“School to Prison” to “School Again”: Preparing a New Workforce to Address Health Disparities

Presenter: Robert Fullilove, EdD Professor of Sociomedical Sciences Associate Dean, Community and Minority Affairs Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Date: January 5th, 2016 Description: Mass incarceration is one of the leading contributors of health disparities, with a disproportionately large percentage of African American and Latino men experiencing incarceration during their lifetime.  Having ever…

Accreditation and Quality Improvement: A New York Departments of Health Perspective

As a follow up to the “National Accreditation & New York State Departments of Health” webinar on the Livingston County experience with the Public Health Accreditation Board national accreditation process, Drew Hanchett, MPH from the Office of Public Health Practice will present on the state experience with the accreditation process and take a closer look at the requirements for Domain 9 related to Quality Improvement.

Assessment of Asthma

Description: This module (part of a series) was developed with content experts in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health. This learning module describes the five steps in conducting an effective asthma assessment. Learning Objectives: Perform an initial visual assessment and differentiate between normal and abnormal presentations; Describe…

Mastering the Roles of Supervision

An examination of the competing roles supervisors must master to become effective in their jobs. Activities and self-assessments guide supervisors to finding their own path to mastery.
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Moving Public Health Practice Upstream to Reduce Health Inequities

Presenter: Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH  Distinguished Professor of Public Health Faculty Director, New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College City University of New York School of Public Health and Hunter College Date: September 1st, 2015 Recommended pre-webinar reading: Freudenberg, N., Franzosa, E, Chisholm, J., Libman, K. (2015). New approaches for moving upstream: How state and local…

Responding to an Asthma Episode in the Medical Room

Description: This module (part of a series) was developed with content experts in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health. This module covers three key factors in each response including assessing if the child is in respiratory distress, if they have a medication administration form on file, and…

Succession Planning for Local Health Departments: An example of how to do it (Part 3 of 3)

In this third presentation of a series of three introductory level webinars, Dr. Schmalzried addressed the following learning objectives: to learn from an example of succession planning for LHD management level positions and to learn from an example of developing a succession plan for a health department director/health commissioner.

Succession Planning for Local Health Departments: What it is and what should we do? (Part 1 of 3)

This is the first in a series of three introductory level webinars. Dr. Schmalzried addressed the following learning objectives: to understand the concept of succession planning; to appreciate the importance of creating a succession plan; to learn about motivating factors and key principles behind succession planning; and to understand why LHDs have not developed succession plans.

Succession Planning in Local Health Departments: How do we do it? (Part 2 of 3)

This is the second presentation of a series of three introductory level webinars. Dr. Schmalzried addressed the following learning objectives: Learn how the scope of succession planning can be determined for a local health department; Understand how gap analysis can be conducted in a local health department; Learn about various tools used for succession planning and workforce development; Know about the essential components needed to design a succession plan for a local health department; and Discuss succession planning strategies that could help overcome civil service and collective bargaining challenges at local health departments.

Understanding and Combating Resistance to Online Learning

Presenter: John Vivolo Director of Online and Virtual Learning NYU-ePoly/Enterprise Learning Date: October 6th, 2015 Recommended pre-webinar reading: Online Learning Consortium Survey Reports  Online Learning Consortium Infographic Reflection Questions: Why do learners and faculty still resist online learning? What are the important proactive steps an organization can take to combat resistance before the start of an online learning…