Chicago Area Youth Health Service Corps: Preliminary Findings and Lessons Learned from Using a CBPR Approach
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Discuss the process of utilizing a CBPR approach and preliminary findings that have documented the impact of the YHSC with regard to community outreach, health promotion, and individual youth development within the back drop of health care reform.
Keyword(s): Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration, Health Promotion and Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I received my PhD at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration and have been the principle investigator of the Youth Health Service Corps Impact Study, funded by multiple entities within DePaul University which focuses on examining the impact YHSC program within the immigrant community and among youth participants. I have developed knowledge in the areas of ethnic identity and minority development, community practice, and health disparities.
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.