Community and Stakeholder Engagement

Engaging community members and stakeholder organizations as authentic partners in translational health research from conception through dissemination

Working across CTSC institutions, Community and Stakeholder Engagement (CSE) module fosters collaboration and authentic community partnerships with researchers.

CSE resources range from consultations, co-learning experiences, community engagement studios and a growing community/academic network of experts intended to move research along the translational spectrum from idea to funded project and beyond. Consultation services are available for new and established investigators and community partners with an interest in community engaged research in partnership with CTSC institutions across Northeast Ohio.

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CIRTification - Training in human research participants protection is an important part of onboarding research team members.  However, traditional approaches such as CITI training may not be appropriate for community members.  Learn about CIRTification which is an alternative training designed for community research partners.

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Team Science Strategy Modules

The CTSC has developed a series of online videos with accompanying toolkits to provide best practice strategies to address common challenges that arise when working on multidisciplinary research teams.

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Community Research Consultation Services

Are you a new investigator or just new to community engaged research?  Are you a team looking to engage community? We are offering one on one consultation services to connect investigators and partners to CSE Module capacity building opportunities and community research supports offered through core services of our CTSC. Consider requesting a consultation!

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The first round of Collaborative and Stakeholder Engagement Pilot Awards were selected in the summer of 2019. Recipients demonstrated they were a interdisciplinary research team with an engaged stakeholder.

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See what's happening in team science across the CTSC.  Explore opportunities to engage with others around team science and learn about the great work your colleagues are doing.