Training Highlights: Health Outreach for Incarcerated Dads, Public Health and Health Care, Mental Health Resiliency, Accreditation 201

Our highlighted trainings list this week includes trainings about health outreach in a correctional facility, public health and healthcare intersectionality in disease prevention, mental health and wellness, and accreditation.

March 2017 Hot Topics

From: Region 10: Region X Northwest Public Health Training Center

On Monday, March 27, 2017 2:00 p.m. CDT, Public Health Nurse Deborah Giedosh, EdD from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will share how her team developed and delivered public health curriculum to support incarcerated dads and their reentry from the Goose Creek Correctional Center. Giedosh will explain the origins of the “Healthy Dads, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities Program,” review the topics covered and classroom conversations her team experienced, and share lessons learned about implementing a health outreach program inside a correctional facility.

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Population Health through Improved Infectious Disease Prevention and Management: The Interface of Public Health and Health Care

From: Region 4: Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Join Region 4 on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 12-1:30 p.m. ET for a presentation that will introduce the audience to the national dialogue about public health and healthcare system integration.

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Wellness, Recovery and Resiliency: From Mental Health to Whole Health

From: Region 9 LPS: University of Hawai’i, Manoa

Join speakers Margaret Walkover and Daniel Lev for a training on mental health and wellness. The presentation will examine the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study and how its findings have influenced mental health strategies and interventions and review evidence-based interventions to support emotional and physical wellbeing and resiliency. Ms. Walkover is active in the Hawaii Public Health Association and the American Public Health Association where she is Chair of its Mental Health Section. Daniel Lev, PhD directs the Kailua Comfort Clinic and is an adjunct faculty member at Argosy University in Honolulu.

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Public Health Accreditation Part II

From: Region 3 LPS: Johns Hopkins University

On April 3, 2017 at 9am – 3 p.m. ET, this in-person training will focus on key concepts and strategies for continuous quality improvement in public health agencies. Participants will learn how to apply organizational best practices to enhance agency-wide effectiveness and efficiency in public health operations. The training will be held in Erie, PA.

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