244510 Shaping Policy for Health™- Day 1: Root Causes (Determinants)

Saturday, October 29, 2011: 1:15 PM

Kitty Jerome, MA , Shaping Policy for Health™, Consultant, Florence, MA
This presentation will describe the social determinants of health, adapted from the Schulz and Northridge model "Social determinants of health: implication for environmental health promotion." Health disparity will be defined and we will also describe how the "cause" is socially constructed.

Learning Areas:
Other professions or practice related to public health
Program planning
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how “cause” is socially constructed 2. Identify determinants of health 3. Define “health disparity”

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be a proposal Author on the content I am responsible for because I serve as a national Shaping Policy for Health™ trainer for Directors of Health Promotion and Education.
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.