Healthy NewsWorks Offers Community Health Information Workshop

December 2012…Students and parents attended a health information workshop to gain skills in finding trustworthy health information on the internet.  A one-hour presentation in Norristown on November 30, 2012, provided the workshop attendees with tips for using search engines to search for health information websites. This hands-on computer class also offered evaluation guidelines for health websites to ensure the information is from a reliable source.  Parent and kid-friendly health websites were also highlighted.

The workshop was presented by Andrea Kenyon, AMLS, a health information literacy consultant for Healthy NewsWorks.  Thank you to the Center for Culture, Art, Training and Education (CCATE), for hosting the workshop.  CCATE is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to help empower the Hispanic community in the greater Montgomery County area in Pennsylvania.

If you would like to host or attend a community workshop run by a Healthy NewsWorks expert, please contact us.

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