Community Assessment And Analysis Assignment

Community Assessment And Analysis Assignment


Community Assessment And Analysis Presentation

My community is Bakersfield, California I was thinking of interviewing in regards to lack of mental health facilities and planning locally.

This is a Collaborative Learning Community assignment.

This assignment consists of both an interview and a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation.


Select a community of interest. It is important that the community selected be one in which a CLC group member currently resides. Students residing in the chosen community should be assigned to perform the physical assessment of the community.

  1. Perform a direct assessment of a community of interest using the “Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide.”
  2. Interview a community health and public health provider regarding that person’s role and experiences within the community.

Interview Guidelines

Interviews can take place in-person, by phone, or by Skype. Complete the “Provider Interview Acknowledgement Form” and submit with the group presentation.

Develop one set of interview questions to gather information about the role of the provider in the community and the health issues faced by the chosen community.

Compile key findings from the interview, including the interview questions used, and submit with the group presentation.

Community Assessment And Analysis Assignment

Community Assessment And Analysis Assignment

Community assessment is the process of identifying the strengths, assets, needs and challenges of a specified community. … A community assessment is usually performed early in the development of a coalition to better understand the communityand decide how the coalition might best address its concerns (Butterfoss, 2007).

8 Steps to Guide Your Community Health Needs Assessment
  1. Step 1: Identify and engage stakeholders. …
  2. Step 2: Define the community. …
  3. Step 3: Collect and analyze data. …
  4. Step 4: Select priority community health issues. …
  5. Step 5: Document and communicate. …
  6. Step 6: Plan improvement strategies. …
  7. Step 7: Implement improvement plans. …
  8. Step 8: Evaluate progress.