2022 New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Women, Infant, and Adolescent Health Provider Meeting

July 19, 2022 9:00 AM - July 21, 2022 4:00 PM

The 2022 BWIAH Provider Meeting will convene 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 theme for the upcoming Provider Meeting is Building on Community Strengths for Health and Justice.

Within that theme are the following focus areas:

  • Administration and Organizational Strength-Building: SWOT analysis; SMART objectives; Staff retention/motivation; Logic models; Sustainability; Connecting and collaborating with other community groups and organizations
  • Centering Community Voices and Creating Action: Participant panels; Hosting focus groups and listening sessions; Implementing community input; Engaging community in prevention work; Youth-led workshops 
  • Building Capacity for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice: Bias; Transformational justice; Sexual and reproductive justice; Social justice; Poverty; Prejudice
  • Rebuilding After COVID: Innovation in programming; Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Mental Health and Social-Emotional Wellness: Self- and community-care; Coping with own burnout; Healthy relationships; Stalking; Translating information and delivering it to young people; Effects of media and social media on adolescent development and well-being
  • Effective Communication: Group facilitation; Virtual facilitation; Social media outreach; Social media for youth engagement; Producing digital content; Outreach strategies to engage community members