Training Highlights: Leadership, Cannabis Legalization, Cultural Competence, Supervised Consumption Sites.

This week, NNPHI continues the Highlighted Trainings series with a hybrid training on leadership, a live session on navigating cannabis legalization with teens, an on-demand webinar about cultural competency in health services, and an archived presentation on supervised drug consumption sites.

Leadership Through Collaboration: Highlights of Accomplishments

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

Join the University of Hawai’i on Jun 16, 2017 12:00 p.m. GMT for this hybrid (online and in-person) session on political networks and community partnerships. Retired State Senator Suzanne N. J. Chun Oakland will share her legislative accomplishments and will review the conditions necessary to promote positive public health outcomes.

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Talking to Teens in the Era of Recreational Cannabis Legalization

From: Region I New England Public Health Training Center

On June 29, 2017 12:00 p.m. EST, join Sarah M. Bagley, MD who will discuss the impact of cannabis legalization on youth, noting the experiences of several states, and offering strategies to promote youth health and well-being. Participants will also learn ways of communicating with youth and parents about the risks of cannabis use.

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Improving your Practice and Advocacy of Cultural Competence through the Skills-Based ASCN Model

From: Region 9: Western Region Public Health Training Center (University of Arizona)

Led by Randa M. Kutob, MD, MPH,  Associate Professor, and John Bormanis, PhD, Research Assistant Professor from the Department of Family and Community Medicine, this archived webinar focuses on the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH), health disparities, and a skills-based approach to culturally competent care: the ASCN model (Ask, Share, Compare and Negotiate).

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Drug Use and Dignity: Exploring the Potential for Supervised Consumption Sites in King County, Washington

From: Region X Northwest Public Health Training Center

In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Region X Hot Topics series, members of the Seattle and King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force discuss implementing “supervised consumption sites” to address the health and social harms of substances. The webinar speakers include Brad Finegood, MA, LMHC, Assistant Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Division of King County Department of Community and Human Services, and Dan Otter, RN, MPH(c), public health student of University of Washington.

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