Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2009)

REQUIRED READING RESOURCES:

Required Reading
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2009). Developing process evaluation questions [Evaluation Briefs No. 4]. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/evaluation/pdf/brief4.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2009). Evaluating your strategic plan [Evaluation Briefs No. 5]. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/evaluation/pdf/ertnews_spring09.pdf

Chriqui JF, Schneider L, Chaloupka FJ, Gourdet C, Bruursema A, Ide K & Pugach O. (2010). School District Wellness Policies: Evaluating Progress and Potential for Improving Childrens Health Three Years after the Federal Mandate. Health Policy Center, Institute for Health Research and Policy,

Mokdad, A.H. & Remington, P.L. (2010 July). Measuring health behaviors in populations. Preventing Chronic Disease, 7(4), A75. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2010/jul/10_0010.htm

Optional Readings
Committee on Health and Behavior: Research, Practice, and Policy, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health (2001). Organizations, communities, and society: Models and interventions. Health and behavior: The interplay between the biological, behavioral, and societal influences (pp. 241-264). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Retrieved from http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9838&page=241

Committee on Health and Behavior: Research, Practice, and Policy, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health (2001). Evaluating and disseminating intervention research. Health and behavior: The interplay between the biological, behavioral, and societal influences (pp. 274-309). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Retrieved from http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9838&page=274

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT:

Your comments will be graded on how well they meet the Discussion Requirements posted under “Before You Begin.”
This module encompasses information on organizational, community, and public policy/society-level interventions. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing public policy-level intervention to promote healthy behaviors.

 

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