Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Reducing Cancer Disparities & Promoting Health Equity Among Low SES Popults

American Psychological Association (APA) Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities Program (SESRCD)

Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 9:00 AM (CST)

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Admit One: SESRCD Workshop (Pearl, MS) Ended Free  

Share Reducing Cancer Disparities & Promoting Health Equity Among Low SES Popults

Event Details

         

                                                                       

 

 

 You're invited to a free workshop on:    
Reducing Cancer Disparities &
Promoting Health Equity
among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations


 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT

(Please arrive early; registration opens at 8:30 am)

Due to the interactive nature of this workshop, tickets are limited and registration is required. 

 It is also requested that attendance be limited to 1 participant per organization.  

 

                                  

The Clyde Muse Center

Hinds Community College-Rankin Campus

515 Country Place Parkway

Pearl, MS 39208

 

(additional directions below)

 

 



This event is sponsored by the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Mississippi Partnership for Comprehensive Cancer Control, and the American Psychological Association and in               partnership with:                     

                                 

 

Target Audience: Workshop materials are designed for professionals working at cancer-serving organizationsworking individually, or collaboratively, to improve cancer prevention, early detection, and/or survivorship in underserved populations.  Possible interested parties include, but are not limited to, non-profit employees, nurse navigators, and community outreach workers.

 

Parking:   On-site; free

Cost:        Free

Lunch:     Lunch will be provided

 

Workshop participants will learn to:

 

  • Understand how socioeconomic status, determinants of health, and health disparities influence cancer outcomes.
  • Consider the psychosocial health needs of cancer-affected individuals
  • Review characteristics of evidence-based interventions that are geared towards achieving health equity in diverse communities at the individual, organizational and community levels.
  • Apply for SESRCD Mini-grant funding

For more information or to ask any questions, please email sesrcd@apa.org

 

 ~No CEUs will be available at this workshop~

 For more information about the SESRCD Program visit:

http://www.apa.org/pi/ses/programs/index.aspx
                                                                                                                                                                  

SESRCD Program:

In cooperation with the CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, the Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities program (SESRCD), seeks to strengthen the capacity of community cancer-serving organizations and stakeholders to access, adopt and utilize evidence-/practice-based strategies to improve or initiate cancer prevention, early-detection and survivorship activities for socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. Based out of downtown Washington, DC, the SESRCD program is part of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) efforts to improve access and knowledge of evidence-based community behavioral health strategies in cancer public health.

Participant note:

Although higher-level researchers, scientists, clinicians and professionals are welcome to attend, they are likely to be familiar with much of the material presented.  It is worth noting however, that this workshop serves as an excellent platform for networking and may provide researchers with a unique chance to interact with, and established relationships with community-based cancer-serving organizations in the region.

 

This publication is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 5U50DP001708-03 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Its contents, findings, and conclusions are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

DIRECTIONS

Click Here for Mapquest Directions

 

 

 

 

 

 It is also requested that attendance be limited to 1 participant per organization.

  

                                           

 

                                                      

      

Have questions about Reducing Cancer Disparities & Promoting Health Equity Among Low SES Popults? Contact American Psychological Association (APA) Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities Program (SESRCD)
Attendee List Sort by: Date | First Name | Last Name
Show More

When & Where


The Clyde Muse Center- Hinds Community College-Rankin Campus
515 Country Pl Pkwy
Pearl, MS 39208

Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 9:00 AM (CST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

American Psychological Association (APA) Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities Program (SESRCD)

In cooperation with the CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, the Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities program (SESRCD), seeks to strengthen the capacity of community cancer-serving organizations and stakeholders to access, adopt and utilize evidence-based strategies to improve or initiate cancer prevention, early-detection and survivorship activities in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. Based out of Washington, DC, the SESRCD program is part of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) efforts to improve access and knowledge of evidence-based community behavioral health strategies in cancer public health.To learn more about SESRCD please visit: http://www.apa.org/pi/ses/programs/index.aspx.

 

  Contact the Organizer

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.