how community health assessments can influence social change.

an explanation of how community health assessments can influence social change. Then, explain how the community health assessment you developed in your Scholar-Practitioner Project might promote social change. Use the Resources and current literature to support your response.

My community health assessment was about the Native American Indian and some of the health issues the community is facing such as cancer, diabetes, alcoholism.

Resources:

Minkler, M. (2012). Community organizing and community building for health and welfare (3rd ed.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Chapter 22, “Media Advocacy: A Strategy for Helping Communities Change Policy”

Bracht, N. (1999). Health promotion at the community level 2: New advances. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 2, “Social Change Theory: Applications to Community Health”
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Emshoff, J. G., Darnell, A. J., Darnell, D. A., Erickson, S. W., Schneider, S., & Hudgins, R. (2007). Systems change as an outcome and a process in the work of community collaboratives for health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 39(3/4), 255–267.
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Kreger, M., Brindis, C. D., Manuel, D. M., & Sassoubre, L. (2007). Lessons learned in systems change initiatives: Benchmarks and indicators. American Journal of Community Psychology, 39(3/4), 301–320.
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Shapiro, E. R., & Atallah-Gutiérrez, C. (2012). Latina re-visionings of participatory health promotion practice: Cultural and ecosystemic perspectives linking personal and social change. Women and Therapy, 35(1/2), 120–133.