Catalogue 2017 - 2018

OTD 630 Leadership: Needs Assessment and Program Development


2 crs.


Summer 1

Course Description

This course focuses on the sequence of actions necessary to conduct a needs assessment and develop an evidence-based program to address the identified needs. Students will examine theoretical models of community based practice and health promotion; conduct a critical analysis of program strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats; research and identify available grant funding options for program development; and learn strategies for grant writing.

This course supports OTD 632 Doctoral Residency 1: Needs Assessment.