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Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships Presentation, Erin B. Brown 2018 VCU

Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships Presentation, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

Initiating & Sustaining Community-Academic Partnerships

Erin Burke Brown, Ph.D., Director, ASPiRE

This workshop presents “5 Simple Steps” for initiating and sustaining community-academic partnerships. Participants will move through the 5 steps to consider the unique aspects of community-academic partnerships, the importance of deliberate and intentional conversations to find mutual benefit, and knowing when/if to terminate the partnership.


Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships Handout, Erin B. Brown 2018 VCU

Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships Handout, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

Initiating & Sustaining Community-Academic Partnerships

Erin Burke Brown, Ph.D., Director, ASPiRE

This workshop presents “5 Simple Steps” for initiating and sustaining community-academic partnerships. Participants will move through the 5 steps to consider the unique aspects of community-academic partnerships, the importance of deliberate and intentional conversations to find mutual benefit, and knowing when/if to terminate the partnership.


Self-Prep Checklist Handout, Erin B. Brown 2018 VCU

Self-Prep Checklist Handout, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

Initiating & Sustaining Community-Academic Partnerships

Erin Burke Brown, Ph.D., Director, ASPiRE

This workshop presents “5 Simple Steps” for initiating and sustaining community-academic partnerships. Participants will move through the 5 steps to consider the unique aspects of community-academic partnerships, the importance of deliberate and intentional conversations to find mutual benefit, and knowing when/if to terminate the partnership.


Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships Workshop Agenda, Erin B. Brown 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships Workshop Agenda, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

Initiating & Sustaining Community-Academic Partnerships

Erin Burke Brown, Ph.D., Director, ASPiRE

This workshop presents “5 Simple Steps” for initiating and sustaining community-academic partnerships. Participants will move through the 5 steps to consider the unique aspects of community-academic partnerships, the importance of deliberate and intentional conversations to find mutual benefit, and knowing when/if to terminate the partnership.


Inclusive Collaboration, Jennifer Early 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Inclusive Collaboration, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Group Norms, Jennifer Early 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Group Norms, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Facilitation Plan, Jennifer Early 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Facilitation Plan, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Intro To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning Presentation, Tracey Gendron, Jennifer Early, Katie Elliott 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Intro To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning Presentation, Tracey Gendron, Jennifer Early, Katie Elliott

Community Engagement Institute

The purpose of this workshop is provide participants with an introduction of community-engaged research (CEnR) and service learning (SL) at VCU. Academics will be encouraged to think of the 3 traditional aspects of academic work (research, teaching, and service) as doors that they can open to collaborate with community partners in an integrated portfolio of scholarship. Community partners will be encouraged to consider how community initiatives align with academic aspects of research, teaching, and service.


Intro To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning Activities, Tracey Gendron, Jennifer Early, Katie Elliott 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Intro To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning Activities, Tracey Gendron, Jennifer Early, Katie Elliott

Community Engagement Institute

The purpose of this workshop is provide participants with an introduction of community-engaged research (CEnR) and service learning (SL) at VCU. Academics will be encouraged to think of the 3 traditional aspects of academic work (research, teaching, and service) as doors that they can open to collaborate with community partners in an integrated portfolio of scholarship. Community partners will be encouraged to consider how community initiatives align with academic aspects of research, teaching, and service.


Intro To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning Agenda, Tracey Gendron, Jennifer Early, Katie Elliott 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Intro To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning Agenda, Tracey Gendron, Jennifer Early, Katie Elliott

Community Engagement Institute

The purpose of this workshop is provide participants with an introduction of community-engaged research (CEnR) and service learning (SL) at VCU. Academics will be encouraged to think of the 3 traditional aspects of academic work (research, teaching, and service) as doors that they can open to collaborate with community partners in an integrated portfolio of scholarship. Community partners will be encouraged to consider how community initiatives align with academic aspects of research, teaching, and service.


21st Century Community Engagement In Higher Education, Jennifer Early 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

21st Century Community Engagement In Higher Education, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

Workshop Overview: The higher education landscape is changing, and universities of the future may bear little resemblance to the institutions that have existed for the past 100 years. This workshop will help participants understand the intersections between a changing higher education landscape and community engagement. Participants will explore new models for organizing academic work (i.e., teaching, research, and service) in ways that promote student success and address community-identified needs.

Have TED Talk cued up: “Can Universities be Central to World Change” (16 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yNAMUQxYDM

Optional: “Reclaiming the Soul of Higher Education” (15 min ...


Higher Quality At Lower Cost: Community Health Worker Interventions In The Health Care Innovation Awards, Caitlin Cross-Barnet, Sarah Ruiz, Megan Skillman, Rina Dhopeshwarkar, Rachel Singer, Rachel Carpenter, Suzanne Campanella, Maysoun Freij, Lynne Snyder, Erin Colligan 2018 NIDILRR

Higher Quality At Lower Cost: Community Health Worker Interventions In The Health Care Innovation Awards, Caitlin Cross-Barnet, Sarah Ruiz, Megan Skillman, Rina Dhopeshwarkar, Rachel Singer, Rachel Carpenter, Suzanne Campanella, Maysoun Freij, Lynne Snyder, Erin Colligan

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Background: Published evidence regarding cost savings, reduced utilization, and improved quality associated with employing community health workers (CHWs) is largely lacking. This paper presents findings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health Care Innovation Awards (HCIA), with a focus on six diverse programs that employ CHWs. We examine outcomes associated with programs incorporating CHWs into care teams for a broad age range of patients with various health issues such as cancer, asthma, and complex conditions.

Methods: This mixed-methods study used data from claims and site visits to assess the effectiveness of CHW programs. In difference-in-differences analyses of Medicare fee-for-service ...


The Social Construction Of Understanding & Neoliberal Multiculturalism: Analysis And Critique Of The Peruvian Moratorium Gmos, T. W. Dondanville 2018 Illinois State University

The Social Construction Of Understanding & Neoliberal Multiculturalism: Analysis And Critique Of The Peruvian Moratorium Gmos, T. W. Dondanville

Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development

No abstract provided.


Wood County Project Connect: Final Report For Event Held October 18, 2017, Melissa Winston Burek 3729542, Mamta U. Ojha, Marisa Hutchinson, Brandon Peebles 2018 Bowling Green State University

Wood County Project Connect: Final Report For Event Held October 18, 2017, Melissa Winston Burek 3729542, Mamta U. Ojha, Marisa Hutchinson, Brandon Peebles

Melissa Burek

Wood County, Ohio Service providers and volunteers came together to serve those at risk for homelessness and under-served populations at the 5th Annual Project Connect. Data were collected from guests, volunteers, and providers to capture the characteristics and satisfaction levels of those in attendance and those involved in carrying out this expansive, one-day event. The results are presented in the report.


“We’Ve Been Researched To Death”: Exploring The Research Experiences Of Urban Indigenous Peoples In Vancouver, Canada, Ashley Goodman, Rob Morgan, Ron Kuehlke, Shelda Kastor, Kim Fleming, Jade Boyd, Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society 2018 BC Centre on Substance Use, BC Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS

“We’Ve Been Researched To Death”: Exploring The Research Experiences Of Urban Indigenous Peoples In Vancouver, Canada, Ashley Goodman, Rob Morgan, Ron Kuehlke, Shelda Kastor, Kim Fleming, Jade Boyd, Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

The belief among many Indigenous Peoples of being over-researched, often through questionable research practices, has generated mistrust towards researchers. Despite growing critiques of conventional research practices, understanding of Indigenous Peoples’ contemporary research experiences remains limited. The research this article describes was undertaken by a community organization led by Indigenous Peoples who use illicit substances. Community researchers facilitated talking circles to explore the research experiences of peers living in a highly-researched inner-city neighbourhood in Vancouver, Canada. While participants reported distrust towards researchers, this wariness did not preclude participation in research given a context of extreme poverty. Participants noted lack of transparency ...


Participatory Action Research Examining The Role Of Physical Activity In Mentoring For Resilience, Francesca Gable 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Participatory Action Research Examining The Role Of Physical Activity In Mentoring For Resilience, Francesca Gable

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This study examined the use of physical activity-based mentorship programs to positively influence student mental health and resilience in post-secondary institutions. The process of relationship building was observed through regularly implemented physical activity interactions over time. The purpose was to determine the ability of a physical activity-based mentorship relationship to positively influence student resilience. A participatory action research methodology was used to engage with a population of ninety undergraduate Kinesiology students (30 mentors:60 protégés) over an eight-month period. Sixty interviews and thirteen focus groups were conducted, and fifteen-hundred pages of journal reflections were consulted to further understand the relationship ...


Citizen Panels And Opinion Polls: Convergence And Divergence In Policy Preferences, Shelley Boulianne, Kristjana Loptson, David Kahane 2018 MacEwan University

Citizen Panels And Opinion Polls: Convergence And Divergence In Policy Preferences, Shelley Boulianne, Kristjana Loptson, David Kahane

Journal of Public Deliberation

Citizen panels offer an alternative venue for gathering input into the policy-making process. These deliberative exercises are intended to produce more thoughtful and informed inputs into the policy-making process, compared to public opinion polls. This paper highlights a six day deliberative event about energy and climate issues, tracking opinion changes before and after the deliberation, as well as six months after the deliberation. In two of the five policy domains, opinions change as a result of the deliberation and these changes endure six months after the deliberation. The tracking of opinions across the three points in time reveals a pattern ...


Islamic Terrorism In The United States – The Association Of Religious Fundamentalism With Social Isolation & Paths Leading To Extreme Violence Through Processes Of Radicalization., Shay Shiran 2018 Shay Shiran

Islamic Terrorism In The United States – The Association Of Religious Fundamentalism With Social Isolation & Paths Leading To Extreme Violence Through Processes Of Radicalization., Shay Shiran

Student Theses

This exploratory study focuses on identifying motivations for religious terrorism and Islamic terrorism in the United States in particular. Terrorism is a crime of extreme violence with the end purpose of political influence. This crime is challenging to encounter for its multi-faced characteristics, the unusual motivations of its actors, and their semi-militant conduct. The hypothesis of this study asserts that religious terrorists are radicalized by passing from fundamental to extreme devout agendas, caused by isolation from the dominant society, and resulted in high potential to impose those agendas by extreme violence. Under the theoretical framework of subculture in criminology, this ...


Informing Social Impact: Enabling Everyday Changemakers Through Research, Marissa Getts 2018 Brigham Young University

Informing Social Impact: Enabling Everyday Changemakers Through Research, Marissa Getts

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Despite a lack of expertise regarding social impact, laypeople make many important decisions about social good by starting or supporting organizations or social businesses, voting for or against legislation and policymakers, or spending their money and time on volunteering or service trips. Unfortunately, many people base their interventions or analysis of interventions for any given social issue on overly simplistic understanding or incorrect information regarding social impact. This keeps them from developing interventions with positive, sustainable impact. Ballard Brief is a publication based on a framework intended to inform the layperson about social issues and interventions.

This thesis is comprised ...


San Bernardino And Riverside County Foster Family Agency Social Workers' Awareness Of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, Cristin Elizabeth Campbell 2018 California State University, San Bernardino

San Bernardino And Riverside County Foster Family Agency Social Workers' Awareness Of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, Cristin Elizabeth Campbell

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking is a crime happening right in our own backyards. Social Workers are seeing this vulnerable population fall through the fingers of social services and into the clutches of traffickers at alarming rates. This research project analyzed San Bernardino and Riverside County Foster Family Agency Social Workers' Awareness of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking. This project was a quantitative exploratory research design. A paper survey was distributed to Foster Family Agency Social Workers within San Bernardino and Riverside County, California using a snowball sampling. A bivariate analysis was conducted to evaluate the relationship that social work experience in ...


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