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Webcast: Healthy Communities- An Assessment & Implementation Framework to Achieve Inclusion
March 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
The New York State Disability and Health Program in partnership with the SUNY Albany School of Public Health is hosting a Public Health Live Broadcast – “Healthy Communities: An Assessment and Implementation Framework to Achieve Inclusion of Persons with Disability” – on March 16, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 AM/ET. Featured Presenter, Yochai Eisenberg, MUPP, from the Center on Health Promotion Research for Persons with Disabilities at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will first describe the importance of recognizing persons with disability as a demographic group that experiences health disparities. Next Eisenberg will introduce the Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a new assessment tool which public health professionals can use to develop and implement strategies promoting healthy and active lifestyles for individuals with disabilities. Finally, attendees will get an overview of lessons learned from previous demonstration projects using CHII and best practices for implementation.