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Ethnicity & Disease

Loretta Jones, Kenneth Wells, Henry J Lin, Christina Wang, Audrey Kawaiopua Alo, Pluscedia Williams, Felica Jones, Patricia I Dickson, Sophia Han, Dominga Pardo, Keith Norris, Andrea Jones, Aziza Wright, Kawen Young, Jerome I Rotter
Background: Patient and community engagement in under-resourced communities is a key issue for precision medicine research. We report proceedings from a community-academic partnered conference in Los Angeles to promote community understanding of precision medicine and generate engagement recommendations. Methods: Planning group review of planning, presentations, and audience discussions from facilitator notes and participant survey data from a one-day conference...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Armen C Arevian, Jennifer O'Hora, Felica Jones, Joseph Mango, Loretta Jones, Pluscedia G Williams, Juanita Booker-Vaughns, Andrea Jones, Esmeralda Pulido, Denishia Banner-Jackson, Kenneth B Wells
Objective: To assess the feasibility of a novel, partnered technology development process to co-create mobile health applications (apps) addressing community health priorities, using psychoeducation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles for enhancing resilience as an example. Design: Stakeholder engagement, workgroups, pilot feasibility study using mixed methods during October 2013 through January 2016 over three phases: 1) defining the vision of the project and increasing technical capacity, 2) co-development and pilot testing of the app, and 3) planning for sustainability...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Dawn Edge, Paul Grey
Objective: To determine how to improve the cultural appropriateness and acceptability of an extant evidence-based model of family intervention (FI), a form of 'talking treatment,' for use with African Caribbean service users diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families. Design: Community partnered participatory research (CPPR) using four focus groups comprising 31 key stakeholders. Setting: Community locations and National Health Service (NHS) mental health care settings in northwest England, UK...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Adriana Izquierdo, Michael Ong, Felica Jones, Loretta Jones, David Ganz, Lisa Rubenstein
Background: Little has been written about engaging potentially eligible members of a health care system who are not accessing the care to which they are entitled. Knowing more about the experiences of African American Veterans who regularly experience health care access challenges may be an important step toward equitable, coordinated Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care. This article explores the experiences of African American Veterans who are at risk of experiencing poor care coordination...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Sidney H Hankerson, Kenneth Wells, Martha Adams Sullivan, Joyce Johnson, Laura Smith, La'Shay Crayton, Faith Miller-Sethi, Clarencetine Brooks, Alana Rule, Jaylaan Ahmad-Llewellyn, Doris Rhem, Xavier Porter, Raymond Croskey, Eugena Simpson, Charles Butler, Samuel Roberts, Alicia James, Loretta Jones
Community partnered participatory research (CPPR) emphasizes community engagement, respect, and empowerment as guiding principles to promote mental health equity. This article describes the "Vision" stage of a CPPR-informed model to implement evidence-based practices for depression in two African American churches in Harlem, New York. Essential parts of the Vision include engagement of stakeholders and collaborative planning. The engagement process increased awareness about the project via a community-focused mental health symposium...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Sandra Contreras, Lorena Porras-Javier, Bonnie T Zima, Neelkamal Soares, Christine Park, Alpa Patel, Paul J Chung, Tumaini R Coker
Objective: To develop an intervention to improve the mental health referral and care process for children referred by primary care providers (PCPs) to community mental health clinics (MHCs) using a community partnered approach. Design: A Project Working Group (PWG) with representatives from each partner organization met monthly for 6 months. Setting: Multi-site federally qualified health center (FQHC) and two community MHCs in Los Angeles county...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Bonnie T Zima, Michael McCreary, Kristen Kenan, Michelle Churchey-Mims, Hannah Chi, Madeline Brady, Jewel Davies, Vikki Rompala, Bennett Leventhal
Objective: To describe the development and evaluation of two integrated care models using a partnered formative evaluation approach across a private foundation, clinic leaders, providers and staff, and a university-based research center. Design: Retrospective cohort study using multiple data sources. Setting: Two federal qualified health care centers serving low-income children and families in Chicago. Participants: Private foundation, clinic and academic partners...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, Kacy Bonnet, Sophie Feller, Kathleen Nagaran, Maryjane Puffer, Sheryl Kataoka
Objective: Schools and school-based health centers (SBHCs) play an important role in reducing disparities in access to mental health treatment. However, there is a need to increase student engagement in school mental health services. This study sought to understand the perceptions of low-income minority youth on help-seeking and barriers to mental health services at SBHC sites. Setting: A network of SBHCs, called Wellness Centers, developed as part of a strategic plan to serve students and community members in under-resourced areas of a large urban school district...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Pamela Vona, Shilpa Baweja, Catherine DeCarlo Santiago, Gillian Pears, Audra Langley, Sheryl Kataoka
Objectives: Schools have been identified as an ideal setting for increasing access to mental health services particularly for underserved minority youth. The emerging field of implementation science has begun to systematically investigate strategies for more efficiently integrating evidence-based practices into community settings. Significantly less translational research has focused specifically on the school setting. To address this need, we examined the implementation of a school-based trauma intervention across three distinct regions...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Sheryl H Kataoka, Pamela Vona, Alejandra Acuna, Lisa Jaycox, Pia Escudero, Claudia Rojas, Erica Ramirez, Audra Langley, Bradley D Stein
Objectives: Schools can play an important role in addressing the effects of traumatic stress on students by providing prevention, early intervention, and intensive treatment for children exposed to trauma. This article aims to describe key domains for implementing trauma-informed practices in schools. Design: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) has identified trauma-informed domains and principles for use across systems of care. This article applies these domains to schools and presents a model for a Trauma-Informed School System that highlights broad macro level factors, school-wide components, and tiered supports...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Chantal Figueroa, Enrico G Castillo, Grayson Norquist, Kenneth B Wells, Krystal Griffith, Farbod Kadkhoda, Felica Jones, Priscilla Shorter, Elizabeth Bromley
Objective: The New York City's Thrive (ThriveNYC) and the Los Angeles County Health Neighborhood Initiative (HNI) are two local policies focused on addressing the social determinants of behavioral health as a preventive strategy for improving health service delivery. On January 29, 2016, leaders from both initiatives came together with a range of federal agencies in health care, public health, and policy research at the RAND Corporation in Arlington, Virginia. The goal of this advisory meeting was to share lessons learned, consider research and evaluation strategies, and create a dialogue between stakeholders and federal funders - all with the purpose to build momentum for policy innovation in behavioral health equity...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Elizabeth Bromley, Chantal Figueroa, Enrico G Castillo, Farbod Kadkhoda, Bowen Chung, Jeanne Miranda, Kumar Menon, Yolanda Whittington, Felica Jones, Kenneth B Wells, Sheryl H Kataoka
Objective: To understand potential for multi-sector partnerships among community-based organizations and publicly funded health systems to implement health improvement strategies that advance health equity. Design: Key stakeholder interviewing during HNI planning and early implementation to elicit perceptions of multi-sector partnerships and innovations required for partnerships to achieve system transformation and health equity. Setting: In 2014, the Los Angeles County (LAC) Board of Supervisors approved the Health Neighborhood Initiative (HNI) that aims to: 1) improve coordination of health services for behavioral health clients across safety-net providers within neighborhoods; and 2) address social determinants of health through community-driven, public agency sponsored partnerships with community-based organizations...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Sheryl H Kataoka, Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, Chantal Figueroa, Enrico G Castillo, Elizabeth Bromley, Heather Patel, Kenneth B Wells
Objective: Although evidence supports the potential for community coalitions to positively address social determinants of mental health, little is known about the views of stakeholders involved in such efforts. This study sought to understand county leaders' perspectives about social determinants related to the Health Neighborhood Initiative (HNI), a new county effort to support community coalitions. Design: Descriptive, qualitative study, 2014. Setting: Community coalitions, located in a large urban city, across eight service planning areas, that serve under-resourced, ethnic minority populations...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Kenneth B Wells, Katherine E Watkins, Brian Hurley, Lingqi Tang, Felica Jones, James Gilmore
Background: Given national concern over rising mortality from opioid use disorders (OUD) and challenges to increasing OUD treatment access, a coalition approach may hold promise to improve access and outcomes for diverse populations. We present considerations of a community-partnered working group on adapting the Community Partners in Care (CPIC) study and coalition approach to OUD. Method: During January 2016 through January 2017, academic, provider, consumer and policy stakeholders reviewed options to adapt CPIC's Resources for Services (RS) for individual program technical assistance and Community Engagement and Planning (CEP) for coalition support to OUD treatments, integrating stakeholder input into design options with estimated sample sizes...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Dmitry Khodyakov, Mienah Zulfacar Sharif, Felica Jones, S Megan Heller, Esmeralda Pulido, Kenneth B Wells, Elizabeth Bromley
Objective: Depressed individuals may require help from different agencies to address health and social needs, but how such coordination occurs in under-resourced communities is poorly understood. This study sought to identify priorities of Latino and African American depressed clients, explore whether service providers understand client priorities, and describe how providers address them. Methods: Between October 2014 and February 2015, we interviewed 104 clients stratified by depression history and 50 representatives of different programs in health and social community agencies who participated in Community Partners in Care, a cluster-randomized trial of coalition-building approaches to delivering depression quality improvement programs...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Gera L Anderson, S Megan Heller, Esmeralda Pulido, Pluscedia Williams, Alisa Orduna, Elizabeth Bromley, Juanita Booker-Vaughns
By engaging, partnering, and building trust with community members, research on vulnerable populations may offer opportunities to improve population health in communities that suffer from health disparities. While the literature on participatory and partnered approaches offers techniques and strategies for forming community-academic partnerships, less information is available about how partnerships can grow and evolve over time. In this article, we describe the expansion of a long-standing partnership that uses principles of community partnered participatory research (CPPR), a variant of community-based participatory research (CBPR)...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Thomas R Belin, Andrea Jones, Lingqi Tang, Bowen Chung, Susan E Stockdale, Felica Jones, Aziza Wright, Cathy D Sherbourne, Judy Perlman, Esmeralda Pulido, Michael K Ong, James Gilmore, Jeanne Miranda, Elizabeth Dixon, Loretta Jones, Kenneth B Wells
Objective: With internal validity being a central goal of designed experiments, we seek to elucidate how community partnered participatory research (CPPR) impacts the internal validity of public health comparative-effectiveness research. Methods: Community Partners in Care (CPIC), a study comparing a community-coalition intervention to direct technical assistance for disseminating depression care to vulnerable populations, is used to illustrate design choices developed with attention to core CPPR principles...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Bowen Chung, Michael Ong, Susan L Ettner, Felica Jones, James Gilmore, Michael McCreary, Victoria K Ngo, Cathy Sherbourne, Lingqi Tang, Elizabeth Dixon, Paul Koegel, Jeanne Miranda, Kenneth B Wells
Objective: To compare community engagement and planning (CEP) for coalition support to implement depression quality improvement (QI) to resources for services (RS) effects on service-use costs over a 12-month period. Design: Matched health and community programs (N=93) were cluster-randomized within communities to CEP or RS. Setting: Two Los Angeles communities. Participants: Adults (N=1,013) with depressive symptoms (Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-8) ≥10); 85% African American and Latino...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Adriana Izquierdo, Michael Ong, Esmeralda Pulido, Kenneth B Wells, Marina Berkman, Barbara Linski, Vivian Sauer, Jeanne Miranda
Objective: Community Partners in Care, a community-partnered, cluster-randomized trial with depressed clients from 95 Los Angeles health and community programs, examined the added value of a community coalition approach (Community Engagement and Planning [CEP]) versus individual program technical assistance (Resources for Services [RS]) to implement depression collaborative care in underserved communities. This exploratory subanalysis examines 6- and 12-month outcomes among CPIC participants aged >50 years...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
Benjamin Springgate, Lingqi Tang, Michael Ong, Wayne Aoki, Bowen Chung, Elizabeth Dixon, Megan Dwight Johnson, Felica Jones, Craig Landry, Elizabeth Lizaola, Norma Mtume, Victoria K Ngo, Esmeralda Pulido, Cathy Sherbourne, Aziza Lucas Wright, Yolanda Whittington, Pluscedia Williams, Lily Zhang, Jeanne Miranda, Thomas Belin, James Gilmore, Loretta Jones, Kenneth B Wells
Significance: Prior research suggests that Community Engagement and Planning (CEP) for coalition support compared with Resources for Services (RS) for program technical assistance to implement depression quality improvement programs improves 6- and 12-month client mental-health related quality of life (MHRQL); however, effects for clients with multiple chronic medical conditions (MCC) are unknown. Objective: To explore effectiveness of CEP vs RS in MCC and non-MCC subgroups...
2018: Ethnicity & Disease
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