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Advocating for Health Promotion in Higher Education During a COVID-19 Pandemic

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Advocating for Health Promotion in Higher Education During a COVID-19 Pandemic

A panel discussion with three health promotion directors that will highlight the importance of advocating for health promotion in higher education during these unprecedented times of managing a COVID-19 pandemic. We will share how we have advocated for health promotion, the strengths and challenges experienced when advocating for health promotion and what to expect when advocating is not successful to ensure success in your community.

*Brought to you by the ACHA Health Promotion Section.

Session Information 

Format: Live Webinar
Date: March 17, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Release Date: March 17, 2021
Expiration Date: December 1, 2022  

After the expiration date, this webinar will no longer be accessible for viewing or downloading.
CE Credit must be requested by the expiration date.

$25 for ACHA individual members
$50 for nonmembers

Fees are nonrefundable.


Joi Alexander, MA
The Institute of Georgia Technology 

Alicia Czachowski, EdD, MPH, CHES
Tulane University 

Raphael Coleman, PhD, MPH
Columbia University

Intended Audience

Health Educator 

Learning Objectives

After this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Identify the importance of advocating for health promotion funding.
  2. Identify the strengths and challenges when advocating for health promotion funding.
  3. Discuss the importance of capacity and how to build positive staff morale.

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

  • Kathy Saichuk, MA, MCHES, FACHA
    Louisiana State University

Credit and Disclosures

Types of Credit Available

Refer to the Continuing Education Key.

  • CHES: 1.0*
  • MCHES: 1.0*

*Continuing Competency credits, when available, are listed after the total CHES/MCHES contact hours (e.g. CHES: 1.0/1.0)

Instructions for Obtaining Credit (or certificate of attendance)

Select the "Contents" tab above (registered users only) for access to the following components. It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test. Credit must be requested by the program expiration date (see "Overview" tab above).

Step 1:  View the webinar video in its entirety.
Step 2:  Complete the mandatory Post-test for CE Credit.
Step 3:  Select the certificate for the type of credit you are requesting. Select "Certificate of Attendance" if no credit is being requested. 


Statements and Disclosures

Continuing Education 


Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 1.0. There are 0 Continuing Competency credits available.

Successful Completion/Post Test
It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test immediately after viewing the download.

Conflicts of Interest
A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

All planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use
This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Advocating for Health Promotion in Higher Education During a COVID-19 Pandemic
03/17/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
03/17/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes To access the webinar on the day of the event, click "Join" to launch GoToWebinar to enter the session. Copies of slides or other handouts are available via the Handouts tab, which may not be viewable until just prior to the live event.
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Attestation of Attendance
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