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HLTH 8475 Advanced Program Implementation and Evaluation: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HLTH 8475 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Allen, J. P., Philliber, S., Herrling, S., & Kuperminc, G. P. (1997). Preventing teen pregnancy and academic failure: Experimental evaluation of a developmentally based approach. Child Development, 68(4), 729–742.

Borawski, E. A., Trapl, E. S., Lovegreen, L. D., Colabianchi, N., & Block, T. (2005) Effectiveness of abstinence-only intervention in middle school teens. American Journal of Health Behavior, 29(5), 423–434.

Dale, D., & Corbin, C. B. (2000). Physical activity participation of high school graduates following exposure to conceptual or traditional physical education. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 71(1), 61–68.

de Heer, H. D., Koehly, L., Pederson, R., & Morera, O. (2011). Effectiveness and spillover of an after-school health promotion program for Hispanic elementary school children. American Journal of Public Health, 101(10), 1907–1913.

Geller, A. C., Hufford, D., Miller, D. R., Sun, T., Wyatt, S. W., Reilley, B., . . . & Koh, H. K. (1997). Evaluation of the ultraviolet index: Media reactions and public response. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 37(6), 935–941.

Harré, N., & Field, J. (1998). Safe driving education programs at school: Lessons from New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22(4), 447–450.

Klitzner M., Gruenewald, P. J., Bamberger, E., & Rossiter, C. (1994). A quasi-experimental evaluation of Students Against Driving Drunk. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 20(1), 57–74.

LaPelle, N. R., Zapka, J., & Ockene, J. K. (2006). Sustainability of public health programs: The example of tobacco treatment services in Massachusetts. American Journal of Public Health 96(8), 1363–1369.

Magnus, M., Herwehe, J., Andrews, L., Gibson, L., Daigrepont, N., De Leon, J. M., . . . & Butler, M. K. (2009). Evaluating health information technology: Provider satisfaction with an HIV-specific, electronic clinical management and reporting system. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 23(2), 85–91.

Selig, A. L. (1975). Program planning, evaluation, and the problem of alcoholism. American Journal of Public Health, 65(1), 72–75.

Smith Fawzi, M. C., Lambert, W., Boehm, F., Finkelstein, J. L., Singler, J. M., Léandre, F . . . & Mukherjee, J. S. (2010). Economic risk factors for HIV infection among women in rural Haiti: Implications for HIV prevention policies and programs in resource-poor settings. Journal of Women’s Health, 19(5), 885–892.

Tudor-Smith, C., Nutbeam, D., Moore, L., & Catford, J. (1998). Effects of the Heartbeat Wales programme over five years on behavioural risks for cardiovascular disease: Quasi-experimental comparison of results from Wales and a matched reference area. British Medical Journal, 316(7134), 818–822.

Other Readings

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