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

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Developing the Community Empowered Research Training (CERT) program: Building research capacity for community-initiated and community-driven research
Catlin Rideout, MPH, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Nadia Islam, PhD, Winston Tseng, PhD, Won Kim Cook, PhD, Marguerite Ro, DrPH, Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Marc N. Gourevitch, MD, MPH, Mariano Rey, MD and Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH
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Successful Institutionalization of a Community Based Health Promotion Program
Julia Roncoroni, BA, Whitney Wall, MPH, Carolyn M. Tucker, PhD, Khanh Nghiem, MS and Michelle M. Nagri, BS
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Harvest of Hope: A Community-Academic Partnership to Develop and Evaluate a Church Garden Project
Reverend William Kearney, Molly M. De Marco, PhD, MPH, Meredith Robbins, Robin Crowder and Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD
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Engaging and sustaining youth in Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) partnerships using youth development models
Marni L. LoIacono Merves, MSW, MA, Caryn R. R. Rodgers, PhD, Janice M. Robinson, Jamie Heather Sclafane, MS, MCHES and Laurie J. Bauman, PhD
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"Getting Active in Health and Research": A community academic partnership increasing health and research literacy and advocacy
Ester R. Shapiro, PhD, Roland Smart, Community Outreach Expertise, Feleshia Battles and Chioma Nnaji, MPH, MEd
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What does infrastructure building look like to engage community partners in research?
Patricia Piechowski, MPH, MSW, Kanchan Lota, MPH, CQIA, Carolyn Sampselle, PhD, ANP, FAAN, Lee Bell, AA, Karen Calhoun, MA, Fran Talsma, MSW, Marie Watkins, LPN, Arlene Sparks, MPA, E. Hill De Loney, MA and Marc Zimmerman, PhD

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, HIV/AIDS, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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