Online Program

Changing the Conversation About Why Some Kids Thrive and Others Flounder

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Rachel Poulain, MPH, California Newsreel, San Francisco, CA
The director of public engagement for The Raising of America will illustrate different ways the series is being used around the nation to educate, organize and / or advocate for changes that promote young child and family well-being.  She will review the six elements towards a new conversation, walk participants through a five step planning process, and demonstrate the companion tools on the Raising of America website that can help viewers rupture the conventional ‘right choices’ and family bubble discourses and inspire further engagement and action.

Learning Areas:

Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Identify seven different ways The Raising of America can be used to change the conversation with different constituents. Plan a screening event with appropriate learning and / or organizing objectives. Evaluate companion tools that can turn screenings of The Raising of America from passive events into opportunities for critical reflection and action.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the Director of Public Engagement and the Associate Producer of Unnatural Causes and now The Raising of America, I have worked with hundreds of organizations around the nation, large and small, helping them integrate video and media effectively into their work to promote the public’s health. I also teach the Documentary for Health and Social Justice course at SF State University.
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.