ASPPH hosts webinars on a variety of public health issues and emerging topics. In February, ASPPH will highlight the work of the honorees and winner of the Delta Omega 2020 Innovative Curriculum Award. Delta Omega is the public health honorary society founded in 1924, with over 100 chapters located at CEPH-accredited schools and programs.
- Delta Omega Award Honorees Webinar: “Incarceration and Public Health and UNC Gillings School of Public Health MPH Core,” February 17, 12:00–1:00 PM ET
Learn from two honorees of the Delta Omega award: Jessica Kruger (Buffalo), who will present on the impact of incarceration on individual and community health; and, Drs. Laura Linnan and Karin Yeatts (UNC) will present on how the UNC Gillings School of Public Health MPH Core provides students with a consistent and solid foundation of practice-based training on which to build their concentration coursework and professional work experience in the public health workforce. Register for the event. CPH CE credit available.
- Delta Omega Award Winner: “Implementing Community-Based Practice Through Civic Engagement Projects,” February 24, 3:00–4:00 PM ET
Can community-based work be done without physically being in the community? The awardees of the 2020 Delta Omega Innovative Curriculum Award, Drs. Tyler Derreth (JHU) and Maggie Wear (JHU), will discuss the coursework they designed in which public health students develop and utilize skills in evaluation in partnership with Baltimore community-based organizations. Further, they will explore the innovative instructional framework employed in this course – Critical Online Service-learning (COSL). COSL is based upon three principles, dialogic communication, cross-contextual reflections, and positioning oneself as an ally. Register for the event. CPH CE credit available.
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