Sustainability: Detroit Head Start Asthma Project- Building capacity to assist Head Start children with asthma
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Sustainability: Detroit Head Start Asthma Project- Building capacity to assist Head Start children with asthma

Noreen Clark
Center for Managing Chronic Disease
University of Michigan

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  • 1. Sustainability: “Detroit Head Start Asthma Project: Building Capacity to Assist Head Start Children with Asthma”
  • 2. Different levels of project sustainability:
    • Organizational
    • Individual
    • Community
    • Beyond Target Community
  • 3. Organizational level: Head Start agencies expected to adopt project processes and incorporate intervention goals into their existing structure.
    • continued leadership within Head Start from staff participating in project development and evaluation
    • continued screening for asthma symptoms among children
  • 4. Organizational level (continued )
    • continued provision of educational assistance and materials for parents
    • continued use and implementation of asthma management strategies appropriate for Head Start centers
  • 5. Individual level: Parents with children in participating Head Start center will
    • increase and maintain their ability to manage asthma symptoms in their children
    • become better advocates when working with health care professionals
  • 6. Individual level (continued)
    • work more effectively with Head Start staff to manage the child’s asthma symptoms
    • transfer acquired knowledge and skills to other child caregivers in their social environment
  • 7. Community level: Parents outside the Head Start community interested in
    • developing networks of support for families affected by asthma
    • incorporating asthma education and management into community health fairs
  • 8. Beyond the Target Community: Head Start Asthma Project has elicited interest from
    • the public school system
    • health care professionals in the surrounding community
  • 9. Sustaining momentum of the project itself:
    • Staff interest in new project that extends current work throughout Detroit System