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Strengthening the JCU/UQ Empowerment Research Program
This research project aimed to: a) undertake a metasynthesis of qualitative research findings across the 10-year Empowerment Research Program (ERP); b) convene a workshop of informed specialists and stakeholders to evaluate progress and advice for the next steps of the development of a tool to measure empowerment and social and emotional wellbeing: and c) produce a monograph/book that consolidates the rationale, learning and outcomes of the collaborative empowerment research.
University of Queensland and James Cook University