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      August 1, 2013

      Thursday   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

      2055 Kalia Rd
      Honolulu, Hawaii 96815

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      Reducing Cancer Disparities & Promoting Health Equity Among Low SES Popults

             

       You're invited to a free workshop on:    
      Reducing Cancer Disparities &
      Promoting Health Equity
      among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations

       

      Thursday, August 1, 2013

      9:00 am - 4:00 pm HST

      (Please arrive early; registration opens at 8:30 am)

      Due to the interactive nature of this workshop, tickets are limited and registration is required. 

       It is also requested that attendance be limited to 2 participants per organization.   

       

      Hale Koa Hotel

      2055 Kalia Road

      Honolulu, HI 96825

       This event is sponsored by the Hawaii Comprehensive Cancer Control, Hawaii State Department of Health, and the American Psychological Association.

       

       

      Target Audience: Workshop materials are designed for professionals working at cancer-serving organizationsworking individually, or collaboratively, to improve cancer prevention, early detection, and/or survivorship in underserved populations.  Possible interested parties include, but are not limited to, non-profit employees, nurse navigators, and community outreach workers.

       

      Parking:  On-site; Participants will be reimbursed for parking

      Cost:        Free

      Lunch:     Will be provided       

       

      Workshop participants will learn to:

      • Describe how socioeconomic status, determinants of health, and health disparities influence cancer outcomes.

      • Identify the psychosocial health needs of cancer-affected individuals.

      • Examine characteristics of evidence-based interventions that are geared towards achieving health equity in diverse communities at the individual, organizational and community levels.

       

      For more information or to ask any questions, please email sesrcd@apa.org

      ~ CEUs will not be available ~

       

       For more information about the SESRCD Program visit:

      http://www.apa.org/pi/ses/programs/index.aspx
                                                                                                                                                                        

      SESRCD Program:

      In cooperation with the CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, the Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities program (SESRCD), seeks to strengthen the capacity of community cancer-serving organizations and stakeholders to access, adopt and utilize evidence-/practice-based strategies to improve or initiate cancer prevention, early-detection and survivorship activities for socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. Based out of downtown Washington, DC, the SESRCD program is part of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) efforts to improve access and knowledge of evidence-based community behavioral health strategies in cancer public health.

      Participant note:

      Although higher-level researchers, scientists, clinicians and professionals are welcome to attend, they are likely to be familiar with much of the material presented.  It is worth noting however, that this workshop serves as an excellent platform for networking and may provide researchers with a unique chance to interact with, and established relationships.

      Also, participants will need to provide their own transportation and federal guidelines do not allow us to provide meals and refreshments.

      Cost: Admit One: SESRCD Workshop (HI) 0.00

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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