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Philosophy Health Educators Need One
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What is a Philosophy? A personal statement that describes the attitudes principles, beliefs and values that guides the approach to an outcome. Do you need a philosophy? What is your philosophy?
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Predominant Philosophies Behavior change philosophy Utilizes theory-based behavioral strategies to help individuals change/modify negative behaviors that impact health. Allows measurable objectives Leads to ability to determine health outcomes Who uses this philosophy today?
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Predominant Philosophies Cognitive-based philosophy Focuses on acquisition of content and factual information Goal to enable individuals to use knowledge to make informed decisions about their health Very factually oriented approach Assumes all can make informed decisions Who uses this philosophy today?
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Predominant Philosophies Decision-making philosophy An approach that presents health problems via a variety of methods to enable individuals to make the best
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course PUBLIC HEA 232 taught by Professor Berger during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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