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Policy Content Worksheet (30 Points) Directions: 1. Insert your policy brief content below each section. 2. Although this assignment is a worksheet, it is NOT a draft version of your content. You will be graded on the quality of your content. Your responses to each section must meet all of the listed requirements and be of high quality. 3. Choose your language, tone, and words carefully a. Use simple and clear language Choose language that would be easily understood by a non-health professional. Avoid medical jargon. Keep information at a 7 th or 8 th grade reading level b. Be professional and direct. Avoid slang and figures of speech. c. Use active voice (a direct and clear approach to communication). See for detailed examples. 4. Submit to the correct link in Assignments. Before you begin: Review the Policy Brief Example in Canvas. Refer to the detailed Policy Brief Tutorial if you need any additional description of each section below. Policy Selection (1 point): Review any instructor comments regarding your policy selection for the Policy Brief assignment from the Policy Design Worksheet. 1. Was your policy selection appropriate for the Policy Brief assignment? Highlight the correct response: YES NO 2. If your policy selection was not appropriate, what new policy did you select for the Policy Brief assignment?
Page 1 Content (10 points): 1. Public Health Background (3 points) Overview: Describe the problem as a public health issue. Remember, this is where you will connect the issue to human health and well-being. For example, what is secondhand smoke? What is medical marijuana?
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