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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 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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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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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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Needs assessment: the big picture-Paint a picture of your target population.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Bonni C. Hodges
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2005
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763717487

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The new edition will provide readily accessible material for public health educators and practitioners, in a number of professions, who are increasingly being required to address the challenges emerging from the inter-related impacts of the social and environmental factors impacting on health in an era of globalisation.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Lyn Talbot
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2010-03-01
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780729579247

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Paul D. Sarvela
Publisher: William C Brown Pub
Release: 1993
File: 334 Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X002626463

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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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Written for all professionals who strive to improve the health of others.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Keith Tones
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2004-05-24
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 0761974490

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Planning Health Promotion Programs This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Planning Health Promotion Programs provides a powerful, practical resource for the planning and development of health education and health promotion programs. At the heart of the book is a streamlined presentation of Intervention Mapping, a useful tool for the planning and development of effective programs. The steps and tasks of Intervention Mapping offer a framework for making and documenting decisions for influencing change in behavior and environmental conditions to promote health and to prevent or improve a health problem. Planning Health Promotion Programs gives health education and promotion professionals and researchers information on the latest advances in the field, updated examples and explanations, and new illustrative case studies. In addition, the book has been redesigned to be more teachable, practical, and practitioner-friendly.

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Genre: Medical
Author: L. Kay Bartholomew Eldredge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2011-01-25
File: 768 Pages
ISBN-13: 0470918888

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