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Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Data/assessment, Program design/implementation, Smart growth/community design
Format: online
CEU Credits: 1.5 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

This webinar is the second 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.

This webcast focuses on the relationship between injury and chronic disease prevention, Smart Growth, and community design. During this webcast, participants learned practical strategies they can use to better collaborate with transportation/land-use planners to implement Smart Growth and community design initiatives. Participants also learned methods they can use to influence transportation/land-use decisions and ensure that public health is a primary consideration in community design.


The video in this self-study may not work properly as appropriate software may no longer be available to support it – causing an error stating “Missing codec – This item was encoded in a format that’s not supported”. Audio and Powerpoint slides are still available and meet the requirements for receiving CHES and CPH credits. If you experience issues, please direct questions to

Time/Length: 1.5 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
2. Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA
4. Ability to EVALUATE injury and/or violence prevention activities
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
8. Ability to maintain and further develop COMPETENCY as an injury and/or violence prevention professional

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

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area V: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
Health Policy and Management
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Leadership
Programs Planning
Systems Thinking