Training Opportunities — December 8, 2011

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section wants to hear from you about your data needs. We are working with an independent contractor to collect your opinions about our reports and your preferences for future changes. Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey now. The link will be active until December 21, 2011.”

Webinar: Tobacco’s Toll on the Behavioral Health Population, December 13th  It is estimated that nationally, 77 to 93 percent of people in addiction treatment settings use tobacco and that 44 percent of all cigarettes sold are consumed by people with mental health and substance use disorders.  This webinar will provide valuable information and resources to address this disparity.  To attend, contact Anna Brawley at

Webinar:  Where do We Rank? How Coalitions Can Use County Health Rankings in their Communities, December 13th 2:00 PM Pacific  Join this free webinar to see how the County Health Rankings application can assist your coalition in advocating for sustainable system and environmental changes in your community.

Webinar: Charting a Course toward Good Food and Good Business – State Options, December 14th 9:00 AM Pacific This webinar from the National Conference of State Legislators presents work at the state level that is bringing fresh, affordable and healthy foods to schools and communities.  Featured initiatives include Michigan’s Good Food Charter, the NuestrasRaices project in Massachusetts, and Wholesome Wave in Connecticut.

Webinar: Overview of the CDC National Healthy Worksite Program, December 20th 11:00 AM Pacific    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently began a program to engage and recruit 70-100 small, medium, and large businesses and lead them through the process of building a core workplace health program.  This webinar will discuss the goals, objectives, and activities involved in the National Healthy Worksite Program.

Webinar: How Will You Sustain Evidence-Based Healthy Aging Programs?  Tools You Can Use.  December 20th 12:30 PM Pacific The webinar will highlight Maine’s Living Well for Better Health: CDSMP toolkit to aid implementation of Living Well in health care settings and include an online introduction to Oregon’s Living Well Sustainability Toolkit: Marketing and Financial Strategies.


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