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May 2018

Southeast: CHW Core Competency Training

May 1 - July 12
The Greater New Bedford Community Health Center, 874 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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Justice Resource Institute is holding a comprehensive 80 hour Core Competency training series for Community Health Workers in the Southeast. This course will meet regularly over several months and participants are expected to attend all sessions. The course is sponsored by the Greater New Bedford Allies and the Southcoast CHW Training Collaborative. Dates are as follows: May 1, 10, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 June 7, 12, 14, 21, 26, 28 July 10, 12, 17 (last day) Details: This training…

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MACHWita Professional Development Forum

May 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Wareham Public Library, 59 Marion Rd
Wareham, MA
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MA Association of Community Health Workers invites you to our upcoming MACHWita Professional Development Forum (PDF) for the Southeast region. PDFs are a quarterly activity for each region. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Jamie Berberena at [email protected] To view flyer, click here. 

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CHEC Boston Training: Breast Cancer

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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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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CHEC Boston Training: Mental Health

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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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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June 2018

NH: Free Asthma Training

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT

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 the disease – Black, Latino, and low-income adults and children. During the day long convening, we will have presentations on successful intervention models, policy efforts…

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Marshfield: Free Tick Prevention Spray Event

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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CHEC Boston Training: Parenting Skills

June 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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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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Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2 Constitution Plaza, Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston, MA 02129 United States
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At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:   Describe the issues of human trafficking as a public health issue. Discuss the types of human trafficking. Explicate a framework of trauma-informed care for persons who have experienced human trafficking. Recognize and identify the physical and mental health consequences of human trafficking in your clinical practice and patient interactions. Examine the role of law enforcement and governmental agencies in addressing human trafficking. Access general social service referrals. Cost $199…

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Lowell: Advanced Motivational Interviewing Training

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Lowell Community Health Center’s Community Health Education Center (CHEC) is offering a three-day Advanced Motivational Interviewing for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and CHW Supervisors.  All sessions will be held at CHEC in Lowell on the following dates and times: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Thursday, June 7, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM This training is specifically designed for CHWs and CHW supervisors to develop enhanced skills…

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CHEC Boston Training: Domestic Violence

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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How do we screen for abuse in a relationship? How do we offer help? Learn about the forms of abuse, the cycle of violence, and the abusers. Learn about risk assessments, safety plans, and available resources.

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