Designing Culturally Appropriate Wellness Programs
For this discussion:
Refer to Chapter 7 of your Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion text and review the case study on page 189.
The rate of teen pregnancy is rising in a culturally diverse community in which an estimated 25 percent of the population are immigrants. In addition, the community is nearly 50 percent Latino and has a high number of at-risk youth. Its high school graduation rate is 73 percent, well below the state average of 82 percent. Statewide data estimate that 34 percent of the population 16 years and older in this community lack basic prose literacy skills.
1.Define the steps required to develop a needs assessment of the problem in this community, including primary and secondary data.
2.Who are the collaborative partners that need to be included in coalition to address the teen pregnancy problem?
3.What steps are needed to develop a program, implementation, and evaluation plan?
4.Describe the cultural considerations that must be addressed in the program plan, implementation, and evaluation design.
Address the following questions:
What steps are required to develop a needs assessment of the problem in this community, including primary and secondary data?
Who are the collaborative partners that need to be included in a coalition to address the teen pregnancy problem?
What steps are needed to develop a program, implementation, and evaluation plan?
What cultural considerations must be addressed in the program plan, implementation, and evaluation design?
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