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Call for Abstracts: SOPHE’s 21st Annual Advocacy Summit

Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Alonso
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You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral presentation or skill-building workshop at SOPHE’s 21st Annual Advocacy Summit, October 19-21, 2019 in Washington, D.C.


This year’s summit, Championing Health for Vulnerable Populations, focuses on the priority issue of the health education approach to opioid addiction and misuse. 


Abstracts should address topic essentials of effective activism; skills and teaching methods to transcend an advocacy topic area; and approaches to teaching advocacy in higher education. 


·     Opioid Addiction & Misuse Prevention, Treatment, and Advocacy: Explores how public health professionals can use their advocacy skills to address the opioid epidemic.


·     Advocacy Skill-Building: Focuses on the skills that today’s advocates must know in order to create and sustain an advocacy campaign at the local, state, or federal level.


·     Incorporating Advocacy in the Classroom: This sub-theme targets faculty members (and future faculty members) who are interested in new and interesting ways to teach advocacy to their students. 


 Submission Deadline: Sunday, June 2 at 11:59 EST

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