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Module 4: The Spectrum of Prevention: A Framework for Addressing Health Equity

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The Spectrum of Prevention: A Framework for Addressing Health Equity, introduces our signature tool, the Spectrum of Prevention. It provides a step by step explanation of how the Spectrum can be used to develop a mutually supportive set of actions as part of a comprehensive primary prevention strategy that changes societal norms, systems and environments for equity.

Duration: 14 minutes

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the importance of promoting a multi-faceted range of prevention activities to achieve environmental change;
  • Utilize the Spectrum of Prevention to develop the essential components of a broad approach to prevent complex health and safety issues.

Please follow these instructions to get started:

  1. Download the transcription for module 4 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation
  2. Begin the presentation and right click on the slide to view in "full screen" mode.
  3. After the presentation, explore the sections below with strategic links and related papers on health equity-related efforts across the country.
  4.  Fill out the module 4 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users) to help us continually improve the Health Equity and Prevention Primer.  

CHES-certified users: To receive 5 hours of credit, complete all seven modules and ONLY fill out this CHES Assessment and Evaluation Survey via Survey Monkey instead.


For More Information
    Health Equity Policy Principle #4
  • Meaningful public participation is needed with attention to outreach, follow-through, language, inclusion, and cultural understanding. Government and private funding agencies should actively support efforts to build resident capacity to engage.
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