Accreditation Standards Related to Disability
Assessments of Disability and Health Training Opportunities
Sinclair, L.B., Tanenhaus, R.H., Courtney-Long, E., & Eaton D.K. Disability within U.S. public health schools and program curricula. J Public Health Management and Practice. 2015; 21(4):400–405.
Tanenhaus, R.H., Meyers, A.R., & Harbison, L.A. Disability and the curriculum in the U.S. graduate schools of public health. Am J Pub Health. 2000; 90(8):1315–1316.
Disability and Health Competencies Developed for:
Health Care Practitioners
Kirschner, K.L., & Curry, R.H. Educating health care professionals to care for patients with disabilities. JAMA. 2009; 320(12):1334–1335.
Coursey, R.D., et al. Competencies for direct serviced staff members who work with adults with severe mental illnesses in outpatient public mental health/managed care systems. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 2000; 23(4):370–377.
Smith, W.T. et al. Disability in cultural competency pharmacy education. Am J Pharmaceutical Education. 2011; 75(2) Article 26. Pages 1−9.
Eddey, G.E. & Robey, K.L. Considering the culture of disability in cultural competence education. Academic Medicine. 2005; 80(7):706−712.
Public Health Practitioners
Textbooks Available to help Learn Disability and Health Competencies
Albrecht, G.L., Seelman, K.D., & Bury, M., (Eds.). Handbook of disability studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications; 2001.
Simeonsson, R.J., & McDevitt, L.N. (Eds.). Issues in disability and health: the role of secondary conditions & quality of life. Chapel Hill NC: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and North Carolina Office on Disability and Health; 1999.
Drum, C.E., Krahn, G.L., & Bersani Jr, H., (Eds.). Disability and public health. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association; 2009.
Lollar, D.J. & Andresen, E.M. (Eds.) Public Health Perspectives on Disability-Epidemiology to Theics and Beyond, New York, NY, Springer, 2011.
Lenihan, P., et al. (2015). The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Doctor of Public Health Program: An Innovative Approach to Doctoral Level Practice Leadership Development. American Journal of Public Health, 105(S1), S55-S59.
Operating Models and Guidelines for Teaching Disability and Health Studies and Curriculum
Symons, A.B., McGuigan, D., & Akl, E.A. A curriculum to teach medical students to care for people with disabilities: development and initial implementation. BMC Med Educ. 2009;9:78.
World Bank. World Bank inaugural disability and development core course. May 7−11, 2012. Washington, DC.
Salloway, J.C. et al. Constructing gerontological curricula for health administration. Journal of Health Administration Education. 1993; 11(1):68−77.
Brandert, K. et al. (2014). A model the training public health workers in health policy: the Nebraska Health Policy Academy. Preventing Chronic Disease, 2, 1-6.
Center for Health Policy Columbia University School of Nursing and Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine. (2008). Competency to curriculum toolkit: Developing curricula for public health workers.
Fleckman, J.M., Dal Corso, M., Ramirez, S., Begalieva, M., & Johnson, C.C. (2015) Intercultural competency in public health: a call for action to incorporate training into public health education. Front. Public Health 3:210. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00210.
Jayatilleke, N., & Mackie, A. (2012). Reflection as part of continuous professional development for public health professionals: a literature review. Journal of Public Health, 35(2), 308-312.
Shortell,S.M., Weist, E.M., Sow, M.S.K., Foster, A., & Tahir, R. Implementing the Institute of Medicine’s Recommended Curriculum Content in Schools of Public Health: A Baseline Assessment. American Journal of Public Health: October 2004, Vol. 94, No. 10, pp. 1671-1674. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.94.10.1671
Winskell, K., Evans, D., Stephenson, R., Del Rio, C., & Curran, J. W. (2014). Incorporating Global Health Competencies into the Public Health Curriculum. Public Health Reports, 129(2), 203–208.