Capacity-building through a community action team: Findings from an intimate partner violence prevention program
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Explain the role of a Community Action Team in developing socioculturally-relevant materials and activities for a community health program. Describe the role of a Community Action Team in implementing a community health program. Describe how participation on a Community Action Team changed participants’ understanding and response to intimate partner violence in their communities.
Keyword(s): Immigrant Domestic Violence, Community Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Program in Public Health and I direct the Community Health concentration in our MPH program. I have a fifteen-year history of planning, implementing and evaluating community-based programs to prevent and respond to intimate partner violence. I am currently the PI on a federally-funded grant to establish a coordinated community response to sexual violence on Stony Brook University's campus.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.