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(a) In the case of the anti-bullying and anti-suicide intervention, how can social media can be used to help inform students, parents, teachers and staff about bullying and suicide? What specific challenges might be faced when developing a social media campaign to prevent bullying and suicide in a public high school setting? Please provide specific examples and cite your sources.
(b) In the case of the obesity prevention intervention, how can social media can be used to help inform students, parents, teachers and staff about obesity and unhealthy eating? What specific challenges might be faced when developing a social media campaign to help prevent obesity, unhealthy eating and lack of physical exercise in a public school elementary school setting? Please provide specific examples and cite your sources.
(c) In the case of the psychological treatment intervention for military service members, how can social media can be used to help inform military families, military officers and staff help identify the symptoms of psychological distress in military service members and help them seek psychological treatment? What specific challenges might be faced when developing a social media campaign to help promote seeking psychological treatment and help reduce the stigma of psychological disorders in a military community setting? Please provide specific examples and cite your sources.
(d) If you chose your own real-world scenario, describe how social media can be used to create engagement with the intervention program you are planning to develop. Furthermore, please explain how social media messages can be crafted to help change behaviors in the community setting or private organization
Required Reading:
Cornelius, J. B., Whitaker-Brown, C., Neely, T., Kennedy, A., & Okoro, F. (2019). Mobile phone, social media usage, and perceptions of delivering a social media safer sex intervention for adolescents: Results from two countries. Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, 10, 29-37. Retrieved from ProQuest Central database from the Touro Library.
Goodyear, V. A., Armour, K. M., & Wood, H. (2018). Young people and their engagement with health-related social media: New perspectives. Sport, Education and Society, 1-16.Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13573322.2017.1423464
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PBS (2019) Generation Like [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/generation-like/ (53:41)
Jha, A., Lin, L., & Savoia, E. (2016). The use of social media by state health departments in the US: Analyzing health communication through Facebook. Journal of Community Health, 41(1), 174-179. Retrieved from ProQuest Central database.