Changing Public Behavior
Unit 5 Assessment
Criteria for successful mastery of Unit 5 content
Unit 5 assessment criteria
A Learner can consider Unit 5 completed when, the learner can:
Explain the difference between planning to change the behavior of an individual vs. planning to build the capacity of a group or community:
Your response indicates that behavior change theory refers primarily to individuals, and that planning to build capacity of a group must depend on other theories and expectations.
Site specific steps for initiating a dialog with the target audience, and working in collaboration with the audience to identify barriers and opportunities for behavior change:
Your response cites one or more of the following points from CPB Step #4, I. Introduction. Active participation of community members is vital to short and long term success
a. Identify key individuals and/or groups interested in working to bring about changes within the community
b. Build a relationship of trust and cooperation
c. Identify your target audience(s)
d. Ask the audience to help in: promoting community participation and support; identifying the targeted group; providing advice for refining the assessment process; identifying what kinds of questions are important; suggesting who to engage in a needs assessment process; and considering the method or methods most likely to result in needed information
Complete the practice activities for at least two social assessment skills.
Answer questions about Step 4 of the Arkansas case study, and be able to defend your answers.
Complete Steps 1 – 4 of the Educating about Behavior and the Environment planning tool – in reference to a situation you are investigating.