Training Opportunities – February 11, 2016

The New Federal Transportation Bill: What Does It Mean for the Walking Movement?

Register for a free webinar “The New Federal Transportation Bill: What Does It Mean for the Walking Movement?” conducted by America Walks, Rails to Trails Conservancy and LOCUS.

When: Wednesday February 24th at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific

The webinar will examine the FAST Act legislation passed in December 2015 and discuss ways that traditional and new programs in the legislation can be used by advocates and organizations as they work on active transportation projects at the local, state and regional level. This webinar will allow participants to hear from experts on what the legislations says and how it can be leveraged for current and future work followed by a question and answer session.


  • Christopher Coes, Director, LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors
  • Kevin Mills, Senior Vice President of Policy, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
  • Ian Thomas, State and Local Program Director, America Walks

Falls Prevention among Adults Aging with Disabilities

Register for this webinar presented by the Center for Healthy Ageing of the National Council on Ageing.

When: March 3, 2016 at 12pm Pacific

This webinar will present what the research tell us about falls among adults aging with long-term physical disabilities, such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries and cerebral palsy. Falls prevention and management strategies for this growing population will be described. Program examples from the aging and disability communities will be highlighted.

Presenter: Ivan R. Molton, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

A Two-Venue Approach to Self-Management, Complementing the In-Person Workshops with the Online Better Choices Better Health

This webinar will be presented twice: you can register for the webinar on February 18th at 11:30am Pacific or on March 7th at 1pm Pacific.

Presenters Neal Kaufman and Katy Plant from Canary Health will talk about Better Choices, Better Health®, with a focus on the program’s appeal to potential health care partners. Strategies for increasing the program’s reach and sustainability will be highlighted.

The Developing Equity Leadership through Training and Action (DELTA) program is currently accepting applications for a mini-cohort in Eastern/Central Oregon beginning this April! To download an application, please click here. Applications will be accepted through Feb 29 at 5:00 p.m. DELTA is  a comprehensive health equity and inclusion leadership program that strategically provides training, coaching and consultation to key health, community and policy leaders in Oregon. Upon completion of the program, this cohort will act as drivers of equity and inclusion within Oregon’s health promoting systems. Members will apply the skills they acquire from the training and facilitate the development and institutionalization of health equity and inclusion strategies in their own settings. In doing so, health equity, diversity development and inclusion will be built into planning, policies, programs, practices, approaches, and resource distribution of these organizations.​



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