Aimed at busy public health professionals, these webinars cover hot topics in public health as well as practical needed skills that are taught by experts in 1-2 hours

Course Information

  • Audience: Community health workers, CHW supervisors, Community Health Centers
  • Format: Webinar
  • Date/Time: February 2, 2018
    01:00-02:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Public Health Science Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Companion trainings:The Role of CHWs in Chronic Disease Self-Management - Diabetes Part I
  • Supplemental materials: PowerPoint

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

This is Part 2 of a two-part, interactive webinar.  This webinar covers the the important role of community health workers in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. 


Click here to access the archived version of Part 1 of the webinar

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 2 types of diabetes
  • List 3 risk factors for diabetes
  • State 3 types of prevention activities
  • List 2 prevention programs

Subject Matter Expert

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Course Information

  • Audience: Community health workers, CHW supervisors, Community Health Centers
  • Format: Webinar
  • Date/Time: January 25, 2018
    09:00-10:00 AM
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Public Health Science Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Companion trainings:Role of Community Health Workers in the Prevention of Diabetess Part 2 (Friday, February 2, 2018, 1:00-2:00 pm ET)
  • Supplemental materials: PowerPoint

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

This is a two-part, interactive webinar.

Part 1: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 09:00 - 10:00 am ET

Part 2: Friday, February 2, 2018, 1:00-2:00 pm ET

Community health workers play an important role in the prevention and treatment of diabetes.  Learn the basics of diabetes with a focus on prevention and see how CHW's are making a difference.


What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 2 types of diabetes
  • List 3 risk factors for diabetes
  • State 3 types of prevention activities
  • List 2 prevention programs

Subject Matter Expert

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Course Information

  • Audience: Primary Care, Mental Health workers, school staff, public health, non-profit organizations working with children and families
  • Format: Online Webinar
  • Date/Time: February 22, 2018
    2:00-3:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours: Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Public Health Science Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Supplemental materials: PowerPoint

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

This webinar provides thoughtful instruction about youth across a spectrum of gender and/or sexual identities as an important foundation for today’s schools, health, public health and service providers. This webinar will provide an overview of concepts and appropriate terminology. It will then describe emerging best practices to ensure sound accommodations and equitable access for queer and trans kids.

While the data cited are from to Vermont Youth Risk Behavior survey, the underlying practice and public health implications are applicable to all states and jurisdictions.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Name two actions you can take to ensure equitable access for all queer/trans youth.
  • Identify two risk factors and protective factors in the lives of LGBTQ+ youth
  • Differentiate between current terminology as it relates to gender and sexuality.

Subject Matter Expert


  • Dana Kaplan - he/him
    Executive Director
    Outright Vermont

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Community Health Workers Learn Teach Back

Would you like to learn an easy to use communication technique to help improve your interactions with your clients?

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Course Information

  • Audience: Community health workers, CHW supervisors, Community Health Centers
  • Format: Webinar
  • Date/Time: December 13, 2017
    12:00-1:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Public Health Science Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Companion trainings
    • Integration of CHWs into a Pharmacy Setting
    • The Role of CHWs in Chronic Disease Self-Management - Diabetes
  • Supplemental materials: Resources list, PowerPoint

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

Community health workers will learn to use the Teach – Back Method, an evidence based communication tool proven to improve patient outcomes by decreasing problems that result from miscommunication. Meet Carlos and learn by example as he explains how he uses teach as part of his CHW role working with patients in a pharmacy to increase adherence.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • State the purpose of Teach Back
  • Explain the essential steps in Teach Back
  • Identify situations where Teach Back is appropriate to use
  • List 2-3 questions to ask patients so they will teach back
  • Develop a plan to use Teach Back in daily practice

Subject Matter Expert

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Nurses: Fitting CHWs into your Public Health or Health Care Practice

What is the role of the Community Health Worker? How are organizations using the combined skills of their CHWs and their nurses to better promote health?

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Course Information

  • Audience: Heads of local or regional health departments and managers or directors in city or state public health agencies, providers and primary care team members, emergency department management, community health workers and medical assistants, social workers, hospital nurses, school nurses, organizations in community-based prevemtion and care, social service staff
  • Format: Webinar
  • Date/Time: March 15, 2017 (Archived)
    12:30-1:30pm
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Competencies: Financial Planning and Management
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Supplemental materials: None

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

At a time when Community Health Workers are increasingly important as a way of reaching vulnerable populations, hear from a leader who directs implementation across multiple programs and settings. Whether your organization already employs community health workers and wants to integrate their practice more effectively, or is considering how to introduce them and define their roles, this webinar will allow you to hear from both nurses and CHWs. Discover how working together has influenced their scopes of work and effectiveness.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the Community Health Worker in comparison to the role of the public health or other nurse
  • Describe two models of CHW & nurse collaboration from real cases
  • Identify areas for potential improvement in collaborating with CHWs

Subject Matter Expert


  • Abby Charles

    Senior Program Manager
    Institute for Public Health Innovation

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Using CHWs to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care

How can your organizations better leverage community health workers (CHW)?  Learn the history of CHW's, the current national standards/roles of CHWs, and what's happening under the current ACA.


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Course Information

  • Audience: Ryan White health care providers; policymakers; payers; community health workers; health care administrators; organizations that serve people living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic diseases, especially racial and ethnic minority communities
  • Format: Online (webinar)
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours: A certificate of attendance will be available for this webinar
  • Competencies: Community Dimensions of Practice, Policy Development/Program Planning
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Companion trainings N/A

Pre-requisites Interest in serving under-served populations, especially racial and ethnic minorities; Interest in Community Health Workers; Interest in health care workforce development

About this Webinar

Community health workers (CHWs) are known by many names, and they perform a variety of tasks.

During this interactive webinar course, participants will learn why CHWs could be key to reducing barriers to care faced by under-served and hard-to-reach populations, specifically in HIV systems. The course will define the role of CHWs, how they are integrated into health care teams, and how they function as an integral part of the health care system.

Our experts will share real-world illustrative examples of CHWs working in HIV care. Participants will learn about building—and expanding—internal capacity for CHWs.

If you are looking for a way to build stronger workforce capacity and improve patient health outcomes then this webinar is for you!

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and define CHWs as part of the U.S. health care workforce
  • Provide examples of how CHWs are utilized in the HIV service system
  • Describe the emerging and important role of CHWs in supporting and advancing the HIV care continuum, particularly among racial and ethnic minority populations

Subject Matter Experts


  • Jodi Davich, MPH
    Project Director
    HIV Health Services Center
    Multnomah County Health Department

  • Serena Rajabiun, MA, MPH

    Senior Evaluator
    Center for Advancing Health Policy & Practice

  • Geoff Wilkinson, MSW
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Boston University School of Social Work

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact webinar@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Course Information

  • Audience: The intended audience for this training is pharmacy directors, medical directors, clinical directors, CHW supervisors, and community health workers
  • Format: Webinar
  • Date/Time: October 17, 2017
    12:00-1:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Public Health Science Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Companion trainings Teach Back
  • Supplemental materials: None

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

Integrating Community Health Workers into a Pharmacy Setting is a worthwhile challenge. This course offers practical advice on how community health workers are utilized in a federally qualified health center. Learn from experts who systematized the CHW role in both pharmacy and primary care.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the community health worker role in medication therapy management program in an urban pharmacy setting
  • Identify 4 essential skills for community health workers in the pharmacy setting
  • State the target population for community health workers
  • Name two outreach settings described in the training

Subject Matter Expert

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Course Information

  • Audience: Public health, school administration, school health, teachers, parents, coaches, community leaders, law enforcement
  • Format: Webinar
  • Date/Time: June 29, 2017
    12:00-1:00pm (EST)
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hours
  • Competencies: Communications Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Supplemental materials: Consolidated resource list for working with youth

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

Cannabis legalization approved in MA in 2016- many individuals who care for or work with youth have questions about how this will affect youth use and what they should be doing. In this one hour webinar, we will discuss the different ways that the effects of legalization of cannabis may have on youth use based on other states experiences and what we can do in MA to take steps to optimize youth health and well-being.

What you'll learn

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the latest that is known about the effects of cannabis on youth development
  • Identify lessons learned from other states that have legalized cannabis
  • Describe two ways that the participant can communicate with youth and parents about the risks of cannabis use

Subject Matter Experts


  • Sarah M. Bagley, MD

    Director, CATALYST Program, Boston Medical Center
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, BU SOM
    Boston Medical Center

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Living on Grants: Practical Budgeting Guidelines

How can your public health organization be better prepared for budget time? Learn the basics of grant budget development and how to manage a grant-based budget from proposal to post award.

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Course Information

  • Audience: Heads of local or regional health departments agencies
  • Format: Webinar
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1.5 hours
  • Competencies: Financial Planning and Management
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Supplemental materials: None

Pre-requisites

  • None

About this Webinar

No Matter what level of budget management or review is your responsibility, this webinar can help you identify the requirements and limitations for grant budget development and the fiscal requirements after your proposal is awarded.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • List the three stages of a grant lifecycle that require budget consideration
  • Identify proposal requirements and limitations that impact budget development and fiscal grant management
  • Define allowable expenses and how they are determined and documented

Subject Matter Experts


  • Lu'Ann Thibeau

    Manager of Finance and Administration
    University of New England

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact webinar@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.