WPA - Parks and Public Health Issue Mitigation: A Case Study

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This course is designed for park and public agency employees who are responsible for public health and safety in parks. A smoke-free playground issue will be covered.





This one-hour webinar will examine how public health issues coincide with park issues. Namely, this presentation will look at the Fingal Smoke-Free Playground Initiative as a case study for how secondhand smoke (SHS) was mitigated through policy efforts. This webinar will utilize case study pictures and will allow for conversations regarding how management practices can be implemented in different countries

About the Presenter

Kevin Halpenny is the Senior Parks Superintendent for the Senior County Council in Dublin, Ireland.

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Course Completion

To be awarded an electronic certificate of completion for attending or viewing this webcast, you must successfully complete a brief assessment to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts.

Be able to:

  • Identify how parks can influence public health issues through policy
  • Understand management implications for addressing public health issues
  • Identify sgtrategies to work with key stakeholderes
  • Apply business practices back at their park or agency

Aired: 24 May 2016

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This Professional Development Webinar Series brought to you by Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands & World Urban Parks


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