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Fall 2024  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (28762)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person
Enrollment Requirements:
PubH: Public Health or grad student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2024 - 12/11/2024
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 3-150
Enrollment Status:
Open (17 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/28762/1249
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2023  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (28740)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person
Enrollment Requirements:
PubH: Public Health or grad student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/05/2023 - 09/26/2023
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions D199
 
09/26/2023 - 11/19/2023
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 3-156
 
11/20/2023
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 3-154/156
 
11/21/2023 - 12/13/2023
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Virtual Rooms NOROOMREQD
Enrollment Status:
Closed (22 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/28740/1239
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2022  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (29490)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person
Enrollment Requirements:
PubH: Public Health or grad student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2022 - 12/14/2022
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 3-156
Enrollment Status:
Closed (21 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/29490/1229
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2021  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (31248)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Enrollment Requirements:
PubH: Public Health or grad student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/07/2021 - 12/15/2021
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 3-156
Enrollment Status:
Closed (21 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/31248/1219
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2020  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (26174)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Enrollment Requirements:
PubH: Public Health or grad student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2020 - 12/16/2020
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
Enrollment Status:
Closed (25 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
Fall 2020 PubH 6066 will be offered REMOTELY. Class will meet SYNCHRONOUSLY-ONLINE during Fall 2020, Mondays 5:45-7:40 pm. A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/26174/1209
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2019  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (29309)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/16/2019 - 09/30/2019
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions D199
 
10/07/2019
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions A110
 
10/14/2019 - 12/11/2019
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions D199
Enrollment Status:
Closed (22 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/29309/1199
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2018  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (29835)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/04/2018 - 12/12/2018
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions A110
Enrollment Status:
Closed (22 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/29835/1189
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2017  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (27744)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions A110
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/syllabi/
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/27744/1179
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2016  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (26942)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 10/05/2016
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Malcolm Moos Health Sci Tower 2-690
 
10/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Malcolm Moos Health Sci Tower 2-118
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Notes:
A full description of this course can be found at the link below. http://z.umn.edu/pubh606601
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/26942/1169
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2015  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (16130)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2015 - 12/16/2015
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions D199
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work. prereq: Public health student or grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
course information available at http://z.umn.edu/pubh606601
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/16130/1159
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2014  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (16567)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/02/2014 - 12/10/2014
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions D325
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/16567/1149
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2013  |  PUBH 6066 Section 001: Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (22506)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2013 - 12/11/2013
Mon 05:45PM - 07:40PM
UMTC, East Bank
Mayo Bldg/Additions D325
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Taught with Powderhorn-Phillips Cultural Wellness Center. Introduction to community building/organizing. Using culture as a resource for health, reducing barriers, identifying community assets, planning organizing strategy, understanding the impact of history. Emphasizes self-reflection and skill-building for authentic, grassroots community work.
Class Description:
The purpose of the course is to prepare you to make a contribution to the health of your own communities, as well as other communities, using asset-oriented, collaborative approaches. The course has three overarching themes that will help to prepare you for community work: cultural self-study, community building/community organizing, and working across culture. Course Goals and Objectives 1. Provide experience in living with ambiguity, and multiple "correct" answers or ways of thinking. 2. Understand that concepts like health, community, and development have a culturally determined definition and connotation. Describe applications of that understanding to community-based public health work. 3. Describe the role of public health workers in community organizing and community building. 4. Understand the effects of the historical relationships between cultural groups on intercultural interfacing. 5. Discuss the difference between asset-based and deficit-based approaches to community health. 6. Discuss potential barriers in community building and organizing, and how to overcome them. 7. Identify approaches communities take to solving problems. 8. Identify a range of public health issues lending themselves to community organizing/building approaches. 9. Develop a better understanding of yourself and your own community(ies). 10. Identify cultural self-study questions to walk with over time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/22506/1139
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

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