Public Health Fundamentals for Park and Recreation Professionals Course Collection

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Promote understanding of your agency’s vital contribution to community health and wellness. This course collection includes five online courses including the Public Health & YOU courses developed in partnership with the Indiana University School of Public Health.
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The Public Health Fundamentals for Park and Recreation Professionals Course Collection is comprised of five online courses covering the fundamentals of public health. The course collection is geared toward park and recreation professionals who want a deeper understanding of how their programming, facilities, and policies impact the public’s health.

This course collection is our inaugural offering in engaging park and recreation professionals in health-related terminology and strategies. Successful learners leave this certificate with policy and programming ideas to influence their community’s health and the tools to communicate these changes to community leaders.

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Course Schedule

  • Course 1: An Introduction to Public Health
  • Course 2: Environmental Health
  • Course 3: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Course 4: Public Health Administration
  • Course 5: Behavioral, Social, and Community Health

The course collection includes the following elements:

  • Five self-paced, self-study e-courses
  • A Distributed Learning Platform site

Be able to:

  • Describe the role of park and recreation agencies in resolving public health issues.
  • Apply concepts learned in the e-courses to a park and recreation model.
  • Identify and describe program and/or policy strategies that park and recreation agencies can use to promote health.
  • Identify partners outside the field of park and recreation who could assist in implementing and evaluating program and/or policy strategies.
  • Describe the different factors that impact positive health behavior with regard to the ecological model.

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The certificate will be most beneficial for park and recreation professionals and others interested in advancing their understanding of park and recreation agency impact on community health.

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