Training Opportunities – September 13, 2013

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center will sponsor a free webinar, “8 and Counting: SAMHSA State Academies for Smoking Cessation Foster Change,” on September 24, 2013 at 2:00pm Eastern Time. The program will address state successes and challenges in reducing the prevalence of tobacco use in behavioral health, policy strategies, and tobacco dependence treatment training programs. To register, click HERE.

ACA Delivery Reforms and Public Health:  What’s the Connection

Sponsored by the American Public Health Association

Tuesday, September 17th, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (EDT)

To register

Public Health Impact of Statewide Anti-Bullying Legislation:  A Look at Oregon and Iowa 

Sponsored by The Network for Public Health Law, Public Health Law Research and ASLME
Thursday, September 19th, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.i Greene, M.P.H., Senior Research Analyst, Public

To register

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health 

Sponsored by YMCA of the USA and Trust for America’s Health
Tuesday, September 24th, 10:00 – 11:30


Capitol Visitors Center – Congressional Meeting Room South 


Upcoming Webinar: The Small Communities Toolbox: Best Practices and Messages for Healthy Eating and Active Living in Rural and Small Jurisdictions

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

2:00-3:15 Eastern

Click hereto register for this Webinar.

Across the country, key stakeholders are working to make their communities healthier places to live, work, learn, and play. In rural and small communities, elected officials are examining and implementing solutions to improve access to healthy food and make it easier for people to be physically active.

This webinar, designed for local elected officials and their staff, will provide examples of best practices that smaller cities and towns are implementing. It will also provide tips on how best to communicate the evidence and successes to fellow elected public officials and the public. Speakers will include city officials from around the United States. Sponsored by: the HEAL Cities Campaign, Prevention Institute, American Public Health Association

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Annual Diabetes Practice Update – Registration Open!

Friday, November 1, 8:00am – 4:15pm

NEW VENUE! DoubleTree by Hilton, 1000 NE Multnomah St., Portland, OR 97232

Join over 400 health professionals at our Annual Diabetes Practice Update, a program designed for those interested in diabetes management issues.  Six hours of continuing education credit are available for physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists.  For program details and to save $10 when you register online, visit

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

November 2nd – 6th

Boston, MA

To register 


Archived recording and slides of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium’s July 23 webinar, “Not in My Backyard! What Can Locals Do to Regulate Other Tobacco Products”?  Available on the Public Health Law Center’s website here.

Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization

Talking about Health in All Policies

Increasingly, communities throughout the United States are adopting a Health in All Policies framework as they pursue intersectoral, collaborative approaches to improving health by incorporating health considerations into decision-making across all policy areas. This work requires frequent communication with health and non-health partners, funders, and political leaders, many of whom are new to this approach.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 11:00 am
Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)



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