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Webinar: Discussing LGBT+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition.

 Jun 28, 2021

 

 

From SAGE Publications: Queering academia Join us for this timely panel that will look at LGBT+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition. It will be held on Tuesday 29 June, 6pm BST. By bringing together diverse perspectives from various disciplines, we will be discussing the vital place of gender and sexuality in our understanding of academic institutions, the social sciences and some of the most pressing social problems we face today. Speakers include Andrew Delatolla, Megan Todd and Marquis Bey. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-trans-perspectives-in-academia-tickets-158417758781?ref=estw ..

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Free webinar tomorrow: Caring for Individuals with Intellectual Disability or Mental Illness - Soft Skills Strategy Instruction

 Jun 28, 2021

 

 

From Reality Works https://www.realityworks.com/resources/webinars/ Free webinar tomorrow: Caring for Individuals with Intellectual Disability or Mental Illness - Soft Skills Strategy Instruction A free webinar (http://emails.realityworks.com/jc.aspx?d=GVGMWCUCIAKP3F53S2ZNC5CGBCZMJCUKL2SLI5A6IY5GL6NIFT5PO3ULG3T426MDACHVAZSTM2AGRQDDFYYR3FDHRRW7EUYJPA64PMI55L3A2KGAAMJQYUGIMXAVKWLXZLJULZGDFKVZVDUSBV3BK5R6OL657YRNIRWKDN2ZDOTJXR4WQXDVLQSHGF7ZMMZ56FN5FHPO3DOCNHEO2OYZAULTOFZU36N5VOF732Q2M7ZLBL4DTIJM5Q63XK2ZMQLRLBNEF6RXZELQCOUFTCSATUOHS65L7KQBPS7A%3D%3D%3D%3D) at 11:00am CST tomorrow about one of our newest health science training tools: A soft skills program designed to teach students how to care for patients with intellectual disabilities, mental illness and post-traumatic stress disorder. Join me tomorrow to: - Get introduced to our Soft Skills Program for Caring for Patients with Intellectual Disabilit ..

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Funding Opportunity for Local Health Departments: Health Brain Initiative Road Map Strategists

 Jun 22, 2021

 

 

From Alzheimer's Association: June 2021 Funding Opportunity for Local Health Departments: Health Brain Initiative Road Map Strategists Building on the growth of public health action to address dementia nationwide, funding is now available for local health departments to become national leaders. Under the new Healthy Brain Initiative (HBI) Road Map Strategists initiative, up to six (6) local health departments, or partnering nonprofit hospitals/health systems, will be selected through a competitive application process. Successful applicants will receive $48,000 in funding, training and technical assistance to establish a part-time HBI Road Map Strategist. This public health professional will serve as a system change agent on cognitive health and dementia. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), this 15-month initiative runs from September 2021 through November 2022. With support and guidanc ..

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Campus COVID-19 Vaccine (CoVAC) Initiative Mini-Grant Program

 Jun 21, 2021

 

 

Comprehensive COVID-19 vaccination is the most effective way to provide a safe and robust on-campus experience for students, staff, and faculty. The Campus COVID-19 Vaccine (CoVAC) Initiative Mini-Grant Program (http://send.acha.org/link.cfm?r=UjSecoUPZemlvuwVGcDYFg~~&pe=D70q8mfi6J8YJ7EEhH5hIVGxaQtKiRnfYYiOP08SHHQsBllExyJEULAh16x4fA6GT1P_r683w9AxdswNsqs38Q~~&t=XnOeCMVXAc1GHQ9zWK2-2g~~) is a unique opportunity for campus leaders, including faculty, staff and students, to address challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic to support institutions in need of resources to develop and implement effective vaccine confidence strategies. Successful applicants will: Receive a mini-grant of $3,000 for use in fall 2021 to further the goal of increasing COVID-19 vaccine confidence on campus using various marketing and communication strategies, including implementing the Campus Vaccine Confidence Toolkit (coming in summer 2021).  ..

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Webinar: Livestream (June 24) Tobacco Free Kids

 Jun 20, 2021

 

 

From Tobacco Free Kids: https://25years.tobaccofreekids.org/storytelling/storytelling-02.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b4b27e8c-5c59-4532-8ddc-5d40ea310804 Taking on the Toughest Fights Globally Did you know that the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids works in dozens of countries around the world? Tobacco use is the top cause of preventable death worldwide – and our global programs focus on low- and middle-income countries, where over 80% of the world’s smokers live. Our support for proven solutions that reduce tobacco use and save lives has contributed to 139 countries that require graphic warning labels on tobacco packaging, 46 countries with tobacco ad bans, and 66 countries with smoke-free indoor public places – including all of South America! Altogether, this progress will help prevent over 35 million premature deaths. On June 24th, we're holding a special virtual event that will provide an inside look at  ..

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Webinar: E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians

 Jun 20, 2021

 

 

Reminder! Register Now: Free CME/CEUs Available for Providers "E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians" co-hosted by ATTUD When? Monday, June 21, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT We are honored to have Nancy Rigotti, MD, founding director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and Harvard Medical School Professor of Medicine, presenting on this important and timely topic: Webinar Objectives: Examine the public health risks and benefits of e-cigarette use Analyze the recent clinical trial evidence about the efficacy of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation Interpret the evidence about the potential risks of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation Create an evidence-based plan for discussing e-cigarettes with patients/clients who smoke cigarettes ATTUD Members: Immediately following Dr Rigotti's presentation, please join us fo ..

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Health Education Teacher Preparation: National Recognition Application Preparation Workshop

 Jun 15, 2021

 

 

https://elearn.sophe.org/products/health-education-teacher-preparation-national-recognition-application-preparation-workshop Health Education Teacher Preparation: National Recognition Application Preparation Workshop Includes a Live Event on 06/17/2021 at 11:00 AM (PDT) Workshop faculty will comprise experts from the SOPHE SPA Advisory Committee: 1) Susan Goekler, PhD, RMCHES®, SOPHE SPA Director 2) Deitra Wengert, PhD, Towson University 3) Jacqueline Jackson, PhD, Jackson State University 4) Donna Bernert, PhD, Kent State University In 2020, SOPHE was recognized by the Council on Accreditation in Educator Preparation (CAEP) as the Specialized Professional Association (SPA) for Teacher Preparation in School Health Education in Teacher Preparation. This recognition included SOPHE’s standards for the professional preparation of school teachers in health education. Under CAEP recognition as a SPA, SOPHE has authority to review professio ..

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Celebrating Refugee Storytellers

 Jun 15, 2021

 

 

From USA for UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency) https://www.unrefugees.org/storytellers-2021-rsvp?utm_medium=email&utm_cid=00341000019SSBJAA4&utm_source=u4u-update&utm_campaign=US_PS_EN_WRD2021_UPDATE___210614&utm_content=fullfile&SF_onetime=7011K000001H4nTQAS&SF_monthly=7011K000001H4ncQAC RSVP: Celebrating Refugee Storytellers Join USA for UNHCR on Thursday, June 17, at 3:00 p.m. ET for an insightful discussion on the importance of uplifting and empowering refugee voices. You’ll hear Abdallah’s inspiring story as he shares what life was like as a refugee and the journey to where he is now. The event will feature: Abdallah Al-Obaidi, Emory University graduate, EMT and former refugee from Iraq Kelsie Ozamiz, Creative Lead at Demo Duck animation Nic Feeney, Communications Manager at USA for UNHCR ..

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HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program Application Now Open

 Jun 12, 2021

 

 

HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program Application Now Open Are you a faculty member at an approved health professions school with an interest in training the next generation of health professionals? You may be eligible for our Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP). FLRP works to recruit health professions faculty from diverse backgrounds. Participants receive up to $40,000 to pay off their qualifying educational loans in exchange for two years of teaching service. Application Due Date: Thursday, July 1, 7:30 p.m. ET.Check your eligibility today (https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMTIsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsImJ1bGxldGluX2lkIjoiMjAyMTA2MDMuNDE0NDYxMjEiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL2Jody5ocnNhLmdvdi9mdW5kaW5nL2FwcGx5LWxvYW4tcmVwYXltZW50L2ZhY3VsdHktbHJwP3V0bV9jYW1wYWlnbj1lbmV3czIwMjEwNjAzJnV0bV9tZWRpdW09ZW1haWwmdXRtX3NvdXJjZT1nb3ZkZWxpdmVyeSJ9.YKzezmqogOEyNsigoEBJnmnQjgEgaE0-mFt-rag-kgE/s/5613886/br/107415887649-l). https://bhw.hrsa.gov/f ..

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Webinar: Queer & Trans Perspectives in Academia

 Jun 11, 2021

 

 

From SAGE Publications: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-trans-perspectives-in-academia-tickets-158417758781?ref=estw Queer & Trans Perspectives in Academia by SAGE Publishing (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-trans-perspectives-in-academia-tickets-158417758781?ref=estw#listing-organizer) Discussing LGBT+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition. About this event Tue, June 29, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT This panel will look at LGBT+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition. By bringing together diverse perspectives from various disciplines, we will be discussing the vital place of gender and sexuality in our understanding of academic institutions, the social sciences and some of the most pressing social problems we face ..

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