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Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9781119578475
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Learn to manage cultural and ethnic diversity and deliver health education results with this leading resource

Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 3rd Edition extensively covers a host of crucial topics on the subject of health education and promotion to various cultural and ethnic groups. The authors provide concrete strategies and practical advice for those seeking to maximize the health-related results they achieve from their education efforts.

The significant updates in this newest edition of Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion include:

Updated and expanded demographic information on select groups based on the most up-to-date census data
The use of universal design for diverse populations
Examples of programs to increase health literacy among diverse groups

Including updated case scenarios and new, innovative health programs, the 3rd edition of Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion represents an unprecedented leap forward for this already celebrated series. It’s perfect for any health educator who deals with an ethnically or culturally diverse population.

About the Author

Raffy R. Luquis, Ph.D., MCHES, is an associate professor of health education in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education at The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg.

Miguel A. Pérez, Ph.D., MCHES, is a professor of public health in the Department of Public Health at Fresno State.


Foreword for Third Edition vii

Preface xi

The Editors xiii

The Contributors xv

Acknowledgments xix

About the Companion Website xxi

Chapter 1 The Changing US Demographic Profile: Implications for Health Education 1
Miguel A. Pérez and Raffy R. Luquis

Chapter 2 Diversity, Cultural Competence, and Health Promotion 23
Raffy R. Luquis and Miguel A. Pérez

Chapter 3 Health Equity, Health Disparities, and Social Determinants of Health: Implications for Health Education 49
Miguel A. Pérez

Chapter 4 Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Healing Approaches in Culturally Competent Health Promotion 81
Jenette L. Smith and Miguel A. Pérez

Chapter 5 Religion, Spirituality, and Cultural Diversity 103
Mary A. Garza and Kara N. Zografos

Chapter 6 Theoretical Models, Assessment Frameworks, and Multicultural Populations 125
Raffy R. Luquis

Chapter 7 Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Culturally Appropriate Health Programs 151
Kathleen G. Allison

Chapter 8 Multicultural Health Communication 181
Víctor Pedrero, Margarita Bernales, and Paulina Fernández

Chapter 9 Health Literacy, Health Educators, and Culturally Appropriate Health Education Programs 207
Miguel A. Pérez

Chapter 10 Aging Matters: Improving the Health Status of the Older Adult Population 233
William H. Dailey Jr. and Chia Thao

Chapter 11 Culture, Sexual Minorities, and Health Education 261
Joan E. Cowdery, Jeffrey Schulz, Samantha Mae Harbison, and Amy Lewis

Chapter 12 People With Disabilities: Through a Cultural Lens 293
Madelyn J. Smith and Jenette L. Smith

Chapter 13 Beyond Cultural Competency: Moving Forward in Health Education and Health Promotion 319
Raffy R. Luquis and Miguel A. Pérez

Appendix A: National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Standards (National CLAS Standards) 337

Appendix B: Selected List of Web Resources for Cultural and Linguistic Competency 339

Name Index 341

Subject Index 353