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ASPPH Presents Webinar Series: Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) and the Development of Collect SMART: Survey Management and Response Tools for Assessing the Health of Your Community, July 28

ASPPH, in cooperation with the CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), is presenting a free webinar for faculty of ASPPH-member schools and programs of public health and Federal, state, local, and tribal governmental public health practice partners. The webinar entitled, Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) and the Development of Collect SMART: Survey Management and Response Tools for Assessing the Health of Your Community, will be held on Tuesday, July 28 from 3-4 p.m. ET. This webinar will describe the use of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) method to collect primary data in both pre- and post-disaster settings using innovative mobile and web-based tools with examples from North Carolina and Texas. Mr. Matthew Smith of the UNC PERLC, Mr. David Zane of the Texas Department of State Health Services, and Mr. Michael Zelek of the Chatham County (North Carolina) Public Health Department will be the featured speakers.

Please click here for more information and to register. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the webinar. There will be time at the end of the presentation for attendees to ask questions. Eligible attendees may receive 1 Certified in Public Health (CPH) continuing education credit for participating in the webinar.

For more information about the webinar, please email Ms. Rachel Eisenstein, ASPPH program manager, at reisenstein@aspph.org.