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Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Data/assessment, Health equity/social determinants of health, Leadership, Policy, Smart growth/community design, Systems thinking,
Unintentional Injury - Bicycle-related injury, Motor vehicle and/or child passenger safety, Pedestrian injury,
Format: Online
CEU Credits: 0 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance(770)

This webinar is the first in a two-part Smart Growth & Community Design series that focuses on the relationship between injury and chronic disease prevention, Smart Growth, and community design.


During this webinar, participants learn about Smart Growth policies and the proactive steps that public health practitioners can take to influence transportation and land-use decisions. Participants also learn additional strategies they can use to ensure that public health is a primary consideration in community design. The featured speaker is Mary Lee, a practicing attorney and expert on housing, land-use, and community economic development. Ms. Lee is the Associate Director for PolicyLink, a non-profit national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity.


Time/Length: 0 Hours
Additional Registration Required: No
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
1. Ability to DESCRIBE and EXPLAIN injury and/or violence as a major social and health problem
6. Ability to DISSEMINATE INFORMATION related to injury and/or violence prevention to the community, other professionals, key policy makers and leaders through diverse communication networks
7. Ability to STIMULATE CHANGE related to injury and/or violence prevention through policy, enforcement, advocacy and education
9. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and best practices necessary to address at least one SPECIFIC

Public Health:
Analytical/Assessment Skills
Communication Skills
Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
Cultural Competency Skills
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
Area VI: Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person
Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
Health Policy and Management
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Diversity and Culture
Programs Planning
Systems Thinking