01-544DL Five Essential Skills for Aspiring Health Education Consultants


This webinar will discuss professional preparation for aspiring health education consultants. It is geared towards health educators of all levels who are interested in self-employment.
A key competency in the health education profession is the ability to provide advice and consultation on health education and health promotion issues. In order to consult effectively, health educators need a variety of interpersonal, critical and creative thinking, and practical skills. This presentation will highlight five skills that are essential for aspiring health education consultants. Real-life examples of how these skills intersect with leading a consulting business will be presented.
Learning Objectives:

·         Discuss why consulting skills are a timely topic for the health education profession

·         Describe five skills that are essential for effective (independent) health education/promotion consultation


Speaker Information: 

Leah A. Roman, MPH, MCHES

Leah A. Roman, MPH, MCHES is the Owner of Roman Public Health Consulting LLC in the Philadelphia area. She provides public health professionals with the business resources and peer-to-peer support they need to create and lead thriving entrepreneurial pursuits. A big believer in “collaboration over competition”, Leah offers services to aspiring and current consultants that reduce isolation and increase strategy sharing to bring in meaningful, profitable client work.

Prior to launching her business in 2013, Leah held health education, training, and research positions that addressed a variety of public health issues from college health to injury prevention.

Leah earned a BA in Psychology from the University of San Diego and a Master of Public Health degree from Boston University. Since 2005, she has held the designation as a Certified Health Education Specialist. Leah became a Master Certified Health Education Specialist in April 2011 with the inaugural class of credential holders.

Continuing Education

1 Entry, 1 CHES, 1 CPH, 1 CECH
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Price: $26.00