235742 Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Challenges and opportunities of implementing environmental, systems, and policy change

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 3:20 PM

Tracy Delaney, PhD, RD , Director of CPPW, Manager Chronic Disease and Health Disparities, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego, CA
The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how to implement policy, systems and environmental change within local health departments and throughout the community through lessons learned from the Healthy Works, Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program. This presentation will:

- Describe how to uniquely position your local health agency for funding streams that implement policy, systems, and environmental change.

- Discuss how to identify synergies with interdisciplinary partners, highlighting how health departments can interface with planning agencies to ensure analysis of public health impacts are addressed in critical transportation and planning processes.

- Share innovative upstream approaches to prevent chronic disease that will have a long-term impact on public health.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Chronic disease management and prevention
Program planning
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify innovative approaches to preventing chronic disease through policy, systems, and environmental change. 2. Explain how to be positioned for funding sources related to policy, systems, and environmental change.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present on the content I am responsible for because I am the Principal Investigator for the Communities Putting Prevention to Work program and the Manager of the Chronic Disease and Health Disparities program of the Maternal, Child & Family Health Services branch within the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.