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Evidence Based 
Self-Management Programs: 
Implementing the Prevention Agenda

Originally produced on Thursday, May 29, 2014

Susan L. Millstein, LCSW, MPH
Program Manager
Diabetes/Chronic Disease
New York State Department of Health

Kerri Brown
Project Coordinator
Living Healthy Program
Chautauqua County Health Network

The purpose of this webinar is to firmly set the context of evidence based self-management programs within the Prevention Agenda as recognized and supported interventions to address chronic disease prevention and management.  The webinar willev advance the important roles of local health departments as conveners, coordinators and facilitators to engage the local partners needed to implement and sustain this important systems change in local public health environments.  Participants will learn how to leverage Article 6 funds for this purpose, and will be prepared to serve as valued partners in emerging systems changes such as the State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the difference between Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs and evidence-based public health.
  • Identify 3 community partners with which to work in implementing Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs.
  • Summarize the roles local health departments can play in implementing Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs in their communities.
  • Illustrate the application of an Evidence Based Self- Management Program in practice.