and practices – how do they compare with other developed and developing countries?
- Changing our health status –key strategies in health promotion.
Assessment 1: Family Health Report Card, 1600 words, 40%
Assessment 2: Health promotion campaign funding submission and presentation – Group task, (2800 words equivalent per member), 60%