232598 Where We've Been, Where We're Going, and How We're Going to Get There: Academic partner and community partner perspectives

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 : 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH , Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Ella Greene-Moton , Flint Odyssey House Health Awareness Center, Flint, MI
For over ten years, the Community-Based Public Health (CBPH) Caucus has been an advocate for social justice within the American Public Health Association (APHA) and beyond. Two invited speakers will reflect on the history, progress, and future challenges and opportunities for the Caucus and the movement in CBPH. A Founding Member of the CBPH Caucus and recipient of the Tom Bruce Award, will provide an academic partner perspective. A Founding Member and Past-chair of the National Community-Based Organization Network (a collective voice of community-based organizations founded by Caucus members), will provide community partner perspective.

Learning Areas:
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Participants will: Identify how the CBPH Caucus began; Discuss the current status of the Caucus; and Formulate a vision of what the future holds for the Caucus

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am nationally known author and researcher in this area.
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.