Presenter Type

Student

Brief Bio Sketch

Flamur got his AA and BS in Counseling Psychology and an MA in Conflict Resolution from Portland State University. After getting his MA, he taught psychology and sociology courses both at Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon University. For about two years, Flamur also taught in the Middle East. He currently work as an instructor and success coach at Portland Community College. He is an avid reader and writer.

Abstract

Through evidence-based research, and the use of personal stories, the author proposes that experiencing a sense of community and belonging is a basic human need. The argument presented suggests that community as a social determinant of health has tremendous effects on the health of those who are part of one such environment. It also discusses ways in which communities function, and how members of a community can benefit from each other and the community itself.

Location

Hillsboro Campus, HPC2, Atrium

Start Date

25-1-2019 10:45 AM

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Jan 25th, 10:45 AM

The Rewards of Belonging: Community as a Social Determinant of Health

Hillsboro Campus, HPC2, Atrium

Through evidence-based research, and the use of personal stories, the author proposes that experiencing a sense of community and belonging is a basic human need. The argument presented suggests that community as a social determinant of health has tremendous effects on the health of those who are part of one such environment. It also discusses ways in which communities function, and how members of a community can benefit from each other and the community itself.