Recorded webinar: Expanding Diabetes Prevention & Management Programs: The Role of Local Health Departments

Description: This webinar focused on the role local health departments can play in expanding access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and/or Diabetes Self-Management webinarEducation/Programs throughout Illinois. Statewide efforts to support expansion of these programs, including resources for training and capacity building were discussed. Participants heard from local health departments in the state of Oregon who have both helped support referral to and directly provided these programs in communities. Finally, the accreditation process and requirements for provision of these programs were discussed.

Download the webinar recording here (brief registration required). Recorded on 5/17/17.

Download a pdf of the webinar slides here.

Webinar speakers:

Moderator: Janna Simon, Illinois Public Health Institute

Introduction: Paula Jimenez & Janae Price, Illinois Department of Public Health

Accreditation Process:

Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

Joanna Craver DiBenedetto, AADE

The Oregon Experience:

Nancy Goff, Oregon Public Health Division

Apryl Herron, Clackamas County Public Health

Sarah Worthington, Deschutes County Public Health

Upcoming Trainings/Resources:

Abby Radcliffe, Illinois Health & Hospital Association

Target Audience: Local health departments throughout Illinois interested in preventing diabetes and promoting diabetes self-management, as well as health department administrators, health promotion staff, and clinical/community linkages staff.

This webinar is supported in part by the County Health Rankings & Roadmap Initiative

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