Training and Technical Assistance
Attendance at theUniversityofSouth Florida Social Marketingconference and field schools, a selection of courses offered in an intensive five-day format, wouldbe extremely helpful with respect to understanding marketing principles. TheFloridaPreventionResearchCenterat theUniversityofSouth Floridaprovided this training inKentucky. Training in social marketing from other sources may also prove helpful.
- The Universityof South Floridaprovides an annual training on social marketing in partnership with the Academy for Educational Development. www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/smph/
- The FloridaPreventionResearchCenterprovides training opportunities in social marketing, listed at: http://health.usf.edu/nocms/publichealth/prc/
- The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity has social marketing resources, including a web-based training for public health professionals about how to use social marketing to plan nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention programs: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/