Building the Foundation for Future Healthy Communities Starts with Us Building Respectful Interactions with Infants Today!
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
Providing respectful relationships with our infants today, will help them grow into caring adults that will build and sustain healthy, hopeful communities in the future. This episode provides listeners with simple, impactful relationship-building strategies to employ with infants. These strategies facilitate healthy infant development, and provide a foundation for building healthy relationships with all humans! To learn more about the Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) approach please visit: https://rie.org; to learn more about the importance of healthy adult-infant relationships on infant b ..read more
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Helping Mothers Successfully Transition from Prison to Community – Meet Mothers on the Rise!
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
Mothers on the Rise is an outgrowth of the Indiana Grassroots Maternal and Child Health Initiative (https://fsph.iupui.edu/research-centers/centers/cheer/grassroots/index.html). Mothers on the Rise serves mom/baby pairs transitioning from the Leath Nursery Unit of the Indiana Women’s Prison to their home community. Mothers on the Rise staff and their partners help mothers navigate their community, and work to build a mother's capacity to flourish in her home community.  The Community Solutions Podcast is a service of the Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Indiana University Fa ..read more
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How a Humanitarian Hero Brings Together Agencies to Reduce Hunger
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by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
Join our conversation to learn great insights about the realities, causes and consequences of hunger. Learn how bringing government, non-profits and people together can reduce hunger in neighborhoods. Visit www.indyhunger.org to learn more and get involved in bringing about food equity ..read more
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Engaging the Farming Community in Efforts to Resolve Local Food Insecurity
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
For too long members of the farming or agricultural community have not been invited to discussions about resolving food insecurity. They are essential to solution strategies because of their vast knowledge about food production and systems. This episode discusses why members of the agricultural community are vital to addressing this problem and strategies of how to include them in bringing about food equity. This podcast comes to you from the Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health. To learn more about the department, please visit, ht ..read more
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Dreaming and Doing Big! Addressing Local Food Insecurity
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
SAFE [Students Advocating for Food Equity] is a new and growing service club at The Ohio State University. SAFE addresses local food inequities through advocacy, education, and service. We make a hands-on impact in the community and bring about food justice. Find out more about us on our club Instagram, @safeosu ..read more
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The Effectiveness of Community-Based Chronic Disease Prevention Programs
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
This podcast episode presents an informative discussion about the diabetes prevention program in Arizona called Pasos Adelante. Dr. Lisa Staten, an Associate Professor at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI and responsible for developing Pasos Adelante, joins us to discuss how the program came to fruition, the challenges she faced in creating and implementing the program, and tips on how individuals can take action in their community to address chronic disease prevention. Dr. Staten is the creator and the leader of the DIP IN Project, an i ..read more
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DIP IN: An Innovative Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Project!
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
Patrice Graham Adams, a community liaison and health education specialist in Indianapolis,IN, joins us on this episode of the Community Solutions Podcast. Patrice discusses her interest in public health, the Diabetes Impact Project (DIP IN Project), the challenges she has faced while working on the project, and activities listeners can do to make a difference in their community. Listen and learn about the evidence based program, skills needed to effectively work with stakeholders, and ways to get involved in your community! To learn more about the DIP IN project, pleas ..read more
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What is a Certified Health Education Specialist and WHY are they VITAL for Communities?
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
2y ago
Episode 30: Becoming A Health Education Specialist Has becoming a certified health education specialist piqued your interest, but not sure about what they do or how they play a role in public health? On this episode, we are joined by certified health education specialists (CHES), Charity Bishop and Luz Machuca. Charity discusses the role of a health education specialist, the academic preparation in becoming a CHES, the types of places that a CHES may work, and how listeners can positively affect their communities in the ways health education specialists are trained. Lu ..read more
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Episode 29: How Community Leaders Transform Society
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
4y ago
This podcast episode highlights the book, "How Change Happens" by Duncan Green. This book outlines how community leaders can create change within communities, states and nations. The lessons from this book can be applied to improve current social, political, environmental and economic issues. We discuss past advocates’ work and how their strategies can be applied by current and future community leaders to positively transform communities.  ..read more
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Episode 28: How Civic Engagement Makes You and Your Community Healthy
Community Solutions
by Fairbanks School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences
4y ago
This podcast episode presents a discussion of the book “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community” by Robert Putnam. The author centers the book on the term social capital, which is defined as the connectedness between people in a community. Join us as we delve into our discussion about social capital in the American community. We identify key factors that affect social capital and connectedness both positively and negatively. Some of these factors include age/generational differences, television, religion, urbanization and social media. Enjoy listening ..read more
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