Chapter 4. Collaborative Working: Organizational Development for Community Participation

  1. Lesley Coles BA, RN, DN, RM, RHV, RNT, Cert Ed2 and
  2. Elizabeth Porter BA, MPhil, PGCEA, RN, RM, RHV, PT Programme Leader for MSc/BSc (Hons)3
  1. Helen Elsey BA, MComH, PhD Senior Research Fellow Deputy Director

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302578.ch4

Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners

Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners

How to Cite

Elsey, H. (2008) Collaborative Working: Organizational Development for Community Participation, in Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners (eds L. Coles and E. Porter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302578.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Deputy Award Leader Pre Qualifying Nursing Programme, University of Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Public Health Practice, University of Southampton, UK

Author Information

  1. Research and Development Support Unit, University of Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155199

Online ISBN: 9781444302578

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Keywords:

  • public health need management;
  • community development work collaboration;
  • community participation in collaborative health programme;
  • action research study design and action research cycle;
  • lessons for statutory and partnership organizations;
  • building empathy and understanding issues facing groups;
  • the participation system;
  • community participation problem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Problem of Community Participation

  • Action Research Study: Community Participation in a Collaborative Health Programme

  • Lessons Learnt: Organizational Changes for Collaboration with Communities

  • Conclusion

  • References