Worksite wellness in state health agencies across the country: Policies and programs are implemented to improve health across the state
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Occupational health and safety
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Discuss evidence-based and best practice work-site wellness policies and programs across state public health agencies. Identify policies and programs that can be implemented at the state and local level that effect public and private employees. Compare agency organizational structures and those implications on employee health. Identify essential components to a successful work-site wellness initiative.
Keyword(s): Worksite, Public Health Agency Roles
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the lead content expert on work-site wellness at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. As co-chair of the ASTHO Wellness Committee and a member of the Prevention Team, I am very involved with internal work-site wellness as well as the initiatives in state health agencies. Among my public health interests has been sharing and promoting the use of evidence-based work-site wellness policies and programs.
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.