- Giving opening or closing conference presentations about health literacy
- Leading workshops and break-out sessions on how-to communication strategies
- Facilitating or participating in panel conversations highlighting a range of experiences and perspectives
Helen’s presentations are always energizing, engaging, and filled with stories and practical how-to information. Audiences leave with the knowledge, tools, and motivation to start making a health literacy difference. Here’s where Helen recently spoke, or will soon.
Helen’s most requested topics include:
- Health Literacy: What It Is, Why It Matters, How You Can Help
- Plain Language: Writing for Understanding
- Multiplying Our Strategies to Communicate Numbers
- Using Pictures, Metaphors, and Stories to Communicate Health Messages
- Take Action: Be a Health Literacy Hero
- The Ethics of Simplicity
- The Art of the Interview
- Ways to Talk with Your Doctor (consumer presentation)
- How to _______ (your topic here)
Helen works closely with meeting planners to ensure that her presentations meets each group’s goals. Once you and Helen agree to work together, she will:
- Customize presentations. Helen will ask you to complete a Pre-Program Questionnaire (PPQ) and then schedule a call to discuss it. This way, Helen can adapt her talk to meet the specific needs, goals, and preferences of your audience.
- Discuss discount options when purchasing multiple copies of her book, Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition (updated 2018)
- Work with you to obtain continuing education credits. This includes providing a timed agenda with teaching formats and behavioral objectives. Helen will also send you her CV.
- Help promote your event. Helen will gladly review your promotional materials and be available for radio and television interviews.
"Our deepest thanks for helping us to kick off the Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition in such wonderful fashion. I also want to add my own personal thanks for the creativity, expertise, and passion you brought to our meeting. We really cannot thank you enough for your support of our work.“
Susan Choi, PhD, CPHQ
Senior Director, Quality Partnerships & Initiatives
Health Care Improvement Foundation, Philadelphia, PA