Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category
Thursday, August 11th, 2016
NMAC (formerly known as the National Minority Aids Council) has scholarships available for its December 2016 National HIV PrEP Summit in San Francisco.
- Scholarship A – Registration, two nights of hotel & one coach ticket to San Francisco
- Scholarship B – Registration
According to NMAC, “scholarships will prioritize PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis) navigators and community based organizations and health departments establishing their PrEP programs. Geographic diversity will be important, with a special focus on the South and regions where HIV disproportionately impacts people of color.” For more information, visit https://nnlm.gov/bhic/kvjw. Applications are due September 1, 2016.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Register to attend virtually for the “Keeping Kids Safe: Promoting Tolerance and Inclusion Among Students to Prevent Bullying”. The upcoming 2016 Federal Bullying Prevention Summit will focus on the strategies schools, students, parents, and community members can use to ensure that all students, particularly those who may be discriminated on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and religion, have supportive educational environments within which to learn. This year, we are putting a special emphasis on the issues facing transgender youth, students with disabilities, as well as Muslim and Sikh students.
View online this Friday, August 12, 2016 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM EDT
Register at to attend online https://nnlm.gov/bhic/d020
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
University Vision, Design and Capacity (U-VDC) Technical Grant Writing Workshops from the Higher Education – Technical Assistance Project (HETAP)
June 28-29: Alabama State University, Montgomery AL (full)
- July 13-14: University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/1Yrqtoz
This hands-on, two-day workshop is for junior faculty, staff and college/university health professionals who are interested in community-based participatory research; who are committed to working with underserved populations; and who want to build their institution’s capacity to compete and receive competitive grant awards.
Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Eighteen presentations are available to watch online from the 2015 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit: Better Health Through Better Communication, http://1.usa.gov/20ul6s0.
Video Presentations include:
- Using Social Media to Communicate Health Literate Messages
- The 60% Challenge: Seniors and Health Literacy
- Better Health and Healthcare for ESL Adults through Education
- From Non-compliance to Exceptionalism: Changing the low health literacy story (aka Improving 30-day Hospital readmissions with an In-home Literacy Curriculum)
- Health Information Seeking Behaviors of Adults with Low Literacy, Numeracy, and Problem Solving Skills: Results from the 2012 US PIAAC Study
For more information about the summit, visit their web page: http://bit.ly/1mgJAST
Monday, November 9th, 2015
From the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
“Various populations throughout the nation are disproportionately impacted during an emergency due to risk factors related to language, cultural isolation, immigration status and national identity. On Monday, November 23, 2015 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Division will host a webinar focused on engaging the public on nationwide disaster preparedness and resilience efforts serving these various populations.”
Title: Community Discussion: Preparing Individuals Disproportionately Impacted by Disasters
Date: Monday, November 23, 2015
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (ET)
For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/1HD57d6
Friday, July 10th, 2015
In 2011, 22% of students ages 12-18 were bullied at school. Learn how you can make a difference at the Bullying Prevention with StopBullying.gov webinar. StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. The StopBullying.gov Training Module and Community Action Toolkit will be showcased, along with an overview of the vision behind this train-the-trainer resource for community members of all different backgrounds.
Webinar: Bullying Prevention with StopBullying.gov
Date and Time: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 2:00-3:00pm (ET)
Thursday, July 9th, 2015
The Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)
From: Health Literacy Nebraska and Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors
When: Tuesday, July 14 noon – 1pm CST
To register: http://bit.ly/1KYIuUu
Reaching Out with Technology: Meeting the Triple Aim with Telehealth
From: Health Resources and Services Administration
When: Wednesday, July 15 noon – 1:00pm CST
For more information: http://bit.ly/1frTw9z
The Saskatchewan Farm Injury Cohort: Lessons learned from eight years of collaboration
From: AgriSafe Network
When: Thursday, July 16 noon – 1:00pm CST
To register: http://bit.ly/1CskaZL
Addressing Health Disparities through the National Prevention Strategy and Partnerships: Health Care Systems, Insurers, & Clinicians
From: Office of Refugee Resettlement
When: Thursday, July 16 1:00pm – 3:30pm CST
For more information: http://1.usa.gov/1HiGWlW
Thursday, July 9th, 2015
The White House Conference on Aging is having a national conversation about how to best address the changing aging landscape in the coming decade.
You can watch a live stream of the event, register to host a viewing party, participate in Q & A with experts, tweet using the has tag #WHCOA, how to get involved and more!
For more information: http://bit.ly/1Csn4O5
State and Area Agency on Aging Finder
Administration on Aging – Directory of state and area agencies on aging, which help ensure resources and support services are available to older adults.
Monday, July 6th, 2015
Join the next Disaster Information Specialist conference call. Open to all!
Thursday July 9 2015 at 1:30 pm ET
Representatives from the Disaster Information Management Research Center at the U.S. National Library of Medicine will present on how to use U.S. National Library of Medicine resources to access evidence-based disaster health information.
Log into the Adobe Connect session at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/disinfo
Enter your name in the guest box and click “Enter Room”. A box should pop up asking for your phone number. Enter your phone number and the system will call you.
For those who cannot use the call-back feature or can only attend by telephone:
For more information and to view past webinars: http://1.usa.gov/17xlCVm
Thursday, June 18th, 2015
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps – This webinar is part of the Take Action series, exploring how communities take action on the many factors that influence health. In this webinar, we will explore the benefits of an asset-based approach to building healthy communities. We will discuss how identifying and focusing on assets can enhance how people come together around a common cause. We will also highlight practical tools and resources from the Roadmaps to Health Action Center that can help you recognize and build on your own community’s assets. Our guest, Cristie Upshaw Travis, CEO of the Memphis Business Group on Health, will be joining us to talk about how community groups and organizations in the Memphis area have leveraged their assets to expand and align health improvement initiatives.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 3:00pm EDT
For more information: http://bit.ly/1HY9uTG
Roadmaps to Health Action Center: http://bit.ly/1dMCO3l