Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Professional Development Events



Know Your Level of Community Understanding: the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and You
Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 11:15 - 1 p.m.

Institute for Public Health
Taylor Avenue Building, Doll & Hill, Medical Campus 

Check-in and lunch served from 11:15- 11:30am. Program begins at 11:30am.
Registration is requested as space is limited. 

Know Your Level of Community Engagement is a series of Lunch and Learn sessions focused on community-engaged research. Community-engaged research is defined and explored along the continuum on which it occurs. This Lunch and Learn session is focused on developing a Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement or Partnership Agreement between or among academic researchers and community organizations. The components of a MOU will be defined. Strategic and authentic partnerships will be explored. Activities and strategies appropriate to creating and maintaining partnerships will also be described. 

Upon completion of this session, researchers will:

  1. Understand the importance of MOUs
  2. Understand the components needed to draft a MOU between partners
  3. Understand the importance of strategic and authentic partnerships

The speaker for this event is Maranda Richardson, MPPA. She is the CEO and Principal of MWR Coaching and Consulting. Mrs. Richardson earned a Masters of Public Policy with a concentration on Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of Missouri St. Louis, a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Planning from Tennessee State University, and an approved International Coaching Federation certification from Coach Diversity in Washington, DC.  She brings over 15 years of experience working to advance racial equity in the social service, philanthropic, and government field by working with organizations and in communities least served.  As CEO and Principal of MWR Coaching and Consulting, Mrs. Richardson focuses on transforming lives, engaging communities, and advancing equity.

Ethical Implications and Topics of Elder Autonomy: A Lunch and Learn Brown Bag Forum
Wednesday, July 10, 2019, noon - 1:00 pm

East Pavilion Auditorium

Registration starts at 11:30 am. Refreshments will be served.

Bring your lunch and enjoy a stimulating discourse on this timely topic sponsored by the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Case Management Professional Development Committee and Ethics Committee from speakers: 

Ellen Binder, MD
     Professor, Medicine
     Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

Christa Burke, MSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW, APHSW-C
     Social Worker, Palliative Care

Robert Hackleman, MSW, LCSW
     Care Coordinator, Stay Healthy Outpatient Program


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