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Health Impact Assessment - Training

Oregon Health Authority - Center for Health Protection

Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

Medford, OR

Health Impact Assessment - Training

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Type End     Quantity
HIA Introduction [9:30 - 12:00 PM]
This morning portion of the training will introduce the basic concepts of Health Impact Assessments. In addition to covering the basics, this session will include a presentation on its connection to Health in all Policies and a discussion regarding current and past Health Impact Assessments in the United States. By the end of this training portion, you will have a solid understanding of Health Impact Assessments.
Ended Free  
Lunchtime Brownbag Presentation [12:00 - 1:00 PM]
This brownbag session will feature a presentation on a recent rapid Health Impact Assessment that was completed through the Oregon Health Authority mini-grant program. Attendees will gain valuable insight into completing a rapid HIA and will also have an opportunity to ask detailed mini-grant related questions.
Ended Free  
Screening/Community Engagement Training [1:00 - 3:00 PM]
This afternoon portion of the training includes two hands-on sessions regarding critical aspects of a Health Impact Assessment: Screening and Community Engagement. By the end of the afternoon session, you will have a solid understanding of how to 1) properly select a policy, plan, or program for an HIA, 2) engage/involve local community members in the HIA process 3) create a strong application for an Oregon Health Authority Health Impact Assessment mini-grant.
Ended Free  
Full Training [9:30 - 3:00 PM]
The Full Training covers both the morning and afternoon sessions. By the end of the Full Training, you will have a solid understanding of 1) Health Impact Assessments; 2) Creating a strong application for an OHA's Health Impact Assessment mini-grant; 3) Properly selecting a policy, plan, or program for an HIA; and 4) Engaging/involving local community members in the HIA process.
Ended Free  

Event Details

The Oregon Health Authority's Center for Health Protection will be hosting a Health Impact Assessment training on Thursday, August 23rd. This training is being held to provide an opportunity for interested stakeholders to learn more about the HIA tool and about its potential to help bring health to the forefront of policy, project, and program development. 

By the end of the training, each participant will have a solid understanding of the following four areas:

1. Health Impact Assessments (process, past/current applications, and its connection with Health in all Policies)

2. Creating a strong application for an OHA's Health Impact Assessment mini-grant.

3. Properly selecting a policy, plan, or program for an HIA.

4. Engaging/involving local community members in the HIA process.


The training will be separated into three session:

1. HIA Introduction   (9:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

-- This portion of the training will introduce the basics of Health Impact Assessments. Included will be  a presentation on its connection to Health in all Policies and a discussion regarding current and past Health Impact Assessments in the United States. By the end of this training portion, each participant will have a solid understanding of Health Impact Assessments. 


2. Lunchtime Brownbag Forum (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

-- This brownbag session will feature a presentation on a recent rapid Health Impact Assessment that was completed through the Oregon Health Authority mini-grant program. Attendees will gain valuable insight into completing a rapid HIA and will also have an opportunity to ask detailed mini-grant related questions.     


3. Training Sessions   (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

-- This afternoon portion of the training will include two hands-on sessions regarding critical aspects of a Health Impact Assessment: Screening and Community Engagement. By the end of these trainings, each participant will have a solid understanding of how to 1) select a proper policy, plan, or program for an HIA, 2) engage/involve local community members in the HIA process, 3) create a strong application for an OHA's Health Impact Assessment mini-grant.   

Have questions about Health Impact Assessment - Training? Contact Oregon Health Authority - Center for Health Protection

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Medford Public Library
205 S Central Ave
Medford, OR 97501

Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)


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