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Resilience in Vulnerable Communities and Practical Applications-South

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Stockton University Campus Center-Event Room A
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ  08205

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The registration fee is waived for this event thanks to a grant from the NJDOH.

Tentative Agenda:

9:00     Welcome and Introduction          

9:15     Climate and Health 101

            Rutgers University, NJ Climate Change Resource Center

9:40     Using NJADAPT to Assess Climate Impacts

            Rutgers University, NJ Climate Change Resource Center

10:15   Break 

10:30   How Communities Plan

            Rutgers University, NJ Climate Change Resource Center

10:55   Health & Climate Resources

            Rutgers University, NJ Climate Change Resource Center

11:15   Listening Session: What are YOUR needs?

            Rutgers University, NJ Climate Change Resource Center

11:30   Best Practice Highlights: Medical Reserve Corps as a Community Resource

            Local MRC Coordinators:  Jared Cornman, Salem; Kim Gayos, Monmouth; Kristina 
Morris; Liberty Kocis, Cape May; Kimberly Mattson, Burlington; Beth
Hunterdon (Note: Not all speakers will attend each session)

12:00   Lunch

12:45   Skill Building - Naloxone Training

Jennifer Sorensen, LCSW, LCADC, CPS, CPRS, Training and Consultation Specialist 

Kelley Hamilton, MPH, CHES, Health Educator

  Katherine Kneisel, CHES, Health Educator

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Addiction Psychiatry       

1:45     Break

2:00    Skill Building – Stop the Bleed Training

Mehmet Barzev, MA, NRP, Chief of EMS, City of Allentown Pennsylvania

         Scott Carter MAS, BSN, RN, CEN, Chief, Administrative Services, Ocean County

           James R. McDonald, NJACCHO Public Health Emergency Preparedness

3:00     Conclusion and Evaluation


Approved for 4.75 Public Health CEs

Morning coffee and lunch provided.

Jeanne Herb, Executive Director and Vanessa Tropiano, Senior Research Specialist Environmental Analysis and Communications Group, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Local Medical Reserve Corp County Coordinators: Kimberly Mattson, Burlington and Liberty Kocis, Cape May

The event is scheduled in the Campus Center in Event Room A on the Galloway campus. Here is a link to Stockton's Maps, Directions, and Parking website -   

Onsite internet: You can initially connect your laptop or mobile device(s) to the internet from campus using Stockton-WiFi. Upon opening your browser, you'll see a Stockton University WiFi Access notice. Read the "Acceptable Usage Standards of Computing and Communication Technology", then select I accept Stockton University's Acceptable Use Standards and click on Submit. The system will provide you with unlimited access to the Internet.  After 12 hours you will have to follow these steps again to regain access to the Internet.