Applying Advocacy Skills at the Employment

| December 29, 2015

Topic: Applying Advocacy Skills at the Employment

Order Description
To prepare for this Discussion:
• Review the DeBuono et al., Dorfman et al., and Wyatt articles. Reflect on public health advocacy as a career choice.
• View the media “Professionals in Public Health.” Reflect on the roles of professionals in the public health field.
• Research job boards, and select a job in the policy advocacy or public health policy field.
• Consider the requirements of your selected policy advocacy or public health policy job.
• Think about how you would apply the concepts you studied in this course to your selected job.

Post a brief description of your selected job in policy advocacy and public health policy. (Be sure to include the name of the job board that you used to locate your selected job.) Then, describe the skills and/or qualifications needed in order to obtain the job you selected.

Finally, explain how you would apply the concepts you studied in this course to this job.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.
Readings
• Burke, S.P. (2003). Health policy and management: Legislative policy advisor. In B. A. DeBuono & H. Tilson (Eds.), Advancing healthy populations: The Pfizer guide to careers in public health (pp. 20–24). New York, NY: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group, Pfizer Inc.
Advancing healthy populations: The Pfizer guide to careers in public health by DeBuono, B. A., & Tilson, H. (Eds.). Copyright 2003 by PFIZER, INC. (NY). Reprinted by permission of PFIZER, INC. (NY) via the Copyright Clearance Center.
• Curran, J. (2003). Health policy and management: Academic policy advisor. In B. A. DeBuono & H. Tilson (Eds.), Advancing healthy populations: The Pfizer guide to careers in public health (pp. 13–19). New York, NY: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group, Pfizer Inc.
Advancing healthy populations: The Pfizer guide to careers in public health by DeBuono, B. A., & Tilson, H. (Eds.).Copyright 2003 by PFIZER, INC. (NY). Reprinted by permission of PFIZER, INC. (NY) via the Copyright Clearance Center.
• Gostin, L. O. (2003). Public health preparedness and function: Public health lawyer. In B. A. DeBuono & H. Tilson (Eds.), Advancing healthy populations: The Pfizer guide to careers in public health (pp. 140–144). New York, NY: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group, Pfizer Inc.
Advancing healthy populations: The Pfizer guide to careers in public health by DeBuono, B. A., & Tilson, H. (Eds.). Copyright 2003 by PFIZER, INC. (NY). Reprinted by permission of PFIZER, INC. (NY) via the Copyright Clearance Center.
• Galer-Unti, R. A. (2010). Advocacy 2.0: Advocating in the digital age. Health Promotion Practice, 11(6), 784–787.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
• Wyatt, E. (2009). Health policy advocacy: Oncology nurses make a difference. ONS Connect, 24(10), 10–13.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
• Dorfman, L., Sorenson, S., & Wallack, L. (2009). Working upstream: Skills for social change. Retrieved from http://bmsg.org/sites/default/files/bmsg_handbook_working_upstream.pdf
• Rock, M. J., McIntyre, L., Persaud, S. A., & Thomas, K. L. (2011). A media advocacy intervention linking health disparities and food insecurity. Health Education Research.
A media advocacy intervention linking health disparities and food insecurity by Melanie J. Rock, Lynn McIntyre, Steven A. Persaud, Karen L. Thomas. Copyright 2011 by Oxford University Press. Used by permission of Oxford University Press via the Copyright Clearance Center.
Media
• Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012). Professionals in public health. Baltimore, MD: Author.
“Professionals in Public Health” Transcript

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