Using appreciative inquiry to engage community members in a health needs assessment
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Describe how an “Appreciative Inquiry” approach was used to uncover and prioritize community health needs Examine how the NO/AIDS evaluation team engaged collaborative partners, competing agencies and key stakeholders Discuss lessons learned from an evaluation perspective in conducting a community health needs assessment
Keyword(s): Community Health Assessment, Evaluation
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Eleanor Tinto-Poitier, MHA, Community Health Center Project Manager for NO/AIDS Task Force, uses her experience with FQHCs, government agencies and operations management to shepherd the Agency to an expanded future. Her career focused on public health administration: in government entities, Community Health Centers and other Section 330 grantees, and in ambulatory settings within public hospitals. Ellie shares her experience through consulting and presentation work, primarily around quality initiatives and health center operations and expansion efforts.
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.