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(CD-ROM)Community-Based Participatory Research: A Partnership Approach for Public Health (CD-ROM) CBPRR0909

Credit 5.6 Nursing Contact Hours; 5.5 CHES Category I Contact Hours
Instructors Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH Chris M. Coombe, PhD, MPH Robert J. McGranaghan, MPH 
Cost No Charge
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Cost

The CD-ROM is free when sent within the United States /U.S. Territories. There is a shipping and handling charge for all international orders; the charge is US$10 per CD-ROM. To download/print domestic/international order form, click Here. (All others, click Register.)

CD-ROM is mailed to you and will arrive within two to four weeks. (International orders may take an additional four weeks.)
  • A downloadable version option is available. Download the course immediately and then install it on your hard drive. To order download register here.

Course Description
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a partnership approach to research that equitably involves community members, organization representatives, and academic researchers in all aspects of the research process.  CBPR aims to increase knowledge and understanding of what is being studied and to integrate the knowledge gained with interventions and policy changes to enhance the health and quality of life of community members.

This CD-ROM and downloadable file are intended as an introduction to CBPR for people who are in the early stages of using or considering using CBPR.  It is designed for academic researchers from multiple fields, including public health, education, nursing, medicine, social work, urban planning, and for health and human service practitioners, and members of community-based organizations.  The training is divided into five sequential parts:

  • Rationale, definition, and core principles;
  • Strategies for forming, maintaining, sustaining, and evaluating CBPR partnerships;
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and interpretation;
  • Dissemination and translation of research findings; and
  • Benefits, challenges, and recommendations for using CBPR for research and social change

Insights from the literature and the experiences of the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center and its affiliated projects are provided throughout. Users have the opportunity to engage individually or as a partnership group in interactive case study activities.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List the rationale, definition, and core principles of CBPR
  • Describe strategies for forming, maintaining, sustaining, and evaluating CBPR partnerships
  • Discuss qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and interpretation
  • Explain methods of dissemination and translation of research findings
  • Identify benefits, challenges, and recommendations for using CBPR for research and social change

Target Audience
It is designed for academic researchers from multiple fields, including public health, education, nursing, medicine, social work, urban planning, and for health and human service practitioners, and members of community-based organizations.

Level
This course has been classified as "knowledgeable" by the criteria of the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, based on depth of material covered and length of course.

Continuing Education Credits

Certificate of Completion
A MPHTC Certificate of Completion is available for this course. Participants must complete an online course evaluation and successfully pass (a score of 75% or higher) the knowledge-based post-test(s). To begin, start with the evaluation, which can be accessed here.

5.6 Nursing Contact Hours

The Office of Public Health Practice, University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing contact hours for this activity will expire on November 30, 2014.

 5.5 CHES Category I Contact Hours
The Michigan Public Health Training Center is approved as a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH), Category I in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) Please see individual course descriptions for information regarding CECH availability for a course.

This Providership is through December 31, 2012, pending re-review.

Course Planning Committee:
Chris M. Coombe, PhD, MPH; Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH, Robert McGranaghan, MPH, Larry M. Gant, PhD, LMSW, MSW; Julie McCallum, MPH, RN, Angela Beck, MPH, CHES, Jeanette Kunnath, MEd, Amy Sarigiannis, MPH.


Sponsors
Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center -- Michigan Public Health Training Center (MPHTC), University of Michigan School of Public Health -- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars® Program at the University of Michigan -- Yale University Medical Schools -- Community-Based Public Health, Office of Public Health Practice, University of Michigan School of Public Health.

The MPHTC is funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Individual authors are responsible for this content and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA. Funding from the MPHTC has made production of this training possible.

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