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Unformatted text preview: Mission Statement, Goals, and Objectives Chapter 6 Mission, Goals, & Objectives ■ Provide a foundation for program planning ■ Provide direction for the program ■ Provide a basis on which to evaluate the program • Also called program overview or program aim • General focus • Maybe philosophy • Helps to develop goals & objectives Mission Statement Fig. 6.1 Relationship of Mission Statement, Goals, & Objectives Examples of Mission Statements ■ The mission of the Walkup Health Promotion program is to provide a wide variety of primary prevention activities for residents of the community. [community setting] ■ This program is aimed at helping patients and their families to understand and cope with physical and emotional changes associated with recovery following cancer surgery. [medical care setting] Mission Statement Fig. 6.1 Relationship of Mission Statement, Goals, & Objectives Goals • General statement of intent • Future event; long-range purpose • Includes who & what • Compared to objectives, goals are: • More global/general • Include all aspects of a program • Provide overall direction • Longer to complete; no deadline • Usually not observed • Often not measured in exact terms Examples of Goals ■ To prevent the spread of HIV in the youth of Indiana ■ To reduce the incidence of influenza in the residents of Delaware County, Indiana...
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