Conference OverviewThe Ohio Society for Public Health Education (OSOPHE) invites you to attend the annual Health Educators’ Institute (HEI), October 19-21st at Maumee Bay State Park Resort and Conference Center. This year’s conference theme, “Building Community, Capacity, & Connection - Down by the Bay” provides an opportunity for participants to build knowledge, skills, and abilities to apply evidence-based and evidence informed practices in the field, network with each other and support professional growth.
Who Should Attend
HEI draws community and public health organizations and professionals, wellness program managers, public health students, school health educators, prevention professionals, community health workers, academic researchers, university and college instructors, public health agency administrators.
The registration deadline is September 30th.
Important Registration Instructions
Checks can be made out to OHIO SOPHE and mailed to:
OSOPHE, P.O. Box 151554, Attn: Treasurer, Columbus, OH 43215
This annual conference is designed to provide training based on the eight areas of responsibility and competencies for health education specialists. Approximately 6.5 MCHES and 8 Category I CHES credits are anticipated to be available for participants.
An application has been submitted to award Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) up to a total of 6.2 Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH). A maximum of 8 Advanced-level CECH are available. The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. has approved SOPHE and its chapters as designated multiple event providers of CECH in health education.
Interested in being a sponsor for HEI 2022 and having your organization highlighted at the conference? Review our sponsorship packet for details about each level.
NEW for 2022! Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist Assistants/Specialist/Consultants will also receive continuing education credits, as outlined in the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board Prevention Specific Education Content Areas