Community Campus Partnerships and CBPR Approach

DIalogue4Health 
Dialogue4Health. You’ll find web forums about public health and community approaches. There’s also a resource library, where you can find books, articles, presentations, among other public health resources. 


 
Research Toolkit. Whether you are just getting started, or have been active in research for a while, they have tools and guidance for all aspects of a research project, so that you don’t have to start from scratch. This web site is organized by the research’s phases, and all of their resources have been vetted and curated by their team. 


 
March of Dimes-Making a Community Partnership Work: A toolkit (pdf document). This toolkit is written for newcomers and seasoned organizers, community-based groups, public and private foundations, as well as local, state and federal government agencies. Although it is written for those interested in public health and human services, this toolkit can still be useful to individuals and groups addressing other community issues. 

Michigan Public Health 
Michigan Public Health Training Center-Community-Based Participatory Research: A Partnership Approach for Public Health (Free Course). This downloadable file is intended as an introduction to Community Based Participatory Research for people who are in the early stages of using or considering using it. It is designed for academic researchers from multiple fields, including but not limited to: public health, education, nursing, medicine, and members of community-based organizations. 


CBPR NIH 
National Institute of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Research. Community Based Participatory Research(CBPR) Funding Opportunities and Training Initiatives. Here you can find more information about CBPR, recent funding opportunities for studies using CBPR, recent training initiatives, and other useful information. 


skill building curriculum 
Developing and sustaining Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) partnerships: a skill building curriculum. This evidence-based curriculum is intended as a tool for community-institutional partnerships that are using or planning to use a CBPR approach to improving health.  It can be used by partnerships that are just forming as well as mature partnerships. 


Community toolbox 
Community toolbox (University of Kansas). Tools to help make a quick start on key activities in community work. You can learn community-building skills step-by-step; use a simple model for general guidance on assessing, planning, taking action, evaluating, and sustaining your work; access stories from people doing studies in different communities; and different services. 


Book 
Principles of Community Engagement 2nd edition (online book). 

 

Book 
Community-engage Research: a quick start guide for researchers (online guide).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Health Workers

 

cdc 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. Webinar: Promoting Policy and Systems Change to Expand Employment of Community Health Workers (CHWs). This course is designed to provide state programs and other stakeholders with basic knowledge about CHWs, such as official definitions of CHWs, workforce development, and other topic areas. In addition, the course covers how states can become engaged in policy and systems change efforts to establish sustainability for the work of CHWs, including examples of states that have proven success in this arena. 


manual CHW CDC_2 
CDC-The Community Health Worker’s Sourcebook: a Training Manual for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke. As the title says, this is a sourcebook for the training of Community Health Workers in the prevention of heart disease and stroke 


Your heart your life 
National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)-Your Heart, Your Life: A lay health educator’s manual. This manual is part of the Salud para su Corazón initiative sponsored by the NHLBI. Salud para su Corazón develops the tools and strategies to promote heart health among Latino individuals, families, and communities. 


Camino hacia la buena salud 
Stanford University, Patient Education Research Center-Spanish Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Tomando Control de su Salud). In this site you can find information about the Chronic Disease self-management program. But if you’re interested in taking the course to be a certified trainer, Puerto Rico’s Department of Health has the license to certified interested persons as trainers. You don’t have to be a health professional to be certified. 


TCS y MD 
Stanford University, Patient Education Research Center-Spanish Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Tomando Control de su Salud). In this site you can find information about the Chronic Disease self-management program. But if you’re interested in taking the course to be a certified trainer, Puerto Rico’s Department of Health has the license to certified interested persons as trainers. You don’t have to be a health professional to be certified. 


TCS y MD 
Stanford University, Patient Education Research Center-Spanish Diabetes Self-Management Program (Programa de Manejo Personal de la Diabetes). In this site you can find information about the Diabetes self-management program. But if you’re interested in taking the course to be a certified trainer, Puerto Rico’s Department of Health has the license to certified interested persons as trainers. You don’t have to be a health professional to be certified.


Manual CDC CHWs 
CDC-Addressing chronic disease through Community Health Workers: A policy and system-level approach. This document provides guidance and resources for implementing recommendations to integrate community health workers (CHWs) into community-based efforts to prevent chronic disease.

 

 

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