New York State Center for School Health Learning Management System (LMS)
The LMS allows you to create your own personal learning page where you can choose courses based on your interests, track and measure your learning and obtain certificates of completion. All certificates provide 1 hour of professional development and/or CTLE. The NYSCSH LMS is hosted by Matrix and supported by Fusion Productions, the Center's e-learning consultant.
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The Professional Development Courses below were developed by the NYS Center for School Health and the NYS Education Department. Webinars which were produced with funding and in collaboration with the NYS Department of Health will be identified by an acknowledgment. External links do not imply endorsement and resources used should be reviewed for alignment with local district policies. Schools, districts, and BOCES should consult with their school attorneys regarding specific legal questions. These webinars may be viewed in any browser but will work best in Windows: Google Chrome (latest version), Mac: Safari 6.0.5 or later, Google Chrome (latest version) and Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 6 or later.
NYSCSH LMS Learning Courses
ACEs In School Places
This course includes content about Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) Survey and adverse health outcomes. It is important to address the conditions that put children and families at risk of ACEs so that we can prevent ACEs before they happen. Bonus material links to James Redford’s best-selling documentaries Paper Tigers and Resilience are provided upon successful completion of the webinar. Paper Tigers follows a year in the life of an alternative high school that has radically changed its approach to disciplining its students. Resilience dives into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress.(May 2019, 35 minutes)
Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools
This course provides school staff with information on how they can support LGBT students in NYS schools. It includes information and resources from the NYSED, CDC, NYSDOH and advocacy organizations such as GLSEN, and supports the goal of providing all students with a safe and inclusive environment. It complements existing resources available from the NYSED relating to the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). (October 2018, 35 minutes)
#DoingIt-Creating an HIV Free Generation Update for School Health Professionals
This course provides school staff with information on the current state of HIV transmission, treatment, and most importantly prevention. This information will assist you to join other NYS health professionals in being part of the team to end the epidemic of HIV/AIDS. (October 2018, 37 minutes)
E-Cigarettes and Vaping Webinar
This course will provide an overview of what electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are, how they are used by youth, marketing strategies which have fueled their popularity and the immediate and long-term health consequences. Resources to educate youth, families and school staff are provided to assure they have accurate, research-based information regarding their use. (December 2018, 38 minutes)
Opioid Overdose Prevention Training for School Personnel
Opioid use and abuse from illicit drugs and inappropriate use of prescription drugs have become a national public health issue. Timely response to opioid overdose can save lives. This NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) approved webinar provides training for NYS schools choosing to implement Opioid Overdose Prevention and allow naloxone administration by school staff who are not medical professionals. It has been approved pursuant to section 3309 of Public Health Law for Opioid Overdose Prevention Training. This course includes a webinar, post-test, and skills checklist and additional resources for schools. This 2019 update addresses new FDA approved naloxone products such as Narcan® intranasal spray and align with the updated New York State Education Guidance on Implementing Opioid Overdose Prevention in Schools which was also updated in March 2019. (March 2019, 38 minutes)
Recognizing and Supporting Healthy Teen Relationships
This course will educate school staff on how to support students in recognizing and creating healthy relationships. 1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds other types of youth violence. Only 33% of teens who were in a violent relationship ever told anyone about the abuse. (March 2018, 30 minutes).
The webinar topics below have not yet been transferred to the LMS. Click a title to view these webinars directly from this website.
This self-paced webinar will explore the issue of Domestic Violence (also called Intimate Partner Violence), a serious preventable public health problem affecting 1 in 3 woman and 1 in 4 men. IPV is defined as a type of trauma or adverse childhood event (ACE), and can cause health, social and emotional implications for health and learning. The role of school staff, including teachers and nurses, in supporting students affected as well as resources for further learning will be provided. (March 2018 1 hour CTLE)
This NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) approved webinar may be used to train school staff in recognizing signs of anaphylaxis and how to respond using an epinephrine auto-injector. Resources included the webinar, post-test, and skills checklist. While not required for school nurses, it contains valuable information which may be of interest. (March 2017, 22 minutes).
This self-paced webinar explores how prescription drug abuse has impacted the heroin epidemic in NYS. It contains resources health educators may use to augment drug prevention education curriculum and lessons. (July 2017, 7 minutes)
This self-paced presentation provides an overview for developing and submitting a CAP to NYSED which meets the requirements for an approvable plan for training school personnel and/or health service personnel providing personal health guidance to students. It is intended for use by administrators, school health services p personnel and health educators. (November 2017, User-Paced/Runtime 5 minutes).
This page contains 3 versions of a self-paced webinar which provides information on the prevention and recognition of tick-borne disease such as Lyme Disease. Resources include links to educate staff and families as well as links to additional curriculum materials to educate students. (Webinar, 12 minutes. 29 slides 5/2018).