Policy, Systems & Environmental Change Training Suite

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Overview of Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change


PSE Overview (Online Module)

In this module, we will give you an overview of policy, systems and environmental change strategies, why they are important and how to get started.

 

 

 

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Building Healthier Communities through Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change (Recorded Webinar)

This webinar provides an introduction to best practices for how health advocates can implement PSE approaches and presents inspiring case studies.

 

 

 

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PSE Change (Resource Guide)

This guide is the result of several years of collaboration between the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners and select CCC Program PSE demonstration projects. The purpose of this guide is to provide models and tools to assist you with planning and implementing your PSE agenda.

 

 

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Action for PSE Change (Web Guide)

An outline and resources to help you understand why PSE change is important, your role in the change process, and how to affect that change.

 

 

 

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Community Engagement - Coalition Building


Facilitation Skills Micro-credential (Launching mid-2020)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designing Effective Meetings (Virtual Workshop)

This virtual workshop will provide you with strategies and techniques to help you keep your meetings on point, engaging, and action-oriented. It will feature a blend of instruction and practice work in small groups, so come ready to participate!


 

 

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Community Engagement: Recruitment & Retention (Virtual Workshop)

Participants in this virtual workshop will go over identifying key factors to support the recruitment and retention of community members, as well as stakeholder analysis. We will also build skills in the area of systems thinking and persuasive communication.

 

 

 

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Coalition Architecture (Webinar/Webinar Recording)

Explore how the design and structure of a coalition can support success. Join us as our panelists share the blueprints for their coalitions' organization, and how it's helping them meet their goals.

 

 

 

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Facilitating Decision Making (Virtual Workshop)

Learn about the foundational skills needed to effectively engage stakeholders and bring about change.

 

 

 

 

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Community Engagement & Coalition Building (In-Person Workshop)

Get an overview and learn the principles of community engagement, including recruitment, meeting design, decision-making strategies, and retention.

 

 

 

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Leading Effective Coalitions (ECHO)

This series aims to support experienced coalition leaders by addressing the complex issues that occur during the process of managing coalitions.


 

 

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Managing Effective Coalitions (Community of Practice)

Come together with colleagues who are managing, leading, or supporting coalitions in their community. We will explore successes, challenges, ideas, and solutions for building effective coalitions that create and sustain lasting change.


 

 

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Community Engagement - Youth Engagement


Authentic Youth Engagement (Webinar/Webinar Recording)

In this webinar we will explore the benefits of engaging young people, introducing ideas of sharing power, and what that looks like. We will also discuss adultism and how to avoid the common errors that lead to ineffective engagement. You will leave this learning event better able to be an advocate for and alongside youth.

 

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Social Justice Approaches to Youth Engagement (Online Course)

During this seven-week course, participants will be expected to critically analyze how power, privilege, and oppression operate in their own lives and participate in conversations regarding how they can disrupt systems of power that oppress young people. This course will offer a mix of critical reflection, skill-building, applied practice, and tools and resources that will enable participants to be an advocate for and with youth.

 

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Justice-Driven Approaches to Youth Engagement (Community of Practice)

Come chat once a month with colleagues in this community of practice who are working to engage youth in their community. We will explore social justice driven approaches to youth engagement that can create and sustain lasting change.


 

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Forming Change


Introduction to Policy Analysis in Public Health (Online Module)

This course will help familiarize you with the role of policy in public health. It will also help to foster a common understanding of what policy is and a process by which it is conceptualized and developed.The 90-minute course, designed for public health practitioners, introduces the learner to the CDC policy process and provides specific instruction on the policy analysis component of the process.

 

 

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Writing an Issue Statement (Online Module & Virtual Workshop)

In this module/virtual workshop, you will learn the steps and criterion involved in writing an issue statement, combining data and conversations with stakeholders to identify the root cause of a problem and articulate how the issue is impacting the community.

 

 

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Economic Evaluation (Online Module & Virtual Workshop)

These trainings will focus on types of economic evaluations and how they can inform decision-making regarding public health interventions. Participants will become familiar with common economic evaluation terms and the steps involved in conducting an economic evaluation.

 

 

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Policy Analysis (Online Toolkit)


 

 

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Influencing Change


Influencing Change (In-Person Workshop)

In this training, participants will delve into the “how” of bringing about change – namely through identifying the decision-makers who can make the change and how to influence those decision-makers through an understanding of change management, communication strategies, and power-building tactics.

 

 

 

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Communicating & Disseminating Evidence to Decision Makers (Virtual Workshops/Online Module)

In this online module, 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.

 

 

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Direct Action Organizing Tools (Recorded Webinar)

This session covers techniques and tools for direct action organizing related to policy change.

 

 

 

 

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Strategies to Advance Health Equity: How Health Departments Can Grow a Healthy Public Food Sector (Online Module)

This self-paced, interactive module prepares public health professionals working in state and local health departments to develop or support food policy changes in their communities to encourage healthy food systems.

 

 

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Strategies to Advance Health Equity: Understanding & Influencing Corporate Practices of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Food and Beverage Industries to Promote Health (Online Module)

This training details tobacco, alcohol, and food corporate strategies that can have harmful affects on population health and also provides timely and relevant examples of health departments that have used research, advocacy, and education to tackle these industry tactics and advance a public health agenda.

 

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Strategies to Advance Health Equity: How Health Departments Can Promote Living Wages (Online Module)

This module details how raising the minimum wage is a public health issue and provides a case study of one health department that used research, communication, and advocacy to influence low wages.


 

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Advocacy vs. Lobbying (Curated Training Page)

 

 

 

 

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