Author Archives: Quinn Cartwright

ICYMI: Last Week Dr. Elizabeth Christiansen from the University of Nevada Center for Program Evaluation presented the results of a return on investment (ROI) study specific to a group of CHWs in Nevada! The findings? When employing and utilizing CHWs there was a return on investment of 1.81. Or for every dollar spent to hire, supervise, and train the CHWs there was a savings of $1.81!

ROI Presentation June 2017 final.pdf

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June 27, 2017 at 05:30PM

According to a 2015 report: Nevada consistently ranks 1st in the nation for domestic violence fatalities. On July 11th join the Nevada Public Health Training Center, Project ECHO Nevada, and the Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence for a free webinar on intimate partner violence. Be part of the change and help end domestic and sexual violence.

Nevada Public Health Training Center

Learn more at the next Project ECHO with the Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence on July 11th! Click the link to register.

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June 22, 2017 at 12:24PM

Nevada Public Health Training Center

Tomorrow, Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Coordinator, Margie Franzen-Weiss will be presenting tips for addressing the burden of Diabetes through prevention.

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June 12, 2017 at 10:45PM

Want to know more about diabetes prevention efforts in Nevada? Join in on June 13, 2017 12:00-1:00 pm PST for this Public Health ECHO Webinar put on through a collaboration between the Nevada Public Health Training Center and Project ECHO Nevada for an interactive presentation lead by Marjorie “Margie” Franzen-Weiss, MPH, CHES who has been the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Coordinator for Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health since 2009.

Register for the Project ECHO on Diabetes!

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June 01, 2017 at 10:34AM

Conference opportunity! Nevada Cancer Control Summit put on by the Nevada Cancer Coalition will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno, Nevada. Register and attend this conference to learn more about cancer prevention efforts in Nevada and how you can integrate these efforts into your daily work with your clients! Early Bird registration is $95 dollars and travel stipends are available! http://ift.tt/2qwHhSW

Nevada Cancer Control Summit

Monday, November 6, 2017 Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno, Nevada Hosted by Nevada Cancer Coalition, the Nevada Cancer Control Summit is a statewide conference featuring session on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum. The Summit brings together physicians, nurses, advocates, survivors, administrato…

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May 30, 2017 at 10:28AM

Training opportunity! Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults. June 22, 2017 – Thursday, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Working with teens and young adults can be both rewarding and challenging. Sometimes we can feel out of touch, or like we are on different planets from our clients, however, the more we know about their experiences and worlds, the easier it is to empathize and build rapport. This training will provide a brief overview of considerations for working with this population, including: current data on patterns of substance use and new, trendy drugs, commonly co-occurring mental health conditions, brain science, and environmental considerations. Case examples will be provided so that attendees can see concrete application of the complex issues faced while working with these clients.

CASAT Training

Working with teens and young adults can be both rewarding and challenging. Sometimes we can feel out of touch, or like we are on different planets from our clients, however, the more we know about their experiences and worlds, the easier it is to empathize and build rapport. This training will provi…

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May 26, 2017 at 10:08AM

Nevada Psychiatric Association

1 in 5 people will experience a mental health crisis at some point in their life. Mental Health First Aid teaches children the facts of mental illness, including signs and symptoms. This increases the chances of getting help to those who need it, while also removing the stigma of #MentalIllness.
We applaud the efforts of Carson Middle School and thank Partnership Carson City for their hard work #MentalHealthMatters!

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May 21, 2017 at 09:23AM