Examining psychosocial factors effect on physical health and service utilization among a sample of victimized women on probation and parole
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify psycho-social factors that are barriers to service utilization among at-risk women. Evaluate the psycho-social factors that influence one's service utilization and physical health. Explain the inter-relationship between the psycho-social factors, service utilization and physical health. Formulate a strategic plan to address the barriers to service utilization amongst a highly vulnerable. population.
Keyword(s): Psychological Indicators, 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 the psycho-social components that factors into an individual's health decision-making ability.
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.