WORKSHOPS

These training workshops are tailored to meet the needs of your group or organization.

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  • Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequality

  • Community-Based Participatory Research

  • Community-Engaged Research Methods

  • Research Ethics and Accountability

  • Cultural Sensitivity and Social Literacy

  • Introduction to Qualitative Interviewing

  • Developing Community-Academic Partnerships

  • Forming Community Advisory Boards

  • Protest Preparation

Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequality

Learn about the ways in which our physical and social environments affect our health. Why do some groups of people have different health outcomes? This workshop addresses multiple health factors, and can be tailored to focus on a specific theme:

Housing

Education

Transportation

Public Space

Food Access

Employment

Environment

Chronic Stress

Community-Based Participatory Research

This workshop focuses on the development and implementation of community-based participatory research (CBPR). You will learn how to establish partnerships between community and academic teams, how to develop your methodology, how to recruit participants, develop community advisory boards, and disseminate findings in multiple contexts. 

Community-Engaged Research Methods

Overview of a range of methods to engage community in your research, from one-time engagement to Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR). Learn to frame your question, develop and sustain partnerships, recruit participants, remain accountable to involved communities, disseminate findings, and plan collaborative interventions.

Research Ethics and Accountability

It can be tricky to set ethical guidelines as you develop your research project. Learn more about how to consider the needs and social contexts of your study population. This workshop can be applicable to any qualitative or quantitative study, and is especially useful for developing community-based and creative methodologies.

Cultural Sensitivity and Social Literacy

This workshop moves beyond ideas of cultural competency with a more adaptable framework for engaging diverse populations. Learn to develop projects and initiatives that are sensitive to the range of human experience, without sacrificing the rigor or generalizability of research, or the effectiveness of programming.

Introduction to Qualitative Interviewing

Basic skills for conducting interviews within qualitative research. Relevant to multiple study designs, this workshop teaches you to develop an interview guide and improves your ability to respond to nuanced interview dynamics. Also includes a brief overview of interview analysis methods.
Developing Community-Academic Partnerships

One of the most difficult aspects of collaboration for research, interventions, and programming is sustaining partnerships between academic researchers and the affected community. This workshop explores strategies for establishing partnerships among organizations with diverse interests and agendas in each stage of the partnership.

Forming Community Advisory Boards

Community Advisory Boards are an important part of collaboration with local community, especially when it comes to feedback and accountability. Learn how to identify community leaders and advocates, recruit members, and maintain engagement over time.

Protest Preparation

Non-violent protest is a significant part of political organization and organized action. It's important to be adequately prepared in advance of your protest. Learn how to assign roles, how to communicate effectively, what to bring, what to wear, what state-sponsored forces you are likely to encounter, how to handle injury, and how to respond to arrest.

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