What do you think health behavior change is? It simply is the change in people’s personal habits to prevent disease, thus reducing healthcare costs.
This course will introduce you to the conceptual tools to analyze health-related behaviors and the social, cultural and environmental context in which they occur. You will analyze concepts and theories of care-seeking, treatment of sick children, voluntary counseling and testing, sexual risk behaviors, intimate partner violence and other behavior change challenges.
This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.
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Course Credit: JHSPH Open
|Lecture 1 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene||00:25:00|
|Lecture 2 Illness etiologies, levels of causality||01:20:00|
|Lecture 3 Meanings of medications, metonymy||00:20:00|
|Lecture 4 Individual-level models of health behavior||01:20:00|
|Lecture 5 Social Cognitive Theory||00:25:00|
|Lecture 6 Concepts of Risk||01:10:00|
|Lecture 7 Social networks; diffusion of innovations||01:10:00|
|Lecture 8 Social Marketing||00:25:00|
|Lecture 9 Households, public and private domains, kinship||01:30:00|
|Lecture 10 Counseling and peer education||01:20:00|
|Lecture 11 Intimate partner violence, transtheoretical model||00:20:00|
|Lecture 12 Community and community interventions||01:20:00|
|Lecture 13 Social Capital||00:20:00|
|Lecture 14 Ecological models and multilevel interventions||01:10:00|
|Lecture 15 Behavior of health workers||00:30:00|
|Lecture 16 Career paths related to community and behavioral interventions||00:30:00|
|Submit Your Assignment||00:00:00|
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