Social and Behavioral Science Concentration Competencies

Social and Behavioral Science Concentration Competencies

  • In collaboration with others, prioritize individual, organizational, community, and societal concerns and resources for public health programs, policies and interventions.
  • Describe steps and procedures for the planning, implementation and evaluation of public health programs, policies and interventions.
  • Apply evidence-based approaches in the development, implementation, and evaluation of social and behavioral science interventions in diverse populations.
  • Identify basic theories, concepts and models from a range of social and behavioral disciplines that are used in public health research and practice.
  • Identify the causes and conditions linked to social and behavioral factors that affect health of individuals and populations.
  • Specify multiple targets and levels of intervention for social and behavioral science programs and/or policies.