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!

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Community Health Worker Training Opportunities April CHW course registration and continuing education opportunities for CHWs . More info @ ift.tt/2mD4QDv March 17, 2017 at 08:01AM


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Free! Mandatory Reporter Training. Friday, March 24th – 10:00 – 12:00 If you are considered a mandatory reporter or are unsure of the requirements of a mandatory reporter, attend this free two-hour training hosted by Partnership Carson City. Presenter: Buffy Okuma – Juvenile Attorney, Carson City District Attorney’s Office Location: Carson City Sheriff’s Office, 911…

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Did you know that #CHWs in Nevada are mandated reporters? Do you know what to report and how? Check out the CHW handbook for information on mandated reporting and the steps to report. dpbh.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/dpbhnvgov/content/Programs/CHW/Docs/Employee%20handbook%20v.17.pdf  


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Job Opportunity at Northern Nevada HOPES! NN HOPES is looking for a #CHW to help partner legal services with vulnerable patients. www.nnhopes.org/about/careers/9261-2/


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Here are some pictures of our Las Vegas CHWs during thier CHW training last week! #CHW #training #PublicHealth www.facebook.com/NVchwa/photos/a.1170107039676201.1073741829.1164254890261416/1408465025840400/?type=3  


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The NvCHW Association March newsletter is here! eepurl.com/cAPF09  


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Congratulations to our 45 newest CHW training graduates in both Las Vegas and Carson City! www.facebook.com/NVchwa/photos/a.1170107039676201.1073741829.1164254890261416/1405837222769847/?type=3  


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Check out this training on how “Fitting CHWs into your Public Health or Health Care Practice” Hosted by: New England Public Health Training Center Wednesday, March 15, 9:30 – 10:30 am PST Learn: What is the role of the Community Health Worker? How are organizations using the combined skills of their CHWs and their nurses…

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Are you looking for events specific to #CHWs? Then consider attending the 2017 CHW Conference on April 7th in Pasco, Washington. Registration is free and scholarships are available! hcwcommunityhealthworker.org/sites/default/files/sitefiles/Flyer_0.pdf  


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Just 5 days away! Cultural Competency in Healthcare Symposium Feb 27th and 28th! Don’t miss this completely #free student-led symposium (at University of Nevada, Reno), exploring barriers to #health and ways to improve health outcomes for underserved groups. Click the link below for the event schedule or to register.dhs.unr.edu/news/cchc/rsvp