Public health in community settings: An introduction
This course focuses on working with communities. It follows on fromwhich introduced you to multidisciplinary public health. This course puts forward some ideas about how to build an initial picture of a community, how to research a community, get to know it, both formally and informally and work constructively in partnership with it.
As you study this course do record your ideas in a paper-based or online journal. This will provide useful evidence for you to draw on, for example if you want to demonstrate that you have learned and applied public health knowledge to your practice. Your work could provide evidence that helps you to meet the UKPHR Public Health Practitioner Standards (2013).
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course : K311 Promoting public health.