Community-Based Research Certificate Course: Fundamentals and Excellence
Would you like to gain skills in research that can transform the world for the better? Do you want to co-design equitable research that contributes to stronger, more responsive, and sustainable communities (especially for those members who are marginalized)? The Community-Based Research Certificate Course: Fundamentals and Excellence will enhance your research capacity with theory, methods, and tools for conducting research with communities. Facilitated by leaders in community-based research, this interactive 8-week synchronous course will take a deep dive into theory that guides this research approach and into practical applications of conducting community-based research. In a small-cohort, you will learn through a combination of lectures, case examples, and group discussions.
Your learnings will culminate in the opportunity to develop your own community-based research proposal, applying what you've learned to a topic you are interested in and receiving feedback from your peers and course instructors. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate from Community Based Research Canada that will recognize your learnings in community-based research and support you on your path as a community-based researcher.
Registration for the Fall 2023 is now Closed
The next Cohort will be held this Spring 2024..
What You Will Learn:
Theoretical frameworks for community-based research
Engagement of communities and other stakeholders in community-based research
Community-based research approach, design, and methods
Ethical issues in community-based research
Knowledge sharing for impact
Planning for and assessing excellence in community-based research
100% of participants would recommend this course to others
“The Community-Based Research Certificate Course: Fundamentals and Excellence is invaluable for anyone interested in doing community-based research 'right.' Useful for academics and community practitioners alike, the course is well structured, led by skilled and knowledgeable instructors, and incorporates a variety of helpful readings, resources, and guest lectures. I feel more confident engaging in community-based research as a result of taking this course” - Fall 2022 course graduate
Location: Online (Zoom)
Format: Synchronous and collaborative
Duration: 8 weeks
Dates: October 11th to November 29th, 2023
Instructors: Joanna Ochocka and Amanda Demmer, (from CBRCanada) with special guests
Week 1: Welcome, and Introduction to Community-Based Research
Week 2: Overview of Community-Based Research Fundamentals and Excellence
Week 3: Engage Stakeholders and Build Relationships (Phase 1)
Week 4: Research Design, Methods, and Analysis Planning (Phase 2)
Week 5: Ethical Data Gathering and Analysis (Phase 3)
Week 6: Knowledge Mobilization in Community-Based Research (Phase 4)
Week 7: Tensions, Opportunities, & Quality in Community-Based Research
Week 8: Presentations, Reflections, and Course Closing
Congratulations to the First Cohort Graduates!
Congratulations to the Second Cohort Graduates!