Upcoming Live Distance Learning Events

In an effort to offer health center personnel remote avenues for continuing education, CHAMPS hosts live, online webcasts specifically designed for Region VIII health centers throughout the year. Please refer to the descriptions for each event for more information about available credit, topics, presenters, etc. Most CHAMPS live distance learning events are FREE for all health centers (Health Center Program Grantees and FQHC Look-Alikes) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY), including computer link and CE credit, and fees for links to webcasts and/or CE credit may apply for other participants, unless otherwise indicated in the descriptions for each event below. Please visit the Region VIII Health Centers and PCAs page to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation in most live CHAMPS distance learning events. Please visit the Online Archived CHAMPS Distance Learning Events webpage for recordings of past events.

For information about online CHAMPS Podcasts, please click HERE.
For information about upcoming CHAMPS Project ECHO Learning Communities, please click HERE.

Please click or scroll down to view descriptions of upcoming live CHAMPS Distance Learning Events including topics, presenters, potential costs, and registration.

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. Please see the registration information sent prior to each training for more information about learning objectives and other details.

Cost: All live events in this series are FREE for health centers (Health Center Program Awardees and FQHC Look-Alikes) 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.

Credit: Continuing education credit is not available for this series.

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

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 12:00-1:15PM MT/1:00-2:15PM CT

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.

Click here to register for this event.

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

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12:00-1:15PM MT/1:00-2:15PM CT

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

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:00-1:15PM MT/1:00-2:15PM CT

Event Overview: Communicating for health equity is critical for organizations and individuals as they work to combat the impact of systemic marginalization and oppression.

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

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 12:00-1:15PM MT/1:00-2:15PM CT

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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