Partners in Health. Engaging Faith Communities in Diabetes Prevention and Management
 Course ID: 1050895
 Format: Webcast (on demand) (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
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 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: NDEPParticpant
Course Description: Course Title
Partners in Health. Engaging Faith Communities in Diabetes Prevention and Management

Course Duration: 1 hour

Course Description
This webinar focused on a discussion about engaging faith-based organizations in diabetes prevention and control, and featured a panel of inspirational presenters from the American Diabetes Association, Faith Fights Diabetes, and The Center for Appalachian Philanthropy who will share the specific tools and strategies they have used in working with faith-based organizations to educate them about diabetes, conduct diabetes prevention and control activities, and create a healthier church environment.

Course Objectives

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

1, Identify effective strategies for engaging faith communities in diabetes activities.

2. Describe the benefits of partnerships with faith communities.

3. Identify resources to support faith based partnerships for health.

Michael Faulkner

President of the Institute for Leadership in New York City, an organization is devoted to helping leaders develop attainable solutions to difficult community problems. Reverend Faulkner is also the founder of New Horizon Church in Harlem.

Mandilyn Hart

Executive director of the Center for Appalachian Philanthropy where she leads a diverse team of individuals who work to build strong communities in rural Appalachia.

Deborah Holmes

Through her work as station manager for KSTL AM radio, a Christian radio station servicing the greater St. Louis area, Minister Holmes uses her radio connections to the faith-based community and the tools of the American Diabetes Association’s African American programs to facilitate educational workshops that serve to educate the African American community about type 2 diabetes.

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Subject Area(s):
Chronic Diseases
Cultural Competence
General Public Health
Health / Risk Communications
Minority Health / Health Disparities
Educators / Trainers
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Government / Community Leader
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Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
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Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NDEP)
Accreditations: none
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Course Contacts
Name: Alexis Williams
Phone: 7704885942
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