Events

Below are events sponsored by InSOPHE or partnering Organizations.  Many of these events include MCHES or CHES Continuing Education credits.  InSOPHE has moved toward an electronic CE process.  At the events sponsored by InSOPHE, you will sign in electronically with the Continuing Education representative to receive the evaluation forms.  

If you want to share an upcoming event, please contact the InSOPHE Communications Director.

If you do not currently have MCHES or CHES Certification and are interested,  please click here for more information.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

    • 12 Sep 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online

    Preventing Addiction-Related Suicide

    Meeting Description:

    The risk of suicide and suicidal behavior is elevated in patients with substance use disorders. This presentation will review the risk factors for suicide in those with SUDs and co-occurring disorders and discuss practical clinical skills for suicide prevention in clients with addictive disorders.
    Objectives:

    1. Explore the epidemiology of addiction and co-occurring disorder-related suicide.
    2. Understand the risk factors for suicide attempts and completed suicide.
    3. Implement knowledge and educate others for prevention of addiction-related suicideBrought.


    or click here to register

    This webinar series is presented by San Francisco Department of Public Health

    Details

    Date:

    Thu, Sep 12, 2019

     

    Time:

    12:00 PM PDT

     

    Duration:

    1 hour

     

    Host(s):

    SFDPH Behavioral Health Services

     

     Presenter Information

    Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD


    Christine Yuodelis-Flores, M.D. is an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Washington Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is also Board-certified in Addiction Medicine. She directs the Harborview HIV Psychiatry Program and provides supervision for psychiatry residents and fellows in the HIV-Focus electives and supervises Internal Medicine residents in the Addiction Medicine Elective. She also attends at Harborview Mental Health and Addiction Services where she directs the Women–Focus Addiction Psychiatry Elective and the Co-occurring Disorder Psychiatry Elective and provides didactics and supervision for medical students, residents & fellows. Her research interests include substance-induced mental disorders, and suicide prevention for people with co-occurring disorders.


    • 13 Sep 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

    The InSOPHE Board of Directors meet on the second Friday of every month at 1pm eastern time for one hour.  All meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to interested members at any time.

    For meeting details, please contact a board member!


    • 19 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis, IN

    The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, the Indiana State Department of Health, and the IU Simon Cancer Center invite you to celebrate and join a new opportunity to impact health in Indiana through partnerships and coalitions.

    Four statewide initiatives, Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative, Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana, Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition and Cancer Control, will come together on Thursday September 19, 9a-3p at the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis.

    Coalition development expert, Dr. Fran Butterfoss, will facilitate the event and will help us ignite our work!

    This is a free event with limited space. Register here!


    • 11 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

    The InSOPHE Board of Directors meet on the second Friday of every month at 1pm eastern time for one hour.  All meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to interested members at any time.

    For meeting details, please contact a board member!


    • 19 Oct 2019
    • 21 Oct 2019
    • Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

    21st Annual Advocacy Summit

    Championing Health for Vulnerable Populations

    October 19-21, 2019

    Join SOPHE and fellow health education professionals and students for a 2½ day meeting to engage in effective advocacy for a common agenda at national, state and local levels.

    • The Summit engages health education specialists to share advocacy training, materials, and resources.
    • The Summit provides a learning environment for all levels of knowledge and experience.

    Participants new to advocacy learn the basics to enhance their confidence. Seasoned advocacy veterans are exposed to advanced sessions.

    Priority issue: Health education approach to opioid addiction and misuse

    Why attend?

    Learn

    The Summit provides a learning environment for all levels of knowledge and experience. Participants new to advocacy learn the basics to enhance their confidence. Seasoned advocacy veterans are exposed to advanced sessions.

    • Multiple sessions cover basic, intermediate and advanced-level advocacy training.
    • Participants select sessions of interest in health policy and public health fields.
    Keely Rees, PhD, MCHES

    “Our Wisconsin group had a terrific experience. We had the opportunity to debrief and found some very valuable insights, an afterthought, and significant growth in terms of advocacy skills and confidence.”

    Connect

    Connect with a diverse group of health education specialists, public health professionals, undergraduate and graduate students and faculty in Washington, D.C.

    “My biggest takeaway from the Summit is understanding the importance of being a strong and reliable advocate as this is essential to championing a cause that you care about.” 

    Alexis Wing, George Washington University

    Act

    The Summit engages public health leaders to share advocacy training, materials, and resources. Following the Summit, participants are encouraged to continue advocacy efforts in their communities.

    “With the support of the conference, my summit attendees, and my advisor, I could go through my senator meetings with confidence in the knowledge and skills I had recently acquired. I am ecstatic to motivate others to attend a future Advocacy Summit to better themselves as future health educators.” 

    Christian, Missouri

    Students, apply for a 21st Century Student Scholarship to attend the summit

    For more information email education@sophe.org

    Click Here to Register

    • 06 Nov 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 2820 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208


    • 08 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

    The InSOPHE Board of Directors meet on the second Friday of every month at 1pm eastern time for one hour.  All meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to interested members at any time.

    For meeting details, please contact a board member!


    • 13 Dec 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

    The InSOPHE Board of Directors meet on the second Friday of every month at 1pm eastern time for one hour.  All meetings of the Board of Directors shall be open to interested members at any time.

    For meeting details, please contact a board member!


    • 30 Sep 2020

    21st Century Practitioner Scholarship

    Application deadline: August 30, 2019 [2019 SUMMIT *extended deadline] -or- September 30, 2019 [SOPHE 2020 CONFERENCE]

    • This award provides event support to SOPHE members who are health education specialists and practitioners at the national and/or chapter levels to facilitate their professional development and attendance at SOPHE's events. Applicants will select the event, the Annual Conference, March 17-20, 2020 in Atlanta or Annual Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC (fall), based on the application cycle and deadline listed on www.sophe.org.

      Scholarship support can include any combination of registration fees to the conference or summit and any real and reasonable travel expenses incurred, as per federal per diem, and lodging at the official event hotel or a substitute hotel, not to exceed the cost of the assigned event hotel.

      SOPHE also encourages and allows conference/advocacy support funds to be used for supplemental SOPHE chapter membership.

      Total support cannot exceed $800 and is reimbursed upon submission of receipts, required travel reimbursement form following the event, and one-page personal statement describing how the information will be shared or applied in his/her work.

      Application Requirements:

      • Proof of active national SOPHE or chapter membership.
      • Resume/CV documenting full-time employment as a health educator for at least three years.
      • Letter from national or chapter SOPHE leader/committee chair, verifying your active volunteer service for at least 12 months.
      • One page personal statement should express enthusiasm for attending the conference or summit, be typed, single spaced, maximum of 1-page in length, minimum of 11-point font and 1-inch margins on all sides, use standard rules of grammar, punctuation and writing.
      • Description of your SOPHE volunteerism activities at the national or chapter level and how you will share information from this conference with members of your chapter, Community of Practice, forums, university, non-governmental organization, agency or work program.

      Assemble resume/CV, proof of membership, volunteerism service letter, and personal statement into one PDF document before completing and submitting the online application.

    Click here for more information. 

Past events

09 Aug 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
08 Aug 2019 Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Physical and/or Cognitive Disabilities
18 Jul 2019 Five Essential Skills for Aspiring Health Education Consultants - SOPHE Education
12 Jul 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
25 Jun 2019 A PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH TO GUN VIOLENCE
25 Jun 2019 The HIV Care Continuum: Risk Reduction and Care for Persons Living with HIV (PLWHIV)
14 Jun 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
14 Jun 2019 Impact of Trauma on Health and Academic Achievement
11 Jun 2019 DETERMINANTS, PERCEPTIONS, AND BEHAVIOR OF FLAVORED ECIGARETTE USE AMONG YOUTH IN THE U.S.
20 May 2019 Tobacco Treatment Specialist Core Training
10 May 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
29 Apr 2019 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH RESEARCH
24 Apr 2019 Global Perspectives on Personal and Professional Development
23 Apr 2019 InSOPHE After Work Social at Sun King Brewery
22 Apr 2019 BREAKING BARRIERS: Improving Access to Health Services for Women and Children in Indiana
12 Apr 2019 The Social Determinants of the Racial Disparity in Preterm Birth Rates: Zip Code Eclipses Genetic Code
12 Apr 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
02 Apr 2019 CHES Exam Study Sessions
26 Mar 2019 CHES Exam Study Sessions
26 Mar 2019 National SOPHE 2019 Annual Meeting
19 Mar 2019 CHES Exam Study Sessions
08 Mar 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
27 Feb 2019 InSOPHE after-work Networking Event
27 Feb 2019 Healthcare and Community Education Partnership to Enhance Reach and Increase Behavior Change
19 Feb 2019 Raise It for Health Day at the Indiana State House
08 Feb 2019 Board of Directors Monthly Meeting
22 Jan 2019 Obesity and the Standard American Diet- Webinar
10 Jan 2019 Using Health Behavior Theory to Design and Evaluate a Curriculum Intervention to Protect Young Workers
28 Dec 2018 Funding Opportunity: Health and Climate Solutions
07 Dec 2018 2018 Indiana Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration Conference
05 Dec 2018 How to Maintain Your CHES or MCHES Certification
03 Dec 2018 National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week: Shatter the Myths in Your Community- Webinar opportunity
03 Dec 2018 Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention
28 Nov 2018 Data Across Sectors for Health
15 Nov 2018 Epilepsy Disparities and Seizure First Aid- Webinar
08 Nov 2018 Behind the Label with the FDA: Ensuring Health Educators Understand the Updated Nutrition Facts Label
07 Nov 2018 2018 Fall Conference Empowering Indiana: Confronting Social Injustice through Health Education
18 Oct 2018 How to Use Social Media to Promote Public Health Messages
12 Oct 2018 InSOPHE Board Member Meeting
11 Oct 2018 2018 Indiana Public Health Conference
25 Sep 2018 Indiana Annual Recovery Month Symposium (IN ARMS)
17 Sep 2018 Scholarship Opportunity- Application Due
14 Sep 2018 InSOPHE Board Member Meeting
14 Sep 2018 Webinar - Preventing Unintentional Childhood Injuries - Then, Now, Imagine
31 Aug 2018 Last Day to Register for CHES Exam!
29 Aug 2018 Indiana Bike & Walk Summit
25 Aug 2018 Hester Shultz Fellowship Applications Due
10 Aug 2018 InSOPHE Board Member Meeting
23 Feb 2018 February 2018 Public Health INsights and INnovations
02 Nov 2017 2017 Fall Conference
29 Sep 2017 September 2017 Public Health INsights and INnovations
29 Sep 2017 INsights and INnovations NONMEMBER
25 Aug 2017 August 2017 Public Health INsights and INnovations
28 Apr 2017 April 2017 Public Health INsights and INnovations
20 Apr 2017 Indiana Public Health Conference 2017
24 Feb 2017 February 2017 Public Health INsights and INnovations
15 Feb 2017 2017 Indiana Public Health Advocacy Summit
27 Jan 2017 January 2017 Public Health INsights and INnovations
27 Oct 2016 Communicating Health: Technology in Health Education
27 Oct 2016 2016 InSOPHE Fall Conference Non-Member Credit Fee
15 Sep 2016 Indiana Public Health Conference
14 Sep 2016 Indiana Public Health Pre-Conference Academy: Proposal Writing and Grant Managment
07 Apr 2016 Indiana Public Health Week Conference
15 Feb 2016 Tobacco Free Indiana Day
25 Dec 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
11 Dec 2015 IPHA Public Health Forum Series
27 Nov 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
30 Oct 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
07 Oct 2015 Hometown Health Education Heroes
25 Sep 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
28 Aug 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
31 Jul 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
01 Jul 2015 Promoting Smokefree Pregnancies in Indiana Webinar
26 Jun 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
29 May 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
24 Apr 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
24 Apr 2015 IPHA Breakfast Forum- Childhood Immunizations
23 Apr 2015 SOPHE 66th Annual Meeting: Blazing a Trail for Health Education and Health Promotion
27 Mar 2015 Public Health INsights and INnovations
23 Jan 2015 IPHA Public Health Breakfast Forum: "Guns, Violence, and Youth: Community-Based Interventions"
22 Jan 2015 ICC's "This Just In" Presentation: "Emerging Trends and Research in Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccination"
03 Nov 2014 Health Education: Paving the Way to a Healthier Future
23 Oct 2014 Health Educator's Institute 2014
07 Oct 2014 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit
22 Sep 2014 InSOPHE Student Recognition Award Due!
10 Sep 2014 Webinar- YHSC Program
30 Jul 2014 Lessons Learned from Seattle-King County REACH
22 Jul 2014 Mobilizing for Oral Health Equity: An Interdisciplinary Effort
16 Jul 2014 Stress Reduction - Techniques in Stress Reduction I
08 Apr 2014 Indiana Joint National Public Health Week Conference
07 Apr 2014 Public Health Week
19 Mar 2014 SOPHE 65th Annual Meeting
22 Feb 2014 17th Annual Health Education Adocacy Summit
02 Nov 2013 APHA Annual Meeting
17 Sep 2013 Making our Voices Heard: Training for Public Health Advocacy
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