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July 2020

CHW TRAINING IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH/DIABETES

July 15, 2020 : 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Community Health Worker ONLINE Training: Specialty Certification in Cardiovascular Disease/Diabetes Management Topics include Motivational Interviewing and Social Determinants of Health, Stroke, Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes, Healthy Eating and Weight Control, Lifestyle Interventions This training fulfills the educational content hours requirement for the Rhode Island ...

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Dementia Competent Practice: Promoting Dignity & Person Centered Care

July 16, 2020 : 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms associated with Dementia with an emphasis on prevention and early detection. Register Here! About this Event This 3 hour training is designed for direct care staff working with older adults and their caretakers. The training is designed to build knowledge related to Dementia and diseases that cause Dementia. ...

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How Community Health Workers and Promotores Can Support Individuals with Complex Needs amid COVID-19

July 29, 2020 : 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Community health workers and promotores (CHW/Ps), who typically live in the neighborhoods they serve, are uniquely positioned to foster trusting relationships and help individuals navigate the health care system, access needed health and social services, and ultimately achieve better health outcomes. Today, as COVID-19 disproportionately impacts high-risk populations and communities of color, CHW/Ps can play ...

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August 2020

Accelerated Community Health Worker Core Competency Training

August 6, 2020 - September 15, 2020

APPLY TODAY!!! "Accelerated and Intensive Community Health Worker Core Competency Training" Zoom online format August 6 - September 28, 2020 offered by the Institute for Education in Healthcare, with special application requirements related to completion of RI Certifciation Board's CHW Certification application. If you are ready to apply for RICB CHW certification, you may qualify ...

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Calling All Veterans

August 6, 2020 : 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virtual Calling All Veterans Day is an opportunity to receive information on resources and benefits from subject mater experts that will empower independent aging for Veterans of all eras, their spouses, or their aging parents. Originally scheduled to take place at the URI Ryan Center in the Spring, due to COVID, Virtual Calling All Veterans Day ...

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September 2020

Mental Health and Aging 101

September 2, 2020 : 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Live Webinar! Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020  12:00pm - 1:00pm EST Register Here This presentation is supported by the Rhode Island Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program at University of Rhode Island and Care New England. After participating in this webinar, learners will be able to: 1. Review mental health concerns observed in older adults 2. Recognize the ...

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CLAS and Maternal Health: Improving the Quality of Care for Racial and Ethnic Minority Women

September 3, 2020 : 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Supporting Maternal Health Over the Life Course Webinar Series CLAS and Maternal Health: Improving the Quality of Care for Racial and Ethnic Minority Women WEBINAR Thurs, September 3, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET Register Here See PDF Flyer Overview This webinar will discuss efforts to improve the quality of care for racial ...

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An Introduction to Transgender Health

September 18, 2020 : 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$25

An introduction to the transgender community...

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October 2020

Community Health Worker Training in Cardiovascular Disease/Diabetes Management

October 1, 2020 : 11:00 am - October 31, 2020 : 1:00 pm

Community Health Worker Training in Cardiovascular Disease/Diabetes Management Topics: Motivational Interviewing, Social Determinants of Health, Stroke, Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes, Healthy Eating and Weight Control, Lifestyle Interventions On-Line Zoom Platform October 1, 2020 – December 17, 2020 Apply by: September 25, 2020 To request ...

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November 2020

Raising the Bar: On Racism, Health and Publication Standards

November 19, 2020 : 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Raising the Bar: On Racism, Health and Publication Standards Subject Matter Expert: Rhea Boyd MD, MPH Date: 11/19/2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm  Link to Registration   About this Webinar Dr. Boyd will explore racism as a root cause of racial health inequities. Given this foundation, she will issue a challenge to researchers, journals, reviewers, and ...

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