Application of Theory—Community

Now that you are familiar with public health issues and the application of theory, you will apply the social, cultural, and environmental theories to the second public health issue that you discussed in W1 Assignment 3 (HIV/AIDS prevalence in Georgia)

Task

Select and apply two social, cultural, or environmental theories to that issue. Identify at least two theories or frameworks that can be used to explain your public health issue. Write a 5- to 7-page paper in which you examine the theories and apply them to the topic. In your paper:

  • Explain how each theory or framework applies to your topic.
  • Provide at least two literature based examples for each theory or framework.

Submission Details

  • On a separate page, cite all sources according to APA format.
  • Submit your response as a Microsoft Word document
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Identified two appropriate individual health theories to address the selected public health issue.
15
Explained how each theory applied to the public health issue.

20
Provided two appropriate examples for each theory.
20
Presented a structured document free of spelling and grammatical errors.
15
Used at least five current references for support.
15
Properly cited sources using APA format.
15
Total:
100
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