Best Practices in Program Planning for Local Obesity Prevention
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Evaluators from the Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education Arm (SNAP-Ed) provide an overview of their program planning process, specifically as related to re-evaluating and defining the focus of their obesity prevention initiative. This course presents examples of conducting a root cause analysis, developing a logic model, and utilizing the Socio-Ecological Model throughout the process of program planning and evaluation.
Learning Goals: - Develop evaluative thinking in leaders and managers. - Understand best practice program planning and evaluation in public health.
What You'll Learn
- Employ appropriate methods to engage your priority users in program planning for obesity prevention.
- Prepare to create or revise a program logic model that is informed by root-cause analysis and evidence-based theory.
- Appraise your obesity-prevention program's current stage of development as it relates to best-practice planning.