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Collective Impact for Cross-Sector Collaboration: Food Systems is a Course

Collective Impact for Cross-Sector Collaboration: Food Systems

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This training is designed to introduce the Collective Impact framework through the lens of food systems work. Participants will reflect on didactic content through a case scenario in which stakeholders come together to discuss school lunch menu recommendations. 

Audience

Public health professionals and students in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, health systems, etc. who are interested in collective impact as a model for partnership in public health practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the multiple perspectives that arise in complex systems

  • Recognize the need for collaborating across sectors

  • Identify how an intentional framework, like collective impact, can facilitate cross-sector collaboration

  • Identify challenges that could arise while working across sectors

Instructors

Angela Beck, PhD, MPHClinical Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Kathryn Colasanti, MS, Academic Specialist for Regional Food Systems, Michigan State University

Lilly Fink Shaprio, MPH, Program Manager, Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

Continuing Education Credit

1.5 CHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility: 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 2.1.3, 5.3.2)

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Sponsors

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). 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 Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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