Courses Catalogue

Community Based Intervention Strategies

COURSE CODE: SWS 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Public Adminstration, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course unit gives students an aspect of key generic concepts and methodologies. The education system is potentially an important channel for the
dissemination of the methodologies of working and improving living conditions, common services, community participation, planning, self determination, self
reliance and sustainability, resources mobilization, group dynamics, rapid appraisal techniques, community mapping integrated development, extensions, community responsibility, monitoring and evaluation of community interventions.

COURSE AIM

  • To appreciate the importance of applying community based
  • interventions as an effective strategy for bringing change in communities where governments are unable to cope.
  • To have the ability to use participatory methods to assess community needs.
  • To have been introduced to the tools and stages in analyzing social problems and steps in the intervention process.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of the course unit, students should;

  • Appreciate the importance of applying community based
  • interventions as an effective strategy for bringing change in communities where governments are unable to cope.
  • Have the ability to use participatory methods to assess community needs.
  • Have been introduced to the tools and stages in analyzing social problems and steps in the intervention process.
  • Describe the national and international support networks for community based programmes.
  • Have grasped and with the potential knowledge to monitor and evaluate community programmes.