THE PEN-3 Model The PEN-3 Model is a conceptual framework for planning and developing culturally appropriate health education and disease prevention programs

A target cultural group and health problem affecting this group is needed for the essay. I ask that you please let me know what you choose to make sure it is correct. THANK YOU!! The purpose of the assignment in this course is to place the student in a position that will require research, synthesis of information and critical thought.
You will be asked to distinguish pertinent from peripheral facts, to identify central alternatives among several issues competing for attention, and to formulate strategies and recommendations. The method provides an opportunity to sharpen problem-solving skills and to improve your ability to think and reason rigorously.
THE PEN-3 Model The PEN-3 Model is a conceptual framework for planning and developing culturally appropriate health education and disease prevention programs (Airhihenbuwa, 1995; Airhihenbuwa & Webster, 2004). The model consists of three domains: Cultural Identity, Relationships and Expectations, and Cultural Empowerment. Expectations and Outcome Develop a 7-8 page (not including cover and reference page) paper that will encompass SLO 1-4 (Compare and Contrast essential cultural and cross-cultural perspectives required of a Health Educator, Analyze the applicability of theory in multicultural education, Explore the impact of cultural beliefs and practices on effective health education and Compare and contrast methods of educating individuals from other cultures on various health topics) and demonstrate the culmination of your understanding and your ability to synthesis what you have learned. APA formatting is required for this assignment. Your paper should include an introduction (with thesis statement) and a conclusion.
• Choose a target cultural group • Identify a health problem affecting this group • Characterize the broader social cultural context in which behaviors contributing to this health problem occur • Discuss how culture can be leveraged toward empowerment of your target group • Discuss the implications of cultural identity in determining the most appropriate intervention? point of entry? • Identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly materials to inform your application of the PEN-3 Model to the development of your health education program Use the scholarly literature to characterize the scope and implications of this health problem Please be sure to provide citations of sources consulted in preparing your paper in the body of the actual document itself (i.e., in addition to furnishing a reference list).
Remember, any statement that you make that is not common knowledge or that originates from your synthesis or interpretation of materials that you have read must have a citation associated with it. If it is a direct quote it must have a page number or para number. For guidelines on in-text citations, visit the following web site: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/ Any questions, please inbox me! THANK YOU