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Course details

COMPETENCIES/CONTINUING ED

Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Communications/Informatics, Data/assessment, Health equity/social determinants of health, Leadership, Policy, Program design/implementation, Smart growth/community design, Systems thinking,
Unintentional Injury - Bicycle-related injury, Pedestrian injury,
Format: Online
CEU Credits: 1.5 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000 info@safestates.org
Description:

The theme for the 2010 ASTHO, NACCHO, & Safe States Alliance webcast series is “Policy Approaches to Injury & Violence Prevention.” The four webinars in this series are Webinar 1: Policies to Prevent Bullying in Schools; Webinar 2: Policies to Promote Injury-Free, Livable Communities; Webinar 3: State & National Policies to Promote Motor Vehicle Safety; Webinar 4: Policy Approaches to Injury Prevention:  Successes, Strategies, & the ASTHO Presidential Challenge.

 

Webinar 2 focuses on injury-free, livable communities. This webcast features presentations by professionals who are actively involved in shaping state and local policies to promote Smart Growth principles that can prevent injuries, increase physical activity, and enhance the overall safety of communities. During this webcast, speakers discuss their experiences with the development and passage of policies related to pedestrian and bike safety, Complete Streets, and improved community design. Speakers also convey practical “lessons learnedÓ and will also provide their perspectives on how to better work with planners, stakeholders, and other agencies to successfully develop and implement policy changes.

 

Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH)

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
3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
5. Ability to BUILD and MANAGE an injury and/or violence prevention program
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
Financial Planning and Management Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Public Health Sciences Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area V: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
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
Leadership
Programs Planning