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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Capacity-building Through Health Education
3050.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Capacity-building Through Health Education
Using local, state and international examples, the panelists in this session will desribe programs designed to build capacity within the work force and the public. Strategies from social marketing combined with social change theory will be discussed, as well as a model for office-based provider education. Throughout the session, speakers will describe the implications of these programs for health communication, health promotion and health education practice.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the needs of the public health and health care work force in terms of effective delivery of health promotion activities; and
  2. Explain how specific skills and strategies from can be applied to change public perceptions of the priority ranking of social causes.
Moderator(s):Debra G. Morris, MPH, CHES
8:30 AMTraining physicians and other health care providers in their practices: Creating a successful program  [ Recorded presentation ]
Shannon Perry Limjuco, Kathryn Hawley
8:48 AMHigh-tech international summer institute for rural and environmental health  [ Recorded presentation ]
Thomas M. Cook, PhD, Robin Ungar, MS, Gabriel Gulis, PhD, Ivan Ciznar, PhD DSc
9:06 AMBuilding public health capacity in Canada  [ Recorded presentation ]
David Mowat, MD, Geoffrey S. Gurd, PhD
9:24 AMBeyond Social Marketing to Building Public Will  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner, Laura K. Lee Dellinger, Roger Valdez, MA
9:42 AMMoving beyond provision of information: The role of health education professionals as self-management educators
Lori Keeling Buhi, MPH, Desiree Rivers, MSPH, Kyrel L. Rowell, MPH, Gabriela Trevino, Melanie Sarabia, BCH, BA, B. Lee Green, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus; Chiropractic Health Care
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA