Health Promotion Programs

From Theory to Practice
Author: Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470590218
Category: Medical
Page: 480
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Health Promotion Programs introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, health care organizations, workplace, and community. The 43 contributors to Health Promotion Programs focus on students and professionals interested in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote health equity. In addition to the focus on best practices, each chapter contains information on: Identifying health promotion programs Eliminating health disparities Defining and applying health promotion theories and models Assessing the needs of program participants Creating and supporting evidence-based programs Implementing health promotion programs: Tools, program staff, and budgets Advocacy Communicating health information effectively Developing and increasing program funding Evaluating, improving, and sustaining health promotion programs Health promotion challenges and opportunities Health promotion resources and career links "The authors have clearly connected the dots among planning, theory, evaluation, health disparity, and advocacy, and have created a user-friendly toolbox for health promotion empowerment."—Ronald L. Braithwaite, PhD, professor, Morehouse School of Medicine, Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry "The most comprehensive program planning text to date, this book examines all facets of planning and implementation across four key work environments where health educators function."—Mal Goldsmith, PhD, CHES, professor and coordinator of Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville "Health Promotion Programs . . . . explores the thinking of some of our field's leaders and confirms its well-deserved place in the field and in our personal collections."—Susan M. Radius, PhD, CHES, professor and program director, Health Science Department, Towson University

Health Promotion Programs

From Theory to Practice
Author: Carl I. Fertman,Diane D. Allensworth,Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119163358
Category: Medical
Page: 496
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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.

Workplace Health Promotion Programs

Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Author: Carl I. Fertman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118669320
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Shine a spotlight on the benefits of promoting health in theworkplace Workplace Health Promotion Programs focuses on theincredible value that employee health programs can offer byexploring six key topics: behavioral health, physical health,healthy environments, health education, nutritional health, andphysical activity. This in-depth resource explicitly establisheswhat successful workplace health promotion programs, services, andcollaborations are, and then builds upon this foundationalunderstanding by introducing methods and tools for promotingemployee health and safety, while emphasizing the skills studentsneed to do so. Through this resource, students will come tounderstand how to recognize employee health and safetyopportunities, and how to think on a larger scale when it comes toworkplace health initiatives in small, midsized, and largeremployers that are comprehensive and fiscally sound. Workplace health promotion programs have the potential to bothimprove the health of the population as a whole and controlhealthcare spending in the process. Health problems are estimatedto cost employers in the United States over $200 billion per yearthrough medical costs, absenteeism, disability, and overall reducedproductivity. Improving well-being through effective workplacehealth promotion programs can reduce this cost—and createhealthier, happier workforces. Discover the design, implementation, and evaluation ofworkplace health promotion programs that address the range ofemployee health needs and concerns Understand how evidence-based programs can positively impactbusiness and reduce health care cost Explore the larger scale implications of successful workplacehealth programs, including health policies, health insurancedesign, worker safety, employee behavior, etc. Learn how together employers and employees work to create aculture of health and well-being to support and promote employeehealth and safety Review the ways in which successful workplace health promotionprograms can prove financially beneficial Workplace Health Promotion Programs is a resource thatguides students and professionals alike in the discovery,development, and execution of successful employee healthinitiatives.

Settings for Health Promotion

Linking Theory and Practice
Author: Blake D. Poland,Lawrence W. Green,Irving Rootman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803974197
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 373
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This book is the first full-length in-depth treatment of settings as a focal point for planning, organizing and implementing health promotion. The concept of ‘setting’ is fundamental to theory and practice in health promotion. Internationally renowned authors describe the state-of-the-art in the theory and practice of health promotion in settings such as the home, school, workplace, community, and state and offer insightful commentaries on each other’s work.

Theory in Health Promotion Research and Practice: Thinking Outside the Box


Author: Patricia Goodson,Professor Department of Health & Kinesiology Texas A&m University Patricia Goodson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449617433
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 245
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It offers a more critical perspective of existing health promotion theories and challenges the student to create new theoretical frameworks for understanding human health and wellbeing. This unique text guides the reader to reflect on the process of thinking theoretically and provides practical strategies for applying theory to research and practice. The author employs a narrative perspective and writes in an informal, first-person style.

Behavior Theory in Health Promotion Practice and Research


Author: Bruce Simons-Morton,Kenneth R. McLeroy,Monica L. Wendel
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 144965911X
Category: Education
Page: 350
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Grounded in public health practice, this text offers a comprehensive study of the health behavior theories that are the foundation of all health education and promotion programs. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of essential relationships between human behavior and health, as well as the practical application of theory and approaches to health promotion research and practice. Designed for graduates or upper level undergraduates, the book maintains a consistent, single voice and offers many examples throughout. Contents: Section I. Theory in Context: 1.Health Behavior in the Context of Public Health 2.A Social Ecological Perspective 3.Theories of Motivation and Behavior: A Brief History and Contemporary Perspectives Section II. Cognitive and Social Theories of Motivation and Behavior 4.Expectancy Value Models 5.Operant Conditioning, Self-Regulation, and Social Cognitive Theory 6.Social Influence Theory: The Effects of Social Factors on Health Behavior 7.Diffusion of Innovations Theory Section III. Behavior Change Theories 8.Learning, Teaching, and Counseling 9.Self-Determination Theory and Motivational Interviewing 10.Stage Models 11.Health Communication and Social Marketing 12.Communities and Health Promotion

Emerging Theories in Health Promotion Practice and Research

Strategies for Improving Public Health
Author: Ralph J. DiClemente,Richard A. Crosby,Michelle C. Kegler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787966164
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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"Having so many theories put together thoughtfully, proximally, ina single book will help the field come to grips with what the roleis of theories as we go forward and address the individual actions,and societal and community influencers of individual action, thatpromote healthy behaviors." --Jim Marks, director, National Center for Chronic DiseasePrevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control andPrevention New and longstanding threats to public health, such as violence,drug misuse, HIV/AIDS, and homelessness are creating an evergreater demand for innovative theories that are responsive to thechanges in the larger social environment. This important work isdesigned to fill the demand by assembling a careful selection ofnew and emerging health promotion theories into a single volume,written with an emphasis on practical application of theory tohealth promotion and health education programs.

Community Health Promotion Ideas that Work


Author: Marshall W. Kreuter,Nicole A. Lezin,Matthew W. Kreuter
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763700591
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 212
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Community Health Promotion Ideas That Work, Second Edition aims to narrow the gap between what is currently being implemented in health education and promotion and what actually works. Updated with new chapters and chapter content, this edition shares the latest knowledge and experience gained by researchers and practitioners to help others plan and apply successful community health promotion programs. Case stories, based on the triumphs and struggles of practitioners in the field, combine theory and practice and provide a practical frame of reference for the critical issues and principles of effective community health promotion.

Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health


Author: Carl I. Fertman,Myrna M. Delgado,Susan L. Tarasevich
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449659004
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 322
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A Focus on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health is written for health education students with a keen focus on how to build sustainable support systems across the community, classroom, schools and families to adequately promote positive behavior and mental health for both children and adolescents. The text addresses a wide range of learning challenges and mental health issues and outlines the support needed to provide communities and schools with the proper guidance to create an adaptable system which promotes child and adolescent mental health allowing them to flourish. The text presents mental health as a community-based challenge. By focusing on children and adolescents, it allows undergraduate and graduate students to concentrate on specific populations while acquiring skills that are applicable to a broad spectrum of diverse communities. This innovative text models teamwork across a variety of disciplines and encourages students to develop connections across communities and systems to promote child and adolescent mental health. Key Features Text and resources draw from real-world experience of professionals who work in schools Features course material currently used in school curricula An emphasis on developing individual responsibility through active involvement with diverse communities Evidence-based methods A focus on practical application and simple, clear, relatable language Real-life vignettes that launch each chapter and inspire discussion and further thought Content that is easily adaptable for both undergraduate students and experienced human services professionals Extensive instructor resources, including chapter outlines, text-linked teaching tips, test bank and answer key, and chapter-specific PowerPoint presentations Action-based tips for promoting child and adolescent mental health Extensive information on networking with other human services professionals to develop a larger framework of support for children and adolescents Information on referrals, teams, partnerships, and collaborations"

Health Behavior and Health Education

Theory, Research, and Practice
Author: Karen Glanz,Barbara K. Rimer,K. Viswanath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470396296
Category: Medical
Page: 592
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Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, First Edition

A Comprehensive Guide
Author: Donna M. Mertens,Amy T. Wilson
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462503268
Category: Social Science
Page: 621
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This book has been replaced by Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, Second Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3275-9.

Planning Health Promotion Programs

An Intervention Mapping Approach
Author: L. Kay Bartholomew Eldredge,Guy S. Parcel,Gerjo Kok,Nell H. Gottlieb,Maria E. Fernández
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470918883
Category: Medical
Page: 768
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Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book


Author: Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455706019
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

Promoting Health in Families

Applying Family Research and Theory to Nursing Practice
Author: Perri J. Bomar
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780721601151
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 664
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This popular resource addresses all areas of family health with an emphasis on promoting health and wellness and family self-care. Formerly known as Nurses and Family Health Promotion, this new edition is now entitled Promoting Health in Families, indicating a more proactive approach to working with families. Five new chapters reflect the changing dimensions of family health care and family life. In addition, the new edition introduces an international perspective, recognizing the commonalities of family life across cultures and features special boxes addressing family health promotion issues in Canada. Presents a unique focus on health promotion and illness prevention for families. Addresses all major areas of family life, such as culture, roles, communication, stress management, nutrition, spirituality, sexuality, and recreation. Provides a theoretical and historical perspective of family health and family nursing. Focuses on the nursing process in the discussion of family care, especially specific interventions to use when working with families. Emphasizes key information through pedagogical features such as chapter objectives and chapter highlights. A diverse contributor panel includes experts from all areas of family health, both within nursing and in other health disciplines. Unique! A new chapter, Family Health Promotion During Life Threatening Illness and End of Life (Chapter 18), addresses families experiencing life-threatening illnesses and the end-of-life stage. Unique! A new chapter, Health Promotion of Families in Rural Settings (Chapter 20), describes the unique health care issues of families who live in rural settings. Theoretical Foundations for Family Health Nursing Practice (Chapter 4) presents an overview of the theories specific to family nursing. Using the Nursing Process with Families (Chapter 10) is devoted to all stages of the nursing process as applied to families. Family Health Promotion and Family Nursing in the New Millennium (Chapter 22) discusses the state of family health at the beginning of the twenty-first century and the potential effect of current and future trends. Unique! Canadian Perspective boxes highlight family nursing care practices in Canada, providing an international Perspective. Unique! Critical Thinking Activities challenge students to apply chapter content in practice settings. Promotes family health promotion research studies in Research Synopsis boxes. Presents and discusses "real-life" family health situations through Case Scenarios boxes. Offers more assessment tools that provide guidance for nurses as they assess and determine interventions for families in their care.

Introduction to Health Promotion


Author: Anastasia M. Snelling
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118455304
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Understand the foundations and applications of healthpromotion Introduction to Health Promotion gives students a workingknowledge of health promotion concepts and methods and theirapplication to health and health behaviors, with a special emphasison the philosophical and theoretical foundations of healthpromotion. The textbook also identifies and discusses theinnovative health campaigns, strategies, and policies beingimplemented and enacted to improve health behaviors and practicesthat ultimately improve quality of life. Written by a professorwith more than two decades of experience teaching and researchinghealth promotion, this comprehensive resource goes beyond thebasics, delving into issues such as the application of behaviorchange theories, planning models, and current wellness topics likenutrition, physical activity, and emotional well-being, amongothers. Provides a clear introduction to the most essential topics inhealth promotion and education Explains behavior change theories and program planningmodels Explores health promotion's role tackling issues of stress,tobacco use, eating behaviors, and physical activity Includes chapters dedicated to professions, settings, andcredentials available in the health promotion field Looks at future trends of health promotion Ideal for students in health promotion, health education, andpublic health fields, Introduction to Health Promotionprepares students with a comprehensive overview of the foundations,history, and current perspectives of health promotion, as well asits key methods and applications.

Essential Readings in Health Behavior: Theory and Practice


Author: Mark Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449653812
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Essential Readings in Health Behavior: Theory and Practice is ideal as a companion to the textbook Essentials of Health Behavior. It complements the text in several ways: First, it offers selections from readings referred to and outlined in the text. Second, the annotations introducing the readings provide guidance and tie them to themes outlined in the basic text. Third, the readings provides students and the instructor with options for exploring issues in more depth. Finally, the reader includes case-related articles concerning ways in which the theoretical approaches to behavior have been applied in real-world settings – both successfully and unsuccessfully.

Theory in a Nutshell

A Practical Guide to Health Promotion Theories
Author: Don Nutbeam,Elizabeth Harris
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Australia
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 81
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This is a comprehensive work on the theories and models most commonly used to guide health promotion practice. It presents the most essential and most up-to-date information in public health theory, which is relevant to practitioners and students in the public health community.

Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs

Improving Population Health through Evidence-Based Practice
Author: Richard Windsor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190235098
Category: Medical
Page: 312
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Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs offers conceptual and methodological frameworks for the six phases of health program evaluation: · introduction to evaluation · models of evaluation planning · efficacy and effectiveness evaluation · measurement and analysis evaluation · process and qualitative evaluation · cost analysis and basic economic evaluation By presenting these concepts through case studies, this text offers an innovative and didactic model for measuring health impact and health outcomes, then extending these measurements to establish an evidence base for future practice. This central competency in health promotion will be of use to graduate and post-graduate students in public and population health programs, plus health program practitioners working at the intervention forefront.