Philosophical Foundations of Health Education

ISBN-10: 0470436786
ISBN-13: 9780470436783
Edition: 2010
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Description: This book covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the professional practice of health education in school, community, work site and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Designed to be flexible, readers  More...

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List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

This book covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the professional practice of health education in school, community, work site and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Designed to be flexible, readers are prompted to develop their own philosophical and ethical approach(s) to the field after becoming familiar with the literature related to the discipline. It provides a state-of-the-art, conceptual framework and is targeted for health education majors who seek careers in health education and to provide other health science and health-related majors, who need to gain clear, succinct philosophical principles.

Jill M. Black, PhD, CHES, is an associate professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance at Cleveland State University and coordinator of the Community Health Education Program. She is a fellow of the American Association for Health Education.Steven R. Furney, EdD, MPH, is a professor of Health Education and director of the Division of Health Education at Texas State University. He is a fellow of the American Association for Health Education.Helen M. Graf, PhD, is an associate professor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University.Ann E. Nolte, PhD, Distinguished Professor, emerita, of Health Education in the Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University, was a fellow of the American Association for Health Education and the American School Health Association.American Association for Health Education is the premier national organization for health educators and other professionals who promote the health of all people, with 5,500 health educators in school, college, research, community, medical, and industry settings.

Figures, Tabels, and Exhibits
Foreword
Intorduction
The Editors
Philosophical perspectives in Health Education
This I Believe: A Philosophy of Health Education,Loren B. Bensley
Philosophical Bases for Health Education,J. Keogh Rash
Three Essential Questions in Defining a Personal Philosophy,R. Morgan Pigg
Health Education as a Basic,Carl E. Willgoose
Some Guiding Principles on Health and Health Education: A Philosophical Statement,Charles R. Carroll
The Holistic Philosophy and Perspective of Selected Health Educators,Stephen B. Thomas
Developing a Philosophy of Health Education
Connecting a Personal Philosophy of Health to the Practice of Health Education,Becky J. Smith
Health Educators and the Future: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way,Noreen M. Clark
Health Education and Health Promotion: A Look at the Jungle of Supportive Fields, Philosophies, and Theoretical Foundations,Thomas C. Timmreck,Galen E. Cole,Gordon James,Diane D. Butterworth
Philosophical Trends in Health Education: Implications for the 21st Century,Helen M. Welle,Robert D. Russell,Mark J. Kittleson
Cognitive Approaches in Health Education
Teaching for Understanding in Health Education: The Role of Critical and Creative Thinking Skills within Constructivism Theory,Valerie A. Ubbes,Jill M. Black,Judith A. Ausherman
The Paradigm Shift toward Teaching for Thinking: Perspectives, Barriers, Solutions, and Accountability,Bette B. Keyser,James T. Broadbear
Historical Steps in the Development of the Modern School Health Program,Kenneth E. Veselak
Philosophy and Principles of the School Health Program,Delbert Oberteuffer
Changing Behavior in Health Education
Behavioral Health and Health Education: An Emerging Opportunity,Carl I. Fertman
Healthy Behavior: The Implications of a Holistic Paradigm of Thinking through Bodymind Research,Don Read,Walt Stoll
Problem-Based Learning: Catalyst for Behavioral Change,J. Frederick Garman,Carol J. Teske,Duane A. Crider
Health Promotion and Empowerment: Reflections on Professional Practice,Ronald Labonte
Freeing/Functioning in Health Education
Health Education as Freeing,Jerrold S. Greenberg
Democracy: The First Principle of Health Promoting Schools,Andy Anderson,Barbara Ronson
Human Ecology and Health Education,Howard S. Hoyman
Spiritual Wellness, Holistic Health, and the Practice of Health Education,Steven Hawks
Social Change in Health Education
New Health Promotion Movement: A Critical Examination,Ann Robertson,Meredith Minkler
Potential Untapped: Health Education and Health Promotion as a Means to Peace,Daniel Leviton
Putting Politics Back in Public Health Education,Martha L. Coulter,Terrance Allbrecht,Elizabeth Gulitz,Mary Figg,Charles Mahan
Health Care Reform: Insights for Health Educators,Thomas O'Rourke
The Role of Health Education Associations in Advocacy,M. Elaine Auld,Eleanor Dixon-Terry
The Role of Health Education Advocacy in Removing Disparities in Health Care,John P. Allegrante,Donald E. Morisky,Behjat A. Sharif
Lessons from Developing Countries: Health Education in the Global Village,Helda Pinzon-Perez
Philosophy of Health Education Grid
Philosophy of Health Education: A Position Statement of the American Association of Health Education (AAHE)
Health Literacy: A Position Statement of the American Association of Health Education (AAHE)
Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession
Ches Questions
References
Index

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