HNSC 7163X Conducting Community Needs and Strengths Assessments

45 hours; 3 credits

Introduction to community needs and strengths assessments. Identification, gathering, synthesis and presentation of population (neighborhood) specific data related to a public health issue or condition using technologically appropriate presentations. Analysis of multiple data sources including: U.S., Census, State, county, and neighborhood quantitative data as well as key informant interviews and focus groups.

Prerequisite: 9 credits of core courses in MA Community Health Education.

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