health behavior and the target population. Summary of the program goal and obje

By now if you put together your SLP papers from Module 1 – 4, you have a program/intervention proposal to address a health behavior problem. Carefully read through your SLP papers from Module 1 through 4.

Write an abstract (1 page in length) briefly describing your whole proposal. Be sure to use subheadings.

SLP Assignment Expectations

The following items will be assessed in particular:

  1. Describe the problem health behavior and the target population.
  2. Summary of the program goal and objectives.
  3. Briefly describe your strategies for program implementation and evaluation.
  4. Discuss what contribution the results/findings from your proposed program will make to the field of health sciences.

Required Readings

Guide to Community Preventive Services (2011). What works to promote health? Retrieved July 1, 2012 fromhttp://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html

Kahn, E.B., Ramsey, L.T., Brownson R., Heath, G.W., Howze, E.H., Powell, K.E., Stone, E.J., Rajab, M.W., Corso, P. and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services (2002). The effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 22(4S), 73-107. Retrieved July 1, 2012 fromhttp://www.thecommunityguide.org/pa/pa-ajpm-evrev.pdf

Task Force on Community Preventive Services (2002). Recommendations to increase physical activity in communities. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 22(4S), 67-72. Retrieved July 1, 2012 fromhttp://www.thecommunityguide.org/pa/pa-ajpm-recs.pdf

Optional Readings

Committee on Health and Behavior: Research, Practice, and Policy, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health (2001). Findings and recommendations. Health and behavior: The interplay between the biological, behavioral, and societal influences (pp. 329-350). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Retrieved fromhttp://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9838&page=329

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