FAMILY - HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH AND POLICY Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Understand the role of family capacities in shaping family health and the health of family members
- Apply Family Impact Analysis methodology to evaluate the likely effects of proposed policies on different types of families
- Plan ways to include a family orientation in public health surveillance and assurance efforts
Focuses on understanding how programs and policies are likely to affect the capacities of families to develop and maintain health, and on teaching students to apply analytic methods to evaluate the relative value and impact of various programs or policies.
Graduate public health students; and doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty across the Hopkins institutions.
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: In-class analysis of program/policy impact on family capacities ; class discussions; student presentations ; develop family health policy brief
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade
Academic Ethics Code
The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:
Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.
Disability Support Services
If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.