Level II: Social Determinants of Health – Denver CO
Date(s) - 11/09/2015 - 11/10/2015
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
This two-day course examines the effects of social determinants of health such as economic status, stigma, homophobia, racism and other social and political issues related to risk, prevalence and access to services. A model and continuum of approaches will be introduced to assist prevention and care providers with strategies to address these concerns. Participants will become familiar with strategies for improving health equity so that individuals are more empowered to make healthy choices regardless of their living condition, income, sexual orientation or ethnic background.
- Define terms related to social determinants of health
- Explain how the values of social and personal responsibility may influence people’s understanding of health outcomes
- Explain the relationship between social determinants and population health outcomes
- Describe health disparities as demonstrated by current epidemiological data
- Describe how social determinants affect an individual’s health seeking behaviors
- Describe how social determinants can explain disparities in disease prevalence
- Select ways to integrate a social-determinants-of-health perspective into current health promotion and prevention work
This workshop is delivered through our partners, the Denver Prevention Training Center. The registration page is located on their website at http://www.denverptc.org .