Health Through the
Age Specific Groups
Why is it important to study this way?
How to view Health Status
List all the possible reasons why
US Citizens live longer
Increases in fertility
Decrease in Infant Mortality
What is a Needs
Breaking it down
Seven Areas of Responsibility (7AOR)
Look at Responsibility I and the
Competencies and Sub-Competencies
Relates to RISE approach
Needs assessment allows for this process
How is it done?
Includes initiating the activity, providing
assistance to participants, problem-solving,
reporting progress made.
Choose strategy based upon the resources you
Responsibility II: Planning.
Missions, Goals, Objectives.
If you do not know
where you are
going how will you
know you have
PLANNING EFFECTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Recruit community organizations, resource peop
The Future of Public
Health and Health
January 22, 2013
Keely Rees, PhD, MCHES Christi Beilfuss, BS
Health Education & Health
University of Wisconsin La
What does Community Mean
Understanding this will be key to your
Group of individuals bound by a
What communities do you belong to?
What defines them?
Subgroupssmaller communities within a
It is not to prove or disprove, but to
s It can provide feedback to professionals
about the strengths and weaknesses of a
To determine the worth of the program
s To compare different types of programs
s To meet r