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Comics for Health Promotion

July 23, 2019. This one-hour webinar explores how comics can be used for creative public health messaging.

Quick Facts

Topics: Communication

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, explores how comics can be used for creative public health messaging.

Air date: July 23, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Learning Objectives

  • List key organizational considerations when developing comics for public information.
  • Describe why comics are effective for conveying health information to diverse audiences.
  • List examples of how comics have been used for health promotion, risk communication, and health advocacy.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; communication specialists; fans of graphic novels, educators

Slides and Resources

Recording

Quick Facts

Topics: Communication

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Presenter

Meredith Li-Vollmer, PhD, Risk Communication Specialist, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Discussion Questions

  1. How can comics make information more accessible and reduce barriers to health literacy?
  2. What forms of communication do you do in your work? How could that information be adapted into comics, and how might that change how your audience interacts with it?

Competencies

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