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Social Drivers of Health and Racial Equity

November 18, 2021 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

This course is open to Connecticut audiences.

Social drivers of health in American society are inextricably tied to inequities, especially those that arise from structural racism. This highly interactive workshop will explore the connections between social drivers of health and racial inequities, focusing both on opportunities for intervention and the role of the public health sector in addressing structural issues.

Our Instructor: Mo Barbosa, Senior Director, Community Engagement at Health Resources in Action Mo was previously the Program Coordinator for the Fellowship Center in St. Louis, MO and Director of the Area 4 Youth Center in Cambridge, MA. Mo delivers training, provides technical assistance and participates in field-building initiatives. He promotes the professionalization of the youth-worker field through work on legislation, youth worker networks, and partnerships with higher education. As a trainer, Mo builds the skills of participants while keeping connections to theory. A long-time facilitator of community processes, he works with gangs, parents, youth, political organizations, tenant councils, and community resident groups.

CHES and MCHES Sponsored by NEPHTC & YSPH, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 3 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 0. Provider ID: 1131137 Event ID:SS1131137_SDHRE2.

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

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