Training Opportunities – August 25, 2016

Webinar: Local school wellness policies

September 1, 2016, 10am                              Register here.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is co-hosting a webinar with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Team Nutrition about the local wellness policy final rule. Learn how schools and districts can start making changes before the implementation deadline (June 30, 2017) and what tools and resources are available to support those efforts.

Webinars: new webinars presented by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

Sep. 8, Sep 20, and Sep. 22, 2016                   Register here   

RWJF has three webinars coming up in September for you to register for and learn something new:

  • Rankings in Action: Violence Reduction, Sept. 8
  • Using the Rankings Data: On beyond your county snapshot!, Sept. 20
  • 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Call for Applications Informational Webinar, Sept. 22

Webinar: Nutrition Decisions – Med Instead of Meds for Better Health

September 9, 2016, 9am                                    Register here

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is hosting a webinar on eating healthy food choices, such as the role of artificial sweeteners and the difference between conventional and organic milk.

Webinar: Successful strategies to expand chronic disease self-management education programs encouraging health, housing, transportation, and social service partnerships

September 20, 2016, 11am                                  Register here

This webinar will highlight a joint initiative of the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Department of Transportation focused on livable communities for underserved populations.

DELTA Program

The DELTA program is a comprehensive health equity and inclusion leadership program that strategically provides training, coaching and consultation to health, community and policy leaders in Oregon. DELTA is proud to announce recruitment for the next cohort. The training will be for eight months and participants will meet for one or two full days per month, from Oct 2016 – May 2017, while concurrently working on health equity-related projects to bring back to their respective organizations. Applications are open for this DELTA for health leaders from all Oregon counties. Apply by Sept.16th at 5:00 pm. For more information, visit OHA’s Office of Equity and Inclusion’s website or attend the DELTA informational webinar on September 2nd at 2pm

Population Health Management Certificate Program for Oregon Rural Health Care Leaders

This program was created to engage hospitals, health clinics, and other rural providers and help them transition to a value-based, population health management environment. This certificate series is offered at no cost to attendees.

The program will take place over three webcasts: Sept. 27, Nov. 1, and Dec. 6. The foundation of the program will be three 60-minute webcast lectures. Each webcast will be immediately followed by a 45-minute small-group coaching session. Each webcast includes a self-assessment to help you determine your organization’s readiness for population health management and compare your results with the full group of attendees.

Leaders and managers of rural hospitals, clinics, FQHCs or other health care settings, and those that work directly with these organizations are encouraged to register. To register, visit If you have questions about this program, or would like additional information, please contact Katie Harris, director of program management at or 503-479-6027.



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