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Health Promotion in Practice



Health Promotion in Practice

Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, Joan Arnold

ISBN: 978-0-787-98451-9 March 2006 Jossey-Bass 628 Pages

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Health Promotion in Practice is a practice-driven text that translates theories of health promotion into a step-by-step clinical approach for engaging with clients. The book covers the theoretical frameworks of health promotion, clinical approaches to the eleven healthy behaviors—eating well, physical activity, sexual health, oral health, smoking cessation, substance safety, injury prevention, violence prevention, disaster preparedness, organizational wellness, and enhancing development—as well as critical factors shaping the present and the future of the field. Written by the leading practitioners and researchers in the field of health promotion, Health Promotion in Practice is a key text and reference for students, faculty, researchers, and practitioners.

"Finally, a signature book in which practitioners of health promotion will find relevant guidance for their work. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin and Joan Arnold have compiled an outstanding cast of savvy experts whose collective effort has resulted in a stunning breadth of coverage. Whether you are a practitioner or a student preparing for practice, this book will help you to bridge the gap between theory and practice-driven empiricism."
—John P. Allegrante, professor of health education, Teachers College, and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

"The models of health promotion around which Health Promotion in Practice is built have a sound basis in current understanding of human development, the impact of community and social systems, and stages of growth, development, and aging. This handbook can provide both experienced health professionals and students beginning to develop practice patterns the content and structure to interactions that are truly promoting of health."
—Kristine M. Gebbie, Dr.P.H., R.N., Columbia University School of Nursing

Tables, Figures, and Exhibits vii

Foreword xi
Lawrence W. Green

Preface and Acknowledgments xiii

The Contributors xix

Part One: Health, Health Promotion, and the Health Care Professional

1 Images of Health 3
Joan Arnold, Laurel Janssen Breen

2 Models of Health Promotion 21
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin

3 Contexts for Health Promotion 67
Aaron P. Gorin, Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin

4 Agents for Health Promotion 124
Laurel Janssen Breen, Joan Arnold

Part Two: Practice Frameworks for Health Promotion

5 Eating Well 159
Lorraine E. Matthews

6 Physical Activity 192
Karen J. Calfas, Athena S. Hagler

7 Sexual Health 222
Theo Sandfort

8 Oral Health 254
Joan I. Gluch, Susanne K. Giorgio, Barbara J. Steinberg

9 Smoking Cessation 287
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, Robert A. Schnoll

10 Substance Safety 329
Kristen Lawton Barry, Frederic C. Blow

11 Injury Prevention 361
David A. Sleet, Andrea Carlson Gielen

12 Violence Prevention 392
Lloyd B. Potter

13 Disaster Preparedness 427

Prologue 428
Sandro Galea, Craig Hadley

Disaster Preparedness 445
Stephen S. Morse

14 Organizational Wellness 460
Thomas Diamante, Samuel M. Natale, Manuel London

15 Enhancing Development 494
Penelope Buschman Gemma, Joan Arnold

Part Three: Economic Applications and Forecasting the Future of Health Promotion

16 Economic Considerations in Health Promotion 525
Wendy Dahar, Duncan Neuhauser

17 Future Directions for Health Promotion 543
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin

Name Index 569

Subject Index 586