News and Events

This is a page listing CHW of Nevada’s latest news and events. Click on the title below to find out more!

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. More info @ Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – June 22, 2017 at 12:24PM

July CHW Training Registration is now open!

Community Health Worker Training Opportunities July CHW course registration plus, the opportunity to become one of our talented volunteer instructors! More info @ Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – June 16, 2017 at 08:00AM

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. More info @ Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – June 12, 2017 at 10:45PM

The NvCHW Association May newsletter is here!

Community Health Worker Association Newsletter This month’s issue includes: exciting training opportunities and information on the first annual CHW meeting. Plus cast your vote for the topic of our next training! More info @ Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – June 05, 2017 at 08:02AM

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!

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… More info @ Automated post from Nevada Community Health…

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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…

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Free Webinar! Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health For All Friday, May 12, 2017 10:00 – 11:00am

In this special Dialogue4Health Web Forum, public health leaders and innovators Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Larry Cohen will discuss the role of prevention and equity in our current climate with a particular focus on preventing violence to advance health. Deborah and Larry’s collective work to advance health and equity and to define violence as a…

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Nevada Health Centers #DidYouKnow #Depression is the most common type of #mentalillness , affecting more than 26% of the U.S. adult population. It has been estimated that by the year 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of disability throughout the world, trailing only ischemic heart disease. @CDC #MentalHealthMonth More info @ Automated…

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Keep an eye out for the #riskybusiness behaviors that may be a symptom of a mental health issue. May is #mentalhealthmonth

Nevada Psychiatric Association Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far? Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health…

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Free training! Using stories to encourage client action. Thu, May 18, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM PDT

Using the power of story, we can engage the community and our patients into taking an active role in learning about various health issues through inspiration, insight, and critical reflection. This awareness often results in behavior change towards preventing health problems and has the potential of helping health centers improve clinical performance. This webinar will…

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