Community Trainings

Advanced Techniques in Tobacco Cessation

Monday, December 10, 2018

The DIMENSIONS: Tobacco Free Program is an evidence-based tobacco cessation program designed to teach providers and peers the necessary information and skills to promote successful tobacco cessation within their organizations. Trainees learn motivational engagement strategies, community referrals, educational activities, individual and group treatments, and policy change strategies. The program teaches trainees the skills and resources to promote positive behavior change in individuals interested in living tobacco-free.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Mental Health First Aid Colorado is a statewide, public education program committed to empowering individuals to identify, understand and respond to those in mental health and substance abuse crises.

 

Through this certification course, you'll become a certified Mental Health First Aider. You will learn how to respond to someone with a mental health challenge. You'll learn the signs, evidence-based actions and how to connect those in crisis to support systems that can help them recover.

Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life in Your Work Training: A Resource for Action

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Join us for a FREE Protective Factors training brought to you by La Puente’s Adelante Family Resource Center

 

Date and Time

October 25th 9:00am to 5:00pm &

October 26th 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Location

SLV Health Foundation Education and Conference Center

1921 Main Street, Alamosa, CO 81101

 

The Protective Factors Curriculum promotes a strength-based approach to partnering with families to support them in building protective factors and helping their children thrive. The 5 protective Factors include; parental resilience, knowledge of parenting and child development, social connections, social and emotional competence of children and concrete supports in time of need.

To register please call Tara Bay at 719-496-7602 or email director.adelante@lapuente.net by October 19th. Spots are filling up quickly!

Online course focuses on opioid prescription guidelines

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Course to educate Colorado health professionals on best practices

The Center for Health, Work & Environment, at the Colorado School of Public Health, and the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention have released an online course that educates healthcare professionals in Colorado about the latest opioid prescription guidelines and best practices for treating patients in pain. Originally developed in 2012, the updated course, “The Guidelines and Tools for Improving Pain Management: Opioid Stewardship,” has been redesigned to reflect current federal, state, and professional association guidelines, incorporate new research, and provide guidance about how to treat specific populations including workers and pregnant patients.

Center for Public Health Pactice

The Center for Public Health Practice creates and fosters practitioner excellence to improve public health practice at the systems, community, and organizational levels. The Center carries out this mission through workforce training and development and through consultation to develop and support innovative public health programs throughout Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region

Kempe Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute 2018

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The Kempe Center is offering three courses through their annual Summer Research Institute: Fundamentals of Clinical and Epidemiological Research; Challenges in Child Maltreatment; and Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Research through a Public Health Lens.

Download the 2018 Mental Health Month Toolkit

Thursday, February 22, 2018

May is Mental Health Month! This toolkit from Mental Health America has everything you need to help your organization participate: media and social media materials, fact sheets, and worksheets.

Making the Connection: Climate Changes Health

Thursday, March 01, 2018

This four-part webinar series investigates the health impact of climate change and its relationship to key areas of our health. The series sessions are: allergies and asthma, health risks in children, mental health, and transportation and healthy community design as a mitigation approach.

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Colorado School of Public Health

13001 E. 17th Place

Mail stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

colorado.sph@ucdenver.edu