Resilience in American Indian community-based public health
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Demonstrate the need for assets-focused resilience research to enhance public health programs and interventions with American Indian communities. Identify ways community-based participatory research (CBPR) can move from deficit and problem-focused inquiry toward asset and capability-focused research and practice.
Keyword(s): Community Assets, Native Americans
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: With graduate training in anthropology and nutrition, I have collaborated for more than 20 years with Native American tribes in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Mexico contributing to the understanding the relationship between cultural behaviors and health outcomes. I collaborate with DinÃ© College on the Navajo Nation, to teach research/evaluation in health promotion. 2007 with my partners in the Hualapai Nation, I was awarded the Local Impact Award by the National Indian Health Board.
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.