Archived/Broken Link: Community-Based Participatory Research: Leave Your Parachute at Home

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Date Developed: 12/14/2014. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Jody Vogelzang, PhD, FDN, FAND, CHES; Wayne Squires, BA, MDiv, DMin. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 65 minutes.


Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is one approach for assessing population health and evaluating programs. In this on-demand webcast, Dr. Jody Vogelzang and Dr. Wayne Squires use the example of a research project focused on food insecurity in Grand Rapids, Michigan to provide an overview of the CBPR approach with a focus on stakeholder involvement. The presentation illustrates how CBPR transitions the focus from doing public health research and practice “for” to doing it “with” community partners.

Learning Objectives

• Describe Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.1.3)

• Distinguish the applied elements of CBPR (1.1.5, 4.5.1)

• Discuss CBPR from an asset, instead of deficient, model of development (1.1.3, 1.1.5)

Special Instructions

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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 $180,000/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.