Social Determinants of Health

The Social Determinants of Health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live and age. They have a large influence on our health. It also determines health inequities, which is the unfair and avoidable health difference between different groups of people. In this online session, Jason T. Carbone, PhD, MSW define the social determinants of health and how it impacts health and specific recommendations for improving your organization's work to advance health equity.   

Course Objectives: 

  • Define theories and terms about social determinants of health  
  • Review the data regarding social determinants of health 
  • Recognize conceptual models that reflect the issues caused by social determinants 
  • Review how social workers and/or society can make changes to solve these issues with health equity 

Steps to complete this course:

  1. Pay for the course: The cost of the lecture with CEs is $15. The lecture is open to all licensed social work practitioners and is worth 1 Continuing Education Clock Hours. Non-Social Workers will obtain a certificate of completion. Payment must be submitted to obtain course content. Please use your computer, (not a phone), to pay. Click here to pay for this course.
  2. Complete Course: You will be sent a document containing course materials and Post-Test. Complete the directions in this document.

Pending a passing test score and payment in full, a CE certificate will be e-mailed to you within 7 to 10 business days.

Refund Policy:

If you pay for this course before completing it, you will have up to 60 days after payment to complete this course. After that, no refunds will be issued. Visit our Contact Page for more information in regards to payments.

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