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Advancing Health Equity Through Power Building and Narrative Change is a Course

Advancing Health Equity Through Power Building and Narrative Change

Jan 29 - Jan 30, 2019


Full course description

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $3. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.


This session will explore public health professionals' role in building community power to to advance health equity.

Public health professionals, social service providers, local health departments, community organizers, and other allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the role of building community power in advancing health equity
  • Identify how public narratives are a source of power in policymaking
  • Explain how public health professionals can engage in public narrative change to advance health equity
  • Describe 4 types of strategic practices that governmental public health organizations can use to drive transformational change to advance health equity

Continuing Education Credit

1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Nursing Contact Hours Pending

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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.

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 HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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