Agenda - Tuesday, October 6, 2020- Climate for Health Ambassadors Workshop

3.0 CE

All times listed in Eastern Time.

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Welcome & Program Overview 12:00 PM- 12:35 PM

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Overview

This session will provide an overview of the impact of climate on health and the call to action as a social imperative.
Agenda and Speakers

Elaine Auld, MPH, MCHES®, SOPHE Chief Executive Officer Heidi Hancher-Rauch, PhD, CHES®, SOPHE Trustee, Advocacy & ResolutionsRebecca Rehr MPH, Director of the Climate for Health Program, ecoAmerica  Eryn Greaney, Programs and Policy Coordinator, SOPHE

Climate Change Overview and Climate Impacts on Health 12:35 PM -1:20 PM

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Overview

This session will address the overarching impacts that climate change has on health.
Agenda and Speakers

Rebecca Rehr MPH, Director of the Climate for Health Program, ecoAmerica  

Break 1:20 PM- 1:35 PM

Solutions, Benefits, and a Just Transition 1:35 PM- 2:20 PM

0.75 Advanced

Overview

This session will discuss the solutions and benefits of taking action on climate change. Attendees will understand the process of the transition on actions they can take to reduce the impacts of climate change on communities.
Agenda and Speakers

Meighen Speiser, Executive Director, ecoAmerica
Rebecca Rehr, MPH, Director of the Climate for Health Program, ecoAmerica Erica H. Weiss, MPH, MSUP

Break 2:20 PM- 2:30 PM

Let’s Talk Health and Climate Communications 2:30 PM- 3:00 PM

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Overview

This session will inform participants on ways they can effectively take action and communicate about climate change. Participants will learn how to effectively share their climate change story.
Agenda and Speakers

Meighen Speiser, Executive Director, ecoAmerica
Rebecca Rehr, MPH, Director of the Climate for Health Program, ecoAmerica

Advocacy: The Art of the Dance 3:00 PM- 3:40 PM

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Overview

This session will discuss the advocacy skills needed to be a strong advocate. This session will provide overarching advocacy skills.
Agenda and Speakers

Eryn Greaney, Programs and Policy Coordinator, SOPHE
Alexis Blavos, PhD, MCHES®, Co-chair of SOPHE’s advocacy committee

Wrap-up: Next Steps for Certificate 3:40 PM- 4:00 PM

Overview

Workshop Wrap up and information about Certificates.
Agenda and Speakers

Rebecca Rehr, MPH, Director of the Climate for Health Program, ecoAmerica