Upcoming Free 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.


Telehealth 101

Description:

The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine.

Dates/Topics:

Ongoing / Monthly

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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.

Dates/Topics:

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.

Dates:

Third Thursday of every month.

View upcoming and past webinars at: Together 2 Goal


New Community Commons Sneak Peek

Description:

Community Commons has always offered users local data, tools, and stories to make positive change. Now, they are entering an exciting new chapter in their story, complete with a new website. Register for their upcoming webinars to learn more!

Date:

December 6 - 20, 2018

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Unlocking Potential: Engaging young people in community change

Description:

Webinar to share how communities are forming youth-adult partnerships to improve health and advance equity. Hear from youth and field experts about ways in which young people are informing decisions and taking action.

Date:

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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America's Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Here

Description:

Journalist and author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” will discuss the factors that went into creating our national epidemic of opiate addiction: pharmaceutical marketing, demanding American health consumers, changes in our heroin market, and more.

Date:

Friday, December 7, 2018

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Addressing Inequities in Health: Key Concepts for Counties

Description:

Webinar on tools and strategies that can help counties use health equity to guide their health improvement work. CHR&R's Justin Rivas will participate on this great panel.

Date:

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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How School Buildings Influence Student Health, Thinking and Performance

Description:

Webinar participants will learn how to—

  • Demonstrate that health and indoor air quality (IAQ) are foundational to student health, thinking and academic performance.

  • Apply more than 30 years of scientific evidence gathered on the environmental factors that affect student health and performance.

  • Promote the importance of establishing an IAQ management plan and motivating leadership and fellow team members to maintain a healthy school environment.

  • Implement the tools and strategies provided to create a healthier environment for students and staff.

  • Take action and commit to addressing the well-being of school occupants in current and future facility plans.

  • More information HERE

Date:

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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What is Mendelian Randomization and How Can it be Used as a Tool for Medicine and Public Health? Opportunities and Challenge

Description:

Dr Davey Smith will give an overview of the field of Mendelian Randomization, and the opportunities it provides for assessing causal inference in medicine and public health, some of its methodologic limitations, as well as related approaches than can contribute to precision medicine and population health. He will use examples from cancer, cardiovascular diseases and other fields to illustrate this approach. (40 minutes)

Discussion and Q&As. Emphasis will be on how the presented information should inform the future science agenda of Mendelian Randomization. (20 minutes)

Date:

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Partnering with Community

Description:

Webinar about how the nonprofit coalition has created opportunities for residents to embrace their power and act collectively.

Date:

Friday, November 30, 2018

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Leveraging National Diabetes Prevention Programming for Your Health Center

Description:

This webinar will describe the National Diabetes Prevention Program and discuss ways in which community health centers (CHCs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) can take advantage of local, state, regional, and national resources to improve diabetes screening and prevention practices to special and underserved … Morepopulations throughout the Continental U.S., Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands

Date:

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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Active Transportation for Healthy Communities

Description:

This webinar will highlight work being done by three communities of various sizes who are working to create more activity-friendly connections for all. Attendees of this webinar will:

  • Learn first-hand from communities about resources, tools, and creativity to create people-first transportation options

  • Hear how communities are rethinking transportation networks and connectivity to embrace active lifestyles

  • Explore ways to use the resources found within CDC’s Connecting Routes + Destinations guidance to support activity-friendly communities

Date:

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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Leading with Health: Complete Streets and Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

Description:

In this webinar, you’ll hear from a county health department that developed pedestrian plans for unincorporated communities, a health coalition that lead a Complete Streets policy effort, and about other ways to bring a health focus to local walking and bicycling initiatives.

Date:

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Partnering to Catalyze Comprehensive Community Wellness

Description:

Webinar that will describe the essential elements of collaboration outlined in the framework, and speak to their experiences working to develop and sustain cross-sector collaborations in their organizations and communities.

Date:

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Supporting Emotional Wellness in Frontier Areas

Description:

This one-hour webinar will include a brief background of Richland County, Montana, and an overview of how leaders there identified mental health as a necessity for individual and community well-being. LaPan will also discuss the primary prevention approach the health department used to boost training, service referrals, and messaging campaigns to promote emotional wellness and improve community resiliency.

Date:

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Partnering with Community

Description:

Webinar to learn more about how this rural community has continued to create opportunities for residents to embrace their power and act collectively to ensure everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health.

Date:

Thursday, November 20, 2018

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Opioid Tapering/Discontinuation: Implications for SDV and Managing High Risk Patients in the Context of Suicide Prevention

Description:

This Cyberseminar will present findings on rates of suicidal ideation and suicidal self-directed violence (SDV) among Veterans following discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy. Recommendations will be provided on the identification and management of patients at high risk of SDV, and ways to optimize opioid tapers to reduce the likelihood for onset of new, or exacerbation of existing, mental … Morehealth symptoms.

Date:

Monday, November 19, 2018

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Combating the Opioid Crisis: Addressing Stigma