Contact

Request Information

Please complete the form below, and an admissions advisor will contact you shortly.

800-696-5358

Apply Now

Take the next step to reaching your educational goal at JFK University. Start your application online for our undergraduate and graduate programs, including the PsyD program. Note: The College of Law has a separate application form and process which can be viewed here. Continuing Education registration information is available here.

Apply Now

Visit

Explore our programs and discover the personalized attention we offer by attending an open house or information session held at one of our convenient campuses or online. Take advantage of the opportunity talk with faculty one-on-one, meet students, get valuable financial aid information, and even sit in on a class afterwards.

Visit
Share

HHE5140 Culture, Community, and Health

Course Description

Taking stock of the influence of culture and community on health status and health outcomes and the current state of U.S. health policies, this course explores effective approaches to community health education and the role of the health educator as agent of change. Topics covered include: the social ecological model of health promotion; community building and community organizing; health activism; Health in All Policies (HiAP); and cultural competency in health education