Events

Upcoming events

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 28 Apr 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • High Peaks Resort | Lake Placid, NY


    The New York State Public Health Association invites you to attend the 67th Annual Meeting and Conference to be held April 27-28, 2017 at the High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York.

    The Annual Meeting is a one-of-a-kind event in NYS where public health professionals from all settings can participate in learning opportunities and skill-building programs; develop a rich networking community; engage in public health activities designed to enhance personal growth and renewal as well as benefit the communities we all serve.

    A Pre-Conference Workshop "Developing and Sharing Community Health Improvement Stories Using the CLEAR Framework" will be held on April 27th 9 AM to 1 PM. This session includes CHES/CPH credits, materials and lunch. Conference begins at 1:30 PM.

    Download the conference agenda HERE.

    This conference is designed for public health educators, academic staff, county health officials and employees, students, medical and dental practitioners, state health employees and others in the field of public health, education and medical care. We welcome all individuals and organizations who share a common interest of promoting and protecting the public’s health.

    **Sign up for the pre-conference workshop when you register for the Annual Meeting**
    • 17 May 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 100
    Reaching Disparate Populations to Provide Access to Tobacco Cessation

    By participating in this webinar you will be able to:

    .    Discuss two promising practices for addressing smoking cessation with disparate populations, including Medicaid and Medicare tobacco users.

    .    Explain two strategies to address barriers to implementing the PHS Clinical Practice Guideline with health systems as a component of DSRIP projects focusing on tobacco cessation interventions.

    .    Describe the Opt- to-QuitTM Provider Referral Program, including at least one benefit, barrier, and lesson learned.

    Presented by: 

    Ellen Denizard, MPA      

    Patricia Bax RN,MS

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

    • 21 Jun 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 98
    Engaging Patients and Providers in Community-based Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic

    By participating in this webinar you will be able to:

    · Discover SDOH factors that support opioid dependency and abuse and the challenges to addressing them.

    · Define what is systems thinking and how it can be applied to population-based health.

    · Design population-directed interventions: one size does not fit all.

    · Use strategic design to deliver user-focused solutions, that engage patients, providers and communities in health and wellness.

    Presented by: 

    Denise C. Tahara, PhD
    Alex Cahana, MD, DPHIL, DAAPM, FIPP

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

    • 19 Jul 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 99
    Community Collaboration for Asthma Control: A Million Wheezins

    By participating in this webinar you will be able to:

    * How to use a population health approach to target nontraditional settings and high-risk patients for referral
    * How concepts of cultural competency can be used to improve provider support and patient acceptance
    * How a consideration of partner and patient feedback, a commitment to communication and the organizational flexibility to adapt the plan are the keys to sustained success

    Presented by: 

    Caitlin Verrilli, MBA
    Shoshanah Brown, MBA
    Irene Borgen, RN, MSN, MBA, FACHE, PCMH CCE

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

    • 16 Aug 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 99
    What Works in Worksite Wellness: Recommendations from the Evaluation of Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play in Rockland County

    By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    • Describe at least three recommendations for inclusion in any worksite wellness program
    • By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to identify three interventions for consideration in their own employer or partner employers. 
    • By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to describe at least two common challenges encountered in worksite wellness programs and identify a solution for each.
    Presented by:

    Melanie Shefchik, MA, RN, CHES

    Una Diffley, MPH

    Alana Boutelle, MPH, MCHES, CWWS

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

    • 20 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 99
    The SUNY Potsdam Tobacco Free Campus Initiative

    By the end of this presentation, participants will be able:

    ·      To describe the avenues and methods the students of Eta Sigma Gamma have utilized to create a unified student voice to create a policy change in their community

    ·       To summarize the various angles the students are using in the health education campaign to persuade dissenting peers, faculty, staff, and administration.

    ·      To brainstorm various other events, collaborations, and campaigns that can be conducted to increase the number of tobacco free campuses in NYS

    Presented by:

    Torie Keeton

    Brent Crow, PhD

    Janelle Jacobson, PhD

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 100
    Engaging Community-Based Behavioral Health Providers in DSRIP 


    By participating in this webinar you will be able to identify:
    • The importance of engaging community-based providers, in particular behavioral health providers, in DSRIP activities
    • The workplan components needed to address each workgroup topic, and the proposed implementation strategy·      
    • The direct connection to the quadruple aim of DSRIP and these workgroups
    Presented by:

    Rebekah Epstein, MPH, CPH

    Irene Kaufmann

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar- Link will be sent prior to start
    • 99
    Adolescent Mental Health in St. Lawrence County

    By participating in this webinar you will:

    • Learn about a number of mental health services in St. Lawrence county that offer adolescent services with the help of a psychiatrist and/or psychologist. 
    • Understand the distribution of mental health services in St. Lawrence county that offer adolescent services with the help of a psychiatrist and/or psychologist.  
    • Examine significant implications of the health belief model towards the limited accessibility of adolescent mental health services in St. Lawrence County.
    Presented by:
    Megan L. Snow
    Joseph M. Durney

    Includes 1 continuing education contact hour CHES and CPH (attendees must attend the live webinar and complete an evaluation to receive the credit hour)

    Fee:  FREE for members of NYSPHA, $10 for non-members*

    *Participate in this and additional webinars for free by joining NYSPHA!  Click here to learn about additional member benefits and to effortlessly join or renew your membership online! 

Past events

15 Feb 2017 Is the System Meeting the Patient's Needs? Opportunities to Address Health and Social Disparities
21 Jun 2016 Welcome Home! Improving Asthma Control through Home-Based Services
21 Apr 2016 2016 Annual Meeting-Building a Healthier Future Through Collaboration
05 Oct 2015 The Alphabet Soup of New York State's Health System Transformation Programs
25 Jun 2015 Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Networking in the World of Public Health
23 Apr 2015 2015 Annual Meeting-Creating Healthy Places
23 Apr 2015 Pre-Conference Session - Public Health in the Age of Health Care Reform: Improving Population Health Through Traditional and Non-Traditional Opportunities
19 Feb 2015 Communicating with Influence: Effective Communication with Lawmakers
03 Dec 2014 Putting It All Together: Tips for Creating a Social Media Strategy
12 Nov 2014 Emerging Online Platforms 101: Pinterest and Instagram
29 Oct 2014 Understanding Hashtags and LinkedIn
17 Oct 2014 Social Media Workshop: Taking Your Social Media Know-How to the Next Level
03 Oct 2014 Twitter For Business 101
16 Sep 2014 Facebook 101
09 Jun 2014 NYSPHA Day of Action
30 May 2014 Webinar: Having an Effective Meeting with Lawmakers
24 Apr 2014 2014 Annual Meeting- Building Health Equities Through Collaboration
24 Apr 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop: "Using Social Media to Further Your Health and Wellness Messaging"
07 Oct 2013 Creating Effective Partnerships to End Childhood Obesity
24 Apr 2013 2013 Annual Meeting and Conference
24 Apr 2013 Pre-Conference Workshop
10 Dec 2012 Promoting Health Behavior Change: Practical Application of the Transtheoretical Model
20 Sep 2012 Technical Training day on Local Public Health Accreditation in the Hudson Valley region
19 Apr 2012 2012 Annual Meeting and Conference
18 Apr 2012 Pre-Conference Workshop: "Towards Health Equity: Transforming Communities through Engagement"
14 Apr 2011 2011 Annual Meeting & Conference
13 Apr 2011 Butt Stops Here Facilitator Training
13 Apr 2011 Bodyworks Training Workshop
07 May 2010 Presentation & Awards Ceremony
07 May 2010 2010 Annual Meeting
06 May 2010 Becoming an Asthma Educator
06 May 2010 Improving Nutrition, Physical Activity and Academic Performance in Schools
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