This series captures how first person narrative and participatory digital media production can advance a broad range of public health goals. 

The recorded sessions from this series are:

The Role of Narrative in Public Health

  • How storytelling can be a powerful, multi-dimentional tool for a community-based public health program, enhancement, strategic communication, and advocacy.
  • Use cases and core methods and exploration of how narrative can enhance your public health efforts. 

The Ethics of Digital Storytelling In Public Health 

  • The ethics of asking individuals to share personal life narratives,
  • A model for ethical practice that is applicable to a range of project goals and story teller experiences with an in-depth look at our Guidelines for Ethical Practice,
  • A practice-based analysis of how ethical decision-making plays out, based on case study references and examples, and
  • An opportunity for practitioners and researchers to share and discuss the ethical challenges they have faced, in the context of their community-based public health work.

Who’s Watching? Sharing Public Health Digital Stories for Maximum Impact

  • Introduction to current thinking on strategies and platforms for distributing first-person media narratives of health and justice, and 
  • How to make the most of your digital stories.