About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for IMPLEMENTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY OF COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH PROGRAMS (410.630.01), a course offered by the Department of Health Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Uses projects primarily from domestic settings to illustrate and evaluate the program component delivery process and continuation or sustainability of activities and benefits of community-based disease prevention and health promotion programs after initial funding ends. Covers theories of innovation and organizational change; community participation and involvement; programmatic, cost-benefit, and ethical considerations related to the goal of sustainability; program characteristics associated with sustainability; and the relationships between investments in health and overall community development.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to (1) describe the fundamental concepts, approaches, and limitations of community health programs; (2) describe concepts for the implementation of effective health interventions and discuss the importance of these concepts to health outcomes; (3) demonstrate increased understanding of the types, usages, and importance of evaluation, particularly as it relates to program implementation; (4) recognize the indicators of the capacity to maintain health interventions through sustainable programs; and (5) apply factors related to the implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of community-based health interventions.

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Course Time

Mon Wed   9:00 AM to 10:20 AM

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Course Faculty
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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation and a paper.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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