The Community Engagement Alliance Consultative Resource (CEACR)

Best Practices & Innovations in Inclusive
Participation in Research

CEACR

CCPH partners with the University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to support the NIH Community Engagement Alliance Consultative Resource (CEACR), pronounced “seeker.”

The goal of CEACR is to advance inclusive participation in research by delivering training, technical assistance, and expert guidance in community engagement principles and practices to NIH-funded research teams. CEACR will uplift assets, tools, and resources developed by the CEAL Alliance to promote principles of trustworthiness and research reciprocity.

New Toolkits from the Community Engagement Consultative Resource (CEACR)
As part of the CEACR project, CCPH and our partners at University of Pittsburgh CTSI have published 3 new toolkits to support community-engaged research. CEACR’s toolkits offer expert guidance to help improve research participants’ experiences when you conduct studies. The toolkits provide recommendations to promote participant appreciation, trustworthiness and reciprocity, and equitable compensation. Download all three and share with your community-engaged research networks.
 

Visit the CEACR website for information on how to request a consultation or join an expert panel.
See below for news, updates, and links to our ongoing Speaker Series.

The CCPH CEACR Team

Al Richmond, MSW

Executive Director

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Paige Castro-Reyes, B.A., B.S.

Deputy Director

Emily D. Finley, MPH

Engagement Lead

Our Partners at Pitt CTSI

Elizabeth Miller,
MD, PhD, FSAHM

Co-Principal Investigator
Co-Director, Community PARTners (Community Engagement) Core, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Mylynda B. Massart,
MD, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator
Medical Director, UPMC Primary Care
Precision Medicine Center  
Institute for Precision Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Nadia L. Jones

Senior Project Coordinator
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Pittsburgh

Mary Goldberg, PhD

CTSI Evaluation Core Director
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

Fuzexia Guo, MS

Evaluation Coordinator
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

Nicole McCambridge

Senior Research Assistant
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Pittsburgh

Brianna Frye

Research Assistant
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Pittsburgh

CEACR News and Webinars

The COVID-19 pandemic response has created new funding opportunities for community-engaged research and community-academic partnerships. When contracting with major institutions, community-based organizations often experience complex administrative processes, delays in funding, and other fiscal barriers. This webinar provides models and recommendations for new approaches to partner compensation rooted in transparency, reciprocity, power-sharing, and trustworthiness.