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Bensley, R., & Brookins-Fisher, Jodi. (2017). Community health education methods : A practical guide (4th. ed.). Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett.
The 4th Edition of Community Health Education Methods: A Practical Guide teaches students to effectively communicate health education messages and positively influence the norms and behaviors of both individuals and communities. This text explores the methods used by health educators, including didactic techniques designed to guide others toward the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. The authors explain the essential tools involved in communicating messages to specific audiences, providing readers with a full grasp of the skills necessary in making a difference.
Comprehensive coverage, real-world issues, and a focus on the practical aspects of health promotion Health Promotion Programs combines theory and practice to deliver a comprehensive introduction to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs. Presenting an overview of best practices from schools, health care organizations, workplaces, and communities, this book offers clear, practical guidance with an emphasis on hands-on learning. This new second edition has been updated to include discussion on today's important issues, including health equity, the Affordable Care Act, big data, E-health, funding, legislation, financing, and more. New coverage includes programs for underserved priority populations at a geographically-diverse variety of sites, and new practice and discussion questions promote engagement on highly-relevant topics. Public health is a critical aspect of any society, and health promotion programs play an important role. This book provides clear instruction, practical guidance, and multiple avenues to deeper investigation. Plan health promotion programs from the basis of health theory Gain in-depth insight on new issues and challenges in the field Apply what you're learning with hands-on activities Access digital learning aids and helpful templates, models, and suggestions Designed to promote engagement and emphasize action, this book stresses the importance of doing as a vital part of learning'yet each step of the process is directly traceable to health theory, which provides a firm foundation to support a robust health promotion program. Health Promotion Programs is the essential introductory text for practical, real-world understanding.
Health Education Tools of the Trade by Goldman, K.D., and Schmalz, K. J
Publication Date: 2005
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Goldman, K. D., Schmalz, K., & Society for Public Health Education. (2005). Health education tools of the trade: Tools for tasks that didn't come with the job description. Washington, DC: Society for Public Health Education.
Compilation of more than 25 Tools of the Trade columns offers easy-to-read tips for key health promotion and education functions and responsibilities, including program planning; evaluating; teaching/ training; community organizing; media advocacy; and more.