EVALUATION IS KEY
Behavorial Approaches to Injury Control—Conference Proceedings
In January 2003, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hosted a conference discussing behavioral approaches to injury control. Included in the presentations were: health-behavior change theories, customized injury-prevention messages, and strategies for including community values and policy makers in a broad approach to injury prevention.
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Guide to Conference Proceedings
- Intro by David Grossman, M.D., M.P.H.-
- Models of Health Behavior presented
by Martin Fishbein, Ph.D. (page 7)-
This section includes backgrounds of four key health behavior
change theories, highlighting variables from the theories.
From these theories and variables, an integrated model is demonstrated.
Direct and indirect behavioral, intentional, attitudinal, subjective
norm, and perceived control measures are then discussed, followed
by strategies for intervention development.
- Brief Behavioral Interventions to Prevent
Injury presented by Chris Dunn, Ph.D. (page 27)-
This section describes two behavior change interventions conducted
- Techniques to Promote Behavior Change
in Individuals: Tailored Health Communication presented by Matthew
W. Kreuter, Ph.D., M.P.H. (page 41)- This section
highlights tailored health communication messages as it applies
to injury prevention. Programs such as Safety Land and
Safety in Seconds are discussed.
- Behavior Change at the Community Level
presented by Andrea Gielen, Sc.D. (page 46)-
This section describes the ecological model as it is used for
behavior change at the population level, using community and policy
level techniques. Successful interventions are also described.
- Behavioral and Social Science in Injury
at CDC presented by David Sleet, Ph.D. (page 56)-
This section highlights projects and collaborations conducted
with and at the CDC incorporating injury and violence prevention
and behavioral and social sciences.
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