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 Export to Your Calendar 11/4/2016
When: Friday, November 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Prairie View A&M University
Juvenile Justice and Psychology Building
Training Room
Prairie View, Texas  77446
United States
Contact: Steve Owens

Online registration is available until: 10/28/2016
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Registration and check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Visit Systems Change for Health: Introduction to the Systems Change Process for a description of this course.

Course formerly titled Shaping Policy for Health™: Introduction to the Policy Change Process

Session Agenda




Registration and Networking



  • Welcome and introductory activities
  • Review agenda and materials

Background and Context

  • Changing policies, environments and systems
  • Competency curricula


Assessing and Framing the Policy Problem

Health and social problems need defining and framing to encourage policy solutions. Root causes, evidence and framing in terms of stakeholder values are part of a successful definition.


BREAK (15 minutes)


Using Policy Analysis Tools

How to choose among potential solutions to a problem? Stakeholder power analysis highlights acceptability and feasibility of solutions. Policy analysis techniques compare estimated impact across itemized criteria which can help to identify the solution(s) to pursue.


Influencing the Policy Change Process

Advocacy techniques are key to influencing the policy process. Successful planning uses both policy and media advocacy strategies/tactics.


LUNCH (60 minutes) – Lunch to be provided



  • Brief orientation to message framing and media.


BREAK (15 minutes)


Implementing Enacted Policies

Once a policy is enacted, a government bureaucracy implements it (e.g., programs, regulations, rules, and budgets).


Evaluating Policy Interventions

Policy evaluation requires assessment of all campaign stages to provide rapid feedback. Capacity, process and outcome measures are needed.



  • Additional concepts and tools in Skill-Building workshop series.
  • Review and feedback.


Session for DHPE Interns Only



3:15 (Tentative)

Review of DHPE Internship Deliverables & Site Visits

  • Dr. Steve Owens, DHPE Associate Executive Director
  • Thometta Cozart, DHPE Assistant Health Equity Director

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