Resources

SOPHE offers a wealth of health education and health promotion resources across the field. Browse SOPHE books and publications.

Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Education Specialists

This policy brief presents relevant background information on the ACA and highlights the role health education specialists can fill within the context of a transitioning health care system. Exploration of the various care delivery models and methods of reimbursement are examined to encourage the formation of a research and advocacy…

Environmental Scan of Health Education Teacher Preparation Programs

SOPHE-Environmental-Scan Report on Health Education Teacher Preparation Programs Research has shown that when health education is delivered effectively in schools, students show improvements in health as well as key academic outcomes (Smith, Potts-Datema, and Nolte, 2005; Chiang, Meagher and Slade, 2015; Brener et al., 2017, Birch et al., 2019). To…

Social Determinants of Health & Health Education: An Annotated Bibliography

Social determinants of health (SDOH) are the environment in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age (World Health Organization, 2017), including the factors that significantly influence the course of one’s health (Lewis, 2020). Some examples of SDOH include housing, employment, food security, education (Trust for America’s Health, 2020),…