AIHC Webinar Series: Social Determinants and the Context of Care: Going Beyond the Obvious for Prevention and Practice

Overview: Recognizing the impact of social determinants broadens the capacities of providers and policy makers to improve the health and wellness of individuals, populations and communities. Using a case scenario, this webinar will provide participants with socioecological and trauma-informed frameworks to better understand individual, interpersonal, interprofessional, community, and policy-level implications of early and enduring adversity and health inequities.

Objectives: 

  • Provide frameworks that describe short and long term impacts of trauma and early adversity on health and wellness

  • Illustrate the value and necessity of integrating contextual knowledge into integrated clinical and community health practice

  • Discuss the fundamental roles and perspectives of social work and public health in delivering preventive and effective health practice with individuals and communities

Presenters:

Shelley Cohen Konrad, PhD, LCSW, FNAP, Professor and Interim Director, School of Social Work, and Director, Interprofessional Education Collaborative, University of New England

Jennifer Gunderman-King, MPH, Faculty, University of New England

Arabella Perez, LCSW, Clinical Faculty, University of New England

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
Event Type: 
42