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 Promoting Health and Aging: Free two-day training course

HAPPI is offering a free two-day training course for representatives of South Los Angeles serving African American and Latino adults age 50+.
Participants who complete the course and conduct a workshop will receive a stipend of $250.
Training Dates 2016
April 15 & 29
May 10 & 17 

 Contact Us


For additional information on trainings, material or resources, contact the Health DATA staff.

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Data Collection


Brief Overview of Data Collection Methods (Minnesota Department of Health)
Conducting a Community Assessment (USDHHS Office of Community Services)
Examples of Data Collection Methods (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
How to Do a Community Needs Assessment (CenterLink)
Preliminary Data Collection Techniques for a Needs Assessment (CommDev)
Program Evaluation and Social Research Methods (ICAAP)
Research Methods Knowledge Base (Cornell University)
Qualitative Methods Workbook (Shippensburg University)
User-Friendly Handbook for Mixed Methods Evaluations (National Science Foundation)
User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation (National Science Foundation)
Qualitative versus Quantitative Research (Rob McBride and John Shostak)

Community Forum

Conducting Public Forums and Listening Sessions (The Community Toolbox)
Using Community Meetings (University of Illinois Extension)

Focus Groups

Key Informant Interviews

Conducting Interviews with Key Participants to Analyze Critical Events (The Community Toolbox)
Key Informant Interviews (University of Illinois Extension)


Census Data Mapper - Web Mapping Application
Community Commons Mapping - Web Mapping Application
Google Map Maker Tool - Web Mapping Application
HealthyCity Mapping Tool - Web Mapping Application
Identifying Community Assets and Resources (The Community Toolbox)


Collecting Evaluation Data: Surveys (University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension)
Constructing the Survey (William M. Trochim)
Survey Design (Creative Research Systems)
What Is a Survey? (American Statistical Association)