Services and Resources for Schools and Community Partners:
- Strategic planning
- Training, technical assistance, and professional learning communities
- Convening funders, university and community partners
- Research and evaluation
- Grant writing and management support
- Community-Based Participatory Research Workshops
Interested in implementing a Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child approach but not sure where to start?
AIMXL is a step-by-step process for school districts wanting to create data-driven, community-driven, evidence-based comprehensive health and wellness plans:
- Belansky, E.S., Cutforth, N., Chavez, R.A., Waters, E., Horch, K. (2011). An adapted version of intervention mapping (AIM) is a tool for conducting community-based participatory research. Health Promotion Practice, 12, 440-455.
- Belansky, E.S., Cutforth, N. (2012). Adapted Intervention Mapping: A Unique Approach to Planning and Implementing Policy and Environmental Change. The Digest (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetic Practice Group: Public Health/Community Nutrition), 6-11.
- Farewell, C., Puma, J., Powers, J., & Belansky, E.S. (2017). Assess. Identify. Make it Happen. (AIM) for Preschools: A Tool to Decrease Early Childhood Obesity. Health Promotion Practice.
- Ingman, B. C. (2016). The student experience of community-based research: An autoethnography. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 20(3), 62-89.
- Ingman, B. C., Lohmiller, K., Cutforth, N., Borley, L., & Belansky, E. S. (2017). Community-engaged curriculum development: Working with middle school students, teachers, principals, and stakeholders for healthier schools. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 19(1), 9-34.
- Allen, S. & Johnson, C. (Fall 2011). Where is the community? New York City Charter Schools and the Power Elite. Theory, Research and Action in Urban Education. V. 1, No. 1.