TEXTBOOK Coreil, J. (Ed.). (2009). Social and behavioral foundations of public health (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA Sage.

TEXTBOOK: Coreil, J. (Ed.). (2009). Social and behavioral foundations of public health (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Chapter 4, “Behavioral and Social Science Theory”

Chapter 8, “Comparative Health Cultures”

Casey, M. M., Eime, R. M., Payne, W. R., & Harvey, J. T. (2009). Using a socioecological approach to examine participation in sport and physical activity among rural adolescent girls. Qualitative Health Research, 19(7), 881–893.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Colorectal cancer control program (CRCCP): Social ecological model. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/crccp/sem.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. (2005). Theory at a glance: A guide for health promotion practice (NIH Publication No. 05-3896) (pp. 1–37). Retrieved from http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/cancerlibrary/theory.pdf


Instructions: Divide into these headings (250-500 words)

Health Issue
Provide a brief description of the health issue in the population you selected. State your position as to which level in the Socio-Ecological Model (SEM) would most impact changes in health outcomes for this population and explain why.
Then, identify a social or behavioral theory/model that maps to the SEM level. Briefly explain how this social or behavioral theory/model could be applied in an intervention aimed at your target population. Be specific and provide examples.
References: At least 2 scholarly references should be used to support your work, 1 should be the TEXTBOOK. All references cited in text and in a separate list following the discussion must be in APA format