Prevention, promotion and intervention in health

5 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

Define and apply core concepts of the public health approach in relation to different health problems and needs; Choose levels and typologies of intervention in accordance with the health needs and goals; Discuss the principles associated to a developmental and ecological approach to health interventions; Develop the rational for a health program; Identify and apply the different stages and components of needs assessment; Identify and choose behaviour change models to approach specific health needs and problems; Identify, describe, choose, and deploy different strategies to approach specific health problems or needs; Identify and involve stakeholders; Describe recruitment and involvement strategies for health programs; Describe the steps of program implementation; Define different kinds of health program evaluation and make the correspondence with the evaluation questions.

Faculty

Assistant Professor
Ana Rita Goes holds graduate and doctoral degrees in Psychology (in Clinical Psychology and in Health Psychology) from the University of Lisbon. She also…