A preliminary investigation of health decision-making among a sample of victimized women on probation and parole through structural equation modeling
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Describe the variables that influence one’s ability to make the optimal health decision; Discuss issues surrounding the health decision-making process of women on probation and parole; Explain the limitations of the Theory of Reasoned Action/ Theory of Planned Behavior in this sample; Identify areas for intervention to empower women to make better decisions related to their health.
Keyword(s): Access and Services, Women's Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working on the NIDA funded grant for two years focusing on the health decision-making behaviors of victimized women on probation and parole, a highly marginalized population. Alongside of this research, I have been examining the theoretical perspectives surrounding decision-making and how to use this knowledge to increase preventative efforts around health behaviors.
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.