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Community assessment for public health emergency response (CASPER) toolkit. Second edition.
  • Published Date:
    12/26/13
  • Status:
    current
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 2.57 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Environmental Health (U.S.). Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects. Health Studies Branch.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    1. Executive summary -- 2. Background -- 3. Phase I: Prepare for CASPER -- 4. Phase II: Conduct the assessment -- 5. Phase III: Data entry and analyses -- 6. Phase IV: Write the report -- 7. CDC support -- 8. Conclusion -- 9. References -- 10. Additional sources of information -- Appendix A: Steps to merge the two Excel files downloaded from Census 2010 and to calculate cumulative housing units for selection of census blocks -- Appendix B: Question bank -- Appendix C: CASPER preparedness template -- Appendix D: Example questionnaire -- Appendix E: CASPER tracking form (sample) -- Appendix F: Confidential referral form (sample) -- Appendix G: Introduction and consent script (sample) -- Appendix H: Agenda for just-in-time training of field interview teams -- Appendix I: Sample Interview teams.

    The first edition of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) Toolkit was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Health Studies Branch (HSB) in 2009. HSB has now developed this second edition to expand instruction and refine methodological procedures, including describing and incorporating advances in technology and recognizing the release of the U.S. Census 2010 data. HSB acknowledges the following individuals for their collaboration and commitment in the development of the second edition of the CASPER toolkit: Primary authors: Tesfaye Bayleyegn, Sara Vagi, Amy Schnall, Michelle Podgornik, Rebecca Noe, and Amy Wolkin.

    Suggested citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) Toolkit: Second edition. Atlanta (GA): CDC; 2012.

    casper_toolkit_version_2_0_508_compliant

    Date from document properties: 12/26/13.

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