Training Opportunities – June 23, 2016

Webinar: What Works for Health 101

June 28, at noon                                        Register here.

Join this quick conversation about What Works for Health. The subject of the newest 20-minute entry in our Webinar Shorts series, What Works for Health 101 will explore our online resource that provides communities with information to help select and implement evidence-informed strategies (i.e., policies, programs, systems and environmental changes) that can help improve health behaviors, clinical care, the physical environment, and the social & economic factors that affect health.

Webinar: Supporting the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: The Role of State and Territorial Health Agencies

June 29, 11:30am-12:30pm                       Register here.

This webinar will provide an overview of the Key Recommendations of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines and highlight how Massachusetts has utilized the Guidelines to develop nutrition standards for state agency food procurement and the work that Missouri has been doing to promote healthy eating through the Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy initiative.

Webinar: FIT-based screening programs

June 29, 2016, 9am                                    Register here.

The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable will be hosting a webinar Guidance on implementing FIT-based screening programs.  The purpose of the webinar is to review the rationale for FIT-based testing programs and discuss strategies for successful implementation of stool-based testing programs.

Webinar: The 500 Cities Project

June 30, 2016, 11am-noon                         Register here.

The CDC, CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will host a webinar discussing the 500 Cities Project. The project is a first-of-its-kind data analysis of 27 chronic disease measures for the 500 largest American cities, and the census tracts within.

Training – Truth Initiative Change Agents for Youth Activism Fellowship

The Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its 2016-2017 Youth Activism Fellowship, a 12-month program for 18-24 year olds who want to change culture and help end the tobacco epidemic, and gain critical social change skills. Selected Fellows meet three times throughout the year in cities such as Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, CA, where they receive training on the public health impact of tobacco, community engagement, communications, and policy and advocacy. The deadline to apply is July 31.

Training –  Updated Health Equity Resource: Community Approaches to Advance Health Equity Module

The Division of Community Health, Office of Health Equity in collaboration with the Training, Translation and Communications Branch is pleased to announce the release of the improved Community Approaches to Advance Health Equity online training module! The module now includes six lessons with more interactive exercises and it allows the user to produce a health equity workbook. The primary source of information in the module was obtained from A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity.



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