Using MAP-IT to Help Build a Healthy Community
MAP-IT means: Mobilize, Assess, Plan, Implement, and Track
To begin to achieve the goal of improving health, a community must develop a strategy. That strategy, to be successful, must be supported by many individuals who are working together.
In much the same way you might map out a trip to a new place, you can use the MAP-IT technique to “map out” the path toward the change you want to see in your community.
Part 2 Assignment:
You will Assess the areas of greatest need in your community, in this case, assisting your target family to access health care, as well as the resources and other strengths that you can tap into in order to address those areas.
3 to 5 pages (600 to 1,200 words) unless otherwise specified and include 3-5 peer-reviewed reference citations. APA format.
Masic, I. (2018). Public health aspects of global population health and well-being in the 21st century regarding determinants of health. International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 9(1), 4.
Potvin, L., Gendron, S., Bilodeau, A., & Chabot, P. (2005) Integrating social theory into public health practice. American Journal of Public Health, 95(4), 591. Retrieved from ProQuest.
Woolf, S. H., Johnson, R. E., Phillips, R. L., & Philipsen, M. (2007). Giving everyone the health of the educated: An examination of whether social change would save more lives than medical advances. American Journal of Public Health, 97(4), 679-683. Retrieved from ProQuest.