The Healthy Start EPIC Center is pleased to offer in-person trainings to grantees and their partners. Community Trainings are designed to bring together Healthy Start programs, community action network (CAN) members, and other community partners to strengthen their relationships and provide skills-building and professional development opportunities.
Community Trainings are offered at no cost to the hosting program, though there are certain expectations of a host. Trainings are offered on a variety of topics.
Training spots are full for the 2018-2019 offerings.
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Past Community Trainings
Boosting Breastfeeding Support: Preparing Families | Cathy Carothers, Every Mother, Inc.
This training is designed to assist Healthy Start grantees and their community partners in ramping up support for breastfeeding mothers to help them meet their breastfeeding goals.
Boosting Breastfeeding Support: Community Strategies to Support Breastfeeding | Cathy Carothers Every Mother, Inc.
This community-based workshop is designed to assist Healthy Start grantees and their community partners in ramping up support for breastfeeding mothers from the community.
Compassion Fatigue and Creating a Culture of Individual, Organizational, and Community Wellness | Linda Henderson-Smith, Ph.D., LPC, National Council for Behavioral Health
This training will explore compassion fatigue and how to create a culture of wellness and trauma-informed care to manage feelings of being overwhelmed by the constant pain in everyday work.
Connected Parents Connected Kids (CPCK) | Rebecca Levenson, Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
This training uses an evidenced-based intervention to engage parents and caregivers about the impact of trauma exposures including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
Digital Storytelling Training: Using Technology to Share Stories of Recovery | Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
This workshop focuses on how to develop and share the stories that are important to your community and create greater awareness around substance use and recovery by leveraging digital platforms.
Joining Forces to Prevent Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs | Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
This workshop will provide an overview of the developmental and cognitive effects associated with FASD and focus on interventions to serve individuals and families affected.
Mobilizing Community Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Infant Mortality | Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
This training is a training of trainers to build the capacity of Healthy Start program managers, CAN coordinators, and/or community members to facilitate a root causes analysis in their respective communities.
Motivational Interviewing: Learning the Dance | Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
This workshop involves large group discussions, small group activities, and role-play activities to provide participants with an introduction to the fundamentals of motivational interviewing.
Reproductive Life Planning: Setting Goals for a Healthy Family | Dr. Jan Shepherd, Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
In this training, we will explore ways to utilize a Reproductive Life Plan in helping all women (and men) of reproductive age consider, make, and achieve their own goals for having (or not having) children.
Safe Homes/Safe Babies: Building Capacity for Addressing Domestic Violence | Rebecca Levenson, Healthy Start EPIC Center Consultant
Safe Homes/Safe Babies is an interactive training that addresses the barriers and difficulties staff experience in addressing domestic violence.