Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is a partnership approach to research that equitably involves community members, organization representatives, and academic researchers in all aspects of the research process.
This online course from the Detroit URC gives researchers, health and human service practitioners, and members of community-based organizations an opportunity to learn about community-based participatory research (CBPR). This approach to research equitably involves community members, organization representatives, and academic researchers in all aspects of the research process.
This course was originally released in 2009 and peer-reviewed in 2013. Given its success as a foundational course, updates were made in 2017 for this improved, web-based 2nd edition (2018).
What this means for you:
Anyone can participate in this course at no cost. Continuing education credits are available for $21 and only available to those who have not already completed the original version of the course.
6.5 Nursing Contact Hours
6.5 CHES Category I CECH
Certificate of Completion
- Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH
Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health; Director Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center.
- Chris M. Coombe, PhD, MPH
Assistant Research Scientist, Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health.
- Robert J. McGranaghan, MPH
Founding Director, Community-Campus Partnership (CCP), University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Outline of the Course:
- Part 1: What is CBPR?
- Part 2: CBPR Partnerships
- Part 3: Conducting CBPR
- Part 4 Dissemination
- Part 5: Lessons Learned
Citation: Israel, B.A., Coombe, C.M., McGranaghan, R. (2018). Community-based participatory research: A partnership approach for public health (2nd ed.). Community Engaged Scholarship for Health, CES4Health.info, 2018.
The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing contact hours expire December 31, 2020.
The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.