Education and Training


On-Demand Training

The Community Engagement & Collaboration Core offers periodic in-person and web-based training for Principal Investigators and staff on various topics related to recruitment and retention, cultural sensitivity, community engaged research, and research with underserved populations.

Examples include:

Community Engagement Advisory Board Training

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the formation, operation, and evaluation of a community engagement advisory board that serves as a resource for individuals conducting community focused health research. Email Lauren Walsh at laurenw@uic.edu for a PowerPoint version of this presentation.

Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Community Engagement Advisory Board

Recruitment Toolbox

The CCTS's Recruitment Toolbox provides researchers and staff easy access to tools and resources in order to create recruitment flyers, announcements, and advertisements for study recruitment and enrollment. 

Toolbox resources include:

CIRTification

This human subjects protection training program for community partners can serve as an alternative to CITI training. Resources are available below for free download. 

Community Involvement in Research Training
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