This article from the Yale Public Health magazine takes a closer look at the work done by Jeanette Ickovics and the researchers in CARE. It provides readers with an idea of what it is like to work at CARE, mapping New Haven neighborhoods and surveying local residents to learn about their health needs.
The purpose of this study, carried out by William W. Backus Hospital in 2010, was to gather current statistics and qualitative feedback on the key issues facing service area residents. There are three componenets: a secondary data profile, a Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, and focus groups. The report explores demographics, general health status, and specific areas of interest.
These community dialogues were organized after CARE finished conducting its 2009 health survey in order to share the survey results, with a focus on the information particularly relevant to each neighborhood.
CARE's Neighborhood and School Survey, part of their Community Interventions for Health initiatives, gathered data about chronic disease and associated risk factors. This article analyzes the methods used in the survey.
This short report describes the process and plan for a needs assessment for a physical activity program in the Community Renewal Teams Early Childcare Education Programs. These reports were created in the Spring of 2010 by student teams as part of a class, Community Health Program Planning, at the Yale School of Public Health.