In the First Place: The Strategies and Tools That Make Community Wellbeing a Reality

Jan 2, 2014

Con Alma New Mexico slides presentation_Page_001Con Alma Health Foundation and Farm to Table would like to thank everyone who was able to attend the Healthy People, Healthy Places Workshop In the First Place: The Strategies and Tools That Make Community Wellbeing a Reality. Although the weather made travel a challenge for some, the event was well received. Larry Cohen and Leslie Mikkelsen of the Prevention Institute shared valuable insights and practical tools that can help communities in their collaborative planning and work. Some of the topics and materials that were shared are outlined and linked to below. The Prevention Institute makes these and many other tools available on their website, be sure to explore what they have to offer. Follow this link to download the slides from the workshop.

Workshop Objectives

Importance of prevention and environment

  • How the environment shapes norms, which shapes behaviors
  • Taking Two Steps to Prevention: Move from healthcare model to measuring, understanding and addressing determinants of health
  • The importance of addressing inequities
  • Transforming our health system to link community prevention and healthcare

Skills and tools to accomplish a focus on community prevention


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