Amsterdam, Third meeting of the Worldwide Universities Health Literacy Network
March 14, 2014 Head Start/Early Head Start Ravalli County MT
"Promoting Health Literacy is Everybody's Job”
Oct 26, 2013 Sandra presented a 90 minute workshop on Maternal Health Literacy: A
personal and community asset at the 4th Annual Conference on Centering
Healthcare, Washington, DC.
August 19-20, 2013 Sandra Smith presented at the Montana State Early Childhood Council's first Family Support Summit.
May 1-4 Sandra Smith was in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for an invitational
international workshop that aimed to form a "knowledge hub" re health
literacy measurement, and to come to consensus on a measure of health
literacy to assess chronic disease self-management.
Building Children's Nursing for Africa
April 17-19 Cape Town, South Africa
Sandra Smith was the keynote speaker. A big question for this conference was-What is the role of mothers in
their children's recovery? What is their role in the hospital? Sandra was
asked to address empowering mothers for health.
December 10-13, San Juan,
Puerto Rico: Sandra Smith participated as a Plenary Lecturer during the 13
RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities.
HARC - Health Literacy Annual Research Conference
Maternal Health Literacy, Child Development and Modern Lifestyle Diseases
May 19-23, Southampton, England: Sandra Smith participated
in a World Wide Universities Health
Literacy Network invitational conference to recommend a global agenda for
health literacy research.
May 11, Poplar Bluff, MO:
Sandra Smith lead the Parents As
Teachers Health Literacy Demonstration Project’s closing reflection
conference. Participating parent educators, funder, PAT-National
leadership, and the research team will review and interpret the data, discuss
successes, challenges and lessons learned, and recommend next steps for
integrating health literacy promotion into parent educators’ practice.
February 9, 2012 Seattle:
Sandra Smith spoke on “Health
Literacy, Beyond Better Information” for the Children’s Environmental Working Group of the Collaborative on
Health and the Environment-WA.
November 9, 2011, St
Louis: Sandra Smith presented an update on the Parents as Teachers Health
Literacy Demonstration Project at the PAT National Convention
December 8, 2011,
Washington, DC: SS presented a 90-minute workshop on promoting health literacy
through reflective practice at the Zero to Three National Training Institute
January 9, 2011
Milwaukee: Sandra Smith trained the outreach specialists at Community Advocates
to promote maternal health literacy among CommunityConnect Health Plan members
using the Beginnings Pregnancy Guide
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