EVALUATE INFORMATION USED TO MAKE PUBLIC HEALTH DECISIONS
Evaluate information used to make public health decisionsInstructions:Answer the following questions concerning the role of assessment of public health: 4 pages APA styles1. Define public/community health. How does this differ from personal health?2. What are the benefits of public health assessments? What are the disadvantages, if any? Give an example of a potential conflict within the community that could arise as a result of public health assessments. How can public health advocates and policy makers prevent and/or manage such a conflict?3. How can public health assessments be used to form public policy?4. Choose one health concern and cite legislation that has been passed to address this concern. Discuss how this legislation has affected or could affect your community. You may choose one of the following or one of your own choosing:? Smoking in public places? Accessibility for physically handicapped populations? Legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes? Youth violence? Domestic violence? Child abuse? Elder abuseList and discuss at least three health consequences of obesity.? Explain why youth violence is a health issue and discuss risk and protective factors relating to youth violence.? List and discuss at least three health issues that affect special populations and what specific population might be at high risk of the health issue.? Discuss the term meeting people where they are and why it is particularly important in successful intervention among special populations.Assignment RequirementsPoints possiblePoints earned by studentDefine public/community health.8Explain the benefits and disadvantages of public health.10Provide an example of a potential conflict within the community that could arise as a result of public health assessments. Explain how public health advocates and policy makers can prevent and/or manage such a conflict.14Explain how public health assessments can be used to form public policy.14Choose one health concern and cite legislation that has been passed to address this concern.14Discuss how this legislation has affected or could affect your community.14Includes at least 3 academic sources. (2 points each)6Total (Sum of points earned)80The Proposal is written in the most current version of APA format with no grammatical, spelling, copyright, plagiarism, or proofreading errors.Points deducted for spelling, grammar, and/or APA errors.