Empowering Communities to Address Health Disparities: Practical Steps to Take at the Local Level

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Date Developed: 10/26/2016. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies. Presenter(s): Deborah Morris, Melissa Adolfson, Haner Hernandez PhD. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 86 minutes.


This webinar describes ways to enhance community capacity and readiness to engage in activities aimed at identifying and addressing behavioral health disparities, focusing on strategies for improving local-level assessment practices and practical approaches for evaluating community-based interventions aimed at reducing these disparities. A webinar recording and transcript are available.

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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.