CLAS Standards

CLAS Standards

Module 4 – SLP


write a paper that addresses the following:

  1. Explain how you would approach a health education program for the cultural group ( Weight-loss interventions for Hispanic populations).
  2. Support your choices with scholarly references. You should be able to use the information you found in researching your previous SLP papers.
    • Would your program be for the person, extended family, or neighborhood?
    • What positive perceptions, enablers, and nurturers would you want to reinforce? What negative ones would you want to try to overcome?
    • What positive aspects of cultural empowerment would you want to reinforce? What negative ones would you want to try to overcome? What existential ones would you acknowledge but not try to change?
  3. What challenges do you foresee in trying to plan and implement health education programs for this cultural group?

Length: 3 pages (excluding the cover page and the reference list).



Han, T. S., & Lean, M. E. (2016). A clinical perspective of obesity, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. JRSM cardiovascular disease, 5, 2048004016633371.

Lindberg, N. M., Stevens, V. J., & Halperin, R. O. (2013). Weight-loss interventions for Hispanic populations: The role of culture. Journal of Obesity, 2013

Miguel, A., & Luquis, R. R. (2013). Cultural competence in health education and health promotion. John Wiley & Sons.

Iwelunmor, J., Newsome, V., & Airhihenbuwa, C.O. (2014). Framing the impact of culture on health: a systematic review of the PEN-3 cultural model and its application in public health research and interventions. Ethnicity & Health, 19(1), 20-46. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2013.857768



 CLAS STANDARDS  cultural health perspective

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Healthy lifestyles are very necessary to cut the costs of healthcare and also improve the lives of the people. One of the greatest health issues in the United States of America is obesity. Obesity has been implicated in the rise in the prevalence of lifestyle disorders such as metabolic diseases like type 2 diabetes. However, even though the problem affects everyone in the country, the prevalence has a bias in some communities. The Latin American populations are most………………

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