$ 40 (materials and continental breakfast)
This training will include presenters from five diverse religious traditions and provide a working opportunity to apply lessons learned in small groups through a case study approach.
Gain deeper knowledge of faith traditions – one’s own and others – and learn to apply these insights to work with clients and the community for improved health outcomes.
Become more culturally competent for working in our religiously, racially and ethnically diverse and pluralistic society.
Recognize preconceptions and stereotypes and learn how they affect relationships and health decisions.
Work through public health specific scenarios that highlight challenges and opportunities working with religiously diverse populations.
Develop relationships with people of other faiths that you can call upon in the future.
Seventh Day Adventist - Rev. Nick Taliaferro
Judaism - Rabbi Linda Holtzman
Catholicism - Dr Xilma Ortiz-Gonzalez MD, PhD
Islam - Zakiya Islam, MA, BSN
Santeria - Vida Moise, BSN
The Friends Center
The Rufus Jones Room
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Who Should Attend
Local, state, and federal health department/agency staff, staff from community-based organizations, physicians, nurses, social workers, health educators, and other hospital and clinic providers and staff.
Applications for PA Board of Nursing, Social Work, CHES, and CPH will be submitted.
Lot on 15th St in between Race and Cherry Street
* The Interfaith Center of Philadelphia brings together community members to get to know each other as people and to learn how to value and respect the “other” while maintaining (and often strengthening) their own religious identities.
Eleanor Lippmann, MPH
Drexel SPH is a member of asph.org
Drexel SPH is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
1505 Race Street, Bellet Building
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1192
Phone: 215.762.4110 | Fax: 215.762.4088
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