Online Program

Community-Based and Community-Engaged Research

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will demonstrate unique approaches to Community-Based Participatory Approach (CBPA) to address health inequities among socially disadvantaged and marginalized communities. We will present certain settings have been identified to reach minority populations for health promotion activities sucha as barber shops, beuty salons, and faithbased organiztions; community health assessments are an important activity for any local health department; communities were able to meet local needs within program goals while reaching objectives and measures by engaging diverse, local partnerships to collectively encourage community-driven health promotion; a community-based participatory approach helped to better understand residents’ perceptions on community asset and priority health issues, and to identify appropriate intervention strategies to improve health; a partnership helped develop linguistically and culturally appropriate data collection methods to conduct community-based public health surveillance for the deaf community.
Session Objectives: Discuss further direction for health promotion programming in social settings. Describe the use of a qualitative, community-engaged methodology in community health assessments. Describe health promotion strategies to change community policy and practice to improve person-level health and well-being. Discuss community-based participatory approachs to address health disparities in marginalized communities.

Table 1
Quantitative evaluation of the quantity of community engagement in research   
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, Vetta Thompson-Sanders, PHD, Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH, Maranda Witherspoon and Cassandra Arroyo-Johnson, MS, PhD
Table 2
Community capacity building for community based participatory research through training: Implementation and evaluation of the community research fellows training program   
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, Tanya Funchess, DHA, MPH, MSM, Bethany Johnson Javios, MSW, Candice Green, MPH and Vetta Thompson-Sanders, PHD
Table 3
Photovoice: A method to understand perceptions of cardiovascular health in the "stroke belt"   
Sarah Kowitt, MPH, Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD, Jesse Lomas, BSPH, Tamara Taggart, MPH, PhD, Linden Thayer, BA, Sussie Sutton, MSA and Alexandra Lightfoot, EdD
Table 4
CBPR: Evaluation of Faith-Based Health Promotion Interventions   
Meghan Slining, PhD, MPH, Carmel Price, PhD, Lynette Gibson, PhD, RN, Alicia Powers, PhD and Catherine Thurston
Table 5
Picturing the health of a community: A community-engaged health assessment of Weber and Morgan Counties in Utah   
Laura Santurri, PhD, MPH, CPH, Angela Stander, Liese Zahabi, MGD, Brian Bennion, MPA and Jacob Matthews, MPA
Table 7
ALIVE! A Community-research Partnership to Design and Test a Healthy Lifestyle Intervention with African American Churches   
Elizabeth Lynch, PhD, Alan Ragland, DMin, Erin Emery, PhD, Sheila Dugan, MD, Francine Stark, MDiv, Clayton Thomason, JD, MDiv, LaDawne Jenkins, BA, Catherine Feit and Elizabeth Avery, MS
Table 8
Deaf Health Survey: Community engagement to include Deaf American Sign Language users in public health surveillance   
Kelly Matthews, BSW, Lori DeWindt, MA, Jacqueline Pransky, Erika Sutter, MPH and Steven Barnett, MD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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