ACTION FOR HEALTHY KIDS GRANTS
Webinars for schools to learn how to apply for grants, wellness policy creation, and other healthy kids activities. Click on this link to the AFHK website and see Resource Clearinghouse for new and archived webinars. See the NYSCSH calendar for upcoming live events.
Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse in New York State:
CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS
Neurodevelopmental and Psychosocial Issues in Children with Congenital Heart Defects: Expected Not Accepted- Summarizes current evidence related to children with CHDs and developmental issues, guidelines for periodic screening and evaluation, and strategies to enhance outcomes.
Download presentation slides here. (11/15)
HEAT ILLNESS SAFETY
National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Heat Acclimatization Course – 20-minute online course (free) You need to register for free to access them.
Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Heat-Related Illness -Web-based training on heat-related illness to promote the development and implementation of guidelines including an emergency plan by coaches, athletic trainers, students, school nurses, parents, and teachers.(CDC 1/2012).
NASN Webinar Series, “Let’s Talk Documentation" - Recordings of 4 webinars from each are 30 minutes.
Prescription Drug Webinar Resources
Resources for Parents of Children Struggling With Medicine Abuse. One in four youth report abuse of prescription drugs in their lifetime.
Partnership at Drugfree.org.
BULLYING PREVENTION Online Course (Web Based) from the Centers for Disease Control
Course Number: WB2585
The Bullying Prevention Online Course is a free, self-instructed, web-based training that provides participants with the tools to promote bullying prevention research and best practices using materials in the Community Action Toolkit found on the website: www.StopBullying.gov.
Albany School of Public Health - Center for Public Health Preparedness - Online Courses for School Nurses (A comprehensive resource for emergency planning).
Health Emergencies During Physical Activity, Sports, and Recreation: Helping Schools Prepare-National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and National Association of School Boards presents strategies to prevent and manage school health emergencies, and Anyone Can Save a Life” program, an emergency action program that empowers coaches, staff, and students to respond to health emergencies at after-school practices and events.Recorded 8/2015, 1 hour.
FERPA & FOSTER CHILDREN
Schools and Sharing Information About Foster Children With Child Welfare Agencies -Covers federal welfare law and how the Uninterrupted Scholars Act amended the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This webinar is available on the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) website (June 2013), U.S. Department of Education and Department of Health and Human Services.
Training in health literacy, plain language, and culture and communication is essential for anyone working in health information and services. Whether you are new to these topics, need a refresher, or want to train your entire staff, the following courses are a good place to start. Click here to view.(CDC)
HEAT RELATED ILLNESS - See Athletics
CDC Immunization Webinars-Multiple course offerings related to best practices in immunization. Some courses offer CEs.
NYSDOH Immunization Webinar Series- Recorded webinars presented by Bureau of Immunization. The link below will take you to the registration page and once you register you will enter the Webinar.
INFECTION CONTROL (Check the various sites as costs differ)
Infection Control Mandated Training (Office of the Professionals NYSED)
Access Continuing Education, Inc. Provides state-mandated courses on Child Abuse, Infection Control, and Prevention of School Violence for all NYS licensed professionals.
Advantage Education - Provides state-mandated courses on Child Abuse, Infection Control, and Prevention
NY Requirements.com - Provides infection control and Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training.
Your Best Shot: Training Your Staff to Give Safe Injections - Provides safe injection practices information and resources that can be incorporated into patient safety and infection control staff education activities. This activity provides 1 hour of nurse continuing education.
The Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) and the Managed Care Technical Assistance Center of New York (MCTAC) are a training, consultation, and educational resource center serving all behavioral health agencies in NYS which help agencies implement evidence-based practices, address changes in regulations and overall healthcare reforms. You must register to access current offerings. View instructions to register here.
Northeastern University School Health Academy- Online Programs- Learn at your own pace and in your own time!
NYSIIS (NYS Immunization Information System) Registry Access and Training
PHYSICAL FITNESS-PRESIDENTIAL YOUTH FITNESS PROGRAM
Click here for online webinars with free resources and tools to help you power your students’ health and fitness, support your quality physical education programming, and share your efforts with your community.
Making it Happen: Overcoming Barriers to Increasing Physical Activity and Physical Education in Schools On May 13th, 2013, the IOM released the report: Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School, with strategies, and action steps to increase children's opportunities to engage in health-promoting physical activity in the school environment, including before, during, and after school. Provides strategies administrators have employed to overcome commonly faced barriers such as scheduling or funding, and approaches that have been used to overcome challenges unique to minority, low income, or under-served communities. Click here.
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES
Promoting Access to School Health Services for Improved Student Health and Achievement - Reviews why school access to high-quality health services and systems such as Medicaid is critical to ensuring primary care and preventive health services for low-income students, including “free care rule” that allows schools to obtain Medicaid reimbursement. NASBE 12/15 1 hour.
Action for Healthy Kids offers a wide variety of virtual learning opportunities. From school breakfast programs and recess before lunch to wellness policy implementation. Most sessions are of no cost and are open to any interested individual or group. You need an Action for Healthy Kids Log In to view these archived webinars. It is free and easy to create. Click here for a full listing of webinars.
SEIZURE DISORDER (Epilepsy)
Managing Students with Seizures: School Nurse Training Program-Provides school nurses with information and resources to better manage the student with seizures by supporting positive and ensure a safe and supportive environment. 3.2 CEU's awarded from the Epilepsy Foundation.
SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN (Sex Trafficking)
Human Trafficking Awareness for Educators- Provides information on how human trafficking affects schools and students, equips education professionals with indicators and recommendations for how to respond to trafficking cases and discuss risk factors that make students susceptible to exploitation and identifies promising practices for prevention. (National Human Trafficking Hotline, 2015)
The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): What is It?, Who's at Risk?, What Can Schools Do? Webinar and resources for the National Center for Homeless Children.
SMART SNACKS IN SCHOOL
USDA Smart Snacks Resource Website contains presentation from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
- Smart Snacks... A Little PPT - A high level overview of the Smart Snacks nutrition standards, appropriate for administrators or back-to-school night.
- Smart Snacks... Just Enough PPT - Provide school staff with some background, including the July 1, 2014 deadline, venues where the guidelines apply, and the types of foods and beverages that will be allowed.
- Smart Snacks…A Lot PPT - Detailed presentation of the nutrition standards, suitable for training cafeteria staff.
- Fundraising presentation (PPT | 7.19 MB) (link is external) for the school community
SBIRT-Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment
This free webinar will provide an overview of brief screening tools to assess adolescent substance use including more recently developed tools as well as information on how to access numerous free training materials and resources available in NORC’s Adolescent SBIRT Toolkit. This education is for those practitioners, educators, students, preceptors, field instructors and others wishing to gain an understanding of adolescent substance use screening tools. Presenter:Dr. Tracy McPherson is a Senior Research Scientist in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago.
Screening Youth for Suicide Risk
In this webinar and associated resources, Dr. Lisa Horowitz of the National Institute of Mental Health and Dr. Jeff Bridge of Nationwide Children’s Hospital provided background data on suicide and suicidal behavior among youth and young adults and discussed suicide prevention research in screening in both medical and school settings. (Children's Safety Network 7/2019)
Interactive Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know Web-based course was designed to provide clinicians with basic information about TB, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of latent TB infection and TB disease. Continuing education credit is available free of charge.
The Web-Based Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis is an interactive course with features such as animation, study questions, case studies, and links to other TB-related sites. Continuing education credit is available free of charge.
Page updated 8/4/19