Agenda - Wednesday, March 18, 2020


Opening Plenary 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Delivering Health Education in Culturally Diverse Populations

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This session explores cultural diversity and the importance of cultural competence. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Demonstrate three ways of understanding cultural diversity and the importance of cultural competence. 
  2. Cite examples of disparities between the backgrounds of the presenter and the audience in terms of public health education. 
  3. Discuss strategies for bridging the gaps that often exist between presenter and audience in achieving public health education. 
  4. Discuss common characteristics of quality leadership in public health and public health education.
Agenda and Speakers

SOPHE Welcome
Elaine Auld, MPH, MCHES®

Greetings from CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Director of CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

Presidential Address - Advancing Health Equity: Taking an Anti-racism Approach to Health Promotion Leadership and Action
Jean Breny, PhD, MPH

Health Education and Social Justice
David Satcher, MD, PhD

Oral Session1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Delivering Health Education in Culturally Diverse Populations

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This session focuses on the cultural factors that affect healthcare delivery in diverse populations.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Examine the perceptions of chronic illnesses health screening and preventive behaviors among Latino Men. 
  2. Explain cultural factors that influence Latino men in engaging in health screening and preventive behaviors. 
  3. Explain how the Precaution Adoption Process Model can be used to move target audiences at high risk for LBTI along a sequence of stages from an unaware stage to an action stage. 
  4. Apply the Precaution Adoption Process Model to developing health education messages for other unfamiliar health conditions. 
  5. Describe two of the top health concerns/disparities among deaf and hard-of-hearing people in Florida. 
  6. Justify the importance of using tailored and accessible communication strategies with Deaf American Sign Language users. 
Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Matt Weinburke, DrPH, MPH, REHS, MCHES®, MLT(ASCP)CM

Health Screenings and Preventive Behaviors among Latino Men: A Qualitative Assessment.
Raffy R Luquis, PhD, MCHES®

Applying A Stage-based Model to Address the Latent Tuberculosis Infection Conundrum—"I don’t feel sick, so why should I get tested?”
John Parmer, PhD 

Health Concerns and Risk Behavior Among Deaf People in Florida: A Call for Action
Tyler Glenn James, MS, CHES®

Plenary 23:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Advancing Social Justice: Mobilizing the Power of Arts and Culture in Public Health

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This session focuses on how arts can have a powerful connection in public health education. 

Learning Objective: Describe at least three researched measures on the effects of arts on various health measures.

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, PhD, MPH

Advancing Social Justice: Mobilizing the Power of Arts and Culture in Public Health
Stacey Springs, PhD
Ken Rose, MPA
Kathy Le Backes, MPH
Jill Sonke, PhD, MA

Questions and Answers

Announcement of Student Case Study Competition Winners
Karl Larson, PhD, MCHES and Donna M. Videto, PhD, MCHES®, FAHE Vice President

Oral Session4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

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Attend this session and learn more about the volunteer leadership opportunities SOPHE has to offer.

Agenda and Speakers

Advancing Your Career through SOPHE Leadership
Shanna Livermore, MPH, MCHES®, Angela Mickalide, PhD, MCHES®, Elaine Auld, MPH, MCHES® and Keon Gilbert, DrPH, MPH, MA

Student Workshop6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Who's Who in Health Education: Learning How to Make the Best Out of Your Network

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This session is a speed mentoring opportunity for students to meet and connect with professionals in the field working in a variety of settings and roles. 

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Skye McDonald, MS, CHES®

Student Workshop - Who's Who in Health Education: Learning How to Make the Best Out of Your Network
Brittany Rosen, PhD, MEd, CHES®
Gabrielle Benenson, MPH
Lisa Carlson, MPH, MCHES®

Agenda - Thursday, March 19, 2020


Meeting10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Business Meeting

No Credit

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Hear about our recent accomplishments, future initiatives, and listen to your newly-elected board of trustees. 

Agenda and Speakers

SOPHE All-Member Business Meeting
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Plenary 311:00 AM - 12:15 PM

More Than Medicine: Updating The Narrative For Improving Population Health.

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Session Description coming soon.

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES®

Presentation of the 2020 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award
Viktor Bovbjerg, PhD - James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation and Lawrence W. Green, DrPH, ScD (Hon), Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco

More Than Medicine: Updating The Narrative For Improving Population Health
Robert M. Kaplan, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Health Services and Medicine, UCLA Schools of Public Health and Medicine

Question and Answers

Oral Session12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Overview and Emerging Issues for Implementation Science: Circle of Research

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This session focues on the next steps and new direction for dissemination and implementation science research and the national efforts to inform evidence-based practices for health promotion. 

Agenda and Speaker

Moderator
by Bonni C. Hodges, PhD

Implementation Science Overview -  Demystifying Implementation Science,  Theories and Methods,
Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES

Leveraging Implementation Science for Public Health Impact: Tools and Resources
Margaret M Farrell, MPH RD

Implementation Science at CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control: Past, Present, and Future
Theresa Leola Armstead, PhD and Natalie Wilkins, PhD

Implementation Science in the Practice of Health Promotion – Advancing Practitioner Engagement
Randy Schwartz, MSPH

Plenary 42:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Plenary 4: Impacts of a Changing Climate on Public Health

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This session focuses on the impact of climate change on public health and approaches health care educators can make.

Agenda and Speaker

Moderator
Lisa M. Carlson, MPH, MCHES®, APHA President 

Climate Change and Human Health,
Paul J. Schramm, MS, MPH

Health Professional Leadership in Climate Action and Advocacy
Rebecca Rehr, MPH

Questions and Answers

Oral Session4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Building a Movement to Change the Narrative of the Health of African American Women and Infants

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This session will focus on lessons leanred, and ways to overome barriours to promoting changes within African American communities.

Agenda and Speaker

Moderator
by La Verne D. Partlow, Med

Black Women as Change Agents: Insights for Research and Practice from the African American Community
LaNita Wright, PhD, MPH, CHES®

Process of Developing a Relationship Imperative Scale for Assessing Risk for HIV Infection among  African American College Women:  Catalyst for Change
Deborah A Fortune, PhD and Beth Chaney, MA, PhD, MCHES

Birth Justice Warriors: A Holistic Approach to Addressing Black Maternal and Infant Health in the Suburbs
Martine Hackett, PhD, CHES®, Tari Ajeh, MPH and Britney Nathan, MDc

Addressing Maternal Mortality among African American Women through Media-based Storytelling
Nakeita Burse, DrPH, CHES®

Oral Session5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Combatting the Opioid Epidemic

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This session will focus on the importance of having conversations about opioid use and identify health education messaging. 

Agenda and Speaker

Moderator
by Caile Spear, PhD, MCHES®

Starting the Conversation: Exploring Messaging Approaches on Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse for Patients
Priscilla Fernandez, PhD

Reasons for Opioid Misuse: Identifying Gaps in Knowledge and Social Norms Associated with Risky Use of Prescription Opioids
Katie McCabe, MPH

Oral Session5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Leveraging Various Sectors and Partnership to Validate Health Education Practice: Results of HESPA II

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This session will provide an overview of the results of a national study to verify the entry and advancd levels of practice for health education specialists.

Agenda and Speaker

Moderator
by Randy Schwartz, MSPH

Leveraging Various Sectors and Partnership to Validate Health Education Practice: Results of HESPA II
Randy Cottrell, PhD, MCHES®, Kathleen Allison, PhD, MCHES®, and Kadi Bliss, PhD, MCHES® 

Agenda - Friday, March 20, 2020


Oral Session10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Integrating Social Emotional Learning and School Health Education: How Can We Stop "Competing" and Start Collaborating?

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This sesion will focus on social and emotional learning competencies that can be evaluated and included in health education programming.

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Joanne Chopak-Foss, PhD, FASHA

There's a Model for That: How to Address Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) through the Whole School,
Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model
Jordan Buckley, MPH, CHES®


Joining Forces: Connecting Health Education and Social-emotional Learning
Eko Natividad Canillas-Myles, MAEd, EdD, Lisa Walker, MSEd, Angela Glymph, MS, PhD

Questions and Answers

Oral Session10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): What You Should Know for Effective Risk Communication

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This session focuses on the latest updates on COVID-19, its preventive measures and identify communication strategies.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Explain basic information in lay terms about the new Coronavirus, how it is spread, signs and symptoms, and preventive measures. 
  2. Apply at least three risk communication principles when addressing the public about the new Coronavirus, including via social media. 
  3. Identify at least two sources of credible updates about the Coronavirus, which can be useful in communicating with schools or communities. 
Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Christina L. Jones, PhD

Novel Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV):  What You Should Know for Effective Risk Communication
Kellee L. Waters, MPS

Plenary 511:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Plenary 5: Promoting the Health of Children & Families

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This session will focus on the RWJF vision of family and child health and well-being and share current health strategies.  It will also provide practical recommendations for implementing school wellness committees and improving nutrition and physical activity.   

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Deborah A. Fortune, PhD, MCHES®

Plenary 5: Promoting the Health of Children & Families
Jennifer Ng’andu, MPH

Integrating Physical Activity and Nutrition: Implementing a coordinated school-wide approach to impact health behaviors of adolescents.
Dana Griffith, EdD and Casey Cahill, MPH

Fostering Community Collaboration in School Wellness: Implementing Policy, Systems & Environmental Intervention through School Wellness Committees
Dominique Cobbs, MPH, CHES®

Incoming President's Remarks and Conference Recap
Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES®, SOPHE President

Oral Session1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CDC Resources: School Health

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This session will provide an overview of two of CDC’s most popular tools for improving school health education and wellness. 

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Danielle Brittain, PhD

What Everyone Ought to Know About CDC's School Health Index
Chris Kissler, MPH

Tell Me More: What Is the CDC’s Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT)
Melissa Fahrenbruch, MEd

Oral Session2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Youth Advocacy and Tobacco Policy

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This session will explore the importance of prioritizing Tobacco 21 advocacy and discuss youth-led advocacy activities.

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Elaine R. Hicks, MS/LIS, MPH, MCHES®

Building Smoke-free Communities: Engaging, Educating and Mobilizing Youth and Youth Based Organizations to Advocate for Smoke-Free Protections
Vonetta J. Dudley, MA CHES® and Vanessa Yvon Manluco, MsED

Don't Discount My Life: A Campaign to Keep Tobacco Prices High in Minnesota
Kristen Ackert, MPH

Regionalization of the Youth-Led Tobacco 21 Campaign
Molly Pisciottano, MHA 

Oral Session3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Cultivating Resilient Students Through Creative Teaching Methods

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This session will discuss the importance of including resiliency strategies in the classroom and how to incorporate creative elements to enhance student learning in a higher education setting.

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator
Regan Johnson, MEd, MCHES®

Art as a Teaching Tool for Professional Preparation in the University Classroom
J. Hope Corbin, MPHIL, PhD

BRAVING Challenges: Cultivating Resilient Students and Classrooms
Caitlin Holden, MS, MCHES® Meagan Shipley, PhD, CHES® and Elisa Beth McNeill, PhD, CHES®

Real Classrooms, Real Teaching Skills: Using Model Lessons as a Way to Improve Classroom Pedagogy
Cathy Durand-Horne, BA and Beth Stevenson, MPH, Christi Kay, MEd