Updates

SOPHE Webinar: From Tobacco to Obesity Prevention Policies

 Sep 26, 2018

 

 

From Tobacco to Obesity Prevention Policies: A Framework for Implementing Community-Driven Policy Change September 27, 2018 Thursday2:00pm to 3:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time) SOPHE Education About this event This webinar will provide an overview of an evidence-based community engagement model used to advance local public health policy. Case studies of recent policy efforts in Los Angeles County addressing early childhood obesity prevention and marketing to children in multiple environments will be provided. Discussion of lessons learned will provide public health practitioners with actionable strategies to pursue policy, systems, and environmental change in their own community. Learning Objectives: 1) Describe 1 evidence-based community engagement model used to engage key community stakeholders in public health policy. 2) Identify 2 lessons learned for pursuing public p ..

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SOPHE Webinar: Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens Consortium (FACTS)

 Sep 26, 2018

 

 

Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens Consortium (FACTS) September 26, 2018 Wednesday3:00pm to 4:00pm (EDT) SOPHE Education About this event The SOPHE Policy & Resolutions Committee came to a consensus that the public health impact of gun violence prevention is a key issue for health educators in 2018. This particular webinar is an installment of the Summit Webinar Series. Finding gaps in the research of firearm deaths among U.S. Children and Teens is what led the NIH funding of a research consortium called Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens Consortium (FACTS). Fellow principal investigator, Marc Zimmerman, Ph.D., a professor of public health at the U-M School for Public Health, and Patrick Carter, M.D., an assistant professor of emergency medicine both part of the consortium leadership team, will discuss how to seek funding to jump-start the field of pediatric and adolescent resear ..

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Viva CalleSJ -This Weekend!

 Sep 21, 2018

 

 

September 23, 2018 Walk, Skate, Bike And Play! Open Streets In San Jose! Viva CalleSJ is a free program that temporarily closes miles of San Jose streets to bring communities together to walk, bike, skate, play, and explore the city like never before. Each year's event opens upwards of six miles of streets, through some of San Jose's most iconic neighborhoods for people to come out and play for the day! https://www.vivacallesj.org/ ..

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2018-2019 COAST Graduate Student Research Award program.

 Sep 21, 2018

 

 

We want to draw your attention to the following call for applications for the AY 2018-2019 COAST Graduate Student Research Award program. COAST Mission: COAST promotes research and education to advance our knowledge of marine and coastal resources and the processes that affect them and disseminates scientific information to stakeholders for the development of responsible policy statewide. The scope of COAST includes The open and coastal ocean; Coastal zones (bays, estuaries, beaches); Coastal watersheds: there must be clear and direct linkages between the organism, material or process in the watershed and the coast or ocean (e.g., anadromous fish, surface and groundwater flow, water quality). Work supported by COAST is NOT limited to California. Please visit the COAST about (https://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/research/coast/about/Pages/about.aspx) page for more information. Funding Available: CSU graduate students engaged in marine, estuarin ..

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Suicide Prevention Policies to Gov. Brown

 Sep 17, 2018

 

 

From our Community Partner: https://govapps.gov.ca.gov/gov39mail/index.php. In the section "PLEASE CHOOSE YOUR SUBJECT," scroll to and select the appropriate bill number, e.g., AB 1436. Your message should be brief, indicating that the bill is needed and will be beneficial in preventing suicide or improving mental health treatment. AB 1436 (Levine) Clinician Suicide Prevention Training: Requires six hours of suicide assessment and intervention training for clinicians licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences. (The passage of AB 1436 has been worked on since 2013. One key to the current effort is that the licensing body, the Board of Behavioral Sciences, unanimously voted to support this legislation prior to hearings.) AB2639 (Berman) Pupil Suicide Prevention Policies: California Department of Education is to identify one or more evidence-based suicide prevention trainings that  ..

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Free Events for Families in Santa Cruz

 Sep 07, 2018

 

 

https://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/kids-events Mariam Gates This Moment Is Your Life (and So Is This One) Thursday, September 20th, at 4:00 pm Bookshop welcomes Mariam Gates for a discussion and signing of her new book,This Moment is Your Life (and So Is This One). This illustrated guide for teens and tweens offers an engaging introduction to yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. With examples relevant to the modern teen and fun full-color illustrations lining the pages,This Moment Is Your Life (and So Is This One) provides easy solutions for managing stressful situations, minimizing distracting thoughts, and incorporating mindfulness into your daily routine.This is a FREE event at Bookshop Santa Cruz.Details here (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=0017SLo39KpQvrc-o9uEknEOYGAwUiYC49-XGRSa8TvPAlSiv327DVr8spEYmPw3BqcmEJkX04io4b4 ..

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