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Center for Vulnerable Populations Research


Research Intensive

2013 Summer Institute

Center for Vulnerable Populations Research
General Description

Research Intensive Focus on CBPR (2-day program)
November 15 & 16, 2013


Institute participants interested in a Research Intensive Focus on CBPR, in addition to the Basic Overview (Day 1), will learn more in-depth community-based participatory research methods and approaches for establishing collaborative research projects within communities on Day 2, opportunities for immediate consultation during the Institute, with follow-up consultations via email.

What will I learn? 

  • Strategies for establishing a culturally sensitive community partnership
  • Conducting community needs assessments
  • Establishing and maintaining effective community advisory boards
  • Determining mutual interests and setting mutual goals
  • Conducting research with special populations e.g., promotoras, high risk youth and parolees
  • Community participation and partnership examples
  • Challenges of conducting CBPR, including ethical issues and funding tips
  • Community Partners' Perspectives on CBPR

Two-day participants will come preapred with a CBPR project proposal in development and will receive individualized consultation from experts in the field. 


What will it cost?

Registration Fees include nutrition breaks, lunches, and course reference manuals/materials. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.

  • Registration Fees: Research Intensive Focus and Materials (Two days; November 15 & 16, 2013)
    $300 Professional (CE Provided)
    $250 Graduate Student or Community Member (no CE Provided) 
  • Breakfast and Lunch provided with Paid Registration
  • Recommended Hotel: La Quinta Inn and Suites, San Antonio Medical Center, 4431 Horizon Hill, Blvd, San Antonio Texas (210) 525-8090 Shuttle provided to and from Airport and to University


What is the registration deadline?  MUST be received by October 1, 2013

  • Late charge of $50 if not received by October 1
  • Research Intensive Focus: Two-day Enrollments are Limited


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