Module 4 – Case
HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES
1. Citizen Film (2010). Maquilapolis – Promotoras.
2. Community Advocacy Program (2009). Beyond Medicine: Removing Legal Barriers to Health.
3. Kaiser Permanente (2010) Las Promotoras: Kaiser Permanente Helps Latino Families Access Care.
4. Proyecto Azteca (2010). Colonias and Hell’s Half Acre.
5. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2009). Health Angels: Help for Society’s Most Vulnerable People.
6. Vision y Compromiso (2010). Promotoras and Community Health Workers Network.
Please watch at least two of the brief videos linked in the background info. Write an essay that includes the following:
Tell me which 2 videos you watched. Briefly explain the main themes of each video.
What health issues and services do the promotoras in the videos address?
Do you think the promotora model is successful? Please explain.
Which aspects of community organizing does the promotora model address?
What other cultures and what other Healthy People 2020 leading health indicators could this model be used for?
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.