Resources

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

Integrating Services for Community Health

A community-clinical linkages toolkit for local WIC agencies. This toolkit was specifically created for local WIC agencies aiming to create partnerships between community organizations and clinical settings. Others who might find this toolkit helpful include health care professionals, health education specialists, social workers, hospital benefit managers, and administrators working in clinics,…

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SOPHE’s Medicaid Toolkit 2.0

The implementation of the new CMS rule provides health education specialists an important opportunity for funding and support. SOPHE’s Advocacy & Policy Committee has created this toolkit with information and resources that can be used to educate, advocate and/or lobby for reimbursement in your state for f health education services.

Category: toolkit
Tags: advocacy, Medicaid
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NCHEC Areas of Responsibilities, Competencies, and Sub-competencies for the Health Education Specialists 2015

The Seven Areas of Responsibility contain a comprehensive set of Competencies and Sub-competencies defining the role of the health education specialist. These responsibilities were verified through the 2015 Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis (HESPA) project and serve as the basis of the CHES exam beginning in October 2016 and the MCHES exam…

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Unfit to Serve – Obesity is impacting national security

This infographic outlines how the obesity epidemic in the United States impacts our national security. Key highlights from the infographic include: Nearly one in four young adults are too heavy to serve in our military. Obesity is among the top three reasons why young adults are ineligible to serve. Obesity…

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