Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice – eBook

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eBook details

  • Authors: Society for Public Health Education, Carl I. Fertman, Diane D. Allensworth
  • File Size: 5 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Publication Date: March 18, 2010
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003DL3O1A
  • ISBN-10: 0470241551
  • ISBN-13: 9780470241554


Product ID: 88276 SKU: health-promotion-programs-from-theory-to-practice-ebook Categories: , , , Tags: ,

The ebook Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice (PDF) introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, workplaces, health care organizations, and communities. 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:

  • Advocacy
  • Eliminating health disparities
  • Identifying health promotion programs
  • Developing and increasing program funding
  • Assessing the needs of program participants
  • Health promotion resources and career links
  • Communicating health information effectively
  • Health promotion challenges and opportunities
  • Creating and supporting evidence-based programs
  • Defining and applying health promotion theories and models
  • Evaluating, improving, and sustaining health promotion programs
  • Implementing health promotion programs: Program staff, tools and budgets


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, Ph.D., CHES, program director and professor, Health Science Department, Towson University

The most comprehensive program planning textbook to date, this ebook examines all facets of planning and implementation across four key work environments where health educators function.” — Mal Goldsmith, Ph.D., CHES, coordinator and professor of Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

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, Ph.D., professor, Morehouse School of Medicine, Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry



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