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A review of the international literature on health promotion competencies: identifying frameworks and core competencies.

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dc.contributor.author Barry, Margaret M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-18T20:24:53Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-18T20:24:53Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-15
dc.identifier.citation Battel-Kirk, B., Barry, M.M., Taub, A. & Lysoby, L. (2009). A review of the international literature on health promotion competencies: identifying frameworks and core competencies. Global Health Promotion, 16(2), 12-20. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1757-9767
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10379/2788
dc.description.abstract Building a competent health promotion workforce with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop, implement and evaluate health promotion policies and practice is fundamental to mainstreaming and sustaining health promotion action. This paper reviews the international literature on competencies in health promotion, examines the competencies developed to date, identifies the methods used in their development and considers what can be learned from the experience of others when establishing international core competencies. The paper considers the advantages and disadvantages of employing a competency approach and the extent to which the competencies identified to date can enhance the quality of practice and update the skill set required to work within changing social, cultural and political contexts. en_US
dc.format application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Journals Online en_US
dc.subject Competencies en_US
dc.subject Health promotion en_US
dc.subject International review en_US
dc.title A review of the international literature on health promotion competencies: identifying frameworks and core competencies. en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1757975909104100
dc.local.publishedsource http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757975909104100 en_US
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.funder International Union for Health Promotion and Education en_US
dc.contributor.funder Society for Public Health Education en_US

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