A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT APPROACH IN HIGH SMOKING RATES AMONG YOUNG ADULTS IN GLASGOW
THE TOPIC IS PUBLIC HEALTH THEORY TO SOCIAL ACTION.
Here is the Question
“You have recently taken up a position as a public health practitioner or SCPHN in an area that has suffered from economic decline over the last 10 years. There are high levels of unemployment and the area is in need of regeneration. The public health team have conducted a Health Needs Assessment and the following health concerns have been identified: high smoking rates, low breast feeding rates, high levels of alcohol and substance abuse, high levels of obesity, high teenage pregnancy rates, high rates of sexually transmitted infections, high levels of mental health concerns and low levels of physical activity.
You have been asked to prioritise and target ONE of the above topics.
Working in partnership with local people and agencies, how would you support the local community to improve their health and wellbeing in relation to this priority and how will you ensure that any new initiatives are sustainable?
In a 6,000 word essay you should provide an in-depth critical analysis and evaluation of ways in which the module theory could be applied to practice, in order to plan and implement new initiatives, highlighting some of the potential challenges that could be faced and how these could be overcome”.
I chose High smoking rate as the health issue
Geographical Area is in Glasgow
Targeted Population is young adults in Glasgow
STRUCTURE FOR SUMMATIVE ASSIGNMENT
This will give a brief overview of high smoking rates and why is a public health concern. It will describe the prevalence of the chosen health issue in the chosen geographic locality. Additionally, this will provide a social and economic impact of the chosen topic on population, thus the need to challenge it. Lastly, the introduction will highlight how the entire essay will be written. All sections of this essay will be critically evaluated using a wide range of up-to-date evidence.
Health Inequalities and its relationship to social determinants of health
This section of the essay will critically evaluate the determinants of health in relation to the chosen health issue and the importance of tackling health inequality using evidence. It will also discuss the principle of the social action theory with reference to the Dahlgren and White model of health.
The section will extensively discuss community development employing the asset-based approach. It will further critically evaluate the underpinning principles of community development which include:
• Community engagement
• Capacity building
• Public involvement
This section will evaluate critically the role of partnering with the community and other external organizations and individual will play in achieving community development project
Monitoring and Evaluation
This section will critically evaluate ways in which the benefits achieved in the process of community development will be sustained. Discussion on monitoring and evaluation will employ the Leaning, Evaluation and Planning (LEAP) model
Having discussed community development and its underpinning principles, conclusion will be drawn
The assignment will be marked out of 100% and will be weighted as 100% of the final mark. The pass mark is 50%.
Comments will be provided on the feedback sheet in relation to the following criteria:
•Evidence of attention to purpose
•Extent to which the content is underpinned by critical analysis and evaluation of relevant literature
•Demonstration of a developed, reasoned argument
•Application and synthesis of relevant theory into practice settings
•Overall presentation, including structure, fluency, coherence and referencing
What to include:
Link to learning outcomes and the principles that underpin this module
•Capacity building, empowerment, involvement etc
•Social model of health, policy directives etc
•Who, why, roles etc
–Monitoring and evaluation
•Any challenges faced
•How were/could these be overcome
* I have attached some lectures which are discussing some specific topics that are needed in this essay. try to understand the lectures and write the essay.
* read the question carefully, try to cover each part in the question.
*consider that I have uploaded one sample which is similar to this order. it is from the previous assignments last year. it passed. however, consider that in this order I ordered FIRST CLASS STANDARD and make sure that you just read it to know how to structure the essay, what to include and avoid plagiarism and similarities.
you might fins som references in it which is important, use some of them where require. use the sample to guide you with the lectures.
* at the end of each lecture there are some suggested references, use them if they are appropriate to specific point.
* use up to date references, however, in some cases, you might use some classic references even they are more that 10 year old because some theories still used these days.
there is a file named in STRUCTURE AND INSTRUCTIONS.
please read it carefully and understand the whole requirements and instructions which required.
use the structure and consider the instructions and follow it.