Online Program

Case study: Stories by real Latina mothers project

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

German Chiriboga, MPH, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
A case study will be presented about the development of the Stories by Real Latina Mothers Project, which explores narratives from Latina Mothers about their experience of getting medical care as Medicaid recipients and as members of a minority group. Instructors will discuss the process of development of the project, including aspects of design, participant recruitment, and focus group and interview preparation. This process will later be applied in practice during the workshop.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Describe Laura Wexler’s theory and methodology of storytelling development Using a case study format, describe successful development of a storytelling intervention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working in topics of health equity and health disparities for the last six years. I also have 4 years of experience in focus group and individual interview guide creation, facilitation and content analysis. For the last year and a half I have been directly involved in the development of projects that utilize video storytelling as a health intervention method. I have also received training in Public Health and qualitative methods of research.
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.