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Arizona Climate & Health Summit for Health Professionals

November 15, 2022  12:00 – 2:00pm
Participants will learn:
• How climate change impacts health
• How extreme weather events impact health care delivery, access and supply chains
• The environmental impact of the health care sector and opportunities to reduce the impact and promote climate-smart health care
• How health professionals can be powerful advocates for climate-smart health care and climate solutions.

Register:  https://forms.gle/P5fXWMGXPsE3QPa87

Learning to Advocate for Children and Families
Brazelton Touchpoints Center
Tuesdays, October 11, October 25, & November 15, 2022 12pm EST/9am PST

When influencing the halls of power, whether those halls are in your town hall, your state capitol, or Washington, DC, advocacy makes a difference.  In this free webinar series, you’ll learn skills to be an effective advocate for issues that you care about to help you play a meaningful role as a coalition member, grassroots organizer, and leader.  From strategies for organizing like-minded people to methods for communicating messages to a variety of issue stakeholders, this series will teach you everything you need to start making an impact on matters most important to you.  Join us today and become a voice for your community’s tomorrow.All webinars are one hour long and have live Spanish translation and closed captioning available.
This series is being facilitated by Catriona Macdonald, MPP,  President, Linchpin Strategies, LLC
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The 29th Arizona Child Abuse Prevention Conference
July 18-19, 2023 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale!
Registration opens April 1, 2023.

University of Arizona Public Health

Please join us for the COVID, Climate Change, and Preparedness: Lessons Learned Workshop, which will take place at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ on Friday, November 18, 2022 from 9 AM-5:30 PM. Social and environmental systems are threatened by multiple stressors, including climate change. This workshop will address lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic that can be applied in managing future climate-driven events. Join public health and health practitioners and climate experts in identifying strategies and solutions to inform public health, climate preparedness, and resilience. See the attached draft agenda for more information.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Spaces are limited, so please make sure to register at the link above as soon as possible. We will send out additional details, such as event logistics and hotel recommendations, as we get closer to the date of the workshop.

 

If you have any questions, please send an email to Amanda Leinberger at [email protected].

 

This event is co-hosted by the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions, and the Aegis Consortium.

 

New Online Cannabis Awareness Course for Home Visitors
Announcing the new SFAZ online course, Cannabis Awareness for Pregnancy, Postpartum and Parenting.  This online course covers the current cannabis landscape, including trends, perceptions and health implications.  Home visitors will learn what is known medically regarding the impact of cannabis use on maternal, infant and child health.  The training covers the social pathways that may lead to cannabis use disorder, screening tools and trauma informed care. In addition, home visitors will learn about safety measures, referral and educational resources for clients and families.  The course will be made available on the SFAZ Home Visitor portal the week of January 10th.

Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is annually celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements for the United States.

The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson. It was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period.

It was then enacted into law on August 17, 1988.

Virtual Trainings Portal

The Center of Excellence offers virtual events as a way to connect and provide participants an opportunity to discuss concerns, share their approaches and learn more about how the field of mental health consultation has pivoted in these times to support young children, their families and caregivers and their early childhood systems.

CoE virtual trainings present experts on key topics in the field of infant & early childhood mental health, followed by meaningful Q&A with webinar participants.

Equity Resources

The Children’s Equity Project is developing resources that build on the Equity in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Five-Part Webinar Series: Culture, Identity, and History as Sources of Strength and Resilience. The purpose of the resources is to support IECMH consultants and supervisors to strengthen cultural responsiveness in IECMHC for children and families in Tribal, African American, Latin American, and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The resources will include promising practices aligned with the Revised IECMHC Competencies to strengthen culturally and linguistically responsive IECMHC practices. Look for announcements about the roll-out of these resources coming soon this Fall.