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Learning Opportunities: Social Justice Campaigns, Social Determinants of Health Data, Building Teams, Collective Impact

Mark your calendars for these upcoming live learning opportunities from the Nevada PHTC and the North Carolina Institute for Public Heath. An on-demand course is highlighted from Region 2 and the New York State Department of Health.

From Region IX- Nevada Public Health Training Center

Bringing the Power of Public Health to Campaigns and Movements for a Just Society

Live webinar on February 8: This webinar will discuss the work of Human Impact Partners (HIP) and our theory of change which centers power and building power to create health for all. We will look at two initiatives of HIP — the Health Instead of Punishment Program and Public Health Awakened. These initiatives are calling on the field of public health to look beyond traditional health indicators and focus on health equity and building power while aligning ourselves with social justice movements. Learn more »

From North Carolina Institute for Public Health

Data Boot Camp: Best Practices for Collecting, Identifying, Interpreting and Visualizing Determinants of Health

In-person training on March 11: This day-and-a-half immersive training will take participants through the steps of collecting and using data to assess determinants of health, whether for a Community Health Assessment or any community project where data plays a role. Beginning with a question or questions about community health, participants will learn to evaluate existing data sources, collect new community-level data and make data easier to interpret by creating clear, engaging visualizations. Participants will receive one hour of follow-up consultative services. Learn more »

Strength and Flexibility: Building Strong Yet Adaptable Teams

In-person training on April 4: The most effective teams build from their strengths and can both adapt and thrive in today’s changing public health landscape. Using the CliftonStrengths® tool, participants in this one-day workshop will explore their personal strengths and will reflect on how these strengths can benefit their teams. Participants will also learn more about change styles and adaptive leadership so that they can help positively influence their organization’s culture towards one that is change ready. Learn more »

From Region II: Region 2 Public Health Training Center & New York State Department of Health

Collective Impact Part 1: Common Agenda and Shared Measures

This module is part one of a two-part introductory series to the Collective Impact framework. In this module, participants will gain an understanding of what Collective Impact is and how it can be used to advance public health initiatives. Additionally, participants will be introduced to the first two conditions of the Collective Impact framework–Common Agenda and Shared Measures. Learn more »

Collective Impact Part 2: Mutually Reinforcing Activities, Continuous Communication, and Backbone Support

This module is part two of a two-part introductory series to the Collective Impact framework. In this module, participants build upon the lessons of part one by learning about the last three conditions of the Collective Impact framework–mutually reinforcing activities, continuous communication, and backbone support. Participants will explore best practices of each of these conditions in order to advance public health initiatives. Learn more »

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