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dc.contributor.authorHodgins, Margaret M.
dc.identifier.citationHodgins, M. & Swinburne, L. (2008). 'It sort of widens the Health word' evaluation of a health promotion intervention in the youth work setting. Youth Studies Ireland, 3(1), 30-44en_US
dc.description.abstractDefined as a place or social context in which people enage in daily activities in which environmental, organisational and personal factors interact to effect health and well-being, youth organisations clearly qualify as appropriate settings for health promotion, a fact which is recognised in the National Health Promotion Strategy (2000). This study presents the results of an evaluation of the Health Quality Mark (HQM), a settings-based health promotion intervention in youth organisations currently facilitated by the National Youth Health Programme (NYHP). The study employed qualitative data, and focused on impacts as perceived by stakeholders and on process factors, including the strengths and weaknesses of the process operated by the NYHP in implementing the HQM, perceived benefits and/or disadvantages of participating in the HQM, and the appropriateness of the criteria in the award.en_US
dc.publisherYouth Studies Irelanden_US
dc.subjectYouth organisationsen_US
dc.subjectNational Youth Health Programmeen_US
dc.subjectHealth Promotionen_US
dc.title'It sort of widens the Health word': evaluation of a health promotion intervention in the youth work setting.en_US
dc.contributor.funderDepartment of Health (Health Promotion Unit)en_US

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