4097.0 Emergency Preparedness Policies: Is the Public Prepared?

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: Describe the role of the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters model for facilitating interaction between local health departments and community- and faith-based organizations Describe the use of the promotora model in family and community public health preparedness planning Identify facilitators, barriers and strategies for creating partnerships between the Deaf/Hard of hearing community and academic and government agencies in developing emergency preparedness plans

10:30 AM
10:50 AM
Building effective public health-CBO/FBO partnerships for disaster readiness
Deborah Glik, ScD, David Eisenman, MD, MSHS, Michael Prelip, MPH, DPA, Michael C. Stajura, MPH, MPP and Andrea Martel, MEd
11:30 AM
Building Community-Academic-Policy Partnerships to Reduce and Eliminate Deaf and Hard of Hearing Disparities to All-Hazards Preparedness Communication
Winston Tseng, PhD, Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA, Linda Neuhauser, DrPH, Donna Dahrouge, MPH and Alina Engelman, MPH

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)