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The Role of Community Culture in Efforts to Create Healthier, Safer, and More Equitable Places: A Community Health Practitioner Workbook

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This workbook draws on the experiences and lessons of numerous communities working to advance place-based prevention efforts . It is designed to guide community health practitioners who want to learn more about the role of community culture in environmental change efforts. The workbook includes:
  • Best Practices. Delineates a series of best practices emerging from community prevention initiatives and related literature.
  • Community Profiles. Provides examples of organizations and initiatives that have placed community culture at the core of their work.
  • Guided Questions. Lists key questions and considerations to help practitioners design effective policy, systems, and environmental improvement initiatives that acknowledge and reflect the community's culture.
  • Key Resources. Shares resources, toolkits, websites, and a glossary that provides further information regarding the role of community culture.

 

Associated File(s) (click to download):

 

Prevention is Primary

PreventionisPrimary2

Read Chapter One here

Book cover photo credit G.Meyer(c)2006