Best Practices in Engagement

SESSION VII. Best Practices in Engagement and Research to Practice (r2p)

Chair: Amanda Wickman, MBA, South West Ag Center, University of Texas at Tyler

This session will feature proven techniques for research and outreach that not only reach but also engage AgFF populations. Presenters from the western United States will share best practices for engaging partners and workers in agriculture, forestry and fishing sectors through safety and health outreach and research. Successful research to practice approaches will be described. A panel of experts will conclude the session by discussing what they ‘like’ and ‘dislike’ about social media as an engagement tool.

Latino Farmworker Health Outcomes: Engaging Youth and Families in Research and Prevention

Michael Merten, PhD, South West Ag Center, Oklahoma State University

Partnering with AgriBusiness Leaders to Raise the National Agri-Safety Culture

Barb Lee, PhD, National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

Research to Practice – CHIPS Project: Incorporating results into education

Teresa Andrews, MS, Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, University of California Davis

Community-Engaged Research Methods with the Yakima Farmworker Community:

Elizabeth Torrez, BS, El Proyecto Bienestar (The Well Being Project), University of Washington,

Ester Min, PhD(c), Asthma Research and the Home Air Pediatric Intervention (HAPI), University of Washington,

Orly Stampfer, Reducing Woodsmoke in a Highly Impacted, Multicultural Rural Setting, University of Washington,

Kori VanDerGeest, MS, Water Quality, Nitrates and Community Messaging, University of Washington

Panel: Best Practices for Using Social Media to Connect with AgFF Stakeholders

Whitney Pennington, MPH, HICAHS, Colorado State University, Shelbie Powell, MPH, South West Ag Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Ellen Duysen, MPH, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center