Leveraging a Health Equity Approach Winter 2020 In-Person Workshop
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101 Monroe Street
Denver, CO 80206
Public Health Sciences Skills
Participants will explore ways to implement culturally responsive strategies, with an emphasis on health equity assessment within one's communities and organizations. Participants will use current examples from their own work to provide a context for applying these ideas and skills. The hope is to inspire leaders to act individually and collectively to address significant challenges and barriers for the achievement of optimal health and wellness.
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
Illustrate the role of the public health in leveraging health inequity.
Identify practical strategies and techniques to advance health equity.
Apply fundamental principles and core concepts of health equity.
Length of Learning Opportunity
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Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts
Cerise Hunt, PhD, MSW is the Director for the Center for Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. In this role, she is responsible for the formation of community linkages that guide public health practice, provision of continuing education and workforce development opportunities in public health, and engagement in public health practice research. Cerise was instrumental in the formation of the Colorado Black Health Collaborative and the Far Northeast Health Alliance. She is also a founding member of the Healthy Babies Strong Families Healthy Start Community Action Network, which is a multi-sector collective impact initiative committed to the reduction of the African American/Black infant mortality rate and the promotion of positive birth outcomes.
Registration is limited to individuals from Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, or Wyoming
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