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Needs Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion

ISBN-10: 0763725994
ISBN-13: 9780763725990
Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)
Authors: Gary D. Gilmore
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Book details

List price: $290.85
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 6/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 167
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The third edition of Needs and Capacity Assessment Strategies for Health Education and Health Promotion is truly a hands-on guidebook for those in their professional preparation phases, as well as sea

Foreword
Preface
About the Authors
Introduction and Overview
Gaining a Needs and Capacity Assessment Perspective
Introduction
Trends
Key Questions about Assessment
Balancing Science and Art
Qualitative and Quantitative Issues
Intuition's Contributions
Assumptions and Assessments
Some Basic Premises
Summary
Online Resources
References
Needs and Capacity Assessments within the Bigger Picture
Introduction
The Context of Health, Health Promotion, and Health Education
How Needs and Capacity Assessments Fit into Program Planning
Capacity-Focused Assessments
Logic Models
Advisory and Planning Committees
Community-Based Coalitions
Data Collection Considerations
Key Informant Insights
Secondary Information
Primary Data Collection
Validity and Reliability
Sampling
Needs and Capacity Analysis and Prioritization
Summary
Online Resources
References
Assessments with Individuals
Single-Step Surveys
Introduction
Reviewing and Selecting a Strategy
Mail Surveys
Advantages
Disadvantages
Internet Surveys
Advantages
Disadvantages
Telephone Surveys
Advantages
Disadvantages
Face-to-Face Surveys
Advantages
Disadvantages
Criteria for Selection
Preparing for the Assessment
Decide What You Want to Know
Develop a Budget
Prepare Your Questions
Test and Modify Your Questions
Develop a Draft of Your Survey
Draft Coding and Data Analysis Procedures
Pilot Test Your Survey
Design the Final Survey
Conducting the Assessment
Mail Survey
Select a Sample of Respondents
Mail the Questionnaires
Follow Up the Initial Mailing
Internet Survey
Decide Who to Survey
Distribute the Survey
Follow Up the Initial Distribution
Telephone Survey
Select a Sample of Respondents
Select and Train the Interviewers
Collect and Record the Data
Face-to-Face Survey
Decide Who and Where to Survey
Select and Train Interviewers
Collect and Record the Data
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Multi-Step Surveys: Delphi
Introduction
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Interviewing
Introduction
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Assessments with Groups
Group Participation Process: Nominal Group
Introduction
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Group Participation Process: Focus Group
Introduction
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Community-Based Needs and Capacity Assessment Processes
Introduction
Community Capacity Assessment
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Community Forum
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Participant Observation
Reviewing the Strategy
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Technology-Supported Assessments
Introduction
Reviewing the Strategies
Audio Conferencing
Advantages
Disadvantages
Computer Conferencing
Advantages
Disadvantages
Video Conferencing
Advantages
Disadvantages
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Large-Scale Community Assessment Strategies
Introduction
Reviewing the Strategies
Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health (APEX-PH)
Planned Approach to Community Health (PATCH)
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
COMPASS Community Assessment
Healthworks
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Self-Directed Assessments
Self-Directed Assessment Inventories
Introduction
Reviewing and Selecting a Strategy
General Health Status Inventories
Computer-Analyzed Health Risk Appraisals
Wellness Inventories
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Observational Self-Directed Assessments
Introduction
Reviewing and Selecting a Strategy
Personal Observation
Early Detection Procedures
Breast Self-Examination (BSE)
Testicular Self-Examination (TSE)
Skin Cancer Detection (SCD)
Oral Review (OR)
Preparing for the Assessment
Conducting the Assessment
Using the Results
Reviewing an Example
Online Resources
References
Case Studies and a Needs Assessment Simulation
Case Study Descriptions
Up in Smoke: An Assessment Process Related to Smoke-Free Restaurant Ordinances in Iowa
An Educational Needs Assessment of the Hmong Population in Wisconsin
Community Health Development in Mid Glamorgan, Wales
Educational Needs Assessment
Child Auto Safety Restraint Project
Worksite Prevention Index Survey
Continuing Oncology Nursing Education Needs
The Needs Assessment Simulation Game
Appendices
General Health Status Inventories
Healthstyle: A Self-Test
Living Smart Quiz
Health Risk Appraisals
La Crosse Wellness Project
Available Health Risk Appraisals and Wellness Inventories
Community Capacity Assessment Inventory
Early Detection Procedures
Community Risk Estimation
Index

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