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Health Impact Assessment:
Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
9:00am – 3:00pm

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) can be used to evaluate a proposed plan or project’s potential effects on the health of a population. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations aimed at enhancing positive health impacts and minimizing negative ones.  In this session, facilitators from the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to promote community health and equity in planning processes and decision-making. Participants will engage in group exercises related to HIA steps, discuss opportunities and challenges to integrating health into planning and policy processes, and learn about new statewide collaborative initiatives and emerging tools to build capacity for health advancement in planning, and to support health in all policies.

Registration Fee $95.00
Multi-Person Registration Fee $75.00

Location:

University Inn & Conference Center
178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

For more information and to sign up:

http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ep0704ha.html

Course is approved for 0.5 Rutgers CEU’s.

This course is eligible for 10 points toward certification in the Sustainable Jersey program under the “Health in All Policies Professional Development Training” action.

 

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