This is a page listing CHW of Nevada’s latest news and events. Click on the title below to find out more!
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 More info @ ift.tt/2ugg4B8 Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 27, 2017 at 05:30PM
How did Mercy Health overhauled its approach to care transitions—and cut Emergency Department visits by 30%? Answer: by employing and integrating CHWs into thier organization! Read more about it here
How Mercy Health overhauled its approach to care transitions—and cut ED visits by 30% More info @ ift.tt/2tOa6bu Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 26, 2017 at 12:50PM
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 @ ift.tt/2tyB5HV Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 22, 2017 at 12:24PM
Community Health Worker Training Opportunities July CHW course registration plus, the opportunity to become one of our talented volunteer instructors! More info @ ift.tt/2rEq2uA Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg 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 @ ift.tt/2s5hT4f Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 12, 2017 at 10:45PM
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 @ ift.tt/2rto7fz Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 05, 2017 at 08:02AM
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! More info @ ift.tt/2rp6R9o Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg 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… More info @ ift.tt/2qwHhSW Automated post from Nevada Community Health…
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… More…
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…
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…
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 @ ift.tt/2pV3rNZ Automated…