Course Description

In this course, the core principles of community based research will be presented in order to gain knowledge about how to effectively utilize community engagement for research. Specific attention toward addressing health disparities in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations will be included.

Course Outline

Topics to include:

  1. Community Based Participatory Research
  2. Center for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Health Disparities Research

    1. Module 1: Brief Health Related History

    2. Module 2: Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Native and Pacific Peoples

    3. Module 3: I Am Not You: Communication and Relationship Development

Learner Outcomes

  1. CBPR
  • Learn the rationale and core principles of CBPR
  • Learn the strategies for forming, maintaining, sustaining, and evaluating CBPR partnerships
  • Gain knowledge on using community engagement to adapt, implement, and disseminate evidence-based cancer control programs in medically underserved populations


"An exemplary program that allows you to dip your feet into the world of Clinical Research. With truly passionate providers to guide and mentor you, this program is fit for all who are wanting to find the confidence to take their career to the next level."~Cheyenne Tashombe, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience

Applies Towards the Following Certificates or Series

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Section Title
Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Online, fixed date
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Oct 25, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Non-Credit Course Fee non-credit $200.00 Click here to get more information
  • Dr. Kevin Cassel
Section Notes

Email CRPcertificate@cc.hawaii.edu for program-related questions. For registration assistance, please contact hagal@hawaii.edu.

The certificate program and its courses will be held via Zoom. Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from the Zoom Download Center. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click on the link, which will be provided to you prior to the online seminar. You will also receive a digit-number (Meeting ID), which is necessary to join the online course.

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