Sexual Assault Prevention

Tools and Resources for Individual Education

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  1. Populations

    Racial/Ethnic Minorities

    African Americans

    What African Americans Need to Know
    http://www.preventcancer.org/colorectal2c.aspx?id=1064&ekmensel=15074e5e_94_0_1064_11
    Facts about African Americans and colorectal cancer are provided.

    Latinos

    Screen 4 Colon Cancer
    Http://www.screen4coloncancer.org
    This educational site gives information about colorectal cancer and screening options, helps individuals find qualified doctors and provides advocacy and public service announcements (English and Spanish) for promoting regular screening.

    Colon Health Education Campaign
    http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/chronic/colon/education.aspx
    This website provides educational materials targeted to English, Spanish and Vietnamese-speaking populations.

    Stay in the Game
    http://www.stayinthegamene.com/index.php
    The Stay in the Game website provides fact sheets, brochures, media and implementation materials in English and Spanish.

    Asian/Pacific Islanders

    Colon Health Education Campaign
    http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/chronic/colon/education.aspx
    This website provides educational materials targeted to English, Spanish and Vietnamese-speaking populations.

    Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool
    http://www.aancart.org/apicem/index.html
    This site contains multiple information materials on colorectal cancer and other types of cancers.  Many of the materials are available in various languages, such as Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean and other Asian languages.

    American Indians

    Colon Cancer Risk Factors
    http://natamcancer.org/col-riskfactors-wmn1.html#risk/
    This website helps Native American men and women assess their risk of colon cancer.  As you click on risk factors that increase or decrease your risk for colorectal cancer, a shield breaks or builds accordingly.  There is also general background information on colorectal cancer. 

    Arab-Americans

    Colorectal Cancer Public Education Materials for Arab-Americans
    https://www.accesscommunity.org/node/316
    The ACCESS Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness Campaign is designed to provide bilingual and culturally appropriate education to low-income Arab American adults with limited knowledge of cancer morbidity and limited access to health care due to insurance.

Age

Children

Save Our Parents
http://www.coloncancerfoundation.org/indexsave.htm   
The Susan Cohan Kasdas Colon Cancer Foundation provides group education to students about colorectal cancer, testing, and surgical procedure.  Students practice screening procedures on models and receive information to take home to their parents.

Older Adults

It’s Time to Challenge Colon Cancer.  Do You Have the Guts?
http://www.doyouhavetheguts.com/index.html
This campaign promotes colorectal cancer awareness and being screened by the “blue brush method.” The “blue brush method,” or the InSure® FIT™ and the InSure Quik FIT™ stool testing, is explained, and resources and information are available for both individuals and health care professionals. 

Screen 4 Colon Cancer
Http://www.screen4coloncancer.org
This educational site gives information about colorectal cancer and screening options, helps individuals find qualified doctors, and provides advocacy and public service announcements (English and Spanish) for promoting regular screening.

NIH Senior Health:  Colorectal Cancer
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/colorectalcancer/toc.html
This site explains the basics of colorectal cancer such as causes, risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis while tailoring the design of the website to senior citizens. Audio and video are also available to read site information to you and further explain topics.

Gender

What Women Need to Know about Colon Cancer Screenings
http://www.asge.org/PatientInfoIndex.aspx?id=374
A mini-quiz of six true/false questions tests how much a woman knows about colon cancer and screenings.

  1. Settings

    Home-based

    Prevent Cancer Foundation:  Colorectal Cancer
    http://www.preventcancer.org/colorectal3c.aspx?id=1036
    The Prevent Cancer Foundation works through research, education, and community outreach to prevent cancer and promote early detection in their National Colorectal Cancer Campaign. This site offers fact sheets (English and Spanish), screening information, quizzes, campaign materials and more. The website features a Share Your Story section, information about renting the Super Colon (hands-on educational tool) and opportunities for health professionals to learn more about cancer.

    Your Colon Cancer Risk
    http://www.yourdiseaserisk.siteman.wustl.edu/

    This is an online questionnaire that determines your risk for acquiring colorectal cancer along with ways to decrease your risk and daily behaviors to continue.

    Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada
    http://www.colorectal-cancer.ca/
    The Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada works to increase awareness and knowledge of colorectal cancer, support families and patients suffering from this cancer and advocate for nationwide screening and access to treatment. The website provides educational and promotional materials in English and French.

    ASGE Foundation
    http://www.asge.org/foundationdefault.aspx?id=112
    This foundation hopes to improve patient care by raising funds for American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for the education and training of endoscopists. It also helps patients find qualified endoscopists for screenings, such as colonoscopy.

    Health care facility-based

    Colon Cancer Prevention Project
    http://www.coloncancerpreventionproject.org/
    This project works to increase awareness of colorectal cancer, increase screenings and reduce rates of colorectal cancer and related death. This site provides pamphlets, media, facts, legislation information and more.

    Utah Cancer Action Network
    http://www.cancerutah.org/
    The Utah Cancer Action Network is a state-wide awareness campaign. Their website includes cancer awareness information, campaign and education materials, a link to request a free Fecal Occult Blood Test by mail and information about colorectal cancer prevalence in Utah.

  2. Implementation

    Stay in the Game
    http://www.stayinthegamene.com/index.php
    The Stay in the Game project website provides fact sheets, brochures, media and implementation materials in English and Spanish.

    Cancer Control PLANET:  5 Steps to Effective Cancer Control Planning
    http://cancercontrolplanet.cancer.gov/colorectal_cancer.html
    This five-step guide lists how to start plans for an intervention.

    Texas Cancer Control Toolkit
    http://www.texascancertoolkit.org/pdfs/txcancercontroltoolkit.pdf
    The Texas Cancer Control Toolkit gives information on how to implement a cancer control intervention, including colorectal cancer interventions. Materials and information on where to start planning are available along with ideas on how to evaluate your program.

    Colorectal Cancer Screening Resource Kit
    http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PRO/PRO_4_ColonMD.asp
    This site provides resources for health care providers wishing to encourage colorectal cancer screening. It includes patient education materials, presentations, advertisement materials, screening guidelines and ways to earn continuing education credits through a course on colorectal cancer screening and prevention.

  3. Evaluation

    Evaluating the Initiative
    http://ctb.dept.ku.edu/en/evaluating-initiative#node_toolkits_full_group_outline
     
    Community Toolbox sponsored by University of Kansas with resources on community assessment, recommendations on conducting surveys, interviews, choosing interviewers, and other assessment tools.

    Developing and Evaluation Report
    http://www.cdc.gov/eval/materials/developing-an-effective-evaluation-report_tag508.pdf
     
    Printable resource from CDC on developing an effective program evaluation report

    Conducting a Needs Assessment
    http://ctb.dept.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/assessment/assessing-community-needs-and-resources  
    A Community Toolbox sponsored by University of Kansas with resources on community assessment, conducting surveys, interviews, choosing interviewers, and other assessment tools. 

    Conducting focus groups
    http://ctb.dept.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/assessment/assessing-community-needs-and-resources/conduct-focus-groups/main
     
    Community Toolbox sponsored by University of Kansas with instructions on conducting Focus Groups.

    Workplace wellness programs
    http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/pubs/worksite_scorecard.htm
      
    Guide to complete assessment of workplace and wellness program including check-off list from CDC.

    AHELP Program Evaluation Webpage
    http://www.ahelp.org/Evaluation/Tools.aspx
    This page explains the benefits of project evaluation and what to keep in mind as you begin the process. Data collection tips, ethics, tools and resources for evaluation are also available on this webpage. 


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