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Social Determinants of Health: Their Impacts on Disparities, Discriminatory Practices and the Need to Develop and Deliver Services Grounded in Equity
January 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The New England ATTC, in partnership with The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of Rhode Island is hosting this training on 1/24/23 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with subject matter expert Haner Hernandez. This training will introduce participants to how the social determinants of health have contributed to disparities and marginalization in the US and how institutionalized forms of racism, discrimination and disparities impact individuals, families and entire communities. The training will also describe strategies and techniques grounded in social justice that build healthy Social Determinants of Health, which in turn build and sustain equity. Training participants will be able to): define disparities and provide at least 3 examples of disparities in the US; explain how disparities impact health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities; describe the Social Determinants of Health and their role in health outcomes; and describe health equity and their individual and collective roles in building healthy and responsive Social Determinants of Health that contribute to sustainable health equity.