January 12, 2017 • 9am - 4:30pm • Macon, GA
This one day training course will provide practical tools and strategies on how to assess attitudes and behaviors of a given target audience and how these findings can be used to improve interventions. The course will cover several different assessment tools that can be used to assess the social, cultural and cognitive factors that influence health behaviors. Participants will learn how to develop interventions based upon the findings from their behavioral assessments and will use hands-on exercises with current public health challenges. In addition, the course discusses how understanding the culture, values and norms of target audiences can ultimately affect the success of health programs.
At the end of the training, participants will be able to:
• Assess the social, cultural and cognitive factors that influence health behaviors in a given community
• Develop an understanding of the how attitudes and behaviors influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors
• Identify points for potential interventions using a behavioral assessment
• Apply the findings from a behavioral assessment to improve interventions
Click here to register for this training.
The training is part of the Region IV Public Health Training Center's Public Health Practice Academy series. The goal of the Public Health Practice Academy is to provide public health professionals, serving underserved populations and areas, with core skills that can be used in public health decision making.
By the end of the Public Health Practice Academy series, participants will be able to:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the
Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for
Disease Control & Prevention and School of Public Health, Emory
University. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®)
to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a
provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 6.0 contact hours.
IACET CEU (other professionals): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEU's for this program.
CECH (health educators):
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a
designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in
health education by the National Commission for Health Education
Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health
Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education
Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 6 total Category I
continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing
education contact hours available are 0.0. CDC provider number GA0082.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
North Central Health District, Room LL003201 Second StreetMacon, Georgia 31201
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