Community–Engaged Research and Health Disparities Research Online Modules

Engaging the community in research efforts is essential to successfully translating research into practice. This series of online modules introduces the concept of community-engaged research (CEnR) and the idea of social responsibility as a scientist or research team member.

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Modules

Community-Engaged Research (502E00CENR0001)

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This curriculum includes the following content:

  • 'Community-Engaged Research: An Overview.' Learners gain insight into the differences between CEnR and traditional research. This module provides details on the components needed to begin a community engagement in research collaboration. Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

    • Define CEnR
    • State the differences between CEnR and traditional research
    • Describe the components included in CEnR

    Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.

  • 'Community-Engaged Research: Foundations of Community Engagement in Research.' This module provides details on opportunities to expand beyond traditional research practices to include diverse end users and stakeholders at the research table. Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

    • Define the clinical and translational science gap
    • Identify their potential roles in CEnR
    • Identify community resources in CEnR

    Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.

  • 'Overcoming Barriers in Community Engagement in Research.' Researchers and their collaborative stakeholder partners have an invested interest in meeting unmet health care needs. Community engagement in the research process may include the introduction of unforeseen barriers that can impede the success and sustainability of the research project. This module identifies strategies to overcome these barriers.

    Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.

  • 'Are You Ready? Measuring Readiness and Preparing to Engage.' Determining how to apply levels of engagement with stakeholders is critical to the success of a CEnR project. This module provides an overview and resources to help participants gain awareness, prepare, implement, disseminate and maintain stakeholders' engagement throughout the research project.

    Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.