Understanding MPH Student Experience with Community Needs Assessment in HOPE SF Public Housing Communities
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related education
Identify key success factors in building campus-community partnerships to conduct community health assessment that engage public housing residents and stakeholders to address critical community health issues. Describe benefits of collaboration among residents, community organizations and academic institutes to pursue strategies for improving health in public housing communities and enhance practice-based learning experiences for public health students.
Keyword(s): Community Health Assessment, Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been involved with the Health Equity for HOPE SF collaboration for three years. I have been a student participant in conducting the community needs assessments in the assessment course and also an evaluator for HOPE SF programs. I have a deep understanding of this partnership and learning experience, as well as evaluation experience.
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.