This assignment builds upon the week 3 Community Assessment. Using the identified community problem, research the literature, review the textbook, complete an internet search, and interview healthcare professionals to determine a plan of action.
This will be a 4-step process:
Step 1: Select one professional individual in the community to interview
Choose one professional to interview pertaining to the issue you have identified from the week 3 assignment (e.g., social worker, community health worker, home health nurses, physical therapist, respiratory therapist, religious leader, or police officer, etc.)

Prepare open-ended questions to encourage dialog with the interviewee
(if permissible you may use your phone or tape recorder if permitted to record the interview)
Interview this individual regarding the identified health issue from an interdisciplinary health perspective
Obtain CV/Resume to be submitted with the final paper for the interviewee
Step 2: Explore how the problem impacts individuals, families, communities, or populations:
Consider children, adolescents, and older adults
Step 3: Determine best practices and necessary adaptations for the different populations
Utilize the interview to determine specific best practice(s) to address the identified community problem
Consider children, adolescents, and older adults

Identify resources available to formulate a prevention plan for the community problem (to also be used for Assignment #3 in the week 7 prevention plan)
Step 4: Compose a paper:
35-page APA paper plus a cover page and reference page as well as the CV/resume/bio of each interviewee
Include 3-5 references
APA formatting with title page and reference page.
Submit to dropbox by day seven, week 5
Interdisciplinary Community Health Assessment Rubric Module 5.pdf
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Module 5 Interdisciplinary Community Rubric
Criteria Ratings
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Introduction Paragraph
25 to >23.0 pts
Exceptional
Excellent introduction to include: Summary of the topic o Appropriate title o Problem identified. o Zip code of concern o Interdisciplinary interviewee is introduced.
23 to >21.5 pts

Proficient
Introduction is developed at a proficient level; further revision is required about content. Missing one item in the introduction. o Appropriate title o Problem identified. o Zip code of concern o Interdisciplinary interviewee is introduced.
21.5 to >19.75 pts
Minimally Passing
Introduction meets minimally passing standards but requires further revision to meet excellent standards regarding required content. Missing two items of introduction. o Appropriate title o Problem identified. o Zip code of concern o Interdisciplinary interviewee is introduced.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Interview Discussion
25 to >23.0 pts

Excellent
Excellent interview to include: Discussion is thorough with demonstration of open-ended questions. Discussion is in a narrative form without he said she said. Discussion of resources available in the zip code are included. Problem identified discusses interventions for children, adolescents, and older adults.
23 to >21.5 pts

Proficient
Interview discussion is developed at a proficient level; further revision is required regarding content. Missing one item necessary for the interview. Discussion is succulent with demonstration of open-ended questions. Discussion is in a narrative form without he said she said. Discussion of resources available in the zip code are included. Problem identified discusses interventions for children, adolescents, and older adults.
21.5 to >19.75 pts

Minimally Passing
Meets minimally passing standards but requires further revision to meet excellent standards regarding required content. Missing two items necessary in for interview. Discussion is succulent with demonstration of open-ended questions. Discussion is in a narrative form without he said she said. Discussion of resources available in the zip code are included. Problem identified discusses interventions for children, adolescents, and older adults
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Conclusion
12.5 to >11.5 pts

Exceptional
Conclusion is a summary of the presentation which includes: Thorough summary of paper No new information is introduced. 2-3 paragraphs
11.5 to >10.75 pts
Proficient
Conclusion is developed at a proficient level; further revision is required regarding content to meet exceptional standards: Summary of paper No new information is introduced. 2-3 paragraphs
10.75 to >9.88 pts

Minimally Passing
Meets minimally passing standards, further revision is required regarding content to meet exceptional standards or missing 2 content requirements: Summary of paper New information is introduced. 1 paragraph
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
CV/Resume
12.5 to >11.5 pts

Exceptional
CV/Resume included of interviewee
11.5 to >10.75 pts
Proficient
NA
10.75 to >9.88 pts
Minimally Passing
CV/Resume not complete
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Organization
5 to >4.6 pts

Exceptional
Concise and well-organized writing. Ideas are described clearly and are presented in a logical sequence. Ideas and arguments are fully supported and developed through evidence. Paragraph structure is appropriate with logical transitions. Use of proper level headings utilized throughout the paper. The information being discussed is properly cited. Paper is 3-5 pages
4.6 to >4.3 pts
Proficient
Clear organization of main points. Ideas are described clearly and are presented in a logical sequence. Support and development of ideas is present, but one or more areas lack evidence. Paragraph structure is appropriate with logical transitions. Use of proper level headings utilized throughout the paper. The information being discussed is properly cited. Paper is 3-5 pages

4.3 to >3.95 pts
Minimally Passing
Clear organization of main points but some areas may stray from logical sequence. Support of ideas present but is not consistent. Two improper use of level headings noted in paper. Minimal paragraph structure issues. Several citation errors. Paper is 3-5 pages
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Writing Style
10 to >9.2 pts

Exceptional
Sentence structure clear, with smooth transitions, correct grammar, and punctuation. No spelling errors. Uses standard English language. Word choice is correct, precise, and unambiguous. Introduction has a clear statement addressing the topic. Unity of the paper clearly leads the reader to the conclusion and stirs thought regarding the topic. Writing does not reveal discriminatory bias.
9.2 to >8.6 pts

Proficient
Overall sentence structure is clear, with smooth transitions. Less than 3 grammar, punctuation, or spelling errors. Introduction has a clear statement addressing the topic. Paragraph structure is appropriate with logical transitions. Writing does not reveal discriminatory bias. Unity of the paper clearly leads the reader to the conclusion. Writing does not reveal discriminatory bias.
8.6 to >7.9 pts

Minimally Passing
Overall sentence structure is clear, with smooth transitions. Less than 5 grammar, punctuation, or spelling errors. Introduction has a clear statement addressing the topic. Writing does not reveal discriminatory bias.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
APA
10 to >9.2 pts
Exceptional
3- 5 references are current and are cited appropriately throughout the paper. Paper is formatted per APA style guide with no APA errors. No plagiarism noted.
9.2 to >8.6 pts

Proficient
3-5 references are current and are cited appropriately throughout paper. Paper is formatted per APA style guide with less than 3 APA errors. No plagiarism noted.
8.6 to >7.9 pts
Minimally Passing
3-4 references are current and are cited appropriately throughout paper. paper is formatted per APA style guide with less than 5 APA errors. No plagiarism noted.
7.9 pts
Not Passing
References are not current and/ or are not appropriately cited. paper is not consistent with APA formatting guide. There is evidence of plagiarism.
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