3021.1 Making Strides and Realizing the Benefits of Community Engagement

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session evaluates the many ways of engaging communities. It discussed community-based programs, and methods of training community leaders in Community Based Participatory Research.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to Explain the role that health philanthropy can play in creating a regional movement to advance policy and environmental change strategies. Describe how Photovoice methodology can be used as a participatory evaluation tool documenting the impact of community changes. Discuss state and local communitiesí experiences with media messaging when discussing County Health Rankings.

Collaborative Evaluation Using a Community of Practice Model
Christopher M. Kabel, MPH, Ronda C. Zakocs, PhD, MPH, Noelle Dobson, MPH and Suzanne Briggs, MBA
Community-centered learning: A pedagogical approach to building research capacity in community-based organizations
Carolyn Leung, EdD, MA, Linda Sprague Martinez, MA, MA, Jocelyn Chu, ScD, MPH, Doug Brugge, PhD, Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Alex Pirie, BA, Beverley Russell, PhD and Laurel Leslie, MD, PhD
County Health Rankings: Experiences in Media Communication & Community Engagement
Julie A. Willems Van Dijk, RN PhD, Bridget Catlin, PhD, Brenda Henry, PhD, MPH and Patrick Remington, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)