Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards th..
Provide and facilitate open lines of communication so that current public health trends can be shared thru an extensive network of resources that will encompass a global perspective. Unite ed..
Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..
Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..
Jul 27, 2016
JOIN US! 2016 Teen, Young Adult, & Adolescent Service Provider Gathering Friday, September 23rd, 2016 8:30am-4:30pm Registration Now Open!! 2016 Teen, Young Adult & Adolescent Service Provider Conference LGBTQIA Youth Health & Wellness: From Policy to Practice Join us to learn the latest best practices and guidelines in providing health and social services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning, Intersex, Asexual youth and young adults.Providing culturally competent and appropriate care is essential to ensure LGBTQIA youth have access to high quality services. We will share tools and resources from our upcoming toolkit and participants will have the chance to network with other providers! Agenda: Topics will include clinical guidelines and best practices in primary care settings, school based programs and resources, sexual health assessments and tools, behavioral health considerations, PrEP Use and HIV ..Read More
Jul 27, 2016
PROGRAM COORDINATOR- CENTER FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH AND ENGAGEMENT Category: Professional Facility: Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Department: CHO Community Health & Engagement Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day Shift Hours: 40 hours FTE: 1.00 Job Details: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science, 3 to 5 Years of Experience Required ***This position is contingent upon external funds*** Position Summary: The Program Coordinator for the Center for Community Health and Engagement (CCHE) will be responsible for managing two programs: (1) FIND (Family Information Navigation Desk) and (2) Spread the Word. FIND is a program for screening patients for social determinants of health and steering them to community resources. The goal of Spread the Word is to increase literacy in both children and their parents. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations of these two programs, including but not li ..Read More
Jul 24, 2016
From our Community Partners: Dementia as a Public Health Issue: A New Look at Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Depression, and Caregiving What’s the connection between cardiovascular disease, depression, and cognitive decline? How does caregiving for a person with dementia under the age of 65 (younger-onset dementia) differ from caring for an older person with dementia? Join us on Thursday, August 11, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT for a webinar featuring new information on these topics. After an initial presentation of study methods and findings, the webinar will engage participants in exploring the public health implications. Please register in advance (and input meeting number: 749 119 289). The webinar presenters are the recipients of Alzheimer’s Association scholarships, which were awarded as part of the Healthy Brain Initiative with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The scholarships for public health graduate students in support of work related ..Read More