ERIC Number: ED414503
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
From Model to Reality--Community Capacity Building and Asset Mapping(c).
Dedrick, Angie; Mitchell, Graham; Miyagawa, Mitch; Roberts, Susan
This report describes s a study that examined how seven groups in Edmonton, Alberta, used a community development model called Community Capacity Building and Asset Mapping. The first three sections discuss the model's development and purpose and the methodology used to examine its application in community planning. Presented next are the results of the study's five research questions, which dealt with the following issues: initiation of the community building effort; common elements used to find and mobilize assets; factors determining the community building effort's sustainability over time; the role of service providers; and funding needs. The study's implications and limitations and questions for further research are outlined in the final two sections. Contains 17 references. Appended are the following: overview of the Community Development Office's mission and activities; definitions of selected terms in the context of community capacity building and asset mapping; the community capacity building and asset mapping model; community development web page; information about the participating communities and neighborhoods; profile of the firm Community Building Resources; community capacity building and asset mapping workshop; interview questionnaire; interview questionnaire rationale; community building matrix; "next step" data; interview schedule; limitations from capacity study reports; and timeline. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Capital Health Authority, Edmonton (Alberta).
Identifiers - Location: Canada (Edmonton)