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Social Determinants and the Context of Care: Going Beyond the Obvious for Prevention and Practice

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
12:00 p.m. CST

Recognizing the impact of social determinants broadens the capacities of providers and policy makers to improve the health and wellness of individuals, populations and communities. Using a case scenario, this webinar will provide participants with socioecological and trauma-informed frameworks to better understand individual, interpersonal, interprofessional, community, and policy-level implications of early and enduring adversity and health inequities.

  • Provide frameworks that describe short and long term impacts of trauma and early adversity on health and wellness
  • Illustrate the value and necessity of integrating contextual knowledge into integrated clinical and community health practice
  • Discuss the fundamental roles and perspectives of social work and public health in delivering preventive and effective health practice with individuals and communities
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  • Increase Your Expertise - Take advantage of continuing education and professional development opportunities for faculty, practitioners and learners.
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  • Build the Future - Transform today’s momentum for interprofessional education and collaborative practice into lasting progress.
Our Presenters
Shelley Cohen Konrad,


Professor and Interim Director,
School of Social Work,
University of New England


Interprofessional Education Collaborative
University of New England
Jennifer Gunderman-King, MPH

University of New England
Arabella Perez, LCSW

Clinical Faculty,
University of New England
Support for the AIHC Interprofessional webinar series is provided by the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at the University of Minnesota.
The American Interprofessional Health Collaborative transcends boundaries to transform learning, policies, practices, and scholarship toward an improved system of health and wellness for individual patients, communities, and populations. It believes educating those entrusted with the health of individuals, communities, and populations to value and respect each other’s unique expertise and skills and to work together is fundamental to care that is effective, safe, of high quality, and efficient in terms of cost, resources, and time.

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