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.


Strengthening the Carrying Capacity of Local Health and Social Service Agencies to Absorb Increased Hospital/Clinical Referrals

Description:

As hospitals and clinics increase screenings for social determinants of health (SDOH), referrals to agencies that provide services to address these needs also will increase. Researchers in Florida/Texas will speak about how they developed and implemented an approach for assessing the capacity of community social services organizations and their partners to absorb and meet the needs of referred clients.

Date:

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Integrating Behavioral Health with TANF to Build a Culture of Health

Description:

To study the health and economic impacts and systems implications of integrated services provided by the Pennsylvania DHHS and Drexel University’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, this project evaluates the Building Wealth and Health Network intervention, designed to reduce health inequities by aligning Medicaid coverage for behavioral health services and TANF education and training services.

Date:

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Description:

The associations between mental health disorders and substance abuse are well-documented. In a study recently published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Dr. Schwab-Reese and colleagues found a significant association between depression and opioid overdose deaths in the United States. In this presentation, Dr. Schwab Reese will provide an overview of this work and the implications for opioid overdose prevention efforts.

Date:

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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Strategies for Improving Opioid Management

Description:

The webinar will expand your knowledge of different national approaches and strategies to help people with opioid addiction/misuse and their co-morbidities. Participants will:

  • Expand your knowledge of different approaches and strategies to manage the complexity of opioid use.

  • Gain a better understanding of how evidence-based medicine and utilization criteria help to promote quality care and effective utilization management for patients with complex medical, substance use disorders and behavioral health co-morbidities across the continuum of care.

Date:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Investing in Health: Local Active Transportation Financing Initiatives

Description:

Local active transportation financing pays for the programs and street improvements that we need to bike and walk safely, addressing the inadequacies of our incomplete biking and walking networks. This webinar will provide an overview of why active transportation financing matters and what financing approaches are working for local governments. Featured speakers from BikeWalkKC of Kansas City, Missouri, and Investing in Place, Los Angeles, who will share lessons from their exciting and inspiring local active transportation financing success stories.

Date:

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Policies & Programs to Help Build a Culture of Health

Description:

Building Culture of Health involves comprehensive strategies to address the many things that contribute health, opportunity, and equity in communities. Learn how residents of Vicksburg, MS are improving how they stay healthy, shape up, educate children and grow the economy. Executive Director of the United Way of West Central Mississippi and Project Manager of Mothering Asheville will share examples of the policies and programs that have positively impacted the health and wellbeing of their communities.

Date:

Tuesday, January, 29, 2019

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Leveraging Technology to Measure Capacity for Using Multi-Sector Data to Improve Community Health

Description:

All In: Data for Community Health learning network will provide an overview of a no-cost capacity assessment tool that tracks progress in the field of multi-sector data sharing.

Date:

Monday, January 28, 2019

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Preparing to Engage with Legislators & Policymakers

Description:

  • How to prepare to make the most of the NRHA Policy Institute - resources available to members who join ($)

  • How to share your story and educate elected official

  • NOSORH resources for you and your partners

Date:

Thursday, January, 17, 2019

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Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Where to Begin

Description:

  • Understand the background of the opioid epidemic and how we got to where we are today.

  • Identify strategies that can be employed at your organization and in your community to help reduce opioid misuse.

  • Discuss how people, process and technology can help combat the opioid crisis in their community.

Date:

Thursday, January, 17, 2019

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Addressing Stigma Against Patients with Substance Use Disorders: Individual and Institutional Strategies

Description:

This webcast will discuss stigma against people with substance use disorders, including how to recognize various types of bias and how to then address them at both the individual and organizational level. Dr. Goldberg will share tips and tools designed to help all health center staff identify their own internal biases and biased behaviors and work to positively change their perceptions and … Moreactions in order to effectively support patients with substance use disorders.

Date:

Thursday, January, 17, 2019

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Building a Foundation for Healthy Active Living: A Focus on the First 5 Years

Description:

The UDS Mapper is a collaboration between the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and is part of the HealthLandscape online mapping platform. This webinar is geared toward users who are familiar with the UDS Mapper and would like … Moreto learn more about its uses.

Date / join in:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 / Noon-1:00 p.m. ET
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Call-in: 888-946-4311
Passcode: 4786596


UDS Mapper Advanced Topics

Description:

The UDS Mapper is a collaboration between the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and is part of the HealthLandscape online mapping platform. This webinar is geared toward users who are familiar with the UDS Mapper and would like … Moreto learn more about its uses.

Date:

Monday, January 14, 2019

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Planning for Impact: American Diabetes Association (ADA) Advocacy in 2019

Description:

Join the ADA to learn more about:

  • Overview of broad ADA advocacy goals for 2019

  • 2019 Advocates in Action Menu of Activities

  • Personal advocacy goal-setting

Date:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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The Opioid Crisis in Region VIII: Everything You Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask

Description:

This webcast will provide an overview of the opioid epidemic, including how trends in opioid use and mortality have changed nationally and across Region VIII in recent years; factors that have caused and exacerbated the opioid crisis; and the associated costs of increased opioid use, both in terms of finances and human lives. Dr. Valuck will also discuss recent legislative actions to enact changes in opioid trends, and discuss several simple, practical methods that individuals and healthcare organizations can use to begin to address opioid use in their communities. 1.5 Prescribed Credit(s) available.

Date:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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Young Men of Color & Violent Victimization: Shifting the Narrative, Centering their Experiences.

Description:

In this webinar the Vera team will present the methods and findings from a community-based participatory action research study in New York City focused on young men of color’s help-seeking behaviors after experiencing violence. Specifically, they will present on the recruitment and training of the community researchers; community outreach and participant recruitment; the interview protocol; and the collaborative analysis approach.

Date:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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Opioids and Psychotropic Medication Management

Description:

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify psychotropic medications that, when used concomitantly with opioids, increase risk for opioid-related harm.

  2. Describe the potential harms that may occur.

  3. Discuss risk management approaches and therapeutic alternatives with lower risks of harm

Date:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Obesity Disparities and the use of Activity Tracker Technology to Facilitate Healthy Behaviors

Description:

Health disparities exist in the prevalence of obesity and non-communicable diseases (e.g. diabetes) for Veterans. Encouraging a healthy weight and promoting healthy behaviors associated with a healthy weight is challenging. The January 2019 Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar focuses on current obesity disparities in Veteran populations and will highlight a partnership that connects more veterans to activity and fitness trackers to promote engagement in an active lifestyle.

Date:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Development and Testing of Digital Health Approaches to Promote Health Behavior Change

Description:

Dr. Sheats will provide an overview on how mobile technologies can be used to improve individual obesity and chronic disease-related health behaviors. To complement this work she will also share how technology can be used to identify and assess features of the environment that promote or hinder healthy behaviors.

Date:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Improving Population and Clinical Health with Integrated Services and Decision Support

Description:

Population and individual health are significantly influenced by social determinants that range from individuals’ knowledge and behaviors to community-level characteristics, resources, and conditions. To identify strategies for addressing this misalignment, this study partnered with informatics, public health, and sociology researchers and examines Federally Qualified Health Centers services to determine health impacts in a safety-net population. Progress in assessing the impact of integrated service delivery and patient linkages to needed services will be presented.

Date:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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The New Congress and the Missions of Academic Public Health

Description:

The 116th Congress convenes in early January with dozens of new members and the House of Representatives now controlled by Democrats. This webinar will highlight changes in the composition and leadership of the new Congress, the likely Congressional oversight and legislative agendas, and the possible impact on the missions of academic public health.

Date:

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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