State Technical Assistance Webinar 6 - July 18, 2024: Planning for Integrating Health Equity in Child Safety

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Please join CSN on July 18, 2024, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET for the next State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW). This STAW will be the third in a series of QI 101 topics. Though we would like you to join us for the entire series, each STAW is a complete event.  

During the July STAW, we will focus on how to develop a health equity plan for child safety, with a particular focus on assessing and using data to inform areas of greatest need, readiness, aims, and programmatic focus. 



Rebecca Bishop, MSW is a seasoned public health professional with over a decade of experience in directing large-scale prevention and intervention programs. Her expertise spans substance misuse, violence prevention, and problem gambling across various age groups. She excels in operationalizing methods to promote health equity, developing training programs, and leading major initiatives that enhance health and prevention science. Ms. Bishop spearheaded the creation of the first U.S. training and technical assistance center dedicated to problem gambling prevention. She also founded a training academy that focuses on problem gambling prevention, prevention science, and equitable practices. Additionally, she oversaw substance misuse prevention for an urban municipality. 


Sarah Ivan, MPP is an epidemiologist for the Strategic Prevention Technical Assistance Center (SPTAC). Previously, she was an epidemiologist and evaluator for the Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT). She has co-authored works on shared decision-making in cancer care and heart valves and a congressional report on sickle cell disease. She regularly presents her work, including research on prescription drug monitoring programs, at virtual learning events and the national conferences of organizations such as the American Public Health Association. Before joining EDC, Ivan was a program manager at Massachusetts General Hospital and a senior analyst at the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality. Ivan holds an MPP with specialization in health care and a BA in Public Health from Simmons University. She is certified in Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training and Mental Health First Aid.