Campus Service-Learning Projects

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Teaching Strategy Description: Students are invited to participate in service learning projects across the campus.  Some examples include: Mobile immunization clinics for flu vaccines Sexual Consent Month Planning and delivery of sexual consent awareness initiatives Developing a presentation and skit that will be presented to several first-year classes Sexual health promotion creating a YouTube video […]

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On-Going Collaboration with the Community as Client with Faculty Support

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Teaching Strategy Description: Through weekly one hour conferences, faculty support students in applying four practice tools. The four practice tools are Community as Client: Assessment; Measuring the Determinants of Health; Health Promotion Approaches for Community as Client; and Program Planning. They are presented as worksheets that students can fill out to think critically about different […]

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Reviewing a Case Study and Role Playing Responses

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Teaching Strategy Description: Students are asked to review a case scenario and role play responses using background information provided on building community capacity and relationships, while using consultative and narrative approaches. Students review a case and provide responses that would demonstrate supporting community mobilization, needs assessment, program planning, and negotiating skills, moving the agenda beyond […]

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Creating an Advocacy Plan for Old Crow, Yukon

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Teaching Strategy Description: Students are asked to write out a potential advocacy plan related to the issues of food security and climate change in Old Crow, Yukon. Students are to structure their plan according to an advocacy campaign template from the Community Tool Box. The template asks them to identify the overall goal of the […]

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Comprehensive School Health Practicum Experience

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Teaching Strategy Description: Students engage with the core elements of the Comprehensive School Health Model (CSHM): social and physical environment, teaching and learning, healthy school policy, and partnerships and services (Pan Canadian Consortium for Comprehensive School Health, 2009).  Students work with School District personnel through their Health Promoting Schools program to learn about CSH and […]

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Public Health Agency of Canada: Skills Online

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Skills Online is a continuing education program developed by, and offered through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). It offers a collection of self-directed and facilitated modules that help build the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada: Release 1.0 (PHAC, 2007). The Modules contain content specific […]

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Engaging Community Stakeholders in Meaningful Dialogue of Population Health Issues

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Teaching Strategy Description: “Art of Hosting” and “Harvesting Conversations that Matter” focus on engaging the resources and intelligence of stakeholders. They are based on the assumption that communities have untapped wisdom and that sustainable solutions can be created when that wisdom is shared in a safe and supportive environment.  The Art of Hosting techniques including […]

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Community Health Promotion Project

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Teaching Strategy Description: In groups of 5-7, students create a community health promotion project in partnership with a community benefit organization. The project focuses on vulnerable populations, such as children and the elderly. The project is created, implemented, and evaluated during the semester. The projects are presented in class and during a Health Fair at […]

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