What health issues and services do the promotoras in the videos address? Do you think the promotora model is successful? Please explain.

Module 4 – Case

HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES

Case Assignment

Please watch at least two of the brief videos linked in the background info. Write an essay that includes the following:

  1. Tell me which 2 videos you watched. Briefly explain the main themes of each video.
  2. What health issues and services do the promotoras in the videos address?
  3. Do you think the promotora model is successful? Please explain.
  4. Which aspects of community organizing does the promotora model address?
  5. What other cultures and what other Healthy People 2020 leading health indicators could this model be used for?

Assignment Expectations

Length: 2 pages

Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric. You can view it under Assessments at the top of the page. Review it before you begin working on the assignment. Your work should also follow these Assignment Expectations.

Module 4 – Background

HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES

There are several videos listed here. You are required to watch at least2 of them before undertaking your case assignment.

Colorado health (2016). RE: Vision – Promotoras. Retrieved from  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERInZote0EE  [VIDEO]

Citizen Film (2010). Maquilapolis – Promotoras. Retrieved from  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVWsBVoSGdo  [VIDEO]

Kaiser Permanente (2010) Las Promotoras: Kaiser Permanente Helps Latino Families Access Care. Retrieved from  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cyx3rk05lJ4  [VIDEO]

Proyecto Azteca (2010). Colonias and Hell’s Half Acre. Retrieved from  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaL-YiZsh0M&feature=fvwrel [VIDEO]

Vision y Compromiso (2010). Promotoras and Community Health Workers Network. Retrieved from  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLaTPplQOWY