Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention by Richard A. Windsor

By Richard A. Windsor

Evaluation of health and wellbeing promoting and ailment Prevention Programs bargains conceptual and methodological frameworks for the six levels of healthiness application evaluation:

· advent to evaluation
· types of overview planning
· efficacy and effectiveness evaluation
· size and research evaluation
· approach and qualitative evaluation
· expense research and simple monetary evaluation

By offering those recommendations via case stories, this article deals an cutting edge and didactic version for measuring healthiness influence and overall healthiness results, then extending those measurements to set up an explanation base for destiny perform. This relevant competency in well-being promoting can be of use to graduate and post-graduate scholars in public and inhabitants overall healthiness courses, plus wellbeing and fitness application practitioners operating on the intervention leading edge.

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Performance-Process Evaluation-Monitoring system described 9. Impact-Outcome Evaluation Design-Methods described 10. Adequate Annual Budget-Cost Analysis Methods described Rating 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 = Not Available … 10 = Excellent (> 8 each + > 85 Rating = Excellent Plan). * Adapt to HP-DP program plans.

The two current primary programs of the NCHEC to promote improved competency are (1) professional certification of health education specialists (CHES), and (2) promotion and application of “A Guide for the Development of Competency-Based Curricula for Health Educators” by BS and MPH, MS, and MSPH programs in the United States. , and SOPHE (1999). The Certified Health Education Specialist: A Self-Study Guide for Professional Competency (1998). A CHES is expected to be able to perform multiple evaluation functions and to be skilled in specific technical areas (SOPHE, 1999).

For example, excellent discussions of multiple issues related to this topic can be found in a monograph edited by two acknowledged leaders in the field of program evaluation: Thomas Cook and Charles Reichardt (1979). A major challenge to contemporary HP-DP program evaluation and research leadership will be to integrate PBPR-CBPR principles into a science and practice for planning and evaluation dialogue, that is, engaging participation by community members and practice-based professionals, building capacity, and sharing knowledge to produce a new evidence-base.

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