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Environmental Justice: Advocating for Equity (On Demand-CE)

Started May 26, 2022
1 credit

$3 Enroll

Full course description

PLEASE NOTE: You must pay a $3 fee to enroll in this CE version of the course. 

If you are NOT seeking CE or a certificate of completion, please enroll in the free version: https://www.mitrainingcenter.org/courses/ejaca0522noce

In this recorded webinar, we will hear from an experienced panel of environmental justice advocates of various backgrounds and disciplines on what environmental justice means and why it's important to public health. Panelists will cover important topics such as the connection between environmental health and racial disparities, the need for cross-disciplinary collaboration in environmental justice, and ways that public health professionals can advocate for health equity through promotion of environmental justice.

This training was originally held on May 24, 2022.

Audience

Public health professionals in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, health systems, etc. as well as across disciplines, whether health education, nursing, environmental health, policy development, leadership, etc.

Learning Objectives

  • Define environmental justice and why it’s important for public health
  • Recognize the importance of collaboration and interdisciplinary work in environmental justice
  • Identify important environmental justice topics and areas for change
  • Describe ways in which environmental justice advocacy can be used to address health inequities

Instructors

  • Theresa Landrum, Community Organizer & Activist
  • Paul Mohai, Professor of Environmental Justice, Environmental Policy and Planning, University of Michigan

Continuing Education Credit

  • 1.0 CHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility: 1.3.3, 5.1.1, 5.1.5, 8.1.4)* 
  • Certificate of Completion

*We report credits to NCHEC on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October.

The Region V 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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Contact us at rvphtc@umich.edu with questions.