Community engagement for climate-ready communities: The role of community based participatory research (CBPR) in local climate adaptation planning and evaluation
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Environmental health sciences
Other professions or practice related to public health
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss the role of CBPR in climate adaptation planning processes. Define participatory action research (PAR) methods that can be used to inform the development of a climate adaptation plan. Discuss new opportunities and challenges of integrating a public health prevention perspective into climate adaptation planning. Discuss the use of developmental evaluation within a local climate adaptation planning process.
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Planning
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently a Co-Investigator on a transdisciplinary study funded by NOAAâs National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative entitled âCollaborative Planning for Health and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study in Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.â As the Collaboration and Evaluation Lead for this project, I designed a two-year collaborative public engagement process that incorporates Participatory Action Research and deliberative democracy processes, in conjunction with a developmental evaluation approach.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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