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COMPETENCIES/CONTINUING ED

Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Policy, Program design/implementation, Systems thinking,
Unintentional Injury - Motor vehicle and/or child passenger safety, Other, Playground injury,
Violence/Intentional Injury - Gun violence, Other,
Format: online
CEU Credits: 1.5 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000 info@safestates.org
Description:

The Safe States Alliance and the South to Southwest Injury Prevention Network present an inspiring webinar about why the work we do in injury and violence prevention is important, relevant, and exciting. Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned veteran, this is a great opportunity to find inspiration and motivation for your work. 

 

Our speaker, Dr. David Hemenway, Professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, and author of the book, While We Were Sleeping: Success Stories in Injury and Violence Prevention, provides an in-depth overview of how the public health science behind injury prevention has enabled our field to accomplish great things in the past, and help us understand the possibilities for the future. This important presentation will help ground your work in a broader context, and help you understand the wider field of injury prevention.

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
3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT 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:
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 VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Communication and Informatics
Programs Planning
Systems Thinking