142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Funding Communities to Identify Local Needs and Solve Local Public Health Problems

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to identify models of successful outreach and strategies for utilizing mini-grant programs to improve local community public health issues. Audience members will learn about methods to enhance community partnership and engagement to increase access to prevention. This session will also highlight community-based planning and evaluation process and describe models for the promotion of public health topics in other domains.
Session Objectives: Describe the role community based organizations can play in reducing population-wide community level risk factors for health disparities. Identify the types of training and technical assistance needed by community based organizations to successfully implement evidence-based strategies focused on high impact, population-wide improvements. Describe the use of mini-grants to promote community evidence-based interventions.
Michelle Williams, PhD, MPH, CHES

Use of mini-grants to disseminate evidence-based interventions for cancer prevention and control
Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH, Debra Kellstedt, MPH, Michelle Carvalho, MPH, Daniela B. Friedman, MSc, PhD, James L. McCracken, MA, Maria E. Fernandez, PhD, Glenna Dawson, MPH and Michelle Kegler, DrPH
Strategies to Reach and Implement the Vision of Health Equity (STRIVE): Using evidence-based strategies to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Edward Tepporn, Catlin Rideout, MPH, Pedro Arista, MPH, Shilpa Patel, MPH, Marianne Chung, Nadia Islam, PhD, Kathy Ko Chin and Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)