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Community Health Education : Settings, Roles and Skills for the 21st Century

Community Health Education : Settings, Roles and Skills for the 21st Century - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0834209879

Cover of Community Health Education : Settings, Roles and Skills for the 21st Century 4TH 98 (ISBN 978-0834209879)
ISBN13: 978-0834209879
ISBN10: 083420987X
Edition: 4TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 1998
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Community Health Education : Settings, Roles and Skills for the 21st Century - 4TH 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0834209879

Donald J. Breckon, John Harvey and R. Brick Lancaster

ISBN13: 978-0834209879
ISBN10: 083420987X
Edition: 4TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This book is a complete revision of the third edition with the addition of coverage of health education in settings not previously covered, new chapters on leadership and administration, global health education issues, diversity issues. Each chapter includes case studies.

Table of Contents

COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION PAST AND PRESENT

Current Perspectives of Practice and Professional Preparation
Future Perspectives of Practice and Professional Preparation
Professional Organizations
Ethical and Legal Concerns

SETTINGS AND ROLES FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION

Healthy Communities
Health Departments and Other Tax-Supported Agencies
Working in Traditional and Emerging Voluntary Health Agencies
Working in a Hospital, Health Maintenance Organization, or Profit-Making Organization
Worksite Health Promotion and Employee Assistance Programs
Working in a School Health Setting
Working in Colleges, Universities, and Professional Organizations
Choosing a Setting, Entering the Profession and Being Mobile
Global Health Education Issues
Health Education in Religious Settings
Leadership Issues in Health Education
Administrative Issues in Health Education
Diversity Issues in Health Education

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND PRACTICE

Planning Education Programs
Understanding and Applying Learning Theory Principles
Introduction to Primary Prevention and Early Intervention Strategies
Using Community Organization Concepts
Communication Skills
Technology and Health Education
Planning, Conducting, and Attending Meetings
Working with Groups in Leadership Roles
Public Relations and Marketing
Working with the Media To Achieve Maximum Impact
Using Educational Media
Developing and Using Printed Materials Effectively
Evaluating Health Education Programs
Acquisition and Management of Grants
Community Fund-Raising

A LOOK AHEAD

Health Education in the 21st Century

Bibliography
Appendix A-Responsibilities and Competencies for Entry-Level Health Educators
Appendix B-Summary List of Risk Reduction objectives from health People 2000
Appendix C-SOPHE Code of Ethics for Health Education
Appendix D-Report of the 1990 Joint Committee on health Education Terminology
Appendix E-Databases
Appendix F-Available Health Risk Appraisals
Index
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