Resources

SOPHE offers a wealth of health education and health promotion resources across the field. Browse SOPHE books and publications.

Improving vaccine acceptance

Language that works to improve vaccine acceptance communications cheat sheet Based on a poll by the de Beaumont Foundation and Frank Luntz, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and Resolve to Save Lives, an Initiative of Vital Strategies. A nationwide survey of…

Health Education Specialists: Addressing Climate’s Impact on Health

Health Education Specialists: Addressing Climate’s Impact on Health The health education workforce is essential to educating the public about the health impact of climate change and working to decrease the impact of harmful climate changes on the environment, especially for vulnerable populations. Fact sheet.

Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Education Specialists

This policy brief presents relevant background information on the ACA and highlights the role health education specialists can fill within the context of a transitioning health care system. Exploration of the various care delivery models and methods of reimbursement are examined to encourage the formation of a research and advocacy…

Environmental Scan of Health Education Teacher Preparation Programs

SOPHE-Environmental-Scan Report on Health Education Teacher Preparation Programs Research has shown that when health education is delivered effectively in schools, students show improvements in health as well as key academic outcomes (Smith, Potts-Datema, and Nolte, 2005; Chiang, Meagher and Slade, 2015; Brener et al., 2017, Birch et al., 2019). To…