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Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion, Fourth Edition provides practitioners with a handbook that can be used in the classroom and in the field. It focuses on realistic needs and capacity assessment strategies with considerations for preparation, implementation, and incorporation of findings into the planning process. It also provides an overview of settings, specific target audiences, approaches to assessing needs, and recommendations for addressing problems encountered along the way. The Fourth Edition continues to be reader friendly and worthwhile in terms of practical recommendations. The twelve chapters are realistic process discussions with mini-examples at the end based on the author's experiences and those of others in the field. Case studies provide insight into various combinations of strategies used in a variety of settings. Two special articles at the end of the book provide further insight regarding community risk estimation and the use of metaphors to gain a better understanding of the perceived needs and capacities that are assessed.

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Genre: Education
Author: Gary D. Gilmore
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2011-08-18
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449675660

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The only text of its kind available for health and human service practitioners, the Third Edition of Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion continues to be a highly regarded practitioner's guidebook that is used in upper division undergraduate and graduate professional preparation classes. Each one of the twelve chapters in this edition reflects practitioner involvement in needs and capacity assessments. This is truly a hands-on guidebook for those in their professional preparation phases, as well as seasoned practitioners in public health, health care, human service, and other community-based professional endeavors.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Gary D. Gilmore
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2005
File: 267 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763725994

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The Third Edition of Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion is truly a hands-on guidebook for those in their professional preparation phases, as well as seasoned practitioners in public health, health care, human service, and other community-based professional endeavors.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Gary D. Gilmore
Publisher: WCB/McGraw-Hill
Release: 1995-12-01
File: 230 Pages
ISBN-13: 0697292290

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Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion, Fourth Edition provides practitioners with a handbook that can be used in the classroom and in the field. It focuses on realistic needs and capacity assessment strategies with considerations for preparation, implementation, and incorporation of findings into the planning process. It also provides an overview of settings, specific target audiences, approaches to assessing needs, and recommendations for addressing problems encountered along the way. The Fourth Edition continues to be reader friendly and worthwhile in terms of practical recommendations. The twelve chapters are realistic process discussions with mini-examples at the end based on the author's experiences and those of others in the field. Case studies provide insight into various combinations of strategies used in a variety of settings. Two special articles at the end of the book provide further insight regarding community risk estimation and the use of metaphors to gain a better understanding of the perceived needs and capacities that are assessed.

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Genre: Education
Author: Gary D. Gilmore
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2011-08-18
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449602116

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Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion, Fourth Edition provides practitioners with a handbook that can be used in the classroom and in the field. It focuses on realistic needs and capacity assessment strategies with considerations for preparation, implementation, and incorporation of findings into the planning process. It also provides an overview of settings, specific target audiences, approaches to assessing needs, and recommendations for addressing problems encountered along the way. The Fourth Edition continues to be reader friendly and worthwhile in terms of practical recommendations. The twelve chapters are realistic process discussions with mini-examples at the end based on the author's experiences and those of others in the field. Case studies provide insight into various combinations of strategies used in a variety of settings. Two special articles at the end of the book provide further insight regarding community risk estimation and the use of metaphors to gain a better understanding of the perceived needs and capacities that are assessed.

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Genre: Education
Author: Gary D. Gilmore
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2011-08-18
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449602109

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Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 2nd edition, examines the importance of ethnic and cultural factors for community health practice. Edited and written by a stellar list of contributors who are experts in field, this book describes essential theories, models, and practices for working with race, ethnicity, gender, and social issues. The authors cover a wide range of topics including demographics, disparities, complementary and alternative medicine, spiritually grounded approaches, multicultural populations, culturally competent needs assessment and planning, communication, workforce, program planning, aging, sexual orientation, and future challenges. This edition has substantially expanded coverage on working with diverse groups, social determinants of health, spirituality, theoretical models for multicultural populations, planning and program evaluation, and aging, with new content includes coverage of disability and health literacy. This edition also reflects the latest standards for Certified Health Education Specialist certification and national standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), from Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health

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Genre: Medical
Author: Miguel A. P¿rez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2013-12-17
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118450161

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'Health Promotion' provides a critical and theoretical basis for practice in social and community approaches to health promotion.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Stephens, Christine
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release: 2008-10-01
File: 239 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780335222087

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Assessment and Planning in Health Programs, Second Edition enables students and practitioners to successfully plan, implement, and evaluate programs and interventions that will assist individuals and groups in maintaining and improving their health. Written in an accessible manner, this comprehensive text provides an overview of needs assessment, program planning, and program evaluation, and explains several goals and strategies for each. It addresses the importance and use of theories, data collection strategies, and key terminology in the field of health education and health promotion. Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint Presentations Student Resources: Companion website

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Genre: Education
Author: Bonni C. Hodges
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2011-08-24
File: 265 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763790097

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Health Sciences & Professions

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Genre: Education
Author: Manoj Sharma
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2011-01-15
File: 302 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763796115

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Health Promotion Programs introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, health care organizations, workplace, and community. The 43 contributors to Health Promotion Programs focus on students and professionals interested in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote health equity. In addition to the focus on best practices, each chapter contains information on: Identifying health promotion programs Eliminating health disparities Defining and applying health promotion theories and models Assessing the needs of program participants Creating and supporting evidence-based programs Implementing health promotion programs: Tools, program staff, and budgets Advocacy Communicating health information effectively Developing and increasing program funding Evaluating, improving, and sustaining health promotion programs Health promotion challenges and opportunities Health promotion resources and career links "The authors have clearly connected the dots among planning, theory, evaluation, health disparity, and advocacy, and have created a user-friendly toolbox for health promotion empowerment."—Ronald L. Braithwaite, PhD, professor, Morehouse School of Medicine, Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry "The most comprehensive program planning text to date, this book examines all facets of planning and implementation across four key work environments where health educators function."—Mal Goldsmith, PhD, CHES, professor and coordinator of Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville "Health Promotion Programs . . . . explores the thinking of some of our field's leaders and confirms its well-deserved place in the field and in our personal collections."—Susan M. Radius, PhD, CHES, professor and program director, Health Science Department, Towson University

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Genre: Medical
Author: Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2010-03-18
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 0470590211

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