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October 2017

Are we making a difference? Tools to measure neighborhood-level health and well-being

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live Webinar

About this Event: Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being. At our October 24 Network Commons discussion, four national metrics experts spanning community development, public health, and healthcare will share their efforts developing innovative cross-sector tools to measure neighborhood-level health and well-being. Speakers: Vedette Gavin, MPH, MPA, Director of Research and Partnerships, Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund/ Conservation Law Foundation Tiffany Manuel, PhD, Vice President – Knowledge, Impact, & Strategy, Enterprise…

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Crafting Richer Public Health Messages Using Moral Foundations Theory

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Live Webinar

About this Event: Effective messaging of public health challenges and interventions is essential to public health practice and especially to implementing public health laws and policies in a polarized political environment. It is easy for public health leaders to become consumed with the ongoing political and resource shifts taking place in public health and health care. However, it is also clear that those in public health, at all levels, want to engage more deeply and meaningfully with communities of all…

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November 2017

Engaging Physicians & Care Teams to Prevent & Manage Diabetes

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Live Webinar

About this Event: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report, 48.3% of adults aged 65 years or older have prediabetes and only 14% of adults in this age group are aware of their diagnosis. Without diagnosis and intervention, many of these people will unnecessarily develop Type 2 Diabetes, which places undue burden on individuals, providers, and the health system. Among adults with diabetes, diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) remains largely underutilized. On…

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Achieving Health Equity for All: Promoting Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Live Webinar

About this Event: The Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity, is hosting a workshop that will explore initiatives and policies across domains that have an impact on the cognitive, affective, and behavioral health for all children, youth, and families. This workshop will use an eco-developmental model to explore health equity of children and families, including those with complex needs and chronic conditions. Particular attention will be paid to challenges…

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Achieving Health Equity: Promoting Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health Equity for Children, Families, and Communities: A Workshop

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Live Webinar

About this Event: The Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity, is hosting a workshop that will explore initiatives and policies across domains that have an impact on the cognitive, affective, and behavioral health for all children, youth, and families. This workshop will use an socio-ecological developmental model to explore health equity of children and families, including those with complex needs and chronic conditions. Particular attention will be paid to…

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Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Live Webinar

About this Event: Jobs, affordable housing and transportation are three pillars of providing opportunities and supporting human potential and well-being. As advocates for active transportation and connected mobility options, these pillars are essential to our work and it is important that we continue to explore ways they come together in developing healthy, active, and engaged communities. By doing so, we create opportunities for new jobs, economic vitality, and community cohesion. This webinar assumes a basic knowledge of issues related to…

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December 2017

Sponsoring Conference Participation in Support of Healthy Communities

December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A key goal of NYSHealth’s Building Healthy Communities priority area is to create healthy communities that lead to more New Yorkers of all ages eating healthy foods, being physically active, and having access to a range of programs that encourage healthy life choices. Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), NYSHealth will sponsor community-based organizations, health departments, and other low-resource organizations to attend and present at local, State, and national conferences related to building healthy communities

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