In this assignment, you will complete a public health needs assessment MAPP matrix template. Next, you will seek out an FOA that addresses a public health intervention that will address your chosen topic. You will then create a presentation that demonstrates your chosen public health intervention and provides information about your MAPP matrix and the pertinent FOA.
Part I: Conduct an MAPP Matrix Needs Assessment
Conduct a public health needs assessment using the MAPP model. It will result in a MAPP matrix, which identifies a public health need that you are personally interested in.
File attached: Complete the MAPP matrix template.
All MAPP information can be obtained from the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) Web site at the following:
Four assessments of the MAPP model and the issues they address are described below:
Part II: Identify Funding Opportunity
After you have completed your public health needs assessment matrix template, you will create a presentation that addresses the following:
Options to Consider:
To assist you with your choice, you must pick one of the following categories that are directly related to your MPH coursework.
You will research the application process for any FOA that does any one of the following:
History and Foundations of Public Health
Biostatistics; Analysis and Application
Epidemiology and Risk Management
Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness
Health Policy and Analysis
Health Communications and Social Marketing
Change Implementation and Management
Public Health Informatics
Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Implications on Health
Performance Improvement System
Public Health in the Twenty-First Century
Develop a 12-slide presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint format. Be sure to use speaker notes at the bottom of each slide to provide detailed information. If you know how to insert an audio file, feel free to use that approach as well. Your goal is to fully inform your audience about your chosen public health intervention and chosen FOA.
Utilize at least 4–5 scholarly sources in your research and be sure to include a references page. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Conduct a public health needs assessment using the MAPP Model Matrix Template provided.MAPP model matrix template is thoroughly and logically completed. The Matrix also relates well to one’s MPH coursework: 40
Identify your chosen public health intervention that relates to your MPH coursework.
The chosen public health intervention is identified. The selection is logical and relates well to one’s MPH coursework: 8
Explain how (using the MAPP Model) you completed the matrix template to identify your chosen public health intervention.
The explanation regarding how the matrix template was completed is well-developed and logical. It clearly and appropriately identifies one’s chosen public health intervention as a result. Many examples are provided to support thoughts: 24
Explain why the intervention is an important initiative.
The explanation regarding why the intervention is an important initiative is clear and logical. Some examples are included. Some scholarly resources are used to support: 24
Identify whom the intervention will assist (target audience).
The target audience for the intervention is correctly identified. Scholarly resources are used in support: 8
Explain the general requirements of the FOA.
The general requirements of the FOA are fully explained. Reliable sources are utilized: 24
Describe at a high-level your intended approach in response to your chosen public health intervention, if awarded this grant.
The high-level description of one’s intended approach in response to chosen public health intervention, if awarded this grant is clear and logical. Scholarly resources are used in support: 24
Write with clear organization appropriate to required format, including introduction, thesis/main idea, transitions, and conclusion, when appropriate.
Introduction has a clear opening, provides background information, and states the topic. The assignment (e.g., report, presentation) is organized around an arguable stated thesis or main idea. Transitions are appropriate and help the flow of ideas. Conclusion summarizes main argument and has a clear ending. Writing generally provides a consistent coherency among ideas: 12
Usage and Mechanics:
Write using proper grammar, spelling, usage, and mechanics to provide smooth readability.
Writing follows conventions of spelling and grammar throughout. Writing skills are competent. Good command of language.
Bullet points and/or sentence structures are accurate. Capitalization, punctuation, and indentation reasonably well followed. Spelling errors are very few. All errors are infrequent and do not interfere with readability or comprehension: 12
Include proper attribution, paraphrasing, and quotations of all sources.
Using APA format, accurately paraphrased, quoted, and cited throughout the presentation when appropriate or called for. Only a few minor errors present: 12
Audience & Communication:
Write specifically to key audience, using terminology and tone appropriate for the audience.
Writing is focused.
Tone is adequately formal in keeping with the audience: 12