IMH203 - Health Promotion and Education

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Subject Title
Health Promotion and Education

Credit Status
IMH203 is a process course.  Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of face to face classes in order to be eligible to earn a passing grade.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:


  1. Examine the history and principles of health promotion in Canada and its impact on the health of families and young children.
  2. Analyze the social and financial costs/benefits of promoting infant and young child mental health in diverse communities.
  3. Explain the role of levels of government and diverse communities in promoting better mental health for infants and young children.
  4. Critique the relative strengths of a range of health promotion strategies which support healthy child development in diverse communities.
  5. Design health promotion strategies to support infants, young children and their families.
  6. Design advocacy and educational initiatives to support ethical practice, care, and treatment based on jurisdictional principles

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.