ParentLink provides evidence-based support and connection for Missouri families, engaging parents and caregivers to help children thrive. ParentLink Navigators help parents reach the services needed for their unique situation, overcoming structural barriers to access. ParentLink Early Childhood Specialists guide parents through developmental screenings, while WarmLine Specialists engage parents in problem-solving and developing an effective action […]
Tag: Health Disparities
Health and Wellness Video Series: Move More, Get More!
UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
Move More Get More
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
Des Lee Collaborative Vision
The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]
Kansas City Health Equity Collaborative
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Kansas City Health Equity Collaborative aims to elevate the voice of the disability community within the healthcare system through participatory action and community education about health disparities and equity.
TIPS is an HIV/STD testing, prevention, and linkage to care intervention in African American churches. The multilevel TIPS intervention is delivered by trained church leaders to the community members they serve with the support from a religiously-tailored toolkit and our health agency partners.