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June 2018

NH: Free Asthma Training

June 1, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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CHEC Boston Training: Parenting Skills

June 4, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Training and Education

June 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 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:   Discuss the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) as a public health problem. Discuss key concepts associated with the use of evidence-based practice in providing care to DV/SA patients and mandatory reporting. Review current recommended medications for sexually assaulted patients. Recognize key concepts related to perpetrators of DV/SA. Discuss screening tools, community prevention strategies and resources for DV/SA patients. $49

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CHEC Boston Training: Contraceptive Methods/ Family Planning

June 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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What are the barriers for men and women using contraceptive methods. Learn about how contraceptives methods work, their side effects and effectivieness. Identify family planning services in your area.

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CHEC Boston Training: HIV & AIDS

June 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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What are the behaviors and other factors that put people at risk for HIV infection? Explore ways to educate your clients on risky behaviors, safer sex practices and other reduction strategies. Get up-to-date information abut new tests and treatments.

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CHEC Boston Training: Diabetes Prevention

June 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Learn how control, prevention and healthier food choices can decrease your risk of diabetes. Find out the causes and types of diabetes and who may be at risk. Understand why managing this “silent epidemic” is so important.

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