Synopsis: In this session, the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative (PHCI) will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to promote community health and equity in planning processes and decision-making.
Start Time: Friday, February 1, 2019 9:00 AM
End Time: Friday, February 1, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: University Inn & Conference Center
Address: 178 Ryders Lane
Campus: Douglass
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ep0704ca.html
Contact Name: Suzanne Hills
Contact Email: suzanne.hills@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7234
Additional Information:

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) can be used to evaluate a proposed plan or project's potential effects on the health of a population. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations aimed at enhancing positive health impacts and minimizing negative ones.

Course participants will engage in group exercises related to HIA steps, discuss opportunities and challenges to integrating health into planning and policy processes, and learn about new statewide collaborative initiatives and emerging tools to build capacity for health advancement in planning, and to support health in all policies.

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public