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
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.
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.
Third Thursday of every month.
View upcoming and past webinars at: Together 2 Goal
Rural-Urban Differences in Delivery Systems for Population Health Activities
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.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Housing Law and the Impact on Domestic Violence Survivors
By attending this webinar, participants will:
- Learn about the impact of housing law on domestic violence survivors, including local nuisance ordinances, and state fair housing and landlord-tenant laws
- Hear from speakers with experience advocating for the housing rights of domestic violence survivors
- Obtain tools and strategies that can be used to provide legal protections for victims
Friday, August 29, 2018
A Collaborative Planning Tool for Increasing Equity and Community Engagement
Open dialogue between residents, local health officials, and other stakeholders is key to improving engagement and advancing equity. In this webinar, we’ll learn how Garrett County, MD, a rural Appalachian community, has developed an online community engagement tool.
Thursday, August 28, 2018
The Intersection of Transphobia and Sexual Violence
This hour and a half webinar will explore how transphobia can lead to sexual violence, how to challenge transphobia, and ways to be a better ally to the trans community.
- Transphobia is hatred and fear of transgender individuals due to cissexist and heterosexist norms in our society. Due to high levels of transphobia, transgender individuals face much higher rates of assault, murder, and sexual violence than their cisgender counterparts. In fact, 47% of transgender individuals have experienced sexual violence in their lives.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Classifying Multi-Sectoral, Multi-Organizational Health Communication Networks
The study highlighted in this research-in-progress webinar seeks to address this gap by deploying social network and latent class analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Public Health Systems to better understand and classify local health department communication networks. Findings provide important insights for practitioners and social scientists alike who seek to leverage public health agencies to enhance uptake of evidence-based information and practice.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Surviving & Thriving: Supporting Teens After Sexual Abuse
Teens are at a much higher risk of sexual violence than adult members of the community yet often are the least empowered to seek the services they need. This rural webinar will provide an opportunity for rural advocacy agencies to come together and learn about best practices in support teen sexual assault survivors. Topics will include outreach to rural teens, accommodations in services, holistic practices, and working with the parents and guardians of teen survivors.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Ask the Experts: Smoke-Free Housing Policies on Tribal Lands
Join ASTHO for a virtual session that will bring together panelists from tribes, states, national networks, and federal agencies to share successes and lessons learned in creating and sustaining smoke-free public housing policies in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Tuesday, August 16, 2018
Designing for Rural Bike Safety
This webinar will provide an overview of why bicycle travel should be included in the rural transportation network, gain an understanding of key safety principles for bicyclists, and learn about design treatments, countermeasures, and the latest guidance. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify safety risks to bicyclists
- Compare different needs and desires of bicyclists
- Describe countermeasures for safety bicycle travel in rural locations
- Describe the operation of an Advisory Bike Lane (ABL)-equipped road along with its advantages and challenges
- Compare and contrast ABLs with other slow street treatments
Tuesday, August 16, 2018
Diversifying the Health Workforce for an Equitable Future Featuring the National Hispanic Medical Association
This webinar will highlight strategies to diversify the health workforce in order to create a more equitable future for all. Presenters will share their experiences, recommendations, and tools for increasing the diversity of the health workforce to meet the needs of communities of color, thereby allowing for a more positive and equitable future.
Thursday, August 16, 2018