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Empowerment Models for Interprofessional Collaboration

by Robert L. Crowson - 2003

This chapter discusses an emerging set of models for community empowerment in support of interprofessional collaboration. Just as there is a return to community efforts to reform/improve schools, there is simultaneously a renewed interest in what it means to bring community power to bear in the improvement of practice. Following a brief background section, this chapter evaluates some differences in and the implications of four emerging models of community-based empowerment. The chapter closes with an examination of the potential lessons for professionals working toward collaboration that are embedded within each of the four models.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol. 102, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 105 Number 11, 2003, p. 74-93
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18621, Date Accessed: 10/22/2021 9:45:12 PM

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  • Robert Crowson
    Vanderbilt University
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    ROBERT L. CROWSON is Professor of Educational Policy and Administration, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University.
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