Community Based Intervention Strategies
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 LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of the course unit, students will have;
- Appreciated the importance of applying community based interventions as an effective strategy for bringing change in communities where governments are unable to cope.
- The ability to use participatory methods to assess community needs.
- The ability to introduce tools and stages in analyzing social problems and steps in the intervention process.
- The potential to identify and work with the national and international support networks for community based programmes.
- Grasped and with the potential to explain the theories for community practice and with the ability to relate with them in societal concerns.