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COMPETENCIES/CONTINUING ED

Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Data/assessment, Evaluation, Health equity/social determinants of health, Leadership, Policy, Program design/implementation, Research, Smart growth/community design,
Violence/Intentional Injury - Child maltreatment, Youth violence
Format: Online
CEU Credits: 1.5 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance, CDC, NACCHO, ASTHO, & APHA (770) 690-9000 info@safestates.org
Description:

Highlighting Violence Prevention Efforts Implemented Through Public Health Infrastructure” is a three-part webinar series. The three webinars are Part 1: Public Health Leadership for Violence Prevention; Part 2: Highlighting Public Health Contributions to Violence Prevention at the Local, State, and National Levels; and Part 3: Preventing Violence is Critical to Our Nation’s Health: A Facilitated Discussion with Public Health Leaders

 

This webinar is Part 2: Highlighting Public Health Contributions to Violence Prevention at the Local, State, and National Levels. This webinar will emphasize how state and local health departments have successfully used their unique strengths to contribute to violence prevention efforts in their communities, states, and nationally. Participants have the opportunity to learn about current national, state, and local violence prevention strategies led by health departments with emphasis on youth violence and child maltreatment prevention initiatives.

 

Featured speakers include: Jim Mercy, PhD, Acting Director, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rachel Davis, MSW, Managing Director, Prevention Institute Ruth Petersen, MD, MPH, Section Chief, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health Alan J. Dellapenna, Jr. R.S., MPH, Branch Head, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, North Carolina Division of Public Health Catherine Joyner, MSW, Executive Director, Child Maltreatment Prevention Leadership Team Shannon Breitzman, MA, Director, Injury, Suicide, and Violence Prevention Unit, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Jarrod Hindman, MS, Program Manager, Injury, Suicide and Violence Prevention Unit, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Gretchen Musicant, MPH, Commissioner, Minneapolis Department of Health Bass Zanjani, Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator, City of Minneapolis Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, M.Ed, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission Catherine Fine, MPH, Director, Division of Violence Prevention, Boston Public Health Commission The webinar will be facilitated by Dr. Renee Johnson, Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health.

 

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
4. Ability to EVALUATE 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
8. Ability to maintain and further develop COMPETENCY as an injury and/or violence prevention professional
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
Public Health Sciences Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
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
Social and Behavioral Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Diversity and Culture
Leadership
Programs Planning