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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Climate Action in Oregon: New Resilience Plan for the Public Health System

In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Emily York, MPH, Oregon Health Authority, presents the state’s new climate resilience plan.

Learning Objectives

  • List elements of the Oregon Climate Resilience Plan for the public health system.
  • List and describe recommended climate change strategies that emerged from the statewide stakeholder engagement process.
  • List three examples of how Oregon's public health sector is taking climate action at the state and local levels.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; staff working across public health systems, including environmental health, chronic disease prevention, emergency preparedness, and maternal and child health 

Presenter

Emily York, MPH, Program Coordinator, Climate and Health Program, Oregon Health Authority

Discussion Questions

  1. How is your organization addressing the impacts of climate change in your area?
  2. What feedback about climate change planning and action are you hearing in your community?
  3. What messaging strategies are effective with your key stakeholders?

Resources

Air Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Topics: 
Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities
Format: 
Webinar
Duration: 
1 hour
Cost: 
Free
Series: 
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Analytical/Assessment Skills
Communication Skills
Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
Cultural Competency Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills