Training Opportunities- November 22, 2013

APHA’s Community Transformation Grant program has partnered with nine state affiliates to highlight CTG successes in their communities. Below are several upcoming webinars that are a result of this effort.  All webinars listed will be recorded and archived on APHA’s website.

Smoke-free Environments Training for Childcare Providers
Monday, Nov. 25, noon-1 p.m. EST
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This webinar provides a comprehensive training and information on a toolkit on creating smoke-free environments and policy for childcare providers. This webinar is provided in coordination with the Maine Office of Licensing and Regulatory-Child Care Unit, by the following partners: Breathe Easy Coalition, Maine Public Health Association and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Healthy Lifestyle Referral and Resource Interventions in Primary Care
Monday, Nov. 25, 1-2 p.m.
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Providers in the fast-paced world of primary care are overwhelmed by the epidemic of preventable chronic disease. Linking community-based resources with primary care clinics is one solution that helps people with or at risk of chronic disease access resources and support to prevent, delay or manage these conditions. This webinar will highlight work that Minnesota CTG and the Minnesota Public Health Department are doing to strengthen community-clinic connections that increase referrals to community-based prevention resources.

M.E.S.S. in the Congregations!: A Smoke-Screen for Faith-Based Organizations!”
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2-3 p.m. EST
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Join South Carolina Public Health Association as they highlight a faith-based initiative embracing tobacco-free living. This webinar will show how to use the Mothers Eliminating Secondhand Smoke Project, known as MESS, to engage faith communities to address secondhand smoke and tobacco use.

Making Connections for a Healthier Iowa: Your Place at the Table
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1 – 2 p.m. CT
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Healthy kids are better prepared to learn, a healthy workforce is more productive and healthy communities thrive. Yet we know that much of what contributes to the health of our communities is affected by sectors other than public health and health care. This webinar will present concepts to spur thinking and make connections for collaboration across sectors to achieve mutual goals.

Grantees
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

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