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November 2017

CHEC Boston Training: Health Modules

November 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Prostate Health: Learn about risk factors and early detection.  Explore ways to educate your clients and help them understand that knowledge is the best defense against prostate cancer. Cost: $25

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December 2017

CHEC Boston Training: Train the Trainer

December 11, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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 Want to make your training more lively but don’t know where to start?  Have challenging participants but aren’t sure how to best respond? Need new ideas for activities that get participants engaged in learning? This two-day intensive training (12/11 & 12/14) is designed to build and strengthen training and facilitation skills based on an adult learner education model. You will learn successful methods for conducting training workshops from icebreakers to managing group dynamics. You will also gain hands…

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Free Webinar: Teach-Back Method

December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Free

"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."

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CHEC Boston Training: Motivational Interviewing

December 19, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Discouraged with trying to get clients to change? Sometimes frustrated that clients seem “resistant,”“non-compliant” or “uncooperative”?  Ready to try a new approach? Motivational Interviewing provides an alternative approach to confrontation as a means of promoting change. Motivational Interviewing combines an empathic style of interviewing with behavioral strategies for helping clients make change. You will learn key principles, techniques and tools of Motivational Interviewing. You will also have the opportunity to practice these techniques with each other. It has been…

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January 2018

Training: Engaging Elected Officials In Your Work: Tips, Tools, and Talking Points

January 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST
Community Health Training Institute, 95 Berkeley Street, Suite 208
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Presented by the Community Health Training Institute Topics: Techniques and strategies for engaging with your local officials; effective means of communication Description: To make a lasting impact, effective community health work is transitioning from a program approach to policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change. Engaging a variety of people who can champion your work in places you may not be able to reach is an important strategy for implementing PSE change. This webinar will explore why it is important to engage elected officials…

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CHEC Free Monthly Networking For CHWs: Overdose Prevention

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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A two hour free information session. These sessions are offered monthly for free for community health workers to come together for networking, and share resources with their peers to better serve their clients.  Assess factors that increase an individual’s risk for overdose. Identify the signs and symptoms of an overdose. Describe the protocol for responding to an overdose. Learn how to administer nasal naloxone.

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