HW 425 Unit 9 Assignment: Creating and Presenting a Workplace Wellness Program
Course Outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
HW425-6: Create a workplace wellness program for a private organization or business.
GEL-1.03: Demonstrate college-level communication through the oral delivery of original materials in Standard English.
PC-4.2: Demonstrate an understanding of how ones perspective toward multiculturalism and diversity impacts an organization.
Unit Outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Define and describe workplace wellness.
Explain the significance of individual and organizational level strategies and interventions to influence health.
Identify the planning and workplace governance factors that influence workplace health programs.
Apply principles of cultural competence in selection and design of workplace wellness programming.
Explain the significance of diversity in workplace wellness programming.
Background: In your previous assignments, you used a general model of program planning to develop a comprehensive community-based health promotion program. In the Unit 9 Assignment, you will continue to practice your use of a general planning model to create a workplace wellness program.
Instructions: Choose a workplace within the community as the focus of your workplace wellness program. This could be your own workplace or another workplace with which you are familiar. This is a 2 part assignment in which you will create a written workplace wellness program plan and a brief oral presentation.
Part 1: Written Workplace Wellness Program Plan
Your Assignment should be approximately 35 pages in length, written in essay format and include appropriate supporting citations and references in APA format. Address the topics listed below. Bolded items will help guide your work in Part 2 of the assignment, the Oral Presentation.
Discuss how the needs assessment process should be used to identify health and wellness needs in a workplace setting.
Determine the appropriate health focus of the workplace wellness program (i.e., general wellness, stress management, diet and fitness, smoking cessation, etc.)
Discuss the demographic composition of the workforce.
Discuss the role of leadership in supporting, modeling, and championing workplace wellness efforts.
Create a workplace health improvement plan that includes:
A mission statement
Measurable goals (at least 2) and objectives (at least 3) that align with overall business/organizational objectives
A theory or model of health behavior to guide the program. Consider individual and organizational theories of change.
Intervention activities (at least 3) that support the goals and objectives
A discussion of how the intervention activities incorporate cultural competence and address diversity within the organization
A discussion of budget line items and estimated total program cost
Defined roles and responsibilities for key stakeholders
An evaluation plan with at least 2 evaluation questions. You may present the evaluation plan in paragraph form or complete an evaluation matrix.
A summarizing conclusion that describes a plan for program sustainability.