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What Does a Health Education Specialist Do?

For those working in the field of health education and promotion, the question "what does a health education specialist do?" is often heard from friends or colleagues who might not yet have a firm concept of the professional role of the CHES ® or MCHES ® . Although the term "specialist" signifies a niche or singular role, this is truly not the case. CHES ® and MCHES ® work in many varying career sectors and carry out a multitude of tasks that require... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, April 2, 2018
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#NHEW National Health Education Week: October 16 - 20, 2017

It's that time of year.... the third week of October brings along that fall feeling AND National Health Education Week (#NHEW)!   For more than 20 years, the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has celebrated NHEW, in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services, with the joint purpose of increasing national awareness on major public health issues and promoting a better understanding of the role of health education.  As a long-time... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Friday, October 13, 2017
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Passion as a Practice: Why Health Education is My First Choice

Time and time again my colleagues want to know what steered me to take the CHES® exam, wondering how this certification has impacted abilities within my career and where I think it will lead me. The answer is this: every facet of my skillset, efficacy of practice and individual potential are strengthened because of continued education. To maintain CHES® certification I know I must accumulate Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH), however I believe this requirement stands for... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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CHES® Profile: Ashley Monson

Ashley Monson, BS, CHES ® , currently works as an Association Director and Project Manager for medical and health membership associations in Wisconsin. Her work involves the use of all seven Areas of Responsibility. Ashley works with her clients to access membership needs and capacities. From there she works with them to plan and implement those priorities for the year. Throughout the process, Ashley uses process, impact and outcome evaluation measures to track progress. Ashley is often... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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New CHES® and MCHES® Video Release

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC), is pleased to announce the release of the newly filmed 2017 video on the value of CHES® and MCHES® certification!  Filmed at the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) annual conference in March of 2017, the video features Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) and Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES®) practitioners from a variety of work settings. Video... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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