Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement

Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement

by Scott D. Rhodes (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493953363
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 09/03/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Scott D. Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES, is a public health scientist, whose research focuses on the integration of community development and health promotion and disease prevention interventions in both rural and urban communities. Specifically, his research explores sexual health; HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention; and health disparities among vulnerable communities. Dr. Rhodes has experience working with Latino communities; urban African American adolescents; persons living with HIV and AIDS; men of color; self-identified gay and bisexual men; and men who have sex with men (MSM). Dr. Rhodes has extensive experience in community-based participatory research (CBPR); the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV prevention interventions, community capacity development, and environmental and policy change; the application of behavioral theory; photovoice as a methodology of participatory action research (PAR); lay health advisor approaches; the exploration of sociocultural determinants of health; and internet research, including data collection, intervention delivery, and evaluation.

Table of Contents

Authentic community engagement and community-based participatory research for public health and medicine.- HIV prevention in a rural community: Multigenerational community engagement.-Preventing HIV among black men in college using a CBPR approach.- Gay community involvement in prevention: Where we have been, where we are, and where we should be going.- HIV prevention interventions with adolescents: Innovations and challenges in partnerships across the integrated transitions model.- Community engagement and HIV prevention with American Indian communities: Working with the whole person.- Applying a CBPR approach to prevent HIV within ethnic, sexual, and gender minority communities: A partnership’s successes with sustainability.- Community involvement in policy interventions.- Communities and technology: Enhancements in HIV prevention research and practice among youth and young adults.- Employment as a social determinant of health: An urban partnership’s experience with intervention development and implementation using CBPR.-Dissemination, implementation, and adaptation of evidence-based behavioral HIV prevention interventions through community engagement: The CDC experience.

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