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.
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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)