Transportation dilemmas in home-based prevention programs: Carbon footprints and workplace stressors
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Occupational health and safety
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Identify typical, paraprofessional, community health worker travel patterns for home visitation prevention programs in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Compare paraprofessional, community health workers’ typical car reimbursement compares to actual cost of diverse example vehicles suggested by workers. Assess alternative transportation policies and strategies that preserve the implementation fidelity of home visiting programs and mitigate carbon footprint and costs to workers.
Keyword(s): Home Based, Home Visiting
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because home visitation is my principal area of research and I have completed extensive qualitative interviews with home visiting program trainers and administrators. I hold a master's degree in health policy and administration from Northwestern University and a master's degree in social work from the University of Chicago. I am a PhD candidate in social service administration at the University of Chicago.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.