Discussion DUE 09/08 100 words – What is the Risk and Protective Factors Planning Model? Using a health issue (such as heart disease), apply this model and discuss a possible plan of action for your community. You should choose a health issue that is relevant to your community.
Assignment Due 09/11– (must have 3 sources) There are a great number of resources on the Internet that provide reliable examples of health assessments. It is recommended that you find one public site within your own State/county and you can carry this data over to the Unit 8 assignment. Go to the public link chosen and choose a health issue (i.e. Children with Special Health Care Needs). Review the data and evaluate it. Report your findings in a thorough, well-organized manner. For example, if you live in Los Angeles county, California, this link is an option for you – http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/ha/HA_ALPHA_REPORTS.htm
- What can you assume from this health assessment? Take into consideration the population demographics used in Unit 4.
- What information contained in the report could help you in planning interventions in community health?
- What information could be used in public policy planning?