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Community Partnerships and Perspectives (Advanced Level)

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Date Developed: Unknown. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Linda Usdin, PhD; Anne Witmer, MPH. Type: Online Course Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 100 minutes.


This module is a continuation of the Intermediate “Community Partnerships and Perspectives” course. It explores methods for identifying, analyzing, and targeting community health problems and their causes. Presenters focus on the components for measuring progress, such as developing logic models in order to evaluate community interventions. Communication strategies—including the use of media—conclude the series.

Learning Objectives

• Design a governance structure that reflects the unique needs and positive points of the collaborative described.

• Develop an outline of a logical model for the evaluation for a community intervention in which they are currently involved.

• Identify and propose specific techniques for the communication challenges of their community partnership including consensus building, conflict resolution and the development of shared vocabulary.

• Develop a media outreach plan for their community that includes the cultivation of the media as a key collaborative partner.

Special Instructions

Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on "Course Offerings" and search for "Community Partnerships and Perspectives-Advanced Level". [Note: videos may not be compatible with Macs].

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.