Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Obesity prevention program for Hispanic/Latina women--Promoting a healthier lifestyle: A grant proposal
by Cardenas, Marisol, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2015, 61; 1606059
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to design a program that raises awareness on obesity-related health condition, identify potential funding sources, and write a grant to fund an obesity prevention program. An extensive literature review increased knowledge about the factors affecting obesity and provided a framework for an obesity prevention program to facilitate in the community. A search for potential funding sources via the Internet and a grant database resulted in the selection of Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) as the best funding source for this project. A grant proposal was written to support an obesity prevention program at Toberman Neighborhood Center in San Pedro, California. The submission and funding of this grant was not a requirement for the successful completion of the project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Santhiveeran, Janaki
Commitee: Brocato, Jo, Wilson, Steve
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work
Keywords:
Publication Number: 1606059
ISBN: 9781339362199
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