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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 120 hours: includes participation in on-campus sessions, online learning activities, reading course materials, independant study and completion of learning tasks and assessment. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMs Louise Scaffidi
|Subject Overview:||This subject explores key practices, principles and frameworks for health promotion and community capacity building aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of young people. Participants will be encouraged to develop a more systematic approach to health promotion practice, particularly in undertaking needs-assessments, and in planning and implementing collaborative health promotion approaches. These approaches will take into account the setting and diversity within communities. A range of evaluation processes will be considered with particular emphasis on participatory approaches, engagement of young people and critical questioning of 'what counts' as evidence. Participants will be encouraged to build on their existing repertoire of communication strategies with a focus on developing advocacy and engagement strategies.|
|Assessment:||Health Promotion Portfolio of selected communication pieces / program design tools (eg. needs assessment; short position paper; media release; program goals) Needs assessment 20% (Max: 800 words) Due: Mid semester (week 6) Project Proposal 60% (Max: 2,500 words) Due: End semester (week 12) Health Promotion dissemination piece 20% (Max 800 words) Due: End semester (week 12)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||This subject is designed to enable students to: |
On completion of this subject, it is expected that students will be able to:
|Notes:||This subject requires access to the internet. Distance Education participants will receive a printed Learner's Guide and key subject readings. A range of online resources, templates and collaborative learning tools can be accessed via the Subject website.|
Master of Adolescent Health && Welfare |
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