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2022 Health Educators' Institute (HEI) - Building Community, Capacity, & Connection - Down by the Bay

  • 19 Oct 2022
  • 21 Oct 2022
  • Maumee Bay State Park

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Registrations after September 15th, 2022
  • *This rate has been extended until September 15th, 2022
  • Registration after September 15th, 2022
  • *This rate has been extended until September 15th, 2022
  • Registration included with HEI sponsorship
  • Students attending the full conference (2 days) are required to volunteer for two hours and attend a student volunteer meeting at 8:15am each day you are assigned a task (Reduced full conference price of $85).
  • Students attending one day of the conference are required to volunteer for one hour during the conference and attend a student volunteer meeting at 8:15am on the day you will be at the conference (reduced one day conference price of $60).
  • Students must be enrolled full time at an Ohio college or university and not professionally employed.
  • Students must be enrolled full time at an Ohio college or university and not professionally employed.

Register

Conference Overview
The 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.

Conference Objectives

  • Build on the theory, roots, and philosophies of health education with new insights that address contemporary and emerging public health challenges.
  • Explore evidence-based practices to advance health equity and social justice across the lifespan.
  • Identify new resources to enhance and energize community health planning, program implementation and evaluation.
  • Learn about the latest public health research being conducted across Ohio
  • Foster cooperation and collaboration amongst a diverse network of health education and allied health professionals and organizations

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

  • Ohio SOPHE encourages all participants to register and pay online to avoid errors and streamline volunteer efforts. 
  • If your employer requires a purchase order to process payment: Please register online, but do not enter a payment option. Your registration will show a past due balance and an invoice will be sent to your email.
  • Checks can be made out to OHIO SOPHE and mailed to:

    OSOPHE, P.O. Box 151554, Attn: Treasurer, Columbus, OH 43215

Continuing Education

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.  

Sponsorship

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

Ohio SOPHE

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