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12:00pm - 1:30pm Mountain Time
Online pre-work available by May 28th
For this live learning session, participants will complete the Communicating and Disseminating Evidence to Decision Makers self-paced, online module, and then engage in a discussion and applied-learning activity with a subject matter expert, using bidirectional video.
In the online module and live learning session, participants will explore effective strategies for communicating evidence to decision-makers and acquire tools and resources to create and disseminate messages about evidence-based solutions on different platforms for diverse audiences. Also, included is guidance for writing and disseminating policy briefs.
What to Expect
Sue Kahler, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator at Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health Unit, located in Bismarck, ND. Sue has 19 years of experiences working in tobacco control and five years working Substance Abuse Prevention. She has assisted with various institutions and community comprehensive tobacco free policies from schools to transitional living facilities. Sue has been part of the Bismarck Tobacco Free Coalition since 2005 and instrumental in passing a local smoke free ordinance and ND Smoke Free Law. She has been involved the community health needs assessment and improvement planning, environmental change through local and state policy. Sue is the President Elect for the North Dakota Public Health Association. She has a degree in Psychology, St. Cloud State University with a minor in Chemical Dependency Counseling. She completed her MBA from University of Mary, Bismarck ND. Sue is a Mayo Clinic Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and received the National Certificate Tobacco Treatment Practice. She provides individual tobacco cessation services.