asset map

Create an asset map that includes the following: 

Describe the primary community assets available in your Scholar-Practitioner Project community and explain why they are relevant. 

Select three assets you identified. Explain how you might integrate the asset into a potential community health assessment and public health promotion program that would address the problem you selected for your Scholar-Practitioner Project. 

Use Resources and current literature to support your response. 

Support your Scholar-Practitioner Project Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are to provide a reference list for all resources, including those in the Learning Resources for this course. 


Minkler, M. (2012). Community organizing and community building for health and welfare (3rd ed.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Chapter 10, “Mapping Community Capacity” 

Bartholomew, L. K., Parcel, G. S., Kok, G., Gottleib, N. H., & Fernandez, M. E. (2011). Planning health promotion programs: An intervention planning approach (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Pages 221–225 on Community Capacity 

Copyright 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Used with permission from Jossey-Bass via the Copyright Clearance Center. 

Beyer, K. M. M., Comstock, S., & Seagren, R. (2010). Disease maps as context for community mapping: A methodological approach for linking confidential health information with local geographical knowledge for community health research. Journal of Community Health, 35 (6), 635–644.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases. 

Kazda, M. J.,  Beel, E. R., Villegas, D., Martinez, J. G., Patel, N., & Migala, W. (2009). Methodological complexities and the use of GIS in conducting a community needs assessment of a large U.S. municipality. Journal of Community Health, 34 (3), 210–215.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases. 

Santilli, A., Carroll-Scott, A., Wong, F., & Ickovics, J. (2011). Urban youths go 3000 miles: Engaging and supporting young residents to conduct neighborhood asset mapping. American Journal of Public Health, 101 (12), 2207–2210.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.