On-Line Learning Opportunities
The Bullying Prevention Training Center provides participants with the tools to promote bullying prevention research web-based training and best practice materials. You can find information on the Community Action Toolkit found on the website: www.StopBullying.gov.
Children's Safety Network
The Children's Safety Network website page displays all Children’s Safety Network’s (CSN) archived webinars. You may view the archived recordings or PowerPoint presentations as PDFs. Visit now for information or to register for upcoming events and webinars.(9/16/21)
The Children's Hospital of Chicago provides access to a free 22-minute Concussion: Return to Learn training module which includes a pre-test, post-test, and certificate of completion. (9/27/19)
- 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 Boards presents strategies to prevent and manage school health emergencies, and the "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. (NSBA)
The Tobacco Control Network (TCN) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) collaborated to produce a pair of youth e-cigarette use microlearning videos (11:04 and 6:35 minutes versions). These videos feature introductory remarks from TCN Chair Luci Longoria and a comprehensive overview on the prevalence and risks of youth e-cigarette use from Dr. Brian King, Deputy Director for Research Translation with OSH. These videos can be used to work with school administrators, nurses, teachers, and other school-based stakeholders to address youth e-cigarette use.
FERPA Student Privacy 101
This webinar on the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) website provides an overview of FERPA for schools, parents, and Students. (U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services).
GLUCAGON ADMINISTRATION FOR SEVERE HYPOGLYCEMIA: SAFE AT SCHOOL: CHAPTER 6 - GLUCAGON ADMINISTRATION
This video reviews how to administer Glucagon (American Diabetes Association 2010, 2:23)
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 5/2018).
- CDC Immunization Courses - Multiple course offerings related to best practices in immunization. Some courses offer CEs.
- NYSDOH Immunization Update Series - Recorded webinars presented by the Bureau of Immunization.
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.
- Workshops Express.com - Provides infection control, child abuse, and prevention of school violence. (3/18/21)
Provided by the CDC, you will find valuable training guidelines and safety tips for patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers, to reduce risks associated with necessary injections.
The Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) and the Managed Care Technical Assistance Center of New York (MCTAC), the CTAC-MCTAC Self-Learning Center is 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 MCTAC and CTAC Registration.
North Eastern University School Health Academy (NEUSHA) NEUSHA Online Programs - Learn at your own pace and in your own time!
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 discusses 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
- The Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards support better health for our kids and echo the good work already taking place in schools across the country.
- 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.
- The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent. suitable for training cafeteria staff to properly allow for nutritional standards and budget costs.
- Fundraising presentation (PPT | 7.19 MB) (link is external) for the school community.
- Food for thought. What are the USDA Guidelines? Who is responsible for the updating of them? Can I make an impact on them? For more on this and other FAQ's search here.
SCHOOL NURSE ADVOCACY
The Value of a School Nurse PowerPoint and the companion brochure The Value of a School Nurse.
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.
ACTION FOR HEALTHY KIDS 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.