Community-Based Participatory Research: A Partnership Approach for Public Health

Availability
Course No.
CBPRD0909
Cost
No Charge
Credit

5.6 Nursing Contact Hours; 5.5 CHES Category I Contact Hours

Barbara A. Israel

Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH

Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH, is a Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the School of Public Health, University of Michigan where she joined the faculty in 1982. She received her MPH and DrPH degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Chris M. Coombe

Chris M. Coombe, PhD, MPH

Chris M. Coombe, PhD, MPH, is a Research Associate with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (URC). She received her PhD in health behavior and health education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and her MPH from University of California, Berkeley, where she was instrumental in developing the Center for Public Health Practice. Dr. Coombe has over 25 years of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating community-based interventions and collaborations using a participatory approach.

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Robert J. McGranaghan

Robert J. McGranaghan, MPH

Robert J. McGranaghan, MPH, is the Project Manager for the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (URC), based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and has been involved with the Detroit URC since its inception in 1995. He is also an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Mr.

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Course Details

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.

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

Continuing Education Credits

Requirements for Completion

Participants must complete an online course evaluation and successfully pass (a score of 75% or higher) the knowledge-based post-test(s). 

Certificate of Completion

A MPHTC Certificate of Completion is available for this course.

5.6 Nursing Contact Hours

The Michigan Public Health Training Center, 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 December 31, 2018.

5.5 CHES Category I Contact Hours

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 

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.

Conflict of Interest:

 All instructors have reported no conflicts of interest related to this activity. All activity planners have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

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.

Description

IMPORTANT NOTE: The downloadable/CD ROM course “Community-Based Participatory Research: A Partnership Approach to Public Health” was created in 2009 and as of 2015 is no longer compatible with current Macintosh systems (OS X Yosemite).

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.

This is a downloadable version of the course. To download:

  1. Register for the course.
  2. Click the View this Course button when logged into your Michigan PHTC account. You will be taken to the course website (www.cbpr-training.org).
  3. Take the survey on the Download/Get Password page. At the end, you will have access to the executable file to install on your PC. You may need to work with your IT department if you do not have administrative access on your computer.

Please go to the CBPR website for further information on system requirements. Download speed will vary depending on your internet speed and bandwidth. We suggest using DSL, Cable, T1, mobile broadband, or higher to download this course onto your computer.