Health Promotion: Strategies for Making the Biggest Impact
August 4, 2020
This webinar will walk participants through the fundamentals of developing strategies to address a health issue in their community. The webinar will include opportunities for participants to discuss a specific health issue in their community, and provide a guide to moving forward with the work through community engagement. The training will provide an overview of concepts essential to health promotion including health equity and social determinants of health. In addition, the training will utilize storytelling to discuss common pitfalls in health promotion and share strategies for overcoming.
- Explain the concepts of health equity and social determinants of health and their influence on the development of health promotion strategies.
- Describe methods to engage their community in the development and implementation of health promotion strategies.
- Locate resources related to evidence-based health promotion strategies.
Hillary Hanson is the Health Officer at the nationally accredited Flathead City-County Health Department located in Kalispell, MT. Ms. Hanson received her M.S. in applied statistics from the Purdue University and an M.P.H. in public health leadership from the University of North Carolina. Ms. Hanson is a graduate of the National Association for County City Health Officials (NACCHO) Survive and Thrive leadership development program and currently co-chairs the NACCHO Health Transformation Committee. She is currently the Chair of the Association of Montana Public Health Officials, on the Montana Board of Environmental Review and, serves as a site visitor for the Public Health Accreditation Board.