To Prepare Review the Learning Resources for this week as they relate to scope and consequences of an identified 2023
Review the Learning Resources for this week as they relate to scope and consequences of an identified problem in communities.
Create a section in your Social Change Portfolio called “Introduction,” and provide an introductory paragraph about your Social Change Portfolio.
Create a section in your Social Change Portfolio called “Scope and Consequences” and include the following information:
The target problem identified that can be addressed through prevention is PRESCRIPTION DRUG OVERDOSE.
Describe the scope of the problem, such as, the prevalence rates in CARTERSVILLE, GA community, how those rates compare to national averages, and information about trends. Focus on local trends if available but if local data is not available, then describe national trends. For your project, trends refers to whether rates are INCREASING or DECREASING or if there are other changes in the problem over time.
Describe the consequences of this problem in your community including physical health consequences, mental health consequences, social/educational/family consequences, and economic consequences.
Provide a one sentence goal statement for your Social Change Portfolio.
Note: For the purposes of this course, your focus is to develop a plan.
Walden University (2016). Scholars of Change: Building a bridge from homeless-to-housed. Retrieved from https://www.waldenu.edu/connect/video-and-multimedia/social-change/scholars-of-change/2016-winners/building-a-bridge-from-homeless-to-housed.
CDC.gov (n.d.). Creating a health profile of your neighborhood: A how-to guide. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/toolkit/sources_of_health_data.pdf.
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (2018). How healthy is your community? Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/.
Laureate International Universities (2018). Educating Uganda’s Future Community Leaders. Retrieved from http://laureatehereforgood.net/HFG-in-action/educating-ugandas-future-community-leaders/
U.S. National Library of Medicine (2018). Health data tools and statistics. Retrieved from https://phpartners.org/health_stats.html.
Document: Social Change Prevention Portfolio (Word document)
PLEASE USE PROPER CITATIONS.