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

TheJournal of Health and Human ServicesAdministrationadopts 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 journals 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. 41, No. 1

The Roles of Parent Perception and Insurance Status in Child Health Care Utilization
by CORY E. CRONIN and JESSICA KELLEY

Patient Centered Care and Turnover in Hospice Care Organizations
by ERIC G. KIRBY

Understanding the Implementation of Telemental Health in Rural Mississippi: An Exploratory Study of Using Technology to Improve Health Outcomes in Impoverished Communities
by JOSEPH “JODY” HOLLAND, WILLIAM HATCHER and WESLEY L. MEARES

Collective Impact Model Implementation: Promise and Reality
by LYNDA M. SAGRESTANO, JOY CLAY and RUTHBETH FINERMAN

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