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Learning Opportunities: Supporting Frontier Health, Data Sharing, and Maintaining Your CHES

Mark your calendars for three upcoming live webinars from Region 10 and Region 5.

From Region X – Northwest Public Health Training Center

Supporting Emotional Wellness in Frontier Areas

Live webinar November 27: Rural and frontier areas are developing innovative ways to harness limited resources in addressing high rates of suicide, depression, and drug use. In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Judith LaPan, MS, MBA, discusses how her rural health department adopted an emergency response framework to better support emotional health and wellness among community members.

This one-hour webinar will include a brief background of Richland County, Montana, and an overview of how leaders there identified mental health as a necessity for individual and community well-being. LaPan will also discuss the primary prevention approach the health department used to boost training, service referrals, and messaging campaigns to promote emotional wellness and improve community resiliency.

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From Region V – Region V Public Health Training Center

Data Across Sectors for Health

Live webinar November 28: Join a webinar led by Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) to learn about ways to improve health and promote equity through effective and meaningful data sharing. DASH is a co-founder of All In: Data for Community Health, which is both a national learning collaborative and a movement to accelerate the use of data to improve community health. Together, we will dig into promising practices for sharing data and connecting information systems, as well as how to address barriers to multi-sector collaboration in hopes of uniting across communities to address the social determinants of health.

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How to Maintain Your CHES or MCHES Certification

Live webinar December 5: In this live webinar, NCHEC experts will discuss the recertification requirements for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) and Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES®).

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