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Planning model designed to teach students about health promotion. A framework for planning, intervention, and evaluation. Based on the assumption that theories will be effective if they, 1) come from the community 2) are planned thoroughly 3) are based on … Read more

Community Organization Model

Public health workers help communities identify health and social problems, and they plan and implement strategies to address these problems. Active community participation is instrumental to the success of this model.

Social Ecological Model of Health

The social ecological model conceptualizes health broadly and focuses on multiple factors that might affect health. This broad approach to thinking of health, advanced in the 1947 Constitution of the World Health Organization, includes physical, mental, and social well-being (World … Read more

Transtheoretical Model /Stages of Change

Long-term changes in health behavior involve multiple actions and adaptations over time. Some people may not be ready to attempt changes, while others may have already begun implementing changes in their smoking, diet, activity levels, and so on. The construct … Read more

Health Belief Model

The beliefs towards the risks of certain behaviors influence individuals’ actions/perceived benefits in preventing the behavior.

Capacity Building Model

Expanding on the capactiy/infrastructure of the health system to create sustainability in order to prolong community health effects.