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J. Smith, B.S., M.S., CHES Office Hours: By Appointment, 801-581-8114 (Department Phone) Email: email@example.com (There is an underscore between the j and the s) Suggested Reading: Theory at a Glance: A Guide for Health Promotion Practice The pdf file can be found at: www.cancer.gov/theory/pdf Required Readings: Will be made available on WebCT and assigned in class. Check WebCT often. Course Description: This course is designed to explore individual as well as group health counseling approaches and theories with an emphasis on application of health promotion strategies, in varied settings, that facilitate the adoption of healthy behaviors. Course Objectives: By the completion of the course, the student will be able to: y Explain the factors that influence human behavior in general and health behavior, specifically y Describe the relationship between change theory and health interventions y Differentiate between intrapersonal, interpersonal, and community level theories y Develop and apply an evidence-based health behavior change project with an individual client y Develop and apply an evidence-based health behavior change project within a community setting y Analyze behaviors that foster or hinder health Course Policies: 1. Students are expected to attend and be on time for all class sessions. 2. Students are expected to be prepared for and engaged in all class sessions. 3. Students are responsible for all class materials and assignments. Unless prior arrangements are made with the Instructor, late assignments will receive half credit only. 4. Students are responsible for assigned reading. Exams will cover in-class lecture material as well as assigned reading. 5. No make-up exams will be given unless prior arrangements are made. 6. Unless otherwise stipulated, all submitted work must be typed, double-spaced, and in 12 point font with reasonable margins. Student s name must be clearly visible on all submitted work. 7. Students will demonstrate respect for fellow students and the Instructor at all times. 8. Any grade disputes must be handled outside of class. 9. Cell phone ringers must be turned off during class. 10. Computer use in class is allowable as long as it pertains to appropriate class activity and material and is not disruptive. 11. Cheating will not be tolerated and will result in forfeiture of credit. ADA Statement The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities for people with disabilities. If you will need accommodations in the class, reasonable prior notice needs to be given to the Center for Disability Services, 162 Union Bldg., 581-5020 (V/TDD). CDS will work with you and the instructor to make arrangements. (www.hr.utah.edu/oeo/ada/guide/faculty/)
Using an evidence-based approach (theories. and others. April 21 and is worth 75 points.wide. Part I will pertain to the Individual Client Project and Part II will pertain to the Magnify Your Life Project. This proposal will be reviewed and returned to the students by February 10 with feedback/suggestions for improvement. B+=87-89. D=63-66. Final Paper 2 Parts. Utah in a grant funded.Individual Client Proposal Magnify Your Life Proposal Rough Draft Magnify Your Life Proposal Final Draft . An exam review will always precede the exam.General Overview: Students will gain experience applying theory and other health education/promotion skills by working with a client of personal choice. April 21 The Final Paper will consist of two (2) parts. short answers. Each student will submit a Client Project Proposal for Instructor approval. and evaluation of the program or intervention. B-=80-82. churches. Each student will submit a Magnify Your Life! Proposal (Rough Draft) for approval. Each student will select a client who is in need of acquiring. Individual Client Project . resiliency-based project known as Magnify Your Life!. 10 points each . D-=60-62. This Proposal is due Thursday. February 3 and is worth 25 points. D+=67-69. models. senior centers. F=59 or below. C-=70-72. The Magnify Your Life! project offers health promotion students the opportunity to become involved either singularly or as part of a group . The Final Paper discussing the details of the undertaken project will be due Thursday. Specific instructions and guidelines for the final paper will be discussed further on. In-class Assignments: The 10 in-class assignments will be given at the Instructor s discretion. each student will design and implement a behavior change strategy with the client. The Final Draft Proposal with revisions will be due February 24 and is worth 50 points. true/false. This Proposal will be due Thursday.Evaluation (Grading): .Final Paper 2 Parts (75 points each) 150 points possible 100 points possible 25 points possible 25 points possible 50 points possible 150 points possible 500 points possible A=93-100%. April 21 and is worth 75 points. modifying. community. The purpose of this project is to conduct interventions focused on the adoption of such healthy behaviors as weight management. This process includes client assessment. Exams: The exams will consist of multiple choice. . and research). A-=90-92. A number of sites are being targeted such as schools. Each Part is worth 75 points 150 points in total. C+=77-79. The Final Paper discussing the project in detail will be due Thursday. Only those who are present receive full credit. program creation and implementation. stress management. Due Thursday.10 in-class assignments.2 exams. or eliminating a health behavior. community centers. and workplaces. resiliency. and essays. B=83-86. Magnify Your Life! Project General Overview: The Department of Health Promotion & Education is partnering with the city of Magna. February 10 and is worth 25 points. physical activity. C=73-76.offering expertise and services. 75 points each .
No Class Use for Magna Project Magna Proposal (Final Draft) due. 31 Apr. 13 Topic: Introduction to course. Theory relevance in health promotion practice and research Magna Proposal (Rough Draft) due. Time TBA Jan. 20 Jan. Effective Presentations Final Exam. 17 Mar. Exam Review Posted. 3 Feb. Understanding human behavior Factors that influence health behavior. 27 Feb. Intrapersonal level con t. The need for change Magna Project speaker and sign-up. 24 Mar. 10 Feb. 3 Mar. 24 Mar. Intrapersonal level theories Individual Client Proposal due. 21 Apr. Interpersonal level theories Exam #1 Community level theories Health Communication No Class Spring Break Health Counseling Print Material Group Facilitation Final Paper Due (2 Parts).Tentative Class Schedule Date: Jan. 14 Apr. 10 Mar. Exam Review Posted. 28 . 17 Feb. 7 Apr.
Refer to your syllabus for the on-line link. I just want a basic overview of the plan at this point. . this is subject to change as we explore additional course content.Individual Client Proposal Your Individual Client Proposal is a one-page. February 10.) Basically. I just want to know what your connection is to this individual and how you selected him/her. Obviously. double-spaced. What is the specific behavior change that you will be working on with the client? Why was this behavior chosen? What is the behavior change plan? What theories or models are you considering in order to establish an evidence-based approach? I highly recommend that you consult the suggested text: Theory at a Glance. and typed paper which answers the following: Who is your client? (You need not share last names. Proposal due date: Thursday.
Due: Thursday. attitudes etc. and typed paper which includes the following information. Include as much information as you can at this point. Contact information will be provided. You will be scheduled to go to Magna between March 21 and April 18. please include information about dates/times when you would like to be scheduled to actually go out into Magna.Magna Project Proposal 3 Parts Part I Your Magnify Your Life (Magna Project) Rough Draft Proposal is a one-page. February 3. The time will be scheduled for you via our key contact people. Part III In addition to the proposals. beliefs. What is your target population in Magna? In other words. How will you measure success of your intervention? This could be measuring knowledge. each individual/group will be required to sign up for a practice session between February 28 and March 18. which specific group did you want to work with? Why this group? What is the specific health behavior that you are focusing on? What is the overall goal? What objectives are you hoping to meet which will speak to the success of your overall goal? What interventions/programs/activities are you planning in order to meet your objectives? Which models/theories have you identified upon which you will base your project? I understand that this is a work in progress. This proposal will be reviewed and returned with suggestions and feedback for improvement. double-spaced. Part II The Final Draft with revisions will be due February 24. As part of your proposal. . please note that this process will need to take place ASAP. skills. If you have not identified all of these elements yet.
Five (5) Pages 75 Points In order to gain experience applying theory and other health education/promotion skills. 12 point font. April 21. Due: Thursday.Facilitating Healthy Behavior Final Paper As indicated in the syllabus. This part of the Final Paper should address the following: Who was your client and what health behavior was targeted? What was the expected outcome? What was the plan design or the behavior change strategy? What models/theories influenced the plan? How was the plan implemented? What was the actual outcome? What did you learn about the actual experience of working with a client and trying to apply classroom principles in a real world setting? Part II . or eliminate a health behavior. . Each part is worth 75 points and should accurately reflect your effort. With your help. modify. Part I . double-spaced. the Final Paper for this class will consist of two (2) parts. and have reasonable margins.HEDU 4250 . each of you selected a client to work with on an individual basis. Address the following: Who was your population and what health behavior was targeted? What was the purpose of your project? What were you hoping to accomplish? What was your plan and how was it implemented? What models/theories were the basis of your plan? What were the results of your project? How was success evaluated? What did you learn about the process of working to facilitate health behavior change on a group basis? Note: The Final Paper should be typed.Five (5) Pages 75 Points This part of the Final Paper is meant to evaluate your involvement with the Magnify Your Life! Project. your client was to acquire.
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