Our Mission

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards their empowerment and leadership qualities. These skills are demonstrated through health education, advocacy, social justice, program development and community organizing.

 

Mission

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..

Vision

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..

Values

Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..

Goals

Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..

Current News

Free Training: Hiring and Managing Home Care Workers

 Jan 12, 2017

 

 

Caregiver University 2017: Hiring and Managing Home Care Workers Are you a caregiver for a loved one? Join us for Caregiver University 2017 on Thursday, January 26. Join us for Caregiver University: Hiring and Managing Home Care Workers, a free conference for caregivers featuring presentations local experts: Key Note Speech: Asking For Help by Sam Trevino, LCSW Hiring and Managing Independent In Home Caregivers by Meggie Pina, Family Consultant, Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center Legal Issues When Working with In Home Caregivers by Sara B. Boyns of Law Firm of Fenton & Keller In Home Supportive Services (IHSS): An Introduction by Diana Hodge, IHSS Social Worker, Santa Cruz County Working with Home Health Agencies by Francie Newfield, Community Liaison, Life Span Registration is required and seating is limite ..

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Pathways to Health

 Jan 12, 2017

 

 

From National SOPHE: http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2017/communities-in-action-pathways-to-health-equity.aspx?utm_source=HMD+Email+List&utm_campaign=d2bc1e71c5-COH-Release-Jan-11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_211686812e-d2bc1e71c5-180509097&mc_cid=d2bc1e71c5&mc_eid=51f31d1e2b ..

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Ready or Not? Let’s Stop Being Caught Off-Guard When Public Health Emergencies Strike

 Jan 12, 2017

 

 

From Altarum Institute Ready or Not? Let’s Stop Being Caught Off-Guard When Public Health Emergencies Strike Thursday, January 12, 2017 Laura Segal (http://altarum.org/staff/laura-segal) Health emergencies disrupt the lives of millions of Americans and cost the country billions of dollars each year. While emergencies are inevitable, the country is often caught “off-guard” when a new threat arises, whether it is a disease outbreak like Zika or Ebola, a natural disaster, or a bioterrorist threat. Emergencies are not a question of “if” but “when.” Yet, resources to prepare for and train to mitigate the effects of disasters have continually been cut. In the Trust for America’s Health’s (TFAH) most recent Ready or Not? Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism report on public health preparedness, we found the current public health preparedness system is not actually built for “readiness”—to be able to consisten ..

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Meet our chapter

 

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals

 

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  1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192   info@ncsophe.org
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