Foundations for Health Promotion , 4th Edition

Author
By Jennie Naidoo, BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE and Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE
ISBN
9780702054426
Publication Date
14-04-2016
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  • Clearly structured and signposted for ease of reading and study
  • Provides a theoretical framework for health promotion which is vital to clarify practitioners' intentions and desired outcomes
  • Explains how to select and then evaluate a given health promotion strategy
  • Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups
The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing.

Key Features
  • Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes
  • Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study
  • Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education
  • Ineractive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702054426
Author Informaiton By Jennie Naidoo, BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE, Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK and Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE, Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK
Pp Authortext Naidoo & Wills
New to this Edition
  • Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes
  • Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter
  • 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice
Published Reviews

"This is a comprehensive, user-friendly book, discussing the foundations for health promotion practice using many relevant practical examples, activities and discussion points... This book would comprise a useful resource for those wishing to develop their health promotion practice by considering the theory, policies and principles behind the practice of health promotion."
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 2009

''The text includes interactive exercises that are designed to encourage readers to reflect on their values, debate the issues and apply their knowledge and understanding to practice situation. In summary, this is a comprehensive, user-friendly book, discussing the foundations for health promotion practice using many relevant practical examples, activities and discussion points.''

Foundations for Health Promotion, J Naidoo

Table of Content PART 1: THE THEORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION

1. Concepts of health

2. Influences on health

3. Measuring health

4. Defining health promotion

5. Models and approaches to health promotion

6. Ethical issues in health

7. The politics of health promotion

PART 2: STRATEGIES & METHODS

8. Reorienting health services

9. Developing personal skills

10. Strengthening community action

11. Developing healthy public policy

12. Using media in health promotion

PART 3: SETTINGS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

13. Health promotion in schools

14. Health promotion in the workplace

15. Health promotion in neighbourhoods

16. Health promotion in health services

17. Health promotion in prisons

PART 4: IMPLEMENTING HEALTH PROMOTION

18. Assessing health needs

19. Planning health promotion interventions

20. Evaluation in health promotion

E-SBN 9780702054440
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 14-04-2016
Pages 330
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
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