Thinking Big in a small place: Changing Transportation through CHW advocacy efforts in US/Mexico border community
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Demonstrate possible roles for CHWs in advocacy as change agents for environmental and policy change that promote health and wellness. Describe the Acción para la Salud curriculum used to build CHW advocacy. Demonstrate how the advocacy strategies can be applied by CHWs in various settings.
Keyword(s): Community Health Workers and Promoters, Advocacy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working in the Public Health arena for more than 20 years and have have assisted in the design and implementation of multiple health promotion programs.My professional focus has been on the prevention of chronic disease, healthy eating and active living.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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