2022 New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Women, Infant, and Adolescent Health Provider Meeting
The theme for this year’s Provider Meeting was Building on Community Strengths for Health and Justice. Within that theme were the following focus areas:
- Administration and Organizational Strength-Building:
- Centering Community Voices and Creating Action
- Building Capacity for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
- Rebuilding After COVID
- Mental Health and Social-Emotional Wellness
- Effective Communication
The 2022 BWIAH Provider Meeting convened provider groups supported by the Bureau of Women, Infant, and Adolescent Health (BWIAH): Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention; Enough is Enough; Family Planning Program; Healthy Families NY; Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaboratives; Nurse-Family Partnerships; Personal Responsibility Education Program; Rape Prevention Education; and Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program. The event featured keynote presentations by Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH, on the impact of police violence on maternal, infant, and child health outcomes and Kenneth Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, on principles of self-care and internal resilience for caring professionals.
Please visit Act for Youth’s website to view materials from the BWIAH Provider Meeting.