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HSH705 - Needs Assessment and Health Program Planning

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

Georgia Babatsikos



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


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


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 task 1: Assignment 1 (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (3000 words) 60%

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