A. In the design of any health education program, selecting an appropriate and relevant planning model is of particular importance. The planning model is a representation of the Health Educator’s systematic approach to behavior change, and it serves as a guide for the implementation, administration, and evaluation of the program. Your textbook presents the criteria for selecting a planning model – also known as the Three Fs of Program Planning. Using a current health issue as your example, describe how you would use the Three Fs to select a planning model for your intervention. What factors would you take into consideration? How would you ensure that the model is appropriate for your population? What should you avoid?
B. After visiting the link below, review the Healthy People 2020 Framework, Goals and Objectives, and the Objective Selection Criteria. Given the significance of establishing solid goals and objectives in health education programs, discuss the factors that should be taken into consideration when creating designing health programs. Specifically, describe the criteria for developing and selecting objectives. What are the elements of “good “objective? What are the different types of objectives? How will this information help you as a future Health Educator to manage health education programs?