African American Men and High Blood Pressure

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CHOOSE ONE of the following topics to focus on for the rest of the SLP. You will use the information in the selected publication as
you go through the phases of applying the PEN-3 model to develop a hypothetical health education program. African American Men and
High Blood Pressure Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010) A Closer Look at African American Men and High Blood Pressure
Control: A Review of Psychosocial Factors and Systems-Level Interventions. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Retrieved November 1, 2011 from …. or …. Military
Trauma and PTSD Cater, J., & Leach, J. (2011). Veterans, Military Sexual Trauma and PTSD: Rehabilitation Planning Implications.
Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 42(2), 33-40. Retrieved November 1, 2011 from Proquest at Write a 2 – 3 page paper that includes the
following: 1. Provide a brief overview of the health issue among your selected group, statistics about the scope of the problem, and
its implications for health. 2. Describe the Cultural Identity of the group you chose. Specifically address how each of the PEN-3
model’s three factors of Cultural Identity applies to your group. Be sure to provide examples. Use subheadings to clearly show that
you have addressed each of the three factors. Support your discussion with references from scholarly and professional references (not
just your opinion). Assignment Expectations – In order to earn full credit, you must review all required background materials and make
sure your paper meets these standards: LENGTH: 2 – 3 pages typed, double-spaced, one inch margins, 12 point font COVER PAGE: Copy the
exact assignment onto your cover page (the actual questions or task). REFERENCES: Be sure to cite your references in the text of all
papers and on the reference list at the end. For examples you may review the way the references are listed in the modules and on the
background reading list. PRECISION: Each of the questions of the assignment is specifically addressed in the paper. CLARITY: The paper
reads clearly (i.e., it is not confusing) and is well-structured. Subheadings are used to guide the reader. BREADTH: The paper
presents appropriate breadth covering the questions of the assignment (multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors
considered, as appropriate). DEPTH: The paper presents points that lead to a deeper understanding of the matters and/or issues being
discussed and integrates several points into coherent conclusions. EVIDENCE: Statements and points are well-supported with facts or
statistics, and references. CRITICAL THINKING: You set aside your own personal biases and instead approach the subject matter using
available scholarly evidence. You consider the strengths and weaknesses of competing arguments/perspectives on this topic. Having read
these scholarly sources, you make a judgment as to the merit of the arguments presented therein. Required Reading Commonwealth Fund
(2004). Worlds Apart: A Film Series on Cross-Cultural Health Care. Retrieved November 1, 2011 from—A-Film-Series-on-Cross-Cultural-Health-Care.aspx Click here for the
Video Clip – Case Study of Justine Click here for Video Clip – Case Study of Alicia US Department of Health & Human Services, Office
of Minority Health (2005). National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS). Retrieved November 1, 2011
from Read the Case Assignment before accessing this Web site. There
are certain parts you are to review. US Department of Health & Human Services [USDHHS], Maternal Child Health Bureau [MCHB] (2009).
Core Concepts in Cultural Competence. Retrieved November 1, 2011 from
Yick, A. & Oomen-Early, J. (2009). Using the PEN-3 model to plan culturally competent domestic violence intervention and prevention
services in Chinese American and immigrant communities. Health Education, 109(2), 125-139. Retrieved November 1, 2011 from Optional Reading Airhienbuwa, C. & Webster,
J.D. (2004) Culture and African Contexts of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support. Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research
Alliance. Full article retrieved November 1, 2011 from Summary
retrieved November 1, 2011 from
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