2022 Maternal and Child Health Conference
April 7 – 8, 2022 | Online
Global Issues, Local Solutions to Address the Social Determinants of Health for Maternal and Child Health
Climate change. Natural disasters. Racial conflict. Refugee displacement.
All over the world, women and children from vulnerable populations have borne the brunt of current global crises that negatively impact their physical and emotional health.
Explore local solutions that can strengthen maternal and child health in the face of these global challenges at the 2022 Maternal and Child Health Conference, April 7 and 8, 2022, hosted by Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions with funding support from the MCHB-funded TRANSCEND Program.
Held fully online over two half-days, this free conference is ideal for providers, researchers and community stakeholders in Arizona and beyond who want to further their science and practice to address social determinants of health for maternal-child health (MCH) populations. Featuring:
- State and national speakers.
- Skill-building sessions.
- Presentations of research and practice.
- Bonus session on ethics.
Share your expertise
Conference registration opens in December, but now is the time to submit proposals to participate in the conference’s research and practice sessions. Learn more about how you can share your expertise. The submission deadline is Feb. 1, 2022.
Continuing education credits
The Maternal Child Health Conference is approved for continuing professional education credits from these organizations:
Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education
In support of improving patient care, Arizona State University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center to provide continuing education for the health care team. The Maternal Child Health Conference is approved for 9 hours of continuing professional education credits.
American Psychological Association
Continuing Education credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association Office of Continuing Education in Psychology. The APA CEP office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. The Maternal Child Health Conference is approved for 9 hours of continuing professional education credits.
Association of Social Work Boards’ Approved Continuing Education Program
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Arizona State University is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards’ Approved Continuing Education program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Arizona State University maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 9 credit hours of continuing education credits per individual session.
Interprofessional Continuing Education Credit
This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 9 Interprofessional Continuing Education credits for learning and change.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Commission on Dietetic Registration
Continuing Professional Education Units for Registered Dietitians (RD/RDNs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs), are provided through the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This conference is offered for 8.0 CPEUs.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
This conference is offered for up to 0.9 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Related).
Arizona State University is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This conference is offered for 0.9 ASHA CEU Intermediate Level, Related. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.The authors presenting have no relevant financial or nonfinancial disclosures to make. Financial disclosure statements
A portion of this conference is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of Maternal Child Health Bureau Nutrition Training Grant, The TRANSCEND Program in Maternal Child Health Nutrition and Childhood Obesity Prevention (T79MC31884; PI: Bruening). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.