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Free Webinar: Culturally Responsive Focus Groups
Register: https://go.qsrinternational.com/culturally-responsive-focus-groups?_ga=2.217246166.1729931613.1617292453-152195719.1607023917
This webinar is part of the Culturally Responsive Research Webinar Series presented by NVivo and SAGE Publications.
This webinar will focus on how focus groups can be tailored to meet the needs of specific minoritized groups (e.g., Black women). The implications of conducting culturally responsive focus groups online will also be explored.
Jori N. Hall, PhD, Associate Professor in the Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methodologies program at the University of Georgia, is a multidisciplinary researcher and evaluator focused on social inequalities and the overall rigor of social science research. Specifically, her work addresses issues of evaluation and research methodology, cultural responsiveness, and the role of values and privilege within the fields of education and health. Dr. Hall has published numerous peer-reviewed works in scholarly venues; she has authored the book, Focus Groups: Culturally Responsive Approaches for Qualitative Inquiry and Program Evaluation; and was selected as a Leaders of Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) fellow by The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Dr. Hall is the 2020 recipient of the American Evaluation Association’s Multiethnic Issues in Evaluation Topical Interest Group Scholarly Leader Award for scholarship that has contributed to culturally responsive evaluation. She currently serves as an external evaluator and Co-Principal Investigator for programs funded by the National Science Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She is also an associate editor for the American Journal of Evaluation. 
Culturally Responsive Focus Groups
May 4, 2021


Free Webinar: Survey Methods as an Opportunity for Analytic Integration in Mixed Methods Evaluation
Register: https://go.qsrinternational.com/survey-methods?_ga=2.147578999.1729931613.1617292453-152195719.1607023917
This webinar is part of the Qualitative Research & Innovation Webinar Series presented by NVivo and SAGE Publications.
This presentation shines light on the opportunity to use surveys for a more robust mixed methods evaluation. Rather than analyzing qualitative and quantitative data separately and comparing results in a narrative, survey methods allow evaluators to move the point of integration from results to analysis. Integration during analysis often leads to the discovery of complex relationships and initiates new ideas. The New Hampshire Young Adult Assessment (NH YAA) will be used as an example to demonstrate analytic integration using QDA software. The NH YAA is an online survey that assesses substance use behaviors and beliefs among young adults. The team integrated the data for analysis through merging in NVivo. This facilitated comparative analysis of coded qualitative data across quantitatively defined subgroups (e.g., type of substance used) matched at the participant level. A visual joint display will be used to present findings.
Presenter: Erin Singer
Organization: JSI
As the Data & Evaluation Consultant at JSI, Erin is involved in multiple projects at JSI including evaluation of the Vermont Tobacco Control Program; the New Hampshire Center for Excellence Addressing Alcohol and other Drugs; and the HRSA Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Technical Assistance. Her experience spans 10 years of research and evaluation in substance use; youth development and child welfare; and health equity. Her areas of technical expertise include evaluation design and survey methodology, mixed-methods research, and robust statistical analysis. Erin has worked as an epidemiologist and researcher for state departments, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations. She is skilled in interpreting and communicating research and evaluation findings to ensure data-informed policy and practice decision-making. Erin has a PhD in social work from Boston College and an MSW from Portland State University.
Survey Methods as an Opportunity for Analytic Integration in Mixed Methods Evaluation
May 6, 2021


Free Webinar: Análisis de datos bilingüe participativo innovador con inmigrantes latinx/@: lenguaje, poder y transformación
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3352778603622807309
Culturally Responsive Research Webinar Series - Las percepciones de los inmigrantes latinx/@ son esenciales para desarrollar intervenciones que aborden mejor los fenómenos multinivel que afectan la salud mental. A pesar de los importantes avances en métodos que incorporan genuinamente prácticas de investigación participativa, la atención a la recopilación, el análisis y la difusión de datos en colaboración es limitada. Nuestro objetivo es describir el desarrollo y la implementación de prácticas de investigación para abordar estas brechas a través del énfasis y la comprensión de la centralidad del lenguaje en los procesos de investigación colaborativa.
The insights of Latinx/@ immigrants are essential to developing interventions that better address complex multi-level phenomena impacting mental health. Despite important advances in methods that genuinely embody participatory research practices, attention to collaborative data collection, analysis and dissemination are limited. Our aim is to describe the development and implementation of research practices to address these gaps through an emphasis on and understanding of the centrality of language in collaborative research processes. 
Presenters: Julia Meredith Hess (University of New Mexico), Cirila Estela Vasquez Guzman (University of New Mexico & Oregon Health Science University), Dulce Medina (Centro Savila), Norma Casas (Encuentro), Margarita Galvis (Centro Savila), Eduardo Gonzales (New Mexico Dream Team)

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