In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, Emily York, MPH, Oregon Health Authority, presents the state’s new climate resilience plan.
Feeling overwhelmed by climate change science and underprepared to address the issue in your daily work? Don’t worry, help is on the way. In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, Emily York, MPH, Oregon Health Authority, presents the state’s new climate resilience plan, which includes an all-hazards approach and action-oriented strategies at the state and local levels.
In this one-hour presentation, York will share how a diverse group of stakeholders developed the strengths-based plan, and how their stories continue to shape climate planning activities around the state. She will also review messaging techniques for communicating about this contentious and complicated issue, and share resources to help public health professionals increase their climate literacy and integrate this information into existing programs.
Register now and learn how public health practitioners and their partners are taking action in Oregon, and consider how their work could apply to your area.
Date: April 18, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)
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
Emily York, MPH, Program Coordinator, Climate and Health Program, Oregon Health Authority
About Hot Topics in Practice
Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.