Authors:Tim Berthold, Alma Avila, Jennifer Miller,
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Keywords: health, services, text, public, workers, community, foundations
Number of Pages: 592
Published: 2009-08-31
List price: $75.00
ISBN-10: 047017997X
ISBN-13: 9780470179970

Foundations for Community Health Workers Foundations for Community Health Workers is a training resource for client- and community-centered public health practitioners, with an emphasis on promoting health equality. Based on City College of San Francisco’s CHW Certificate Program, it begins with an overview of the historic and political context informing the practice of community health workers. The second section of the book addresses core competencies for working with individual clients, such as behavior change counseling and case management, and practitioner

Author: Colleen Konicki DiIorio
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Keywords: health, public, services, text, evaluation, research, behavior, methods, measurement
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2005-11-04
List price: $70.00
ISBN-10: 0787970972
ISBN-13: 9780787970970

Measurement in Health Behavior offers faculty, students, researchers, and public health professionals the information they need to improve their knowledge of instrument development and testing and their understanding of reliability and validity testing discussed in articles and reports. The book also helps improve students’ and professionals’ ability to conduct basic tests for reliability and validity and hones their skills in interpreting the results of data analysis. Based on data collected from the author’s more than ten years of research and program development, Measurement in Health

Author: Dianne Hale
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Keywords: health, infotrac, printed, card, cengagenow, access, almanac, brief, personal, assessment, invitation
Number of Pages: 448
Published: 2007-01-29
List price: $111.95
ISBN-10: 0495111643
ISBN-13: 9780495111641

You can learn it and live it with AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BRIEF, Fifth Edition, the vivid and fascinating text that introduces you to research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Full of visual spark and written to encourage behavior change, this text’s clear and engaging writing style, addresses the issues related to health and wellness that affect college students now as well as the issues that you’ll face in their future. You’ll explore a broad range of topics, research, and examples that resonate with college life, and you’ll

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: health, world, reports, together, report, working
Number of Pages: 209
Published: 2006-04-07
List price: $36.00
ISBN-10: 9241563176
ISBN-13: 9789241563178

The 2006 World Health Report contains both an expert assessment of the current crisis in the global health workforce and an ambitious set of proposals to tackle it over the next ten years, starting immediately.

Authors:Ronald M. Andersen, Thomas H. Rice, Gerald F. Komi
Publisher: Jossey-Ba
Keywords: health, management, jossey, series, policy, bass, issues, care, system, key, changing, services
Number of Pages: 744
Published: 2007-02-02
List price: $80.00
ISBN-10: 0787985244
ISBN-13: 9780787985240

The third edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System is a thoroughly revised and updated compendium of the most current thought on three key components of health care policy—improving access, ensuring quality, and controlling costs. Written by a panel of health care policy experts, this third edition highlights the most recent research relevant to health policy and management issues. New chapters address topics such as the disparities in health and in health care, information systems, and performance in the area of nursing. Revisions to chapters from the previous edition emphasize the

Author: Jennie Naidoo BSc MSc PGDip PGCEJane Wills BA
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
Keywords: health, promotion, public, foundations, practice
Number of Pages: 420
Published: 2000-04-21
List price: $47.95
ISBN-10: 0702024481
ISBN-13: 9780702024481

This book aims to provide a theoretical framework which is vital if health promoters are to be clear about their intentions and desired outcomes when they embark on interventions designed to promote health. It offers a foundation for practice which encourages students and practitioners to see the potential for health promotion in their work.The first edition achieved enormous popularity with both students and lecturers for its stimulating style and innovative presentation. The second edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect changes in health promotion theories, practice and policy

Author: World Health Organizatio
Publisher: World Health Organizatio
Keywords: health, mental, service, guidance, package, policy, budgeting, services, planning, deliver
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2003-12-11
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9241545968
ISBN-13: 9789241545969

The purpose of this module is to present a clear and rational planning model for assessing the needs of local populations for mental health care and planning services. The module includes detailed technical information to assist planners to assess their current mental health services, use epidemiological data to calculate the resources required for mental health care, set budgeting and planning targets and implement those targets. Using practical examples to illustrate the calculations throughout, the module aims to provide countries with a set of planning and budgeting tools to assist with th
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