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Strengthening Partnerships for Community Engagement (On Demand-CE)

Started Mar 31, 2022

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CE and certificate of completion are free.

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges to partnerships and collaboration between public health entities. This panel will discuss how to address these challenges and will provide recommendations to strengthen existing partnerships and foster new ones.

This training was originally presented on March 29, 2022.

Audience

Infectious disease and emergency preparedness and response practitioners looking to strengthen new and existing partnerships to enhance community engagement 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain best practices for strengthening new and existing partnerships 
  • Describe efforts to repair fractured partnership

Instructors

  • Karmen Fox, MSA, Executive Health Director, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan 
  • Vanessa Greene, MEd Chief Executive Officer, Grand Rapids African American Health Institute
  • Jessica Williams, MSA, Public Health Educator, Oakland County Health Division, Healthy Pontiac, We Can!

Continuing Education Credit

  • 1.0 CHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility: 7.1.3, 7.1.5)* 
  • Certificate of Completion

*We report credits to NCHEC on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 

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 ($924,899). 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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