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Mental Health First Aid training is a proven and effective resource that teaches lay people how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders in their community.

United Methodist Health Ministry Fund’s (UMHMF) spring sessions filled very quickly, demonstrating a large interest in mental health training in our state. UMHMF are excited to offer additional online training sessions at no cost to interested Kansans.

You must register one week in advance of the training. You should register individually, even if multiple people from one organization are attending. They will not offer special trainings for individual organizations.

Space is limited to 30 participants per session. Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each virtual session will be from 9 AM – 3:30 PM with breaks, including a half-hour lunch break.

For more information or to register, click here.

SPACE TO TALK: TOPICS, TOOLS AND PRACTICE FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS

Leadership in Public Service
Thursday, December 15 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Zoom Meeting | Registration Required

No one wants their school to be the next Uvalde. But school board members face competing values about how to reduce gun violence in schools. During our final Space to Talk discussion of 2022, we will use a recent article from our nationally recognized civic issues magazine to explore what it looks like to navigate this issue from a position of authority. There will be time for discussion with peers on how the role of authority can create a trustworthy process and help others navigate change and loss when doing this adaptive work.

This quarter’s Space to Talk will be hosted by Racquel Thiesen, KLC director of community partnerships and Keith Tatum, KLC Journal columnist and Topeka school board member.

Space to Talk is a series of quarterly virtual discussions created for public officials, by former public officials. If you are a current or aspiring elected or appointed official, this conversation is for you. Learn more about KLC’s efforts to support civic officials through the Leadership in Public Service initiative.

To register, click here

When: Wednesday, December 14th | 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Wichita State University, Eugene M. Hughes MetroPlex, Room 132, 5015 East 29th St. No, Wichita, KS 67220 (map)

Cost: All staff from LGN member communities are welcome to attend at no charge. Members of the public and those from non-LGN member communities may attend at a cost of $25 per person.

Recruiting and retaining a robust workforce has long presented challenges to public sector employers, and these challenges have only increased in recent years. Addressing employment crises can become discouraging for government entities as it becomes more and more difficult to compete with private sector salaries and benefits. However, there are pathways to creating a workplace that is attractive to workers that do not focus solely on pay. One strategy for public sector organizations to focus on is building family-friendly workplace policies.

 Family-friendly workplace policies include considerations for employees such as flexible yet predictable work schedules, support for childcare access, paid leave, comprehensive employee wellness programs, and livable wages. For public sector organizations who do not have the funding to significantly increase salaries, there are other ways to make commitments to invest in employees. By actively supporting employees’ work-life balance and commitments to their families through clear workplace policies, employers can attract mission-focused workers and provide tangible benefits that will keep them in the public sector. 

 The seminar will present research information on the topic and provide opportunities to discuss challenges and solutions to the talent issues organizations face.

To register, click here

Please join the Kansas Office of Primary Care and Rural Health for the latest webinar in the Navigating Rural Health Resources series!

Kansas Statewide Farmworker Health Program
When: Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 12:30-1:30 PM CDT

The Kansas Statewide Farmworker Health Program (KSFHP) works to assure access to primary health care services for low-income and medically underserved migratory and seasonal farmworkers (MSFW) and for persons eligible for services essential to the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. Webinar attendees will learn how the program works, how to sign up as a KSFHP health care access point, how to connect with MSFW who may need care, and more.

Please share webinar information and registration link with anyone who may be interested in attending! If you have questions about the webinar, please contact Ashley Wallace at Ashley.Wallace@ks.gov.

To view past webinar recordings and slides, please visit http://www.kdheks.gov/NRHR.

To register, click here

ASTHO will host a virtual conversation on effective communication strategies for rebuilding trust in public health and engaging Gen Z as public health advocates. This webinar will detail the importance of public health messaging, social media, outreach and engagement and data; provide tips and advice for creating new or updating existing crisis communications plans; and share information on tools and resources to assist public health leaders and health communicators in combating misinformation and disinformation.

Panelists:
• Brandi Hight Bank, Vice President for Public Health and Policy, Klick
• Emily Dore, Director, Stakeholder Coalitions, Klick
• Nick O’Toole, Policy & Advocacy Manager, Klick

Moderator:
• Keith Coleman, Director of Crisis and Public Health Communications, ASTHO

To register, click here

Kansas workers, health providers and employers increasingly rely on broadband access for their jobs, health care and enterprises. We invite you to RSVP below and join us Monday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at the Kansas Health Institute, 212 SW 8th Ave. #300, Topeka, KS for an in-person discussion on “Broadband Access and Telehealth: Exploring Policy Approaches for Kansas.” The program is designed to engage state policymakers, hospital and health system leaders, insurers and rural network directors.

The program is hosted by the United Methodist Health Ministry FundREACH Healthcare Foundation, and the Kansas Health Institute.

Featured speakers:

  • Jade Piros de Carvalho, Director of the Kansas Office of Broadband Development – Update on Kansas Broadband Plan and State Broadband Grants
  • Dorothy Hughes, Ph.D., MHSA, University of Kansas School of Medicine – Consumer and Health Provider Perspectives on Telehealth

The presentation of recent studies and program development will be followed by a policy leader panel, offering perspectives on future broadband expansion and telehealth usage.

Policy leader panel:

  • Kari Bruffett, President & CEO, Kansas Health Institute
  • Jennifer Findley, Vice President, Education & Special Projects, Kansas Hospital Association
  • Brock Slabach, Chief Operations Officer, National Rural Health Association
  • Angie Strecker, Vice President, Provider Relations and Medical Economics, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas

The panel will also include a Kansas policymaker.

The program will begin at 10 a.m.; lunch will be provided.

To register, click here

Who? This listening session is intended for government organizations that focus on public health (e.g., international, state, regional, territorial, local health department) who
1) receive funds (directly or through a sub-award) from CDC through a cooperative agreement, grant, contract, or other mechanism that supports evaluation activities,
2) have a basic level of familiarity with the Evaluation Framework, and
3) may have used or consulted it in the past.

Individuals do not have to be evaluators to participate.

Why? CDC is refreshing its Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health in honor of its upcoming 25th anniversary! We need input from intended user groups about what aspect of this framework have worked well and what may need adjusting so it can be refreshed in a manner that continues to serve the evaluation field.

What? During this 90-minute session, we will seek your thoughts and input on
• The relevance of this framework to the context(s) where you work
• Ways in which this framework does/doesn’t foster evaluations that promote health equity
• Major strengths of this framework and opportunities for improvement

CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health: https://www.cdc.gov/evaluation/framework/index.htm

Thank you for your interest in the effort to refresh CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. In order to register for the upcoming listening sessions, please provide us with the following information.

If you have any questions, you can reach us at CDCeval@cdc.gov.

To register, click here

 

Both nationally and in Kansas, suicide rates for youth and young adults have risen over the last two decades. The rising suicide rates and mental health challenges exacerbated by COVID-19 have further emphasized the importance of understanding suicide and mental health among youth and young adults, and the options available for policy makers and local organizations. This event will look at the current challenges and opportunities for meeting the growing mental health needs of youth and young adults in Kansas. It will include two engaging panel discussions. The first, Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth & Young Adults at the Local Level, will focus on the organizations and institutions in our local communities working to meet the needs of youth and young adults. The second panel, Statewide Efforts and Strategies to Support Youth & Young Adult Mental Health, will take a systems view of the behavioral health services and resources across our state.  

If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@khi.org

To register for the in-person session, click here

To register for the virtual session, click here

Who? This listening session is intended for government organizations that focus on public health (e.g., international, state, regional, territorial, local health department) who
1) receive funds (directly or through a sub-award) from CDC through a cooperative agreement, grant, contract, or other mechanism that supports evaluation activities,
2) have a basic level of familiarity with the Evaluation Framework, and
3) may have used or consulted it in the past.

Individuals do not have to be evaluators to participate.

Why? CDC is refreshing its Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health in honor of its upcoming 25th anniversary! We need input from intended user groups about what aspect of this framework have worked well and what may need adjusting so it can be refreshed in a manner that continues to serve the evaluation field.

What? During this 90-minute session, we will seek your thoughts and input on
• The relevance of this framework to the context(s) where you work
• Ways in which this framework does/doesn’t foster evaluations that promote health equity
• Major strengths of this framework and opportunities for improvement

CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health: https://www.cdc.gov/evaluation/framework/index.htm

Thank you for your interest in the effort to refresh CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. In order to register for the upcoming listening sessions, please provide us with the following information.

If you have any questions, you can reach us at CDCeval@cdc.gov.

To register, click here

 

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation (IMI) and Every Mother Counts (EMC) are launching a national learning series centered on community-based doula care and perinatal community health workers (CHWs). The learning series, developed with support from the Community Health Acceleration Partnership (CHAP), aims to support the creation and strengthening of pathways for Medicaid stakeholders — including Medicaid agencies and health plans, provider groups, and professional associations — to expand access to quality, respectful, and equitable maternity care. The series will consist of eight (8), free 60-minute web-based learning sessions. These sessions will broaden participants’ awareness of community-based doula and perinatal CHW support and provide evidence supporting the benefits, cost-effectiveness, and potential to improve health equity of these services in Medicaid. In addition, the learning series will provide a roadmap for Medicaid stakeholders to explore next steps.

For more information or to register, click here.

Why don’t more Kansans have health insurance? Even people who may qualify for private or public coverage can often be uninsured or underinsured. In this pop-up convening, we will explore why health insurance coverage remains out of reach for so many Kansans.
 
When: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
            12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. CST
Where: via Zoom (link will be sent with your registration confirmation

The format for this educational session will include an interview with an individual who can share stories that are characteristic of the experience of Kansans who are seeking health insurance.

To register, click here!

“Our public health system is the lifeblood of our nation. Those in public health deploy their expertise and commitment each and every day to secure safer, healthier, and stronger communities. I encourage Americans to take time to thank the public health workforce for their tireless and essential service in every state, county, city, town and tribal community across the country.” — APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

Thank you, public health professionals!

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, APHA, Research!America and leading public health organizations take time to recognize public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of all people and all communities.

In 2022, Public Health Thank You Day will take place on Monday, Nov. 21.

Learn how to get involved in Generation Public Health, APHA’s movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation.

And visit Research!America for tools and resources you can use to honor your public health heroes. 

For more information, click here.

Rural communities are rich in assets that can be used to support health equity. 

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps is hosting a webinar on November 15th to learn about a tool, the Thrive Rural Health Framework, which helps rural communities identify their social and economic assets, implement strategies, and measure progress to advance rural prosperity, health, and well-being.

This is the second in a two-part webinar series: Rural America’s Opportunity for Equity. Learn about the series and register for this webinar today.

For more information or to register, click below.

To register, click here.

The Kansas Health Institute will be hosting a special Pop-Up Convening to participate in a discussion with state leaders as we learn about how the 2022 election will affect the health policy agenda in Kansas in 2023.

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2022, from Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: via Zoom (link will be sent with your registration confirmation)

Panelists include:

  • Chad Austin, President & CEO, Kansas Hospital Association 
  • Alan Cobb, President & CEO, Kansas Chamber
  • Glenda DuBoise, State Director, AARP Kansas
  • State officials/state legislators invited, pending confirmation

To register, click here.

Join us on November 10th to learn more about the opioid and stimulant crisis in Kansas. Engaging together in this proactive effort to build a collaborative response will help to prevent the escalation of this crisis in Kansas. This year the conference will have a track dedicated to the emerging issue surrounding the rise in stimulant morbidity and mortality.

The 6th Annual Kansas Opioid and Stimulant Conference will take place on November 10th, at the Hotel Topeka, formerly the Topeka Capitol Plaza. Due to the significant rise in psychostimulant overdoses in Kansas, the conference has expanded to include topics related to stimulant prevention, treatment, and recovery for the second year.  DCCCA, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the Kansas Prescription Drug and Opioid Advisory Committee present the conference. 

For more information , click here

To register, click here.

Join us on Friday, November 4 at Kansas State University-Olathe!

Dental care is out of reach for far too many people. Kansans who live in poverty, have disabilities, are elderly, live in rural areas, or are racial and ethnic minorities face real challenges in accessing routine and even life-saving dental care.

The 2022 Conference on Oral Health will explore some of the factors that make it difficult to access dental care and share resources that are available now and that are in development, including policy and education opportunities. Being a part of the advocacy network as well as providing direct care is challenging even at the best of times.

The Conference will acknowledge the challenges and provide some tools to combat compassion fatigue for each of us.

To learn more or register, click below. 

To register, click here.

 

The November 08 election in Kansas is coming up quickly! We’re electing federal, state, and local candidates and also deciding whether or not to retain judges in our highest courts. It will be a tricky ballot, and a long one, in part because political districts changed this year based on 2020 census data and because we have two more constitutional amendments. 

Ready to start encouraging your networks to vote? Join our friends at The Voter Network for an informative, nonpartisan webinar, Public Health Partners Get Out the Vote! They’ll break down the upcoming constitutional amendments and their potential impact on public health. They’ll also share data-drive methods to educate your community about the November 08 election. RSVP today!

To RSVP, click here.

5th Annual Kansas Prevention Conference: Connect the Dots

October 27-28, 2022

Wichita, KS

Connect the Dots: Bringing Together Strengths and Strategies for Better Outcomes

The Kansas Prevention Conference provides educational opportunities to increase awareness of emerging trends, build skills and knowledge to prevent suicide, alcohol, tobacco, and other drug misuse, and advocate for best practicesThe KPC Conference hosts state and local professionals from the various facets of the substance misuse prevention field and related disciplines.

For more information or to register, click here

In 2021, an analysis of the public health workforce found that state and local governmental public health departments need an 80% increase in their workforce to provide a minimum set of public health services to the nation. In response to this gap, the Public Health National Center for Innovations at PHAB, de Beaumont Foundation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Center for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support developed the Public Health Workforce Calculator to aid local health departments in estimating staffing needs to provide the Foundational Public Health Services in their community. Join us on October 27th at 2PM ET to learn more about the Calculator and how it can contribute to workforce staffing needs and planning for public health funding.

Webinar Objectives
– Describe how the analysis was used to successfully build support for health departments
– Explain the intended use of the recently released Public Health Workforce Calculator.
– Demonstrate how to use the Calculator, including identifying the Calculator’s best use cases.

For more information or to register, click here

 

Join PHAB and NACCHO to learn more about the Pathways Recognition program and why the program is important for health departments, just in time to apply and join the first cohort of the program.

The Pathways Recognition program is designed to support performance improvement efforts, strengthen infrastructure, and facilitate public health system transformation for local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments.

To register, click here

 

Policies and practices that promote equity and justice are necessary to build healthy and vibrant rural communities. But how do we talk about equity and justice with policy and decision makers? How do we frame the conversations and convey messages that will create equity champions? We will explore these questions and more in our October 18th webinar: Messaging Equity and Justice for Better Health.

Andrew Volmert, senior vice president of research at FrameWorks Institute, will share new research from the institute’s Culture Change Project and framing to support equity and justice messaging. Note that this webinar will be structured as a workshop. We encourage community leaders and residents to participate in the webinar together to engage in these strategies.

This webinar is the first in a two-part series called Rural America’s Opportunity for Equity. Learn more about the series here and register for this webinar today.

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County Health Rankings & Roadmaps will host a one-hour interactive virtual discussion at 4pm ET following the webinar. We encourage you to participate in an engaging dialogue with peers across the country to share your experiences with equity. Mark your calendars and plan to stay as long as you’re able.

To register, click here

The 2022 midterm elections are fast approaching, and public health issues from COVID-19 to monkeypox to reproductive health are front and center. Rhetoric in ads and on the debate stage demonstrate ways public health has become increasingly politicized. During this scenario-based session, we will hear from messaging experts and public health leaders on the power of framing—how we position information—to build trust and communicate effectively about pressing health issues. Speakers will share practical insights on how they would respond to example scenarios inspired by real world challenges. With considerations on how to bridge divides and reach target audiences across the political spectrum, this webinar will explore how effective framing and positioning of public health issues can drive understanding, empathy, and action in support of public health.

To register, click here

The Kansas 2022 Breastfeeding Conference

October 13 & 14, 2022

Wichita, KS

The Kansas 2022 Breastfeeding Conference will be held in person on October 13 and 14 in Wichita. Registration is OPEN!

For a copy of the flyer, click here.

For more information or to register, click here

 

Please join the Kansas Office of Primary Care and Rural Health for the latest webinar in the Navigating Rural Health Resources series!

When: Tuesday, October 11 from 12:30-1:30 PM

Celebrating the Power of Rural and Planning for National Rural Health Day 2022

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day (NRHD). National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded spirit that prevails in rural America. NRHD showcases the efforts of rural healthcare providers, State Offices of Rural Health and other rural stakeholders to address the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face today and into the future. During this webinar, we will share ideas and events for celebrating in your corner of Kansas, no matter where you’re located.

If you have questions about the webinar, please contact Ashley Wallace at Ashley.Wallace@ks.gov.

To view past webinar recordings and slides, please visit http://www.kdheks.gov/NRHR.

For more information or to to register, click here.

Kansas Public Health Association Conference

September 29, 2022

Wichita State University Metropolitan Complex

Hybrid Option Available

The 2022 KPHA Conference theme is Engage, Collaborate, Grow: Strengthening the Kansas Public Health System.

Conference Objectives:

  • Engage with public health experts to identify strategies to improve the public health infrastructure in Kansas
  • Collaborate with other public health professionals including academia, local public health departments, advocates, students, and more.
  • Grow professionally through continuing education, networking, and capacity building.

For more information or to to register, click here.

September 28, 2022 – Engaging Volunteers

Presenter: Zane May & Carri McMahon

Keeping and managing volunteers can be difficult. In this session we will share strategies for volunteer recruitment, setting expectations, and retaining volunteers to help make the experience positive for them and for you.

For a copy of the flyer, click here.

To register, click here.

Women in the U.S. earn little more than 80 cents for every dollar white men make, and the gap is even wider for women of color and those living in rural areas. The gender pay gap exists in almost every county across the country. Researchers have found connections between the gap and worse physical and mental health. In addition, the gap contributes to poverty, which influences long-term health for women and their families and slows economic growth. During this webinar, we will learn more about why the gap persists and how the COVID-19 pandemic worsened it. We will also learn how to message the need for pay equity while exploring policies and practices at the federal, state, and organizational levels to achieve it.

We will be joined by YWCA San Antonio’s Misty Harty, director of racial justice and gender equity, and Corin Reyes, director of health equity. Harty and Reyes will introduce us to a campaign promoting pay equity that is prompting all sectors, including businesses, to take action.

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County Health Rankings & Roadmaps will host a one-hour interactive virtual discussion at 4pm ET, immediately following the webinar. We encourage you to participate in an engaging dialogue with peers across the country to share your experiences with equity. Mark your calendars and plan to stay as long as you’re able.

To register, click here.

September 21, 2022, 3:00PM ET

Join us to learn how counties are utilizing Recovery Funds to reinforce critical public health infrastructure and foster future pandemic preparedness so that every resident can live in a healthy, thriving community.

To register, click here.

Reeling from the pandemic, political divide, economic stress, health inequities, and work-life changes, communities are seeing 2-3 times higher rates of anxiety, depression, burnout, and many other forms of mental distress. The acute shortage of mental health care providers has left individuals waiting months for an appointment or they end up fending for themselves.

The challenges for public health are to identify risk factors, increase awareness about mental disorders and the effectiveness of interventions, decrease stigma, eliminate health disparities, and improve access to mental health care through better triage.

Join NACCHO and CredibleMind on Wednesday, September 21 at 3 PM ET to find out what the research is showing from UC Berkeley School of Public Health and other professionals, plus learn about practical approaches for bending this curve in your community. The presentation will include a new system now available to jump-start evidence-based prevention and early intervention, triaged access to relevant local mental health resources.

Using local health department case studies, learn how new “population mental health” models, methodologies, and approaches can bring together Public Health and Behavioral Health to make an immediate impact.

To register, click here.

September 21, 2022 – Utilizing Coalitions for Targeted Engagement

Presenter: Carri McMahon

Trying to reach a new population of people can cause barriers such as lack of cultural awareness, language barriers, fear, or distance. Let’s explore these barriers and how you can use the power of many to leverage the experience of others and reach the populations you need.

For a copy of the flyer, click here.

To register, click here.

This is the second installment of the “Public Health and Faith” webinar series. The goal of the series is to explore the ways in which public health can partner with faith institutions in their dementia caregiving efforts, and highlight the work faith-based organizations (FBOs) do to support people living with dementia, their families and caregivers.
This session will highlight the work of The Balm in Gilead, Inc., a leading national organization that brings together public health and faith to improve the health of communities of color. It will also showcase the partnership with the faith community at the Tennessee Department of Health.

To register, click here.

September 14, 2022 – Planning to Engage the Community

Presenter: Cy Rogers

Community Engagement is the cornerstone of most important, meaningful steps toward change. This session will identify ways to highlight those who are important to the work you are doing, how to best hold space for them, and how to engage them in a way that works for their needs and the most successful process possible.

For a copy of the flyer, click here.

To register, click here.

Public libraries are trusted institutions at the heart of most communities across Kansas. They provide public meeting spaces, enriching learning opportunities for all ages, access to information, and outreach services that extend the library’s reach deep into the community.

This webinar will explore some of the ways that rural librarians collaborate with others to support healthy communities. Presenters will go over the basics of what libraries are, what librarians do, and some promising examples of joint community partnerships related to food security, healthy aging, behavioral health, health insurance literacy, and telehealth.

Presenters:
Dr. Noah Lenstra is an Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he brings a community engagement approach to the study and teaching of public libraries. Inspired by former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, Noah founded the Let’s Move in Libraries initiative, which focuses on supporting healthy living via innovative community partnerships involving public librarians.

Dr. Emily Vardell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University, where she teaches graduate courses on consumer health and health sciences librarianship, among other topics. Her research interests include health information behavior with a focus on health insurance literacy.

Janet Reynolds has served Library District #2 of Linn County, Kansas since 1979, just after her junior year of high school. As a member of the Child & Community Well-Being Committee of the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), she works with a range of partners to support food security and healthy aging.

Please share webinar information and registration link with anyone who may be interested in attending!

For questions, please contact Ashley.Wallace@ks.gov.

For a copy of the flyer, click here

To register, click here.

2022 Conference Theme ​
​Health Equity in Action: Uniting for Healthy Communities

This year’s sessions have been organized around the following:
  • ​Community Health Worker Capacity Building
  • Research Readiness
  • Community- Campus Partnerships
  • Patient Centered Care 

Conference Objectives: 

  • Develop health focused partnerships

  • Explore strategies to preserve the health of our communities, understand perspectives, and address community and population health

  • Provide opportunities for community health workers to grow and develop

  • Highlight patients and families as health care partners

For more information or to to register, click here.

September 7, 2022 – Facilitation 

Presenter: Percy Turner

Facilitation to make progress is one of the most universally valuable skills to have. This course will give you an introduction to facilitation’s basics- from how to create a specific detailed agenda to trouble-shooting options for the resourceful facilitator.

For a copy of the flyer, click here.

To register, click here.

AIM’s September webinar – Translating Vaccine Confidence Research into Practice, features three evidence-based models to increase vaccine confidence in communities: 1) Dr. Angela Shen from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will present on the ASPIRE framework, 2) Dr. Daniel Salmon from the Institute for Vaccine Safety at Johns Hopkins will review LetsTalkVaccines, and 3) pharmacist Amy Nicholas will share the ImmYounity module. Through presentations and a Q&A panel, Immunization Programs will gain new tools to help healthcare providers, pharmacists, and community partners increase vaccine confidence in their communities.

To register, click here.

Staff within local public health departments are struggling. The demands of caring for others often takes precedence over our own well-being. However, we can’t give what we don’t have, and practicing self-compassion offers an opportunity to build and maintain our own strength in even the toughest of times.

In this FREE virtual series, we will discuss how experiences shape our attitudes and behaviors related to self-compassion and offer personal and professional strategies to help fill our “well” in the moment and over the long haul. 

Session 5: Saying “No” to say “Yes” at Work
September 1, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Central Time

Saying “yes” to the things we value sometimes means saying “no.” In this session, we will discuss managing expectations of ourselves and others in the workplace and the importance of establishing and maintaining boundaries to build positive work cultures.

* To learn more about the upcoming sessions, click here for the flyer. Make sure you register for each session separately. 

To register, click here.