My Internship: A Summer of New Skills

By Lauren Weston Over the summer I worked with the Dr. Alison Miller on her research project in partnership with Motherly Intercession. I primarily worked on the Parenting While Incarcerated (PWI) program which was adapted from an existing evidence-based program and provided parenting support to incarcerated mothers through group sessions held at the jail. When […]

Upcoming Event: Motherly Intercession Family Fun Festival

On Saturday, August 11th, Motherly Intercession, Inc., a PRC/MI partner organization, is hosting their annual Family Fun Festival from 10am – 5pm at their new location at 3444 Lennon Road in Flint. There will be free activities for children and families including face painting, a bounce house, a children’s book giveaway, and a quilt display. […]

Effective Partnerships Are the Key to Creating Sustainable Strategies

At the PRC-MI, we strive to develop sustainable strategies for disease prevention and health promotion for families and communities, and partnerships are essential to ensure success in reaching that goal. There are a number of examples of effective partnerships ongoing with PRC-MI projects. For example, the collaboration between Dr. Alison Miller and Motherly Intercession, Inc. […]

Utilizing a Community-Academic Partnership to Adapt an Evidence-Based Program

Forming strong partnerships between researchers and community members is an essential component of  translating research into community-level practice. The latest article from the PRC-MI, “Partnering to Translate Evidence-Based Programs to Community Settings: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice,” just published online in Health Promotion Practice, describes the process of forming an effective community-academic partnership resulting […]

PRC Symposium Presentation Slides Now Available

Presentation slides from the “Safe and Healthy Futures in Genesee County” Symposium are now available to view online. Check out the presentation highlighting results from the 2011 Speak To Your Health! Community Survey, as well as the break-out session presentations on some of our other featured projects here: Safe and Healthy Futures Symposium

PRC Symposium: Safe and Healthy Futures in Genesee County

The Prevention Research Center of Michigan Genesee County Community Board invites you to a special symposium. “Safe and Healthy Futures in Genesee County” featuring presentations on:The 2011 Speak To Your Health! Community SurveyHOPE: HIV/STD Outreach, Prevention & EducationThe Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center (MI-YVPC)Motherly Intercession: Strengthening Incarcerated FamiliesYES: Youth Empowerment Solutions Register for “Safe and […]