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The Social Determinants of Health and Environmental Strategies Part 2: Incorporating Environmental Strategies into Prevention: Expanding Our Reach and Addressing Health Disparities
December 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This webinar will introduce and discuss environmental strategies and their ability to expand the reach of prevention services. By using environmental strategies, prevention professionals can address the aspects of life around people that influence their likelihood of engaging in substance use. This webinar will discuss how environmental strategies work and their role in a public health approach to prevention that seeks to address the social determinants of health. It will also overview several types of environmental strategies and provide examples for each, as well as the collaborative partners needed to implement a public health approach to prevention.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Define environmental strategies and their relationship to the social determinants of health
- Understand the role of environmental strategies in a public health approach to prevention
- Identify collaborative partners that can be support the implementation environmental strategies
- Begin determining what types of environmental strategies may be most appropriate for their communities