New Jersey Society for Public Health Education

2021 Mid-Year Meetings

  • 11 Jun 2021
  • 25 Jun 2021
  • 3 sessions
  • 11 Jun 2021, 12:00 PM 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • 16 Jun 2021, 9:30 AM 11:00 AM (EDT)
  • 25 Jun 2021, 12:00 PM 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • Zoom


NJSOPHE presents the 2021 VIRTUAL Mid-Year Series

All sessions are no cost!

Friday, June 11: 12-1:30pm

Health Disparities in New Jersey: Race and racism as a driver of inequity

Join this session to learn about the current status of health disparities in NJ, the key initiatives to address disparities, and what we can do as health educators.  Break out discussions will be included.

Presenter: Bianca Mayes, MPH. CHES, Associate Director of Health Equity, Planned Parenthood

CHES/MCHES credits: 1.5

Wednesday, June 16: 9:30-11:00am

Improving Vaccine Adoption: 

Lessons learned from the COVID-19 vaccine, and best practices for the future

Join this panel discussion to learn more about the general vaccine hesitancy concerns, what we have learned in NJ, and strategies for future vaccine distribution initiatives.

Presenters: Dr. James Colgrove, PhD, MPH, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

Maya Lordo, Essex County Health Officer

Dr. Gina Miranda-Diaz, DNP, MS/MPH, APHN-BC, H-O

Dr. Natasha Patterson, PhD, MPH, The College of New Jersey

CHES/MCHES credits: 1.5

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Friday, June 25: 12-1:30pm

Mental Health & COVID-19 Fatigue: 

How to better support our communities and ourselves

Join this session to better understand the COVID-19 impact on mental health, and learn techniques to manage difficult emotions and COVID-19 fatigue. You will gain insight to Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training and the value for health educators.

NJSOPHE will be hosting a free MHFA training in July. More details and registration link below.

Presenters: Jennifer Carpinteri, LSW, Atlantic Behavioral Health, Community Services

Paul Bellan-Boyer, City of Jersey City

CHES/MCHES credits: 1.5        


*Please note: Registration is REQUIRED to receive meeting credentials from ZOOM via your confirmation email, as well as to receive CHES/MCHES credits.

  HealthierJC Mental Health First Aid - Online Class 7/14/2021 -SOPHE image

NJSOPHE will be hosting a free

Mental Health First Aid Training:July 14, 9:30am-3:00pm

offered through the Partnership for a Healthier JC & The Community Health Trust

(CHES/MCHES credit amount pending)

To Register: https://mhfasophe.eventbrite.com

Password for registration: SOPHE

Questions? Contact Hillary Saputski at hillary.njsophe@gmail.com

Contact Us: info @ njsophe.org

P.O. Box 781, South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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