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Free Workshop: Community Based Participatory Research and Social Work

Friday, April 15, 2011
12:30-3:00 p.m., Peters Hall, Room 39

This workshop will introduce students, faculty, social work practitioners and community members to the basics of community based participatory research methods. It will feature a practitioner panel:

  • Homelessness in Immigrant and Refugee Communities—Dave Hollister (School of Social Work) & Dr. Lisa Thornquist (Hennepin County)
  • Asset Mapping to Reduce Health Disparities—Liz Lightfoot & Terry Lum (School of Social Work), Jennifer Blevins & Amano Dube (Brian Coyle Center)
  • Health Care in Vietnamese Communities—Hee Lee (School of Social Work)
  • Mental Health in Refugee Communities—Patricia Shannon (School of Social Work)

Registration is free. To register, send your name and contact information to

CEUs and refreshments will be provided.

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