Training Opportunities- April 18, 2014

Webinar: “Igniting a Spark: Tips for Building Impactful Campaigns with Limited Funding.”
May 7, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST. Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
This webinar will explore how to develop and implement campaigns to reduce tobacco use in rural and frontier communities. The presenters will also discuss how coalitions can apply cost-effective strategies to sustain campaign visibility overtime using social media mechanisms, resources from national tobacco prevention campaigns and other non-conventional mediums. Registration deadline is May 5.

Recording: Food Justice and Health Equity webinar series.
To watch the recording of Food Justice, Obesity & the Social Determinants of Health find us on youtube:
You can also find resources (slides, recordings, bios) related to this webinar here:

Call for 2014 Worksite Wellness Summit speakers: proposals due April 25th
The American Heart Association currently has an open call for speakers for the 2014 Worksite Wellness Summit on September 17, 2014.  Now in its 5th year the Summit is unique all-day conference that attracts employers, wellness professionals, and industry providers alike.  Seeking to provide attendees with relevant and timely worksite wellness education and networking opportunities, each year the event has grown in attendance and content.
The American Heart Association and its partners would like to invite you to participate in the 2014 Worksite Wellness Summit Speaker RFP to be considered for an opportunity to showcase your expertise and experience in multiple speaking formats.  Hour-long breakout sessions are intended to provide participants with relevant content and an opportunity for interactive and participatory learning. Well Talks are 20-minute power presentations with innovative, interesting wellness topics that inspire, energize and motivate participants. To learn more about the Summit please go to:
Speaker RFPs are due by April 25th . Proposals can be submitted online:

Thank you for your interest.

“Tracking in Action – Using the Tracking Network to Promote Health and Prevent Disease”
Click HERE to register
May 1st at 2:30 pm ET
The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) is operated by the Environmental Health Tracking Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The Tracking Network is a system of integrated health, exposure, and environmental hazard information and data obtained from a variety of national, state, and city sources. It presents what is known about where environmental hazards exist, where people are exposed to hazards, and how targeted action can protect health, reduce illness, and save lives. Data from the Tracking Network can be used in various public health specialties including chronic disease prevention.

This webinar is the first in a series of webinars facilitated by NACDD with CDC subject matter expertise.  In addition to increasing the awareness and use of the Tracking Network, the “Tracking in Action” webinar series will feature new state success stories that highlight the role of grantee tracking programs and the impact of using the Tracking Network data in various capacities around the country.

Webinar: Clearing the Air: Reducing Tobacco Use among Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Who Should Attend:   Health care, health promotion and service providers, community organizations, retailers and others interested in tobacco prevention
When:   April 21, 2-3:15 p.m. ET
To join the event (no pre-registration needed):
Conference number: RW2029726
Passcode: 5780103
Dial-in: 1-877-669-4124

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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