Self-Paced Trainings

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The course provides an introduction to some basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
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A Fad Diet Screening Tool is presented to help you learn more about identifying and responding to people who may be following unhealthy "fad diets." 
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
This training is designed to help people support learners as they put the information they have learned into practice.  We explain differences between teaching with video alone versus using active learning strategies with videos.  Sample activities are demonstrated with existing videos produced by the WRPHTC on “preparing healthy foods on a budget.”  The videos are available for download in English and Spanish as a Resource for this training.  Activities presented are customizable for use with any videos you may be interested in using as part of group education.  
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
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Postpartum weight retention can contribute to lifelong development of obesity and increasing cycles of obesity and diabetes in mothers and children.  This course will review background information on BMI classifications, the prevalence of obesity in women, health consequences of postpartum weight retention, and components of effective community based postpartum weight loss programs.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
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There are many factors related to the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, and there is developing evidence that nutrition plays a role.  This series of modules is designed to introduce evidence connecting nutrition to the treatment and prevention of depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders.  The final module concludes with practical public health applications.  
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
This training will help you build a working knowledge for facilitating an interdisciplinary, team-based approach to obesity management.  The training presents the range of skills needed for an interdisciplinary obesity management team and six strategies to improve interdisciplinary collaboration.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
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Prioritization and time management are critical skills for success. Managing your time means that you spend time on your priorities, and that you do not waste time on non-priorities.  This training presents time management and prioritization techniques to improve the work activities of local health departments.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition known to be associated with insulin resistance.  This training explains more about the condition, and discusses recommended identification and referral techniques in children.  
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Professional ethics can be a code of principles and well as represent how healthcare professionals handle their conduct with best standards and informed decisions.  Professional ethics can be viewed as the best benefit for both the health professional and the client and especially for dementia clients. There are good guiding principles to utilize while engaging in the process of sound ethical decision making.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
Public Health Essentials in Action now available as an Online Training!
Find where you fit in and why you are essential to Public Health.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
This training will get you familiar with a concept called Motivational Interviewing (MI), a strategy to help guide your patients and help them become their own agent of change.  Whether you are just learning about MI or need a refresher, this training will review MI techniques and give you the opportunity to complete a simulated counseling session.​
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Papa Ola Lokahi has completed the update of the 1985 E Ola Mau (EOM) health needs assessment and is calling it E Ola Mau a Mau. The original EOM report is the basis for the Native Hawaiian Health Care Act which was passed by Congress in 1988. Papa Ola Lokahi and the Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems were established as a result and they continue to work to improve the health and well-being of the Native Hawaiian people. The link to key references is found at www.papaolalokahi.org
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
Wayne Tormala, Chief of the Bureau of Tobacco & Chronic Disease at the Arizona Department of Health Services, discusses communication strategies to prevent vaping among youth in Arizona.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH
Recovery approaches for anyone includes a range of interventions, strategies, treatments, and individual behavior changes.  The strengths approach helps many recovering individuals focus on improving their emotional wellbeing and attitudes about how they live their lives.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Service providers seek to understand what motivates clients to change and improve their health. Approaches that use evidence-based practices have been developed, tested, and known to work to motivate clients for positive health behavior change.  I Ola Lāhui organization utilizes integrated behavioral health approaches by applying culturally-minded practices to better deal with complex mental health and chronic diseases. Sponsored by University of Hawaii, Hawaii Public Health Training Hui.​ 
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Papa Ola Lokahi have been tasked with the re-assessment of outcomes from the E Ola Mau a Mau assessment. Learn about the initiatives that Papa Ola Lokahi is undertaking to improve the health and wellbeing of Native Hawaiian people and communities. This includes success stories from the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Research from extraordinarily long-lived communities—Blue Zones—around the globe highlight the lifestyle, diet, outlook, and stress-coping practices that will add years to your life and life to your years. A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. If you adopt the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are you may live up to a decade longer with a good quality lifestyle.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Mental wellness is becoming increasingly tricky to maintain in our busy lives even as stigma decreases and access to care increases. 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a diagnosable mental health condition yet many do not seek treatment. Early intervention is key to both prevention and successful recovery. Screening tools are widely available and can be used to identify potential needs in a variety of settings, including primary care. Mental Health America has made ten screening tools easily accessible to the public online: depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, Youth, Parent (for child concern), alcohol or substance use, psychosis, eating disorder, and work health survey. Their Screening to Supports (S2S) Initiative offers users the ability to self-screen and connect with supports in their community. 
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
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This webinar reviews communication and group dynamic issues that can impact the working relationship within health care teams. Participants will learn tools and resources to help improve communication and group interactions to help support successful health care teams.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE
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Professional ethics can be a code of principles and well as represent how healthcare professionals handle their conduct with best standards and informed decisions. Professional ethics can be viewed as the best benefit for both the client and for those in the profession. When conduct done well, it allow the highest public’s trust in the profession and encourage the clients to seek their professional services.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH
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Community Directed Diabetes Program are a central part of the fight against type 2 diabetes in many native communities. These programs, funded by the IHS Special Diabetes Project for Indians (SDPI), provide diabetes prevention and management services that address the needs of their communities, and oftentimes use innovative ways to encourage healthier eating, physical activity, and lifestyle habits in their communities. In this presentation we will review some of the nutrition related activities offered by Tucson Area SDPI diabetes programs, most specifically, those from the Tohono O’odham Nation. 
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE
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This webinar will highlight how clinicians and other healthcare providers who care for vulnerable children can play a role in addressing hunger in the summer months.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CNE
Few programs have recognized and integrated distinctive characteristics of many AIAN communities, specifically the value placed on shared identity, group cohesion and collective resilience. This presentation will share strategies implemented in one American Indian community that strive to make healthy food choices and physical activity a community responsibility, not individual challenge.​
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE
This webinar will describe the CHL program components, explain CHL strategies for effectiveness and sustainability, and identify key outcomes of CHL. CHL is a partnership among US affiliated Pacific Jurisdictions that leverage the land grant infrastructure and history of collaboration to build a multilevel multi-component intervention program; a multidisciplinary cross jurisdiction training program on child health; and an ongoing data monitoring system for child health.
Sponsoring State:
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE

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