Training Opportunities- November 29, 2013

Trans Fat Teleconference 
December 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School
FDA Representative
Call-in Information:
Dial: 1 (470) 200-0305
When prompted, dial the access code: 481-827-684
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP by clicking here.

Register for the CDC’s National Healthy Worksite Program Webinar: Evidence-based Worksite Health Assessment Tools for Effective Health Improvement Plans
December 10, 2013 12 p.m. EST      Click HERE to Register
In this webinar, Brenda Schmidt and Jason Lang will discuss the development and use of the Worksite Health Assessment tools developed specifically for the National Healthy Worksite Program, including:

  • CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard
  • CDC NHWP Employee Health Assessment (CAPTURE™)
  • CDC NHWP Health and Safety Climate Survey (INPUTS™)

In addition, individual and aggregate reports will be discussed and how these reports help employees to assess and monitor their personal health status, and how aggregate reports help employers to see the health of their workforce.
The CDC National Healthy Worksite Program (NHWP) provides employers and interested organizations nationwide access to worksite health informational webinars. These webinars focus on emerging issues in the workplace to enhance worksite health programs. To view previous webinars, click here.

Webinar: M.E.S.S. in the Congregations: A Smoke-Screen for Faith-Based Organizations
November 26, 2013, at 2:00-3:00 pm Eastern Time
This webinar from the South Carolina Public Health Association will show how to use the M.E.S.S. (Mothers Eliminating Secondhand Smoke) Project to engage faith communities to address secondhand smoke and tobacco use.

Promising Practices 2014 Conference
April 28-29, 2014 / Washington, DC
Registration is now open! This conference, hosted by Break Free Alliance, will bring together a broad range of people who are invested in health equity and healthy communities. The conference brings together the fields of tobacco control and obesity prevention.

GranteesPlease 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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