Health Promotion Practice : Building empowered communities

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Books for referencingDefining CommunityLaverack, G. (2007). Health Promotion Practice: building empowered communities.London. Open UniversityPress.,url,uid&db=nlebk&AN=234222&site=eds-live&scope=siteChapter 2, Communities and community-based interaction, pp. 17-29.Laverack, G. (2005). (1stedition). Public Health: power, empowerment andprofessional practice. London. Palgrave Macmillan.,url,uid&db=nlebk&AN=197564&site=eds-live&scope=siteChapter 5, Helping groups and communities to gain power, pp. 63-76.Roche et al (2013). Sharing stories: Indigenous alcohol and other drug workers' well-being, stress and burnout.Drug and Alcohol Review, 32(5), 527-535. Availableat:, J. D. L. & Lysack, C. L. (1998). Revisiting community participation.HealthPolicy and Planning, 13(1), 1-12. Retrievedfrom<VideoTariq, B. (2014). A leap of faith. capacity-buildingFleming, M., Higgins, H. C., Owen, N., Clavarino, A., Brown, W. J., Lloyd, J., &Gould, P. M. (2007). Community capacity building for health promotion: Lessons froma regional Australian initiative.Australian Journal of Primary Health,13(3), 22–28.Retrieved from the Torrens University Australia Library databases.Labonte, R. & Laverack, G. (2001a). Capacity building in health promotion, Part 1:For whom? And for what purpose?Critical Public Health 11(2), 111-128.Labonte, R. & Laverack, G. (2001b). Capacity building in health promotion, Part 2:Whose use? And with what measure?Critical Public Health 11(2), 129-138.Liberato, S. C., Brimblecombe, J., Ritchie, J., Feruson, M. and Coveney, J. (2011).Measuring capacity building in communities: a review of the literature.BioMedCentral, 11: 850, 1-10. Retrieved from Government Department of Communities. Community capacity building toolkitfor rural and remote communities: Retrievedfrom Further StudyFor Further Study resources are optional resources that you may explore on yourown in the library, or via the links provided. These resources are suggested (notrequired) for those who seek to advance their knowledge of the topics presented ineach module.
Arnstein, S. R. (1969). A Ladder of Citizen Participation. Retrievedfrom, D. and Alexander, G. (2013).Needs assessment in public health: Apractical guide for students and professionals. 2nd ed.New York. Springer.Sommerfeld, J. & Zhou, X. (2014). Community-based interventions for the preventionand control of infectious diseases of poverty. BMC research notes. Retrievedfrom, A. et al. (2014).Community based interventions for the prevention andcontrol of tuberculosis. Retrieved from, Z.A. (2014).Impact of community-based interventions for the prevention andcontrol of malaria on intervention coverage and health outcomes for the preventionand control of malaria. Retrieved from, J.K. et al. (2014).Community based interventions for the prevention and controlof Non-Helmintic NTD. Retrieved from, S. B. & Pridmore, P. (2001)Partners in Planning: Information, participationandLondon: MacMillan Education.Jirojwong, S. and Liamputtong, P. (Eds.) (2009) Population Health, Communities andHealth Promotion. London. Oxford University Press.Chapter 12, Community Development and Empowerment. Case Study: The FamilyWellbeing Empowerment Program, pp. 222-224.Laverack, G. (2009). Public Health:Power, empowerment, and professional practice (2nd ed). Hampshire, England:Palgrave-MacMillan.Chapter 6, Helping Marginalized People to Gain Power. A Case Study ofHelping Aboriginal Based Organisations, pp. 84-89.oLaverack, G., Hill, K., Akenson, L. & Corrie, R. (2009) Building capacitytowards health leadership in remote indigenous communities in Cape York.AustralianIndigenous Health Bulletin, 9(1), 1-11. Retrievedfrom two books areOnce you have reviewed the information in theModule 2 Lecture Hall, pleasereview theModule Introductionbefore proceeding.Module IntroductionIn Module 2 you explore the theories and models of health promotion and inparticular which of these best fit a community health approach. Health promotion is acontested concept and there is no singularly accepted definition. However, broadlyinterpreted health promotion aims to enable people to take more control over thedeterminants of their lives and health. Health promotion is both a set of principlesinvolving equity, compassion and empowerment and a practice encompassing arange of communication, capacity building, training and politically orientatedactivities. Health professionals increase the assets and attributes of their clients(individuals, groups, organisations and communities) to gain more control overdecisions and resources regarding the determinants of their health. Capacity buildingand empowerment (as discussed in Module 2) are therefore both central to healthpromotion theory and practice (Laverack, 2014). In Module 3 you will explore the
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