2019 Pre-Conference Workshop

Best Practices for Worksite Wellness 

Wednesday, May 1st

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Greek Peak Resort

Join us for the Public Health Partnership Conference pre-conference session, an interactive workshop that will provide both seasoned and new professionals with take-home tips and strategies for worksite wellness. Register today to learn take-home techniques for improving health in the workplace. Presenters will address surveying employees, short, no cost interventions, strategies for incorporating fitness into the work day and improving ergonomics for a pain-free work place. 

This session includes CHES/CPH credits, materials and a snack break and is offered to all attendees for $65 (NYSHPA members) and $80 (non-members). 

    Register today on the conference registration form!


    Carrie Dunn-Herrera, Schenectady County Public Health Service

    Lauren Stairs, Schenectady County Public Health Service

    Erin Gorham, Ardent Solutions

    Mary O'Reilly, University at Albany School of Public Health

    Who should attend:

     Public health educators, county health department staff, health care, education, aging, mental emotional behavioral health, governmental, community-based, students and organizational leaders. 


       1:30 PM - Welcome & Introduction to Workshop

       1:40 - 3:00 PM - Implementing a Effective  Worksite Wellness Programs

       Presented by: Carrie Dunn-Herrera & Lauren Stairs, Schenectady County Public Health Service

    • Surveying to identify employee needs
    • Effective short worksite interventions
    • Create a no-cost plan
    • Addressing stress during the workday 
    • Making your workplace trauma informed

      3- 3:15 PM- Networking Coffee Break

      3:15- 4 PM- How to Fit Fitness Into the Workday
      Presented by: Erin Gorham, Ardent Solutions

      • Successful small steps to improving employee fitness opportunities  
        4- 5 PM- Improving Ergonomics in the Workplace
        Presented by: Mary O'Reilly, University at Albany School of Public Health

      • How to alter your work environment to prevent pain, injuries and discomfort 

    Pre-Conference Workshop Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity Available!

    Registration Cost:

    $65 NYSPHA members

    $80 non-members

     Registration includes program, materials, snack break/coffee and continuing education credits.

    To Register:

    Register for the Pre-Conference Workshop on the Annual Meeting registration page 

    (Registration for the Annual Meeting in entirety is not required). 

    Click HERE to access the registration page

    Already registered for the Annual Meeting and want to add the Pre-Conference session? 

    Email us at info@nyspha.org and we'll take care of that for you!

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