Exploring Health Education in the 21st Century (Journal entry week2 )

Journal: Area 1 – Assess Needs, Assets, and Capacity for Health Education
This week, you will focus on Area 1 of the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Educators. Before you journal your thoughts related to this area of responsibility, reflect on how this area of responsibility may inform your personal and professional skills for health education practice. Consider that you may not have direct health education experience as a new professional in this area, but you may have experience from previous or current employment or practice.
Describe your strengths and weaknesses in relation to the Area 1 responsibility of health educators (assessing needs, assets and capacity) and explain why these represent strengths and/or weaknesses. Then identify potential opportunities for growth for this area of responsibility.
Explain steps that you might take to build your expertise in health education and for the development of competencies for your role as a health educator.
Explain how this area of responsibility might be reflected in your professional life.
Submit your Journal Entry by Day 3.