Continue support for early literacy and language development in Pickens County, including professional development for teachers, family literacy programs and vision and hearing screenings for young children.
Partners: UA College of Education, Pickens County Head Start
PATHS program in Head Start programs, added in “coping power” to the PATHS program for children and families, adding on teacher groups and tele-medicine
Partners: UA College of Community Health Sciences, UA College of Arts and Sciences, Pickens County Action Committee, Community Development Corporation Inc.
Provides mental health screening, consultation and intervention services at Pickens County Primary Care.
Partners: UA College of Human and Environmental Sciences, Pickens County Primary Care
Understand the degree and nature of unnecessary medical care in ambulatory medical practices and hospital settings in Pickens County.
Partners: UA College of Arts and Sciences, Pickens County Medical Center
Strength training and cancer prevention in various areas of the county through diversified partners.
Partners: UA College of Community Health Sciences, Pickens County Family Resource Center
Increase access to behavioral health services for students.
Partners: UA School of Social Work, UA College of Human and Environmental Sciences, Pickens County Schools
Aid in the sustained development of an evidence-based cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program to address the needs of Pickens County patients with cardiac or pulmonary issues.
Partners: UA College of Education, Pickens County Medical Center Cardiopulmonary
Developing marketing materials targeting Medicare and BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama patients by advertising preventive care available at Pickens County Medical Center.
Partners: UA Culverhouse College of Business, Pickens County Medical Center
Focusing on transportation as a root problem for many health issues, this needs assessment will quantify the problem and suggest possible solutions.
Partners: Alabama Transportation Institute, US College of Engineering, Pickens County Family Resource Center
Assessing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and conducting health screenings. Expanded to include a walking competition with the community members, using online modules to look at behaviors and look at health risks.
Partners: UA Capstone College of Nursing, Aliceville Public Library
Church-based, nurse-led educational sessions about breast cancer awareness and early detection among rural, African-American women and training for community health workers and undergraduate pre-nursing/nursing students to lead sessions.
Partners: UA Capstone College of Nursing, Pickens County Medical Center