2014 St. David’s CHPR Pre-Conference Workshop
Designing and Adapting Health Interventions for Latino Populations
Title: Designing and Adapting Health Interventions for Latino Populations
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: NUR 4.180 | School of Nursing | 1710 Red River, Austin, Texas
Registration: Registration for this event has ended.
Felipe González Castro, PhD, MSW
President, Society for Prevention Research;
Professor and Head of Health Psychology; and
Senior Advisor to the Provost for Engaged Health Disparities Scholarship, Department of Psychology
University of Texas at El Paso
About the Workshop - Preliminary Outline
A workshop for faculty and graduate students who seek to enhance their research to improve health of Hispanic/Latino populations.
- Overview of Major Cultural Adaptation Issues and Imperatives
- Why the need for the cultural adaptation of a validated evidence-based intervention (EBI)
- General issues in the tasks of adaptation
- Some caveats and orienting issues
- Theories and Models of Cultural Adaptation
- Acculturation and assimilation - Concepts and measurement
- General theory and key concepts
- Measurement of acculturation
- Subcultural groups and community segmentation
- Acculturation and Hispanic health in Texas
- Contemporary trends in acculturation and Hispanic health
- Early conceptions and issues
- The fidelity-adaptation controversy
- Reconciling this controversy
- Contemporary multi-stage models and frameworks
- Formal multi-stage approaches to adaptation
- Streamlining the adaptation process – Gains and compromises
- Specific Approaches in Cultural Adaptation
- Community grounding: Social participatory approach and community engagement
- Stakeholders, key informants, focus groups, community advisory committees
- The original EBI – what are the core components?
- Theory as the core feature of an EBI
- Meaning of intervention effect size - Maintaining and enhancing it
- Practical approaches in EBI adaptation - Adaptation and misadaptation
- Translation and linguistic adaptations of intervention content and activities
- Challenges in implementation with diverse subcultural groups
- Recruitment and retention issues
- Emerging issues in cross-cultural and cross-national adaptations
- Issues and Answers in the Tasks of Adaptation
- What are local issues in efforts at local adaptation?
- What are some practical limitations?
- What are best practices and approaches to local adaptation?
Registration Cost and Deadlines:
- Early Bird Registration: $250 (Online registration open from Jan. 6 - Feb. 28, 2014)
- General Registration: $300 (Online registration open from March 1 - March 24, 2014)
Refunds: March 14 by 5 pm CST is the last day to apply for a full refund.
Questions? Call us at (512) 471–9910 or email us at CHPR@mail.nur.utexas.edu