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Mary Ann Feldheim, University of Central Florida
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School of Public Administration at the University of Central Florida
ASPA's Section on Health and Human Services Administration

The Journal of Health and Human Services Administration adopts a broad perspective that addresses the creation of healthy communities across five (5) dimensions: Civic Health, Environmental Health, Individual Health, Community Health, and Economic Health.

The journal’s objectives for this approach are to:

 

Healthy Communities Model

Communities are in various states of health. They can be distressed, vulnerable, and stable. Traditional models of community health focus on raising health levels from a distressed or vulnerable state to a stable situation. However, these models ignore the need to ensure that healthy communities become sustainable and resilient ones. The following model demonstrates that healthy communities can fall back into a distressed state without attention to generate a sustained health that is resilient to shocks to stability. It is important to note that resiliency should be conceptualized beyond emergency situations, as many current external threats to healthy communities are gradual or chronic in nature.

 

The Healthy Community Model is a holistic approach to community health, which includes the dimensions of:

 

Civic Health

Environmental Health

Individual Health

Community Health

Economic Health

Current Issue

Vol. 39, No. 4
Developing Healthy Communities: Civic Health

Introduction
by MARY ANN FELDHEIM

The Institutional Contribution of Community Based Nonprofit Organizations to Civic Health
by KANDYCE FERNANDEZ and JENNIFER ALEXANDER

Questioning Stakeholder Legitimacy: A Philanthropic Accountability Model
by PATSY KRAEGER and ROBBIE ROBICHAU

Global Perspectives on Civic Health: Applying Lessons from Post- Communist Societies to Enable Greater Civic Outcomes in the United States
by THOMAS A. BRYER and PAMELA MEDINA

The Civic Health Generated by Neighborhood Associations in Seoul, South Korea: A Consideration of Internal and External Advocacy Roles
by JUNG WOOK KIM, HEE SOUN JANG and LISA A. DICKE

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