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  1. Using Photovoice to Engage Minority Consumers in the Implementation of Health Interventions

    Photovoice, a participatory action research method developed by Caroline C. Wang and Mary Ann Burris, empowers people with cameras to document their everyday lives and inform social action. Photovoice uses photographs taken by people in their communities and the stories behind the photographs to promote critical dialogue about important issues...
  2. Fishing for Fitness: Promoting Good Health in Cambodian Boys and Men

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: The Cambodian Family Description: The Fishing for Fitness project incorporates cultural activities for Cambodian boys and men. The health education is then delivered through group discussions and focuses on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mental health. Food and snacks are served during the events. The idea for the project...
  3. Wiconi Ohitika (Strong Life): Youth Suicide Prevention Project

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Wiconi Ohitika Suicide Prevention Description: The primary purpose of the Wiconi Ohitika Youth Suicide Prevention Project is to provide suicide prevention education that will save lives, and help survivors of suicide recover from tragic loss. The project is: A culturally enriched approach to youth suicide prevention...
  4. Photovoice and Migrant Women: Survivors of Domestic Violence Tell Their Story

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Family Service of El Paso Other Participants: Familias Triunfadoras, Inc., Consulado General de México in El Paso Description: The University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Sciences Department of Social Work implemented the intervention with 22 Mexican migrant women who were survivors of domestic violence, participant ages were...
  5. HIV Prevention Education through Community Health Educators in Salons

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Objective: HIV/STD prevention education through Community Health Educators in Salons Description: Get It Done utilizes African American and Latino barbers and hair dressers as Community Health Educators to provide HIV/STD prevention messages and information about substance abuse and treatment. The program also provides convenient access to...
  6. Intensive Family Services: Innovation in Prevention and Early Intervention

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Casa Pacifica Objective: Provide help to abused, neglected or at risk children and their families. Description: Intensive Family Services (IFS) is a short term, early intervention/prevention community based service developed to provide support and linkage to the community for families that have come to the attention of...
  7. Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines

    The Center for Children and Family Futures has released “Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines.” This publication provides a blueprint for local and state policymakers and practitioners to implement best practices in providing effective family drug court (FDC) services. Well-functioning FDCs bring together substance abuse treatment...
  8. Engaging Clients Through Specialized Staff and Integration

    Objective: To engage clients in mental health services by reducing stigma and making services accessible through the use of peer specialists, on-site consultants or wellness center counselors Description: Peer Specialist Certificate Program: One of the most successful outreach and engagement programs for Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. (RAMS) is the Peer...
  9. Engaging Patients, Staff and Community Members to Improve Health

    Objective: To engage patients, clinic staff and community members in collaborative efforts to improve client health and address community concerns Description: As a health clinic, Mary Queen of Viet Nam Community Development Corporation, Inc. (MQVN) provides services to individual through their diabetes program. They have a patient panel that encourages...