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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH): a nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions.

  • Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Resources Website: includes Principles and policies, Reports and presentations, CBPR course syllabi, Links to related organizations and initiatives Developing and Sustaining CBPR Partnerships: A Skill-Building Curriculum. This evidence-based curriculum contains 7 units with Learning objectives, In-depth content information, Examples & interactive exercises designed to trigger discussion and help better understand the concepts being presented, Citations and suggested resources.
  • Community-Engaged Scholarship for Health (CES4Health): a free online mechanism for peer-reviewing, publishing and disseminating products of health-related community-engaged scholarship that are in forms other than journal articles.  For example, videos, manuals, curricula and  products developed through service-learning, community-based participatory research and  other community-engaged work! Through, you can:
    • Search for high quality tools and resources
    • Submit products for peer review
    • Apply to be a peer reviewer
    • Contribute to the field of community-engaged scholarship…and ultimately the health of communities!
  • Faculty Promotion and Tenure Tools: Online toolkit for faculty, sample promotion & tenure policies, other resources to further recognize and reward CBPR as scholarship.
  • Research Ethics and Institutional Review Board Resources Website
  • CBPR Listserv: Created through a partnership between Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the Wellesley Central Health Corporation in 2004, this listserv serves over 2900 subscribers who are involved and interested in CBPR and other types of community-academic research partnerships.

Journal: Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action: The Journal is dedicated to supporting CBPR and the work of community health partnerships that involve ongoing collaboration between community representatives and academic or governmental partners.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI): Funder supporting research guided by patients, caregivers, and the broader health care community.

  • Funding to support engagement capacity building, conference support, and dissemination. Funding to support partnership development.
  • Engagement Rubric: guidance for developing engagement plans for PCORI submissions.
  • Engagement in Health Research Literature Explorer: searchable list of articles related to engagement in research, organized around four types: papers describing engagement experiences; papers on research findings that also report on engagement; studies of engagement practices; and other important works that guide the field, including frameworks, conceptual models, and editorials.

Research Toolkit: This website is designed to provide practices and communities the tools to build a successful community-engaged project.

Online Course on CBPR: A Partnership Approach for Public Health from the Detroit Urban Research Center. Anyone can participate in course at no cost. Continuing education credits available for $21.

Building Your Capacity: Advancing Research through Community Engagement (BYC)- Curriculum Guide: Developed by Tufts University and partners, the guide offers: overview of importance of community-engaged research, learning modules, tools, and resources customizable for your community, facilitator notes.

Are We Ready? A Toolkit for Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparation for Community-Based Participatory Research: Developed by Medical University of South Carolina academic and community co-investigators. Through individual assessments and guided team discussions, the Toolkit leads  partners to collaboratively identify current strengths and challenges, develop action plans to address any barriers, and create an equitable partnership that will create lasting relationships and impactful interventions. Available for download in English and Spanish.

Toolkit to Build Community-Academic Research Partnerships at Community Health Centers: This modulized toolkit provides researchers with the information needed to understand how the health center model can support their research initiatives and also how their unique populations and settings necessitate particular partnerships models.  Toolkit provides a general overview of health centers, health center research experience, expectations and needs of health centers as research partners, and tips for engaging and establishing a research partnership.

Community-Engaged Resource Guides and Resource Manuals from University of California-San Francisco.

Partners in Research: Curricula to Prepare Community and Faculty for CBPR Partnerships from University of Minnesota.

Community-Based Participatory Research: A Strategy for Building Healthy Communities and Promoting Health through Policy Change from PolicyLink.

Self-Directed Online Modules on Community Engagement in Research from Mayo Clinic

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR): A Health Center Toolkit with Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA & NHOPI) is a joint collaboration between AAPCHO and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). It is intended as a handbook for community health centers (CHCs) and researchers interested in collaborative research activities.

Learning Place for Community-Based Research in HIV/AIDS guides you through the many facets of community-based research (CBR) through high quality interactive educational modules to support the work of research teams, highlighting the following aspects of CBR: ethics application process, working with peer researchers, knowledge, transfer, and exchange (KTE) of research best practices and research evidence.

Power through Partnerships: A CBPR Toolkit for Domestic Violence Researchers from National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

Principles of Community Engagement (Second Edition) provides public health professionals, health care providers, researchers, and community-based leaders and organizations with both a science base and practical guidance for engaging partners in projects that may affect them. Developed by NIH, CDC, and ATSDR.

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