Upcoming events

    • 02 Oct 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar - Link will be sent prior to start

    Disaster Recovery & Public Health:Lessons Learned from the US Virgin Islands

    Wednesday, October 2nd  12:00 - 1:00 PM

    Disasters can happen in any location. Frequently, healthcare organizations are unaware of the recovery process following a disaster, and the opportunities that arise to rebuild more resilient healthcare systems. Drawing from lessons learned from hurricane recovery efforts in the United States Virgin Islands and the recent hurricanes, this presentation will review strategies for healthcare recovery that center on consensus and coalition building. Key areas for prioritization emerged from working groups led by local government agencies, healthcare providers, and community-based organizations. These topics include developing new care coordination models, integrating preparedness into healthcare delivery, establishing a health information exchange, and strengthening the local healthcare workforce. Participants will leave having a better understanding of what to expect during recovery after a natural disaster.

    Thomas Bane, MSW, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    • 16 Oct 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar - Link will be sent prior to start

    2020 Census: What is at risk for Public Health?

    Wednesday, October 16th  12:00 - 1:00 PM [2nd October Webinar]

    The 2020 Census and the ACS are currently facing fiscal, operational, and policy threats that could jeopardize a fair and accurate count, which would weaken data used by the health care, education, housing, and local government. This webinar will present how New York State is preparing for the 2020 Census, including findings from the State Complete Count Commission report on issues that have led to past undercounts in New York State. The U.S. Census Bureau will present plans for the 2020 Census, including the use of new technology for the enumeration process and efforts to build partnerships to reach hard-to-count populations. Learn what’s at risk and how public health stakeholders (you) can do to ensure an accurate count in NYS.

    Cate Teuten Bohn, MPH, NYS Council on Children & Families., Rich Tobe, NYS Department of Labor., & Jeff Behler, U.S. Census

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Hilton Westchester

    You are invited to join the New York State Public Health Association and New York State Association of County Health Officials for a 2019 fall workshop: Public Health Impact: Cannabis, E-Cigarettes & Vaping.” 

    The program content will address implications for public health, cannabis policy and health equity resulting from a legalized program. As New York State considers the passage of policy to establish an adult-use cannabis program, it is imperative that public health stakeholders unite to prepare for potential implications and learn about policy, regulatory and governance aspects related to legalization.

    Leading from the cannabis discussion will be the latest on e-cigarettes and vaping in New York State. With the recent enactment of a ban on favored electronic and tobacco products and the upcoming implementation of Tobacco 21 in New York State, e-cigarettes and vaping are a hot topic! Hear from Dr. Barbara Wallace from the NYS Department of Health, local county health officials and statewide advocates with the latest information, the impact on communities and enforcement.

    Throughout this workshop, there will be built in time for networking with professionals representing: local health departments; academia; clinical care settings; community-based organizations and others who value the health and safety of communities in New York.

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar - Link will be sent prior to start

    Bullies & Victims: What can high schoolers teach us about sex, drugs, violence, & the propensity toward harming behaviors using; using the CDC’s Youth Behavioral Risk Survey (YRBS)

    Wednesday, November 20th  12:00 - 1:00 PM

    Drug abuse, unsafe sexual practices, exposure to violence, and other health-risk behaviors are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in teenagers. Our study applies the principles of market research segmentation to categorize, compare, and contrast different groups by their exposure to violence (bullying vs. victimization) and their health-risk behaviors (unsafe sexual practices, drug abuse, sexual violence, suicides, etc.). By plotting teenage populations on an exposure-to-violence continuum (ranging from the likelihood of becoming bully to the likelihood of becoming victim), researchers and practitioners can develop intervention strategies that are specific to each group. This study can assist researchers to understand how LGBT and heterosexual youth cope with violence and victimization.

    Jazmin Letamendi, PhD, MS., Kacey Shap, PhD, MS., & Carl Letamendi, PhD, MBA Ology Research Group & Amit Patel, MPH, Westat

    • 18 Dec 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Webinar - Link will be sent prior to start

    Peer Response: An Innovative Community Approach to Combating the Opioid Crisis

    December 18 12:00 - 1:00 PM

    Learn how a county implements a peer response team in the community to help fight the opioid crisis. This cross-sector initiative involves law enforcement, treatment providers and public health using a peer response model. More information and authors/presenters TBA.

                Marissa Lamphere, MEd,  Broome County Health Department

    • 31 Dec 2020
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Past events

18 Sep 2019 Establishing a Model for Certified Recovery Peer Advocate Training Programs
21 Aug 2019 Engage for Health: A Patient-Doctor Communication Program
17 Jul 2019 #MeToo: Associations of educational institution religious affiliation and sexual health services with reports of on-campus rape
19 Jun 2019 Suicide Safer Care for Primary Care Providers
29 May 2019 Care Coordination Through Innovative Collaboration Strategies
22 May 2019 Utilizing the Youth Behavior Surveillance System Dataset to observe LGBT gender, ethnic, and grade level determinants for an increased incidence of substance use
15 May 2019 Day at the Capitol
01 May 2019 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference- Public Health 3.0: Innovating & Transforming
17 Apr 2019 Seeking Safety: Process and Fidelity Evaluation of NYC Ryan White Part A Contracts
20 Mar 2019 Health Education Kits for Community Environmental Improvement
13 Feb 2019 Impact of Cannabis Legalization on Tobacco Control Programs: Secondhand Smoke and Product Overlap
06 Feb 2019 Cannabis in an Era of Legalization: Considerations and Implications for Public Health
18 Jul 2018 Reopening a Dialog on Open Airways for Schools: Closing the Educational Gap for Children with Asthma Using a Multi-Site Academic-Practice Partnership
20 Jun 2018 Chatham Cares 4 U: The Police-Led Treatment Referral Program for Substance Users
23 May 2018 Pilot Strategies for Incorporating Telehealth/Telemedicine into the Post-Discharge Care Model for Critical Access Hospitals
18 Apr 2018 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference- Planning for the Future of Public Health
21 Mar 2018 The Art of Engaging Patients in Behavioral Change: Using Motivational Interviewing to Promote and Address Social Determinants of Health Conditions
15 Nov 2017 Adolescent Mental Health in St. Lawrence County
18 Oct 2017 Engaging Community-Based Behavioral Health Providers in DSRIP
20 Sep 2017 The SUNY Potsdam Tobacco Free Campus Initiative
16 Aug 2017 What Works in Worksite Wellness: Recommendations from the Evaluation of Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play in Rockland County
19 Jul 2017 Community Collaboration for Asthma Control: A Million Wheezins
21 Jun 2017 Engaging Patients and Providers in Community-based Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic
17 May 2017 Reaching Disparate Populations to Provide Access to Tobacco Cessation
01 May 2017 NYSPHA Day at the Capitol: Tobacco 21
27 Apr 2017 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference- Improving Public Health: Advocating and Activating for Change
15 Feb 2017 Is the System Meeting the Patient's Needs? Opportunities to Address Health and Social Disparities
21 Jun 2016 Welcome Home! Improving Asthma Control through Home-Based Services
21 Apr 2016 2016 Annual Meeting-Building a Healthier Future Through Collaboration
05 Oct 2015 The Alphabet Soup of New York State's Health System Transformation Programs
25 Jun 2015 Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Networking in the World of Public Health
23 Apr 2015 2015 Annual Meeting-Creating Healthy Places
23 Apr 2015 Pre-Conference Session - Public Health in the Age of Health Care Reform: Improving Population Health Through Traditional and Non-Traditional Opportunities
19 Feb 2015 Communicating with Influence: Effective Communication with Lawmakers
03 Dec 2014 Putting It All Together: Tips for Creating a Social Media Strategy
12 Nov 2014 Emerging Online Platforms 101: Pinterest and Instagram
29 Oct 2014 Understanding Hashtags and LinkedIn
17 Oct 2014 Social Media Workshop: Taking Your Social Media Know-How to the Next Level
03 Oct 2014 Twitter For Business 101
16 Sep 2014 Facebook 101
09 Jun 2014 NYSPHA Day of Action
30 May 2014 Webinar: Having an Effective Meeting with Lawmakers
24 Apr 2014 2014 Annual Meeting- Building Health Equities Through Collaboration
24 Apr 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop: "Using Social Media to Further Your Health and Wellness Messaging"
07 Oct 2013 Creating Effective Partnerships to End Childhood Obesity
24 Apr 2013 2013 Annual Meeting and Conference
24 Apr 2013 Pre-Conference Workshop
10 Dec 2012 Promoting Health Behavior Change: Practical Application of the Transtheoretical Model
20 Sep 2012 Technical Training day on Local Public Health Accreditation in the Hudson Valley region
19 Apr 2012 2012 Annual Meeting and Conference
18 Apr 2012 Pre-Conference Workshop: "Towards Health Equity: Transforming Communities through Engagement"
14 Apr 2011 2011 Annual Meeting & Conference
13 Apr 2011 Butt Stops Here Facilitator Training
13 Apr 2011 Bodyworks Training Workshop
07 May 2010 Presentation & Awards Ceremony
07 May 2010 2010 Annual Meeting
06 May 2010 Becoming an Asthma Educator
06 May 2010 Improving Nutrition, Physical Activity and Academic Performance in Schools
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