228755 Collaborative policy design for community-based health partnerships--Part 2

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Cassandra Ritas, MPP , People's Policy Institute, Principal Policy Advisor, Jackson Heights, NY
The purpose of this presentation is to learn how to build collaborative policy design and advocacy into the work of community-based participatory research partnerships. Using both published case studies and personal experience, participants will explore the rudiments of policy analysis. Collaborative policy design can serve as a bridge between research and action; this presentation will help participants to more successfully navigate that bridge.

Learning Areas:
Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss additional strategies for constructing and evaluating policy alternatives. Describe the special strengths of and challenges to partnership in pursuing the work of policy change.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Cassandra Ritas, MPP, is the Principle Policy Advisor for The People’s Policy Institute, a national education and action company that provides skills-building workshops and consulting services to community-academic partnerships seeking policy change. Cassandra served as the Chair of the Policy Work Group for the Harlem Urban Research Center (URC) during its formative years, and is the author of the popular guide to policy work for CBPR practitioners, “Speaking Truth, Creating Power.” Her work is also represented in many of the CBPR textbooks published in the last decade. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.