Training opportunities – June 9, 2016

Chronic Disease Events Calendar

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) created the Coordinated Chronic Disease Calendar to provide a comprehensive overview of upcoming events, webinars, meetings, and professional development opportunities for chronic disease professionals. Check the calendar for upcoming training opportunities.

Webinar: Medicaid tobacco cessation promotion: Best practices and lessons learned

June 14, 2016 11:00-12:00pm                               Register Here

Join this webinar by the American Lung Association to explore promising practices and lessons that states have learned during campaigns to promote the tobacco cessation benefit their state Medicaid program offers.

Speakers will discuss:

  • Key strategies for promoting Medicaid cessation coverage
  • Using partnerships to echo promotion efforts
  • Understanding the impact a successful promotion campaign can have on a Medicaid program

Webinar: From access to taxes: Strategies for reducing sugar consumption in the U.S.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, noon to 1 p.m.                    Register here

Sugar is in many ways the “new tobacco”—a complex public health challenge that requires a multi-pronged approach to reduce exposures. Join this session of Hot Topics by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice to hear about a range of policy and communications strategies for lowering sugar consumption, especially among children and teens.

Webinar: Friends and allies for the walking movement

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 11:00am – 12:00pm             Register here

Join America Walks for a webinar to explore how to connect with possible new partners in the work towards making America a great place to walk and to discuss the importance of creating access to walkable conditions for all users.


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