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February 2018

Training: Creating Successful Youth-Adult Partnerships

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 09:00am - 12:00pm Presented by the Community Health Training Institute Topics: Youth development approach, creating strong youth-adult partnerships; relationship building with youth Location: Worcester, MA Description: Building off the webinar "Engaging Youth in Your Work," this training will explore strategies for actively engaging and retaining youth members in your coalition work. We will go through the different levels in which youth are involved in the work, how to find youth-friendly spaces, and most importantly, how to build up their…

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WEBINAR: The Role of Community Health Workers in Chronic Disease Management and Behavioral Health in Rural Areas

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Join the New England QIN-QIO in partnership with Rural Health Roundtable for Session Three of this 6-part series. Community Health Workers (CHWs) have a unique understanding of the experience, language, culture, and socioeconomic status of the patients they serve. They play an important role in improving health and addressing the social conditions that impact health status. Improvement Organization (QIN-QIN), in collaboration with the Rural Health RoundTable, invites you to join an informational webinar on February 21st from 11:30am-12:30pm.  This webinar will…

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Training by CHEC: Domestic Violence

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
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, saftey plans, and available resources. $25 for half day training (9:30AM-12:30PM)

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Training by CHEC: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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What are the differences between viral and bacterial STIs? Teach your clients about the symptons, complications and treatments for STIs. Explore ways to make behavioral changes that will reduce your clients’ risk of contracting STIs. $25 for half day training (9:30AM-12:30PM)

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March 2018

Training by CHEC: Substance Abuse

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST

  Explore your attitudes toward addiction and addicts. Develop skills for working effectively with addicts. Learn about the theories of addiction, approaches to treatment and the recovery process. $50 for full day training (9:30AM- 3:30PM)

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CHEC Boston Training: Promoting Community Preparedness

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Community Health Workers are uniquely placed to support community resilience. This module uses a scenario-based approach to build upon the knowledge and experience of participants to increase their capacity to support their communities before, during and after an emergency. Participants will be introduced to key emergency preparedness concepts.

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CHEC Boston Training: Diabetes Prevention

March 14 @ 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 impportant.

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CHEC Boston Training: Prostate Health

March 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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African American men suffer the highest prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates among men of all racial and ethnic backgrounds in the U.S. The question is why? Learn about the risk factors and early detection. Explore effective ways to educate your clients and help them understand that knowledge is the best defence against prostate cancer.

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CHEC Boston Training: Women & HIV

March 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Find out why women are failing to seek early detection of the virus, not complying with treatment, and developing AIDS at higher rates than men. Less than half the women living with HIV get the care they need and only 32% have the virus under control.

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CHEC Boston Training: Human Sexuality

March 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
CHEC Boston, 860 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Increase your level of comfort and ability to communicate with your clients about sexuality. Participants will examine their feelings, attitudes, and values about sexuality. A comprehensive model of sexual health, sexual identity development, and sexual pluralism will be covered.

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