Workshops

HEI’s team has extensive capacity building, professional development, and training experience in a variety of sectors. Our interactive online workshops and other professional development and capacity building events are specifically designed to meet the needs of staff board members of a variety of U.S. and international organizations across multiple sectors and professions as well as community leaders and grassroot organizations. Audio recordings of select workshops are available to our members within our member-only center. For a sample list of organizations, whose staff and officers have previously participated in HEI’s workshops, please click here. For a description of other past or upcoming workshops in our series, please click here.

Beginning late 2016, HEI will primarily offer webinars.

Online Workshops
How to Pitch Health Equity to the Media (recorded workshop)

Participants in this workshop will be able to:

  • Identify trends on current media coverage of health equity
  • identify the target audience
  • Discuss media angles that have worked or not worked within a variety of media settings (print, online, broadcast, social media)
  • Review sample strategies and tools to increase coverage of health equity issues within a variety of media
  • Discuss media relations as it applies to writers, journalists and bloggers as a fundamental aspect of effective
  • Making sure the article you are pitching is legitimate and reflects accurate study results' statistics
  • Review relevant case studies and resources

Workshop Facilitator:  Glenn Ellis

Recorded Workshop (recorded on October 1, 2014)

COST

Member fee: $11

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Non-member fee: $22

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Health Equity and Health Communication: Strategies to Reach the Underserved (recorded workshop)

Participants in this workshop will be able to:

  • Review examples of populations that experience the greatest health disparities across different health issues and settings both in the U.S. and globally
  • Describe the essential components of communication planning to reach the underserved
  • Appreciate the importance of increasing social support of health and community behaviors
  • Identify key communication strategies to achieve relevant behavioral and social results among vulnerable and underserved populations
  • Discuss communication channels used by underserved populations in a variety of settings/ countries
  • Describe the importance of community and citizen engagement/social moblization as key communication areas for health equity programming
  • Differentiate between linguistic competence, cultural competency, and health literacy in public health practice
  • Review relevant case studies and resources

Workshop Facilitator:  Renata Schiavo, PhD, MA

Recorded Workshop (recorded on November 13, 2014)

COST

Member fee: $11

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Non-member fee: $22

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Click here to view the system requirements for HEI's live online workshops (see p5).

HEI Members-only

Presentations from the following workshops are available for members only:

Tools for Health Equity Audits (HEA): The Experience of Lambeth, London - Online Workshop

Communication for Behavioral Impact (COMBI) - Online Workshop

 

Volunteer Facilitators

Health Equity Initiative welcomes proposals from experts from multiple sectors who want to become volunteer facilitators and develop relevant workshops that may be of interest to our members and broader community. For additional information, click here.

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