Improvements in health and wellbeing are achieved through strengthening the capacity of individuals, families and communities to actively participate, contribute and engage in everyday life. This unit will build the knowledge and skills needed to coordinate services, projects and activities that result in improved health and wellbeing and increased social capital. Evidence-based models of community engagement, citizen participation, health promotion, peer support, networking and activism will be developed and applied to real world case studies. Particular emphasis will be placed on mitigating the risks and barriers that contribute to poorer health and wellbeing outcomes for vulnerable, marginalised and isolated population groups.
|Unit name||Engaging Communities in Health and Wellbeing|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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D1 – Identify and define community-based health and wellbeing requirements.
D2 – Examine and analyse models of community engagement and participation.
D3 – Apply evidence-based approaches to the development of community services.
P and P:
PP1 - apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations
PP2 - analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice
PP3 - analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice
PP4 - develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners
|Band||Field of Education|
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