Course Summary
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6 days (42 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 community risk reduction


The course objective is to empower students with the knowledge of how to prevent, reduce and mitigate community risk.

Learning Outcomes:

  • summarize the role of the champion in supporting strategic community risk reduction
  • given a community risk-reduction tool, develop a problem statement and risk-reduction goal for a specific local risk
  • develop an implementation/evaluation plan to address a specific risk in their local community
  • apply a change management model to a new or existing community risk-reduction initiative
  • develop strategies for building organizational and community equity for community risk reduction
  • present strategies for community risk reduction based on the assessed risk in their community and their intervention, implementation, evaluation plan, application of change, leadership strategies, and strategy for influencing local policy
  • summarize their experience in the "Leadership Strategies for Community Risk Reduction" (LSCRR) course

General Course Topics:

  • Defining strategic community risk reduction
  • Managing risk
  • Vision and authority for community risk reduction
  • Risk assessment
  • Community involvement
  • Acceptable level of risk
  • Risk reduction priorities
  • Scientific approach to risk reduction
  • Risk reduction strategies
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Marketing strategy
  • Leading organizational and community change
  • Organizational and community equity
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Presentations

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Supplemental Materials