Trainings

Trainings

Messaging and Advocacy for Public Health Professionals

URL 1: https://www.mitrainingcenter.org/courses/mapha0718

Date Developed: 8/27/2018. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Advanced. Length: unstated.

Annotation

Constructing a powerful message is important to convey essential information, especially in the context of environmental health. This session gives public health professionals guidance on how to construct, frame and distribute messages effectively when communicating with decision makers. This session also provides tools to effectively advocate to local, state and federal decision makers for policies and resources that promote and protect environmental and human health.

Learning Objectives

• Construct effective messages designed to incorporate health broadly in all policies (CHES Area of Responsibility 7.1.1).

• Identify key audiences for environmental health messaging (7.1.3).

• List tools for communicating and advocating to decision makers (7.2.3,7.2.5).

• List resources that promote and protect environmental and human health (7.2.3).

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.