resource: Webinars

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (CCIS) Data to Action Webinar

This webinar explores resources available to community-based organizations in Massachusetts in support of data-driven action based on the COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (CCIS). Hear from representatives from Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Health Resources in Action, and the CCIS Regional TA Providers as they share an overview of the CCIS, as well as: What resources… Read more »

Webinar and tools: Communication planning to strengthen impact

This 90-minute webinar conducted by Tamaki West, MA and Karen Schoneman, MA for the Community Health Training Institute outlines the communication planning process to increase the effectiveness of an organization or project, provides real-life examples, and offers tips for effective communication with limited resources. Planning tools supplement the webinar and provide guidance for developing a… Read more »

The Community Health Training Institute Webinars

The Community Health Training Institute (the Training Institute) provides targeted skills development to individuals and teams working to build healthy communities in Massachusetts. We customize our in-person trainings and webinars around core competencies that include: Coalition Building; Leadership; Policy and Systems Change; Communications; Health Equity; Youth Development; Strategic Planning and Evaluation. The Training Institute is a new… Read more »

Health Impact Assessment Training Series

The importance of considering health impacts in developing all types of policies and programs is now widely recognized, but decision-makers in fields such as transportation, housing, workforce policy, education, and agriculture often have lacked the critical information and analysis required to understand those impacts. The Health Impact Assessment (HIA) tool increasingly is being used in… Read more »

April 2 Webinar: The Public Health Impact of Community Speed Reduction

The Public Health Impact of Community Speed Reduction: An overview and key recommendations from a recent HRiA report About this webinar This webinar is intended for public health and transportation professionals seeking to learn more about reducing motor vehicle speed. The presentation will include an overview of the public health impact of community speed reduction… Read more »

Life after the CHIP Measuring Success: data, reporting, and accountability

Health departments and Hospitals across the country are engaged in various health improvement planning processes that include conducting community health assessments, health improvement plans and agency-wide strategic plans. This webinar will highlight the key elements and questions to consider to effectively implement a CHIP at the municipal/regional level. Presenters will use case studies to discuss… Read more »

Healthy Communities by Design with Mark Fenton

Communities are buzzing about the concept of “healthy communities by design”, the idea of combating obesity by making the healthy choice the easy choice. This webinar will introduce strategies to increase physical activity through better community design. The webinar will feature Mark Fenton – a public health, planning, and transportation consultant who is trying to… Read more »

Looking Beyond Hospital Walls

How community collaboration brings value to community health assessments and implementation plans Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will: 1. Understand and communicate the benefits of engaging multi-sector community partners early in the community health needs assessment/planning/implementation process 2. Learn strategies for effective engagement and collaboration at multiple levels 3. Learn lessons from… Read more »

Power Prism® Strategies for Advocacy and for Engaging Youth

Learn about the Power Prism® model for advocating for policy creation and change. This model can be used for working toward establishing change in a variety of public health areas, such as tobacco control, physical fitness and food systems change. The webinar focus is on engaging youth in the process of policy change, through case… Read more »

Health Impact Assessments for Community Development Corporations

Presenters: Allyson Auerbach Community Health Associate Health Resources in Action Brittany Chen Senior Program Manager Health Resources in Action Ben Wood Healthy Community Design Coordinator MA Department of Public Health

Better Health Outcomes through Population Health Interventions

Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants in the webinar will be able to: Discuss successful clinical-community interventions that focus on priority population health goals. Define the role of a health department in supporting the health of the population and strategy. Describe two practical stories illustrating clinical and community partnerships. Trainers: Gretchen Musicant, MPH Commissioner Minneapolis Health… Read more »

Oct. 6 Webinar: Exploring the Gender Gap in Biomedical Research Funding

Learn more about The Medical Foundation/Health Resources in Action’s research on the gender gap in biomedical research funding, published in the September 15, 2015 issue of the Journal of American Medical Association. Meet the research team, explore the data, and hear from affected researchers.