Planning, Implementing, & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs A Primer

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Edition: 7th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2016-02-01
Publisher(s): PEARSON
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For undergraduate courses in Health Education, Promotion, and Planning.


Provide Students with the Tools They Need to Be Successful in Health Promotion

Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer provides students with a comprehensive overview of the practical and theoretical skills needed to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The Seventh Edition features updated information throughout, including the new Responsibilities and Competencies generated from the Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis–2015 (HESPA-2015), and reflects the latest trends in the field.

Author Biography

Jim McKenzie was the first to publish a book that combines program planning, implementing, and evaluating all in one place. A Professor at Penn State Hershey and a Professor Emeritus at Ball State University, he is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES). He also serves as the Coordinator of the Division Board of Certified Health Education Specialists of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.


Brad Neiger is the chair of the Health Science Department at Brigham Young University. Brad has also served in the field within the Utah State Department of Health and the National Health Institute.


Rosemary Thackeray is an Associate Professor at Brigham Young University. She has revised the marketing chapter, her area of expertise, as well as the measurement chapter.

Table of Contents

  1. Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Education Specialists, and Program Planning
  2. Starting the Planning Process
  3. Program Planning Models in Health Promotion
  4. Assessing Needs
  5. Measurement, Measures, Measurement Instruments, and Sampling
  6. Mission Statement, Goals, and Objectives
  7. Theories and Models Commonly Used for Health Promotion Interventions
  8. Interventions
  9. Community Organizing and Community Building
  10. Identification and Allocation of Resources
  11. Marketing: Developing Programs That Respond to the Wants and Needs of the Priority Population
  12. Implementation: Strategies and Associated Concerns
  13. Evaluation: An Overview
  14. Evaluation Approaches and Designs
  15. Data Analysis and Reporting


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