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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHC6947

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2013-04-22
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 12/3 for Grad Certificate Trans Research. GC approved 12/12/12 to Sys 12/12/12. to SCNS 12/20. Nbmr 6801 changed to 6947. SCNS aprpoved eff 3/1/13


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2979 2012-10-16
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Community and Family Health PH
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    O. Tom Massey 8139746403 massey@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PHC 6947 Service Learning in Adolescent Behavioral Health II

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1 O - Other S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Svc Lrn in Adol Beh Hth 2
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 30

    Prerequisites

    PHC 6539 Foundations in Adolescent Behavioral Health, PHC 6728 Translational Research Methods in Adolescent Behavioral Health, PHC 6946 Service Learning in Adolescent Behavioral Health

    Corequisites

    PHC 6729 Advanced Research Education in Adolescent Behavioral Health

    Course Description

    Facilitate completion of the second phase of the Capstone Project, the service learning component of the Institute. Students will implement research projects conceptualzed in the first service learning course.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for new program/concentration/certificate

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course supplements web-based coursework in translational research in adolescent behavioral health that are proposed collectively as part of a new graduate certificate program.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    In addition to a PhD, the instructor should have substantial knowledge in behavioral health.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The primary objective of the course is for students to gain the skills and knowledge needed to put a research or evaluation plan into action in a community setting, through a partnership with a community provider of adolescent behavioral health services.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will: 1) Demonstrate an ability to implement a translational research project in an adolescent behavioral health community provider setting, specifically the collection and entry of study data; and 2) Critically evaluate their experience conducting translational research in an adolescent behavioral health community setting.

    C. Major Topics

    Implementation research in community settings; methodologies for implementation research; advancing academic-community partnerships for child and adolescent behavioral health research; data collection, entry and analysis methods.

    D. Textbooks

    • Glasgow RE. What types of evidence are most needed to advance behavioral medicine? Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2008; 35:19-35. DOI 10.1007/s12160-007-9008-5.

    • Holmes BJ, Finegood DT, Riley BL, et al. Systems thinking in dissemination and implementation

    research. In: Brownson RC, Colditz GA, Proctor EK (Eds). Dissemination and implementation research in health: Translating science to practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012

    • Minkler M, Salvatore AL. Participatory approaches for study design and analysis in dissemination and implementation research. In: Brownson, R.C., Colditz

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Glasgow RE. What types of evidence are most needed to advance behavioral medicine? Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2008; 35:19-35. DOI 10.1007/s12160-007-9008-5.

    Holmes BJ, Finegood DT, Riley BL, et al. Systems thinking in dissemination and implementation

    research. In: Brownson RC, Colditz GA, Proctor EK (Eds). Dissemination and implementation research in health: Translating science to practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012

    Minkler M, Salvatore AL. Participatory approaches for study design and analysis in dissemination and implementation research. In: Brownson, R.C., Colditz, G.A., & Proctor, E.K. (Eds.). Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

    Proctor EK., Landsverk J, Aarons G, et al. Implementation research in mental health services: An emerging science with conceptual, methodological, and training challenges. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research 2009; 36:24-34.

    Tashiro T, Mortensen L. Translational research: How social psychology can improve psychotherapy. American Psychologist 2006; 61(9): 959-966.

    Additional supplemental readings TBA.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Data collection-20%

    Data entry-20%

    Data analysis-25%

    Weekly research journal entries -15%

    Institute seminars-20%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Data collection for research or evaluation project

    Data entry for research or evaluation project

    Data analysis for research or evaluation project

    Weekly research journal entries

    Attendance of institute seminars

    H. Attendance Policy

    Students will be required to meet the first day attendance requirement. Students will also be required to complete course readings as assigned and all written or data collection assignments, and therefore are expected to log-in to the class site on Canvas at least weekly. Students will also be required to complete assigned hours and tasks at the service learning/community partner sites, according to the schedule determined by the agency in coordination with the student and the course instructor.

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Canvas, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Canvas site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Each course assignment is to be submitted on or before the due date. Late assignments will receive and automatic 10% penalty.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Core course -Proposed Graduate Certificate in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    MSW, PhD Social Work

    PhD, DrPH, MSPH Behavioral Health Focus in the Dept.Community & Family Health (COPH)



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