Healthmatters community academic partnership: Creating tools for community action among people with developmental disabilities and their supports
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Discuss the importance of Community Academic Partnerships (CAP) to community-based organizations and the benefit of health outcomes for people with developmental disabilities. Describe how the use of Health Matters Assessments in CBOs builds capacity for health promotion research, service learning, and training that can strengthen and improve health promotion and disease prevention services. Evaluate the translation and dissemination of an evidence-based health promotion program in creating the foundation for state networks to impact the service and regulatory systems in IL and NM.
Keyword(s): Community-Based Health Promotion, Community-Based Partnership
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be an abstract Author on the content I am responsible for because I have been conducting health promotion research initiatives for over 20 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.