Application: Part Three: Socio-Ecological Assessment
A socio-ecological assessment can be used as a tool to help health professionals’ research individual or environmental factors as they relate to health disparities. Furthermore, socio-ecological assessments may assist in the development of evidence for those social determinants that impact specific health issues. This model can be used to determine what level(s) an intervention should focus on to improve health outcomes.
For this Assignment, use the same population and health issue that you selected for your Application in Week 7. Review the table template in the Learning Resources for this week and consider how the template might apply to your specific population and health issue.
The Assignment (3 pages)
Use the population and health issue you selected in Week 7 to complete the Socio-Ecological Model Table by.
Describing a social determinant of health that impacts the health issue you selected.
Proposing an intervention based on one level of the SEM. Be specific and provide examples.
Note: You will submit the entire Assignment by completing the Socio-Ecological Model Table worksheet.
Submit your Assignment by Day 7.
Support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style for Walden Students to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct.