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MEMBER PERKThese webinars for APHA members cover many of the most pressing public health issues of our time. They're brought to you by various APHA member groups.

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The Stars Among Us: Winning Strategies for Nominating a Colleague for an APHA Award

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In this webinar hosted by the APHA Awards Committee, panelists share what effort went into the development of the applications, how they selected letters of support, how they reached out to those individuals, and other issues. Participants will receive a link to examples of completed applications.

Community Interventions to Enhance Physical Activity in the Population

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Hear about the effectiveness of built environment, parks and transportation, and mass media campaigns in increasing physical activity levels of the US population. Speakers will then summarize the impact of policies to increase population physical activity and present the National Physical Activity Plan.

Understanding the Connection Between Suicide, Opioid Misuse and Opioid Overdose

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Hear about the relationship between opioid abuse, opioid use disorder and suicidality. We will identify resources for accessing state- and community-level data on suicidal behaviors, opioid abuse and overdose and explore limitations in our data. We will identify populations at increased risk for overdose and suicide death and factors that contribute to these risks. Presenters will also talk about implications for prevention.

Demystifying the American Journal of Public Health

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Learn about the premier journal in public health — the American Journal of Public Health. Topics covered will be relevant for authors, reviewers and APHA members from submission through review, including how you can get involved. Brought to you by the AJPH Editorial Board.

A Public Health Approach to Gun Violence Prevention: Your 2020 Action Plan

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This webinar for APHA members examines the importance of research and evidence-based violence prevention policies. Sponsored by the APHA Intersectional Council Gun Violence Prevention Workgroup.

The Hidden Link Between Vision and Learning: Why Millions of Learning-Disabled Children are Misdiangosed

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This webinar for APHA members sheds light on why so many students are still failing in school despite remedial help, IEP's, and medication. It provides new perspectives about the 1 in 4 students who are silently struggling with hidden vision problems.

Zoonotic disease epidemiology and a One Health framework for control: An introduction to the NASPHV Compendia

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This webinar for APHA members introduces the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians' compendia, with emphasis on rabies prevention and control, and measures to prevent disease transmission from animals with public contact.

Climate Changes Health: The One Health Approach to Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing Climate

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Climate change increases the risk of certain vector-borne diseases in human and animal populations in the US and abroad. Join experts as they discuss the One Health approach to understanding the relationship between climate, animals, humans and vector-borne disease. Brought to you by the Intersectional Council Steering Committee.

APHA 101 

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Get the most out of your APHA membership! Take an online tour of APHA member groups, explore APHA's history and structure, hear all about APHA volunteer and leadership opportunities, and more!

Children's Health vs. National Security

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This webinar examined the Trump administration's policy to separate children from their parents and the resulting trauma and health impacts for children and families. Brought to you by the APHA Student Assembly and these APHA Sections: Public Health Nursing, Maternal and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, International Health, Occupational Health & Safety, Environment, Community Health Planning & Policy Development. 

Using Social Media for Advocacy

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This webinar brought to you by APHA's Action Board features tips on using the power of story and other techniques to advocate for polices to improve the public’s health. We discuss why advocacy is important, how it works and what you can to do to effectively advocate for public health issues. 

Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

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Brought to you by APHA's Intersectional Council Gun Violence Prevention Working Group.

  • Why gun violence prevention is a critical public health issue.
  • Evidence-based research that validates a public health approach.
  • Research-based messages.
  • What we don't know, research voids, funding requirements and need.
  • Lessons learned at a local level.

Career and Professional Development Essentials

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Brought to you by APHA's Food and Nutrition Section and Student Assembly.

  • Identifying values, interests and personal strengths.
  • Enhancing your personal brand.
  • Exploring careers in public health and related fields.
  • Job search strategies.

Career Opportunities in Public Health Nutrition

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Brought to you by APHA's Food and Nutrition Section and Student Assembly.

  • Identifying key knowledge, skills and experiences that are useful in obtaining jobs in public health nutrition.
  • Identifying tools that will help you excel in these positions.
  • Exploring diverse pathways for careers in public health nutrition.

Physical Activity in the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

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Brought to you by APHA's Physical Activity Section and Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section.

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