5027.0 Technology Theater Session 4: Web-base Methods of Positively Impacting Communities

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The first paper examines RYSE. RYSE is a cross-sector, cross-disciplinary effort supporting the holistic well being of individual young people and their peer communities through the use of evaluative inquiry and web 2.0 technology. The second paper describes MAPP, a community planning tool used for community assessment and planning to strengthen public health infrastructure, improve communication, streamline resource utilization, and impact upstream determinants of health.
Session Objectives: Paper one: Define the frameworks and application of evaluative inquiry and web 2.0 technology. Describe how RYSE Youth Center employs and integrates evaluative inquiry and web 2.0 technology to plan, implement, and assess social-justice based systems change. Paper Two: Describe an innovative, evidence-based approach to improve local public health system evaluation and improvement through the use of internet-based technology. Outlines the impact of a novel approach to community assessment and planning on strengthening public health infrastructure, improving communication, streamlining resource utilization, and impacting upstream determinants of health.

Welcoming Remarks

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Organized by: APHA-Technology Theater