Dr. Frankie Denise Powell
There are 5 included publications by Dr. Frankie Denise Powell :
|Family Breast Cancer Education: A Model for African American Women
||The purpose of this study, funded by the American Cancer Society, was to increase knowledge and understanding, i.e., the willingness and ability to discuss, of breast cancer in southern minority women and their families. A family model of health educ...
|Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, Uplift, and Elementary Students: An Example of School and Community Collaboration
||Dr. Larry D. Fields, the former principal of Rowland H. Latham Elementary, led the development of a complementary learning model that became known as the Latham Way. The Latham Way produced remarkable academic success among poor minority students. Th...
|Questions & Answers (Addressing the Achievement Gap)
||In Questions & Answers, we speak with Eric Cooper of the National Urban Alliance for effective education and Frankie Powell from the Maya Angelou Institute. They discuss two distinct approaches to address the achievement gap, Cooper focusing on align...
|Saving Ourselves: A Rural Breast Cancer Education Project
||It is difficult to understand breast cancer disparities without some explanation of their context. According to the most recent data, mortality rates continue to decline in European American women. For example, in the decade of 2001-2004, the rate de...
|Training the Person of the Therapist in an Academic Setting
||Drexel University’s Couple and Family Therapy Department recently introduced a formal course on training the person of a therapist. The course is based on Aponte’s Person-of-the-Therapist Training Model that up until now has only been applied in priv...