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Emergency Response Plan Emergency Preparedness and Response through a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Lens (On Demand-CE) is a Course

Emergency Preparedness and Response through a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Lens (On Demand-CE)

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CE and certificate of completion are free.

This training will examine the ways emergency preparedness and response can and should employ diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice frameworks.

This training was originally held on January 30, 2024.

Audience

Local public health practitioners working in emergency preparedness and response in MI and beyond, whether they are Emergency Preparedness Coordinators or in other roles

Learning Objectives

  • Explore instances of flooding emergencies in rural, urban, and suburban areas of Michigan
  • Discuss health impacts and inequities that arise during flood emergencies
  • Outline the key risks and preparedness considerations needed to effectively mitigate flood consequences
  • Explain the value-add of integrating a diversity-equity-inclusion-justice (DEIJ) framework into emergency preparedness/response practice
  • Formulate 2-3 DEIJ-related approaches to reduce the risks and inequities related to rural flooding and increase the level of preparedness

Instructors

  • Cindra James, MPA, Emergency Preparedness Professional
  • Annette Sawadogo, MPH, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department
  • Paul Jones, PEM, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Detroit Health Department

Continuing Education Credit 

  • Up to 1.25 Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits may be earned at this event
  • Certificate of Completion*

*A Certificate of Completion will also be available for 1.25 contact hours. You may submit the certificate on your own to the licensing body for Category II CE.

Sponsors

Public Health Prepared is the workforce development and public health practice branch of the broader Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats & Pandemic Preparedness (MCIDT) initiative, funded by the University of Michigan. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Public Health Prepared, MCIDT, or the University of Michigan.

This event is co-sponsored by the Region V Public Health Training Center.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($929,475). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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