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WPHA Public Health in Practice Conference
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/6/2019 to 8/7/2019
When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Where: Holiday Inn Convention Center - Stevens Point
1001 Amber Ave
Stevens Point, Wisconsin  54482
United States
Contact: WPHA Office

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The Public Health in Practice Conference theme is “Better Together: Workforce Evolution.” This conference will challenge public health professionals to look closely at our evolution from a previously simple to a more complex form. This event will target professionals working in both governmental and non-governmental public health positions. Attendees will walk away with specific skills and usable tools to execute strategies to improve community or workplace health through systems change thinking, evidence-based practices and capacity building. Professionals that would be interested in this event would include, but are not limited to, Public Health Nurse, Public Health Specialist, Health Educator, Accreditation Coordinator, Community Health Specialist, Prevention Specialist, Public Health Strategist, Coalition Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Director, etc.

Schedule to be available soon!

Conference Objectives:

  • Identify the benefits of public health workforce diversity and how it can positively affect population health.
  • Describe the evolution of public health practice and what skills are necessary in the workforce to meet the needs of contemporary practice.
  • Describe projects that involve collaborations with a broad array of allies- including those at the neighborhood level and the non-health sectors.
  • Develop a personal strategic plan using a holistic approach to strengthen individual talents to enrich public health professional practice.

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