Writing an Issue Statement Online Module



Primary Competency

Communication Skills

Crafting issue statements is an essential element of persuasive communication that is used in community engagement; policy, systems, and environmental change; and change management efforts. In this self-paced module, you will learn the steps and criterion involved in writing an issue statement, combining data and conversations with stakeholders to identify the root cause of a problem and articulate how the issue is impacting the community. You will then practice the steps and craft your own issue statement for a community or public health problem, issue or policy.

Learning Objectives
  1. Describe the steps in creating an issue statement.
  2. Define a criterion for the components of a sound issue statement.
  3. Develop a concise written issues statement of the public/community health problem, issue, or policy under consideration in a measurable manner.

This training addresses the strategic skill of persuasive communication.

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