Upcoming Webinars

Below is a listing of no-cost webinars that may be of interest to Healthy Pima members and others who advocate for a healthier Pima County for. Everyone. Everywhere. Everyday.


Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Series

Description:

What are the elements of a healthy and equitable community? How do we create conditions in which all children and families can thrive? This series will discuss how law and policy coupled with community power can catalyze new opportunities for everyone to achieve their full health potential.

This publicly accessible series offers 6 strategic trainings—each including a blog post, a webinar, and an interactive expert panel—examining a range of topics from food systems to the built environment to preemption.

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2018 Webinar Schedule

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Description:

Monthly Together 2 Goal webinars feature speakers from leading health organizations delivering best practicesand resources for improving care and outcomes for patients with diabetes. Each webinar focuses on a different topic.

Date/Time:

Third Thursday of every month. 11:00AM in Arizona.

View upcoming and past webinars at: Together 2 Goal


Rural-Urban Differences in Delivery Systems for Population Health Activities

Description:

This study examines local health systems in both urban and rural communities to better understand how and why differences across communities exist. Using a retrospective design based on a national sample of communities from the 2016 National Longitudinal Survey of Public Health Systems (NLSPHS), the researchers formed a three-tiered measure of public health system quality: comprehensive, conventional, and limited. Initial findings indicate that differences between rural and urban systems persist even when accounting for variables known to drive system quality.

Dates/Topics:

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:00pm in Arizona

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Triad Approaches to Helping Those Dealing with Homelessness, Substance Abuse, and Mental Illness

Description:

Learning Objectives:

1. Examine the approaches and services use to offer housing first for homeless people in Hawai‘i .
2. Discuss support services, treatments, and life skill services available through Helping Hands Hawai‘i and their partners to help stabilized high-risk individuals.
3. Share resources, tips and success stories from Helping Hands Hawai‘i’s Behavioral Health Programs.

Dates/Topics:

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 3:00pm in Arizona

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Financing Integrated Health and Social Services for Populations with Mental Illness | Research-in-Progress Webinar

Description:

This webinar will address the barriers to adoption of payment innovations that can be accomplished by combining economics and health information technology to significantly improve population mental health.

Dates/Topics:

Wednesday, June 20, 2018: "Reducing discriminatory practices in clinical settings"

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The Power of Perceptions and Understanding: Changing How We Deliver Treatment and Recovery Services

Description:

This educational initiative highlights the importance of addressing the harm caused by biases and skewed perceptions in treatment and public health settings towards patients who need care for SUDs.

This four-part webcast series educates healthcare professionals about the problems of discriminatory practices and inaccurate perceptions in dealing with individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) and related conditions, as well as the actions and pathways needed to resolve them. Webcasts will feature discussions among experts in the field of addiction treatment, research, and policy.

Dates/Topics:

Tuesday, June 19, 2018: "Reducing discriminatory practices in clinical settings"

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

Description:

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a lifetime. Understanding of ACEs is instrumental to understanding the opioid epidemic and all our society’s addictions.

Dates/Topics:

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Arizona

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Description:

Join All In for a webinar featuring three communities that are tackling population health priorities through the innovative use of Health Information Exchange (HIE) data, tools, and services. Representatives from the Baltimore City Health Department, Louisiana Public Health Institute and San Diego Health Connect will share how they are leveraging the data and technical infrastructure of HIEs to facilitate integration of social determinants of health with clinical data and drive solutions to pressing community health challenges.

Dates/Topics:

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:30 PM in Arizona

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Employing Health Information Exchanges (HIE) to Address the Social Determinants of Health


Diabetes Care: Managing Populations, Treating Individuals

Description:

Managing Populations, Treating Individuals. Speaker: Teresa Pearson, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE

Date/Time:

Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Arizona

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Access code: SCHEDULE


Promoting Diabetes Prevention Programs and New Payment Options: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar

Description:

Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance will host a Spotlight on Health webinar about diabetes prevention programs (DPP) and new payment options. This webinar will discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) and the Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program and options for coverage within Medicare and private insurance. The webinar will also highlight best practices learned from the YMCA of the USA on delivering DPP. The webinar will discuss efforts to increase patient referrals to DPP by educating health care providers.

Date/Time:

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM in Arizona

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Navigating Social Determinants of Health

Description:

This webinar will discuss the unique challenges and learnings of entering the healthcare market and providing transportation to high-risk populations to drive better outcomes. Attendees will learn: 

  • The effect of social determinants of health
  • How to implement additional resources and services into comprehensive care management
  • How social determinants affect current and future ROI

Date/Time:

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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LGBTQ Communities: Your Best Resource to Reduce Health Disparities

Description:

With special attention to health justice among communities of color and LGBTQ populations, Juan Carlos will explore how the lack of information, data, and resources directly affects the health, social and economic parity for these communities. You will learn about the importance of understanding local LGBTQ community resources and other non-traditional sources can be the best tool to reduce health disparities.

Date/Time:

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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Linking Education and Health Data to Improve Adolescent Health in Los Angeles | Research-in-Progress Webinar

Description:

This one-year developmental study will support the creation of a novel risk indicator tool that links academic performance and health data to identify academic indicators of such behavioral health needs as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and substance abuse. The research team will facilitate system alignment as they collaborate with leaders from the education, health, and social services sectors to design a tool that could be implemented within the school district. Findings will contribute to early prevention strategies and foster cross-sector collaborations between education and health providers to help improve adolescent behavioral health services equity in under-resourced communities.

Date/Time:

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM in Arizona

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Engaging Policymakers Via Social Media

Description:

Host: Rene Woodside from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • Woodside provides support to the Foundation’s Policy unit by engaging with policymakers and their staff and providing them with evidence-based research about RWJF programs in order to help inform their work on issues that impact the health of Americans. As part of this work, Woodside manages the Foundation’s Connect Project, a program that helps its grantees and partners build or enhance relationships with members of Congress and other policymakers. Woodside also manages the Foundation’s Strategic Communications Training Program, designed to help its grantees learn new skills and strategies for using communications to build the capacity of their programs.

Date/Time:

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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Addressing Substance Use in AIMS Awardee Settings Part 1: Addressing Opioids in Integrated Care

Description:

After this webinar, participants will: 

  • Identify the key components of a successful integrated care model to treat persons with opioid use disorders and chronic health conditions in rural health settings
  • Develop motivational interviewing skills in a primary care setting as it relates to opioid use disorder  
  • Explore mechanisms for training and maintaining substance use disorder treatment staff in rural health center settings

Date/Time:

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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Utilizing the Collective Impact Model to Address Health Disparities

Description:

Buncombe County, NC has significant health disparities to overcome, including a large disparity between African-American and white residents in diabetes mortality. .Key areas of discussion in this webinar will include policy/systems review, community capacity-building, and wrap-around clinical interventions. Presenters will highlight:

  • Why it is important for an organization to evaluate and inform state and local policies that address health disparities;
  • The PRAISE Project and best practices on implementing congregation-based health programs; and
  • Benefits of partnering with and incorporating primary care partners in dietetic/nutritional education and ways in which they are key players in prevention of this chronic health condition.

Date/Time:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM in Arizona

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The Power of Perceptions and Understanding: Changing How We Deliver Treatment and Recovery Services

Description:

This educational initiative highlights the importance of addressing the harm caused by biases and skewed perceptions in treatment and public health settings towards patients who need care for SUDs. This four-part webcast series educates healthcare professionals about the problems of discriminatory practices and inaccurate perceptions in dealing with individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) and related conditions, as well as the actions and pathways needed to resolve them. Webcasts will feature discussions among experts in the field of addiction treatment, research, and policy.

No-cost CMEs provided.

Date/Time:

Tuesday, May 22 & Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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Make Wellness Your Business: Mental Health in the Workplace

Description:

Ewuria Darley from the American Psychiatric Association Foundation’s Center for Workplace Mental Health, will discuss mental health practices in the workplace, current trends, employer roles, strategies for addressing employees’ mental health, and key resources for employers. Webinar participants will be able to: 

  • Explain the business case for addressing mental health in the workplace
  • Discuss the role of employers in supporting mental health   
  • Describe mental health strategies to integrate into workplace health programs  
  • Identify key resources for addressing mental health in the workplace

Date/Time:

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:30 PM in Arizona

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School to Prison Pipeline

Description:

Presented by Nubia Peña, Prevention and Advocacy Training Specialist, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault. This webinar will discuss the school to prison pipeline, what it is and why our marginalized children are vulnerable to this form of institutionalized oppression.

Date/Time:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM in Arizona

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The Health Opportunity Index (HOI) Training

Description:

The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Health Equity team will provide an in-depth presentation highlighting how they developed the HOI, an online mapping tool of community health influences that allows advocates, citizens, and providers to view the many factors that affect health across their state. The Health Opportunity Index (HOI) provides a baseline for communities and public health practitioners to determine which specific factors are contributing to poor health outcomes and tailor interventions addressing those specific social determinants of health and population health needs.

Date/Time:

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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Telemedicine 101

Description:

This is an opportunity to learn:

- What is telemedicine?
- What are the benefits to healthcare practitioners & patients?
- What resources are available to those who want to get involved?

Date/Time:

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Arizona

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