SOPHE provides learning experiences through a variety of formats that make continuing education affordable, accessible, and of the highest quality.
- Annual conference [spring]
- Annual Advocacy Summit [fall]
- Center for Online Resources & Education or CORE
- Continuing education for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES)
- Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC)
- Emerging Volunteers
Every month, National SOPHE offers webinars covering a range of public health topics. The live webinars are free however if you would like continuing education you will have to go to our Center for Online Resources and Education. Prices vary based on your SOPHE membership.
For a complete list of upcoming webinars and events visit SOPHE’s calendar at www.sophe.org/calendar/. The calendar includes SOPHE Chapter events. For your SOPHE Chapter to promote your events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
I find it vital to my success (and happiness) to pursue a career that challenges me to ask questions and seek answers, which I find through professional development and CECH opportunities.
Jordan Buckley, MPH, CHES
For more information on the types of CECH offered through SOPHE as a designated provider, please visit: www.nchec.org/continuing-education.
SOPHE is also an approved provider of the Certificate in Public Health Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
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