Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Partnering with youth in community-based participatory research to address violence prevention

Oldfield, B.J., Tinney, B.J., Dodington, J.M.

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Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Infrastructure Support

This case study reviews how youth can impact health policy and the importance of including them in these conversations. Authors review their experience incorporating the perspectives of youth who are affected by violence through community-based participatory research methods. Process outcomes included high-school students developing their data skills and fostering networking with leaders in government and public health. Key recommendations include partnering with a community-based organization which provides a trusting infrastructure for youth to engage.

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Outcomes of Interest

Capacity Building, Partnership Building

Priority Population(s)

Youth and Young Adults

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Geographic Area of Implementation


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