The Foundations for Health Promotion 4th Edition continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and ‘pull out’ boxes, Foundations for Health Promotion 4th Edition covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing.
- Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes
- Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study
- Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education
- Ineractive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning
- Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes
- Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter
- ‘Pull out’ boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice
About the Author
Jane Wills is Professor of Health Promotion in the School of Health and Social Care at South Bank University and is also Director of the Centre for Applied Research in Improvement and Innovation (CApRII).
She has over 25 years of experience of teaching public health and health promotion. Her research focuses on health education and health literacy and behavioural interventions particularly in relation to obesity. She is a trained counsellor and also teaches motivational interviewing and counselling skills to health care professionals. She has also held numerous external examiner and independent assessor posts, maintaining the discipline of health promotion. Initially qualifying as a teacher, she has a strong interest in pedagogy and student development, regularly publishing with students.
Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK