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CHEC Boston Training: Parenting Skills

Most parents struggle with issues around discipline and setting limits with their children. Participants learn how to help parents understand the reasons behind their children’s behavior and how to set appropriate limits for children of different ages. This module also examines the differences in childrearing styles.

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NH: Free Asthma Training

Breathing in Hope: Building Community and Breaking Down Barriers to Support Asthma Home Visiting Asthma Regional Council of New England Summit 2018 Purpose: To support efforts to spread, improve and sustain Asthma Home Visiting Services in New England. In-home asthma interventions aim to improve asthma outcomes and reduce healthcare costs among those most burdened by …

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CHEC Boston Training: Mental Health

How do you identify a mental health issue, the level of risk and determine what is in the client’s best interest? Discuss common signs and symptoms of mental heatlh problems and techniques for working with clients resistant to seeking services and handling crisis intervention.

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CHEC Boston Training: Breast Cancer

One of the leading women’s health issues today is breast cancer. It is also the most commonly diagnosed and deadliest cancer among African American women. This mod- ule explores risk factors and age guidelines for mammograms. The module also proivdes information about the health care system for treatment options for your clients.

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2018 Awards Given at Annual CHW Conference

The Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW) announced and recognized 3 outstanding awardees from across the Commonwealth on May 3, 2018 at the 9th Annual Community Health Worker Conference held in Norwood, MA. MACHW wanted to recognize and honor the outstanding service, dedication, and excellence of individuals and groups of individuals who serve their …

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The 6th State of Asian Women’s Health in MA Conference

Conference Goals * Increase stakeholders’ understanding of MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations and their impact on population health, in particular – Asian women’s health; * Highlight challenges and opportunities for ACOs delivering culturally relevant programs and services to Asian women; * Facilitate cross-sectoral collaboration to identify solutions to bridge service gaps and reduce health disparities among Asian …

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CHEC Lowell Training: Recognizing Signs of Problem Gambling

This training is designed to help Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Massachusetts understand problem gambling and learn about the resources available to assist clients who may experience issues related to problem gambling. Gambling is unlike most other addictions in that it is often “hidden” from view. The immediate effects of a gambling addiction are not readily …

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