Unit 1: CBPR – Getting Grounded
Kari Hartwig, Diane Calleson and Maurice Williams

This unit covers the basics of CBPR and is foundational to the remaining units in the curriculum.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the theoretical basis, definition, rationale and key principles of CBPR
  • Describe how CBPR differs from traditional research approaches
  • Identify ethical considerations for researchers and community partners


Unit 1: CBPR – Getting Grounded
Section 1.1 Definitions, Rationale, and Key Principles in CBPR
Section 1.2 Benefits of CBPR
Section 1.3 Ethics and CBPR
Section 1.4 Determining if CBPR is Right for You
Citations and Recommended Resources