Creating a healthier place to live, learn, work and play: Four achievements of the healthy community council assessment process
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Discuss the importance of identifying priorities, developing a mechanism to address the priorities and acknowledging outcomes related to community health assessments. Describe the use of action teams in accomplishing community-driven outcomes related to assessment findings. Define four specific achievements related to the work of community members and leaders that initiated community change.
Keyword(s): Community Health Assessment, Community-Based Partnership
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 15 years of public health experience. I worked as an Epidemiologist prior to securing a tenure-track faculty position in 2004. I was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 2009. I have participated in a number of research projects and have published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at a number of national conferences.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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