Read Chapter 3.
• Read Gonzalez et al.’s 2011 article, “Community-Based Participatory Research and Policy Advocacy to Reduce Diesel Exposure in West Oakland, California,” from American Journal of Public Health, volume 101, supplement 1, pages S166–S175.
Consider the following case: Community members want to address the high rate of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in their community.
They ask you as a researcher to help them learn about the risk factors for transmitting STDs and evidence-based programs available for reducing those risks.
1. Using the principles of CBPR, develop a logic model for a program.
2. Integrate appropriate measures and evidence-based practices into the program.
3. Discuss appropriate measures for evaluating community buy-in and potential outcomes.