3242.0 Building capacity with community/lay health workers

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Community/lay health workers serve an important role in reaching and teaching various disadvantaged populations. This roundtable session features projects that utilize community/lay health workers to help build public health capacity within their communities. Best practices, challenges, and acheivements will be discussed.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the role of community/lay health workers in building public health capacity. 2. Synthesize findings from presentations to describe barriers and benefits of using community/lay health workers.
Keiko Sakagami, EdD, CHES

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Lessons learned from the "Native Navigators and Cancer Continuum" public health intervention
Linda Burhansstipanov, DrPH, Linda U. Krebs, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, Brenda Seals, PhD, MPH, Noel L. Pingatore, BS CPH, Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, PhD and Daniel Petereit, MD
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Effectiveness and utilization of a parent education curriculum: A two-level evaluation of educators and parents
Sheetal Malhotra, MBBS, MS, Diane M. Santa Maria, MSN APRN-BC, Hilda M. Chavarria, BS and Melissa Steiner, MSA, CHES
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An evaluation of the Avon Foundation community education and outreach initiative (CEOI) patient navigation program
Dana Allen, BS, Kimberly Arriola, PhD, MPH, Winifred Wilkins Thompson, PhD, MSW and Tamara Mason, MPH, CHES
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Exploring evaluation findings from the Getting on Target with Community Health Advisors project
Susan Mayfield-Johnson, PhD,MPH,CHES, Laura Hall Downey, DrPH, Charkarra Anderson-Lewis, PhD, Lachel Story, PhD, RN, Rebekah Young, MPH, CHES, Pearlean Day, MEd and Arnecca Byrd, MPH, MS
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Promotores as partners in a community-based diabetes intervention
Carmen Maynes, MPH and Joanne McCloskey, PhD
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Project Dulce's diabetes peer educator program assessment on behavioral outcomes: January 2008 November 2008
Sonia Contreras, MS, Leticia Ocana, MPH, Chris Walker, MPH and Alba Araujo
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Jump Start To Health: A beauty salon -based health behavior education program
Kimberly Fowler, PhD, Shainika Thompson and Shallon Craddock, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers, Social Work