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Call for Proposals

On November 4, 2014, Adelphi University will host the 13th Annual Partnerships in Health Conference. This annual conference promotes the exchange of ideas and research among professionals in health education and related disciplines from Long Island and neighboring communities.

We encourage you to submit presentations that address the following topics:

  • Addressing special needs in the classroom
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs
  • Assessment Tools and Strategies
  • Bias Education
  • Classroom Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consumer Health Education
  • Diversity Education
  • Grief/Loss/Post Traumautic Stress
  • HIV/AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies
  • Nutrition
  • Peer Mediation
  • Service Learning Strategies
  • Sexuality Education
  • Skill-based health education
  • Social/Emotional Learning
  • Stress Management
  • Teaching to the common core
  • Violence Prevention

Suggestions
This meeting is about demanding excellence and we encourage proposals that address current health issues, raise provocative questions, engage participants in discussion, and foster dialogue before, during, and after the conference itself. Your proposals will be evaluated on these criteria.

We suggest that you: 

  • make your presentation interactive 
  • provide resources: handouts, teaching aids, pamphlets, etc.
  • address a diversity of learning styles.

Selection Process
The content selection process is overseen by the Conference Steering Committee and guided by feedback from participants at previous conferences. Selection is made based on the relevance of the proposal in relation to conference themes, the person’s experience and knowledge, and whether the proposal has been included in previous conferences. Presenters receive complimentary registration for this year’s conference.

The deadline for proposals is October 15, 2014.

  • Name and Contact Information:

  • (Ph.D., M.D., M.P.H., etc.)
  • Organization / Affiliation:

  • ex: (516) 877 - 1234
  • ex: (516) 877 - 1234
  • (how you would like it to appear in the conference brochure)
  • (please limit to three behavioral objectives that use action verbs that have measurable attainable outcomes e.g. identify, explain, analyze, apply, etc.)
  • (short description—not to exceed 50 words—that will appear in the program)
  • (please include content and methods/strategies; limit to 200 words)
  • (please limit to 50 words; for use in the session introduction and the program)

For more information, contact:

Cynthia Proscia
HealthNets Coordinator, Health Studies
p – 516.877.4256
e – proscia@adelphi.edu

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