Online Archived CHAMPS Distance Learning Events

CHAMPS understands that CHC personnel often have a multitude of responsibilities that make attending live events difficult. To help overcome this barrier, CHAMPS offers archived versions of our webcasts. CHAMPS distance learning events are typically archived online for one year beyond the live presentation date. Many archived webcasts are also available to purchase or borrow on CD-ROM; visit the CHAMPS Electronic Media and Lending Library webpages to learn more. Please note that continuing education credit is typically NOT available for archived CHAMPS distance learning events unless otherwise indicated below.

EVENT HANDOUTS: Visit the Distance Learning Library to download handouts, evaluations, and other documents created for these and other past CHAMPS distance learning events.

Please click or scroll down to view descriptions of online archived CHAMPS Distance Learning Events including topics, presenters, and potential costs:

CLINICAL AND QUALITY DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS

2020 Immunization Update
JoEllen Wolicki, RN, BSN, Nurse Educator, Immunization Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Event Overview: This annual presentation is intended to update health care personnel on the latest recommended immunization schedules and the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations.

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing Education Credit is not available for this archive.

Cost: This archived recording is FREE for staff from Region VIII health centers.

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Archive available through 06/04/2021.

CHAMPS/WMT AHEC Building Resiliency Skills Learning Community: Walking Together Towards Healing in a Time of Collective Loss

This learning community, developed by CHAMPS and Western Montana Area Health Education Center (WMT AHEC) and sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RMPHTC), provided health centers and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY), as well as other healthcare organizations in Montana, access to four, 60-minute interactive learning sessions focused on building individual resiliency skills. Recordings of the didactic portion of each session are available below.

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing Education Credit is not available for this archive.

Cost: These archived recordings are FREE for staff from Region VIII health centers.

May 7, 2020: Understanding the Impact of Collective Loss
Mary-Ann Bowman, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Montana

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Archive available through 05/28/2021.

May 14, 2020: Trauma and Resiliency
Molly M. Molloy, LCSW, Director, Western Montana AHEC

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Archive available through 05/28/2021.

May 21, 2020: The Mindful Present
Gina Pate-Terry, LCSW, LAC, Integrated Behavioral Health Lead, Montana Primary Care Association

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Archive available through 05/28/2021.

May 28, 2020: Positive Psychology in Difficult Times
John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD, Professor, Department of Counseling Education, University of Montana

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Archive available through 05/28/2021.

Pandemic Lessons Learned: New York CHC CMOs Share Their Experiences with Region VIII CHC Providers
Diane Ferran, MD, MPH, VP of Clinical Excellence and Innovation at CHCANYS; Jose Canario, MD, CMO of Finger Lakes Community Health; Warria Esmond, MD, CMO of Settlement Health; Peter Meacher, MD, CMO of Callen-Lorde; Robert “Red” Schiller, MD, CMO of The Institute for Family Health; Daniel Napolitano, MD, AAHIVS, Director of Inpatient Services for Family Medicine of Mount Sinai/Institute for Family Health

Event Overview: Region VIII provider peers gathered to hear how New York CHC providers are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. This informal Zoom conversation began with an overview from the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS), followed by brief updates and highlights from four NY CHC CMOs and one provider, allowing for discussion and questions from participants.

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing Education Credit is not available for this archive.

Cost: This archived recording of the Zoom conversation is FREE for Region VIII CHC providers.

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Archive available through 04/23/2021.

CHAMPS/RMPHTC Next Steps for Colorectal Cancer Screening Series
In this series, health center Clinical and Quality Improvement (QI) professionals learned from subject matter experts and discussed strategies for improving rates of Colorectal Cancer Screening with their health center peers.

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing Education Credit is not available for this archive.

Cost: Theses archived recordings are FREE for Region VIII CHC providers.

March 12, 2020: Colorectal Cancer Screening Messaging Workshop
Caleb Levell, Director of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and Bill Willard, Director of Marketing Research for the American Cancer Society (ACS)

Event Overview: The speakers discussed the latest round of NCCRT’s market research. Through this project, the NCCRT identified motivators and tested messages to identify what resonated with unscreened patients. In this session, participants learned about NCCRT’s newest messaging guidelines, what makes a highly motivating message, and what resources are available to help health centers develop better messaging.

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Archive available through 03/12/2021.

March 19, 2020: Follow-up After Abnormal Screen
Dr. Rachel Issaka, Gastroenterologist and clinical researcher at Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

Event Overview: The speaker discussed clinical implications, barriers to follow-up colonoscopy and the interventions that make a difference. Also, Jennifer Johnson-Joefield, Quality Director at Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS), a health center in Washington State, shared what the follow up after abnormal screen process looks like at her health center.

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Archive available through 03/19/2021.

March 26, 2020: Colorectal Cancer Screening Considerations for Special and Vulnerable Populations
Jennifer Johnson-Joefield, Quality Director at Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS),

Event Overview: The speaker discussed how to use health center data to identify the specific populations your health center should be focusing on. She also discussed how PCHS’ approach to supporting self-pay patients and patients experiencing homelessness. In addition, Tinka Duran, Prevention Programs Director for Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board discussed the Great Plains Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative whose aim is to provide support in increasing the rates of colorectal cancer screening in tribal communities.

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Archive available through 03/26/2021.

CARE COORDINATION ESSENTIALS SERIES

This three-part online interactive learning series features speakers from the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative (PNTC) and was developed for Care Coordinators practicing at Health Centers in Region VIII. Watch any one session or the whole series. This series is appropriate for all levels, whether you’ve been in your role for years or are brand new.

Target Audience: Care Coordinators at Health Centers in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) including Patient Navigators, Case Managers, and others in similar roles.

Cost: All archived events in this series are FREE for participants from Community Health Centers (CHCs) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII.

Motivational Interviewing for Care Coordinators
Katie Langland, MA from Patient Navigator Training Collaborative (PNTC)

Overview: Learn four key motivational skills that will help you connect with clients on behavior change, with time for guided practice and discussion.

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Click HERE to download the Motivational Interviewing Cheat Sheet Resource.
Archive available through 05/21/2020.

Navigating Families in Conflict
Rebecca Richey, Psy.D from Patient Navigator Training Collaborative (PNTC)

Overview: Family dynamics can be tough! Learn how to identify families in conflict, navigate different family situations, and how to plan an intervention with a family in conflict.

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Archive available through 06/04/2020.

Caring for Yourself When You’re a Care Coordinator
Lucille Campbell, PhD.H from Patient Navigator Training Collaborative (PNTC)

Overview: Burnout is a concern, especially for those who strive to help others every day. Learn strategies to embrace resilience, well-being, and self-care.

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Click HERE to download the Self-Care Action Plan Resource.
Archive available through 06/18/2020.

HEALTH EQUITY LEARNING EVENTS

CCHN/CHAMPS 2020 HEALTH EQUITY LEARNING SERIES

The four-part CCHN/CHAMPS 2020 Health Equity Learning Series is designed to introduce all levels of staff to the Community Health Center Movement’s position and continued efforts in the journey towards a more equitable and just health system. Participants will come away from the series with a greater understanding of organizational and personal position in this work as well as a few strategies to assist moving the work forward. Join for any one session or the whole series.

Target Audience: The presentations in the series are intended for health center and PCA staff from various positions including clinical and non-clinical.

Cost: All recorded events in this series are FREE for health centers (Health Center Program Awardees) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY). Please visit the CHAMPS Region VIII Health Centers and Primary Care Associations webpage to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation.

Event 1 – Health Equity is Social Justice: Health Centers in the Context of Racial and Social Justice
Rachel Gonzales-Hanson, National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and Ross Brooks, Mountain Family Health Centers

Event Overview: The Community Health Center Movement has a deep and rich history in social justice. This webinar will offer a historical perspective for the Community Health Center Movement nationally and in Region VIII as well as ideas for how health centers can continue to play a role in pursuing racial justice and health equity.

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Archive available through 08/11/2021.

Event 2 – Health Equity in the Context of COVID-19
Jason Vitello, Denver Public Health and Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA)

Event Overview: The current pandemic has shed new light on the foundational inequities of this nation. This webinar will offer insight into the structures and systems that cause health disparities and how the pandemic has brought new perspective to those.

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Archive available through 09/1/2021.

Event 3 – Organizational Commitment and Strategies for Health Equity Communication
Dwayne Proctor, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Julie Reiskin, LCSW and Andrew Montoya, JD, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC)

Event Overview: Communicating for health equity is critical for organizations and individuals as they work to combat the impact of systemic marginalization and oppression. Attendees will learn about tools and strategies to create a widespread and consistent understanding of what equity is, why it matters for health, and the role we all play in helping achieve it.

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Archive available through 09/22/2021.

Event 4 – Applying the Health Equity Lens: Serving People with Disabilities
Julie Reiskin, LCSW and Andrew Montoya, JD, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC)

Event Overview: Working with specific populations requires specific strategies. This webinar will offer an introduction to serving people with disabilities with a health equity approach and how that can impact health center patients as a whole.

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A transcript of this event will be available soon.
Archive available through 10/13/2021.

OUTREACH AND ENROLLMENT DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS

*CHAMPS/CCHN 2019 OUTREACH AND ENROLLMENT DISTANCE LEARNING SERIES*

The three-part Outreach & Enrollment Distance Learning Series is intended to highlight effective outreach and enrollment strategies, discuss specific issues affecting health center enrollment staff, and look ahead to the seventh open enrollment period. Join for any one session or the whole series.

Target Audience: The presentations in the series are intended for outreach and enrollment staff; however, other health center and PCA staff members may find the content of some webinars applicable to their positions. Please see the registration information sent out prior to each training for more information about learning objectives and other details. The information will also be available on this page.

Cost: All live events in this series are FREE for health centers (Health Center Program Awardees) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY). Please visit the CHAMPS Region VIII Health Centers and Primary Care Associations webpage to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation.

Webinar 1 – Social Determinants of Health 101 for Community-Facing Staff
Darlene Jenkins, DrPH, MPH, CHES, National Health Care for the Homeless Council and Roni Morales, Mountain Family Health Centers

Event Overview: Health starts in homes, schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, and communities through the social determinants of health (SDOH). The World Health Organization (WHO) defines the social determinants of health as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources at global, national, and local levels.” The social determinants of health are primarily responsible for health disparities, which WHO defines as “unfair and avoidable differences in health status.” This webinar will present an introduction to the social determinants of health for community-facing staff and offer some strategies for these staff to address them from their positions at health centers.

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Archive available through 08/08/2020.

Webinar 2 – Preparing for Open Enrollment 7: Outreach to Specific Populations
Erin Hemlin and Iesha Young, Young Invincibles, Scott Cheney, Wyoming Primary Care Association

Event Overview: Open Enrollment 7 begins November 1, 2019, and will last six weeks in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). With a short timeline and few resources, it is important to prepare in advance. This webinar will help outreach and enrollment staff and leadership strengthen skills so that they can provide excellent assistance and guidance. The presenters will discuss challenges and opportunities heading into the 7th Affordable Care Act (ACA) Open Enrollment period (OE7), including conducting outreach to specific populations. The webinar will include presentations on outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, plus (LGBT+) and those re-entering from incarceration.

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Archive available through 08/29/2020.

Webinar 3 – Self-Care: Building Resiliency and Burnout Prevention
Sonia Lee and Kristina Wharton, Health Outreach Partners (HOP)

Event Overview: Outreach workers build and maintain trust in their communities by providing crucial outreach and enabling services where individuals live, work, and spend time. As a result, outreach workers take on many roles, which can leave them susceptible to burnout. Also, being witness to the struggles of their communities can take its toll. It is important to promote and implement self-care practices within the workplace in order to recruit and retain staff, as well as foster a safe and healthy work environment that prioritizes the well-being of employees. In this webinar, Health Outreach Partners (HOP) will provide an overview of self-care and explore effective self-care strategies for outreach and enrollment staff.

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Archive available through 09/19/2020.

SPECIAL AND VULNERABLE POPULATIONS DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS

Montana Primary Care Association (MPCA)/CHAMPS Webinar: Understanding and Serving Patients who are Veterans
Andrea Martin, Workforce Development & Member Services Director, CHAMPS, Dr. Bryant Howren, PhD, MPH, Co-Director/Director of Operations VA Office of Rural Health Resource Center, Gina Capra, Vice President of Training & Technical Assistance, National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)

Event Overview: In 2017, Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) health centers served 19,164 Veteran Patients, according to UDS data. This webinar will help participants understand who veterans are, discuss best practices for screening for veteran status and military service, examine health disparities for this population in Region VIII, and share opportunities to better serve veterans. Community Health Centers have a unique opportunity to serve this population and connect veterans to care, and this webinar aims to help participants better understand and navigate the systems available.

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You must register to view this recording.

WORKFORCE DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS

Maximize the Impact of Your Recruitment & Retention (R&R) Strategies: Understanding and Utilizing Statistics from the CHAMPS 2019 Region VIII Health Center R&R Survey
Andrea Martin, Workforce Development and Member Services Director, CHAMPS

Event Overview: This 90-minute event presented findings from the 2019 Region VIII Health Center Recruitment & Retention Survey. Over 1,000 employees representing 94% of the region’s health centers submitted information about why they work for a health center, their employment history and job seeking practices, and factors impacting both their job satisfaction and their engagement at work. Viewers will understand the unique preferences and tendencies of Region VIII health center staff and be able to use the report to tailor recruiting and retention practices, plus benefit from EXTRA position-specific details for selected providers that was not included in the original report!

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NOTE – Audio will begin immediately; the first slide will appear at 1:57.
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Archive will be available through 03/04/2021.