Text of the Program Plan
Text of the program plan will consist of five major sections. These are Introduction, Background, Methods, Results and Discussion. These sections are detailed below.
General introduction and description of the public health topic.
Include relevant statistics.
Include a description of the target population.
Literature contributions to the topic.
Should include a minimum of 8 scholarly articles, published within the past 10 years.
Theoretical foundation of the research topic.
How does theory help you better understand and address this public health topic?
Describe the goals of your proposed program. You must select at least one goal for your proposed program plan.
Describe at least 4 objectives of your proposed program. Be sure to write SMART objectives. You can consult your grant proposal assignment from your MPH507 course for more details on how to write SMART goals and objectives.
Description of the program components (e.g., description of lesson topics, workshops, etc.); essentially, you will describe the aspects of your plan. How will your target population receive the proposed plan?
Implementation Setting- Describe the setting in which your program will be implemented.
Detailed description of the methods that will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.
Description of the quantitative and/or qualitative methods that will be used and the benefits of using these methods. (e.g., will you use a survey, conduct interviews or focus groups, etc. to assess the effectiveness of your program?).
Description of your study sample? Who are you going to collect data from?
Sample data collection questions- Draft at least 5 survey or interview/focus group questions.
Description of the results that you hope to achieve as a result of the program.
Discussion of the meaning of the results in terms of your study and literature.
What recommendations would you make to address this public health topic?
How will you disseminate the findings to community stakeholders?