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5107.0 Infrastructure and capacity building in CBPR
Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Developing the infrastructure for CBPR can be a useful approach to advance community- based public health efforts, promote sustainability, and build community capacity. This session describes the multifaceted approaches used to engage communities to address identified concerns and develop culturally appropriate solutions to improve health outcomes. Panelists will describe the guiding principles, incremental approaches, and evidence- based strategies used to build an infrastructure for CBPR, enhance community organization and engagement efforts, and promote community capacity building.
Session Objectives: Describe evidence-based culturally appropriate approaches to building CBPR infrastructure that engages in community- based public health initiatives Identify methods to build community capacity and empower communities to participate in social change and community- based public health efforts Discuss best practices, research outcomes, key findings and recommendations from academic-community collaboratives designed to address social and health inequities
Mary Cataletto, MD
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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
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