Presentation on theme: "Proposed Certificate in Community-Based Public Health Sponsor: Department of Health, Behavior and Society Co-Sponsor: SOURCE (Student Outreach Resource."— Presentation transcript:
Proposed Certificate in Community-Based Public Health Sponsor: Department of Health, Behavior and Society Co-Sponsor: SOURCE (Student Outreach Resource Center) Partner: SPARC (Students for a Positive Academic paRtnership with the East Baltimore Community)
SPARC Mission: SPARC is a JHSPH student advocacy group promoting greater institutional commitment to the East Baltimore community. We advocate for: 1.Improved training opportunities in community-based research and public health practice for JHSPH students through sustained, reciprocal community- academic partnerships; and 2. A greater investment of JHSPH institutional resources to support East Baltimore community organizations and improve the health of East Baltimore residents.
SPARC General Meeting: Friday, October 17 th 12:15 pm in W4030 www.jhsph.edu/source/sparc
SOURCE SOURCE (Student Outreach Resource Center) Mission: SOURCE provides academic, professional and personal development opportunities for the members of the JHU Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health through community outreach and service-learning partnerships with community-based organizations. www.jhsph.edu/source
Certificate Educational Objective To assist students in developing skills and competencies for careers in both community-based public health practice and research, particularly for applications in underserved urban settings.
Pedagogy Experiential Learning and Service-Learning –Recommended by ASPH as most effective techniques to train public health practitioners Experiential Learning: Students learn through the practical application of new knowledge, skills and attitudes
Pedagogy Service-Learning (SL): “…a structured learning experience that combines community service with preparation and reflection. Students engaged in SL provide community service in response to community- identified concerns and learn about the context in which service is provided, the connection between their service and their academic coursework, and their roles as citizens.” -- Seifer SD. (1998). Service-learning: Community-campus partnerships for health professions education. Acad. Med. 73(3):273-277.
Core Courses 410.630 Implementation and Sustainability of Community-Based Health Programs (4th term, 3 units) 410.631 Introduction to Community-based Participatory Research: Principles and Methods (2nd term, 3 units) 550.864 Baltimore Community Practicum (2nd & 3rd terms, 2 units per term. Students have the option to earn more credits for additional hours in the field per week.)
Enrollment Students in any graduate degree program (master’s or doctoral level) at JHU are eligible. To enroll, students submit letter to Dr. Bowie (or designate) outlining career objectives and how the certificate program will contribute to these objectives.
Next Steps October 13 th review by Committee on Academic Standards (CAS). Your input today will contribute to final revisions before CAS review.