Training

Health Links has a variety of trainings scheduled throughout 2018! Check the calendar to the right for scheduled trainings and to register. If you have any questions about our events, contact our director of education, Joshua Scott, at Joshua.Scott@ucdenver.edu.

We also offer a variety of online safety courses here.

  • January 25, 2018

    Health Links™ Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101

    Time 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
    Location Online
    Description

    Pregnancy-related mental health disorders, including depression and anxiety, are the most common complications of pregnancy. This webinar will provide an overview of what pregnancy-related mental health disorders are and three ways employers can support their employees’ mental health through the perinatal period. Presenters will also share information on new resources available to support expectant and new moms.

    Presenters: Rebecca Alderfer, senior program consultant, Zoma Foundation; Jennifer Harned Adams, psychologist and executive director, local Colorado chapter of the Postpartum Support International

    Health Links is a signature program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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  • February 8, 2018

    Business Over Breakfast: Mental Health and Resiliency in Grand County

    Time 8:00 am–9:30 am
    Location Grandby Town Hall, Zero W Jasper Ave, Granby, CO 80446
    Description

    Join us for this Business Over Breakfast (BOB) event where we will be discussing mental health in Grand County. Speakers will deliver short, six-minute presentations where they will share their experience, highlight local resources, and facilitate discussion on critical mental health issues affecting Grand County, from emergency response to family supportive environments.

    Speakers:
    Brene Belew-LaDue, Grand County Public Health
    Jessica Blair, Granby Chamber of Commerce
    Jenn Fanning, Grand County Rural Health Network
    Tom Gangel, Mind Springs Health Mental Illness & Addiction Care
    Maegan Loktoeff, Grand Beginnings
    Dan Mayer, Grand County Sheriff's Department
    Craig Parten, Grand County School District
    Joshua Scott, Center for Health, Work & Environment, Colorado School of Public Health

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    No RSVP required.

  • February 9, 2018

    Transforming Health Care Lecture Series: Creating Healthier Workplaces — New Approaches to Employee Wellness

    Time 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    Location Research I North, Hensel Phelps Auditorium West, CU Anschutz Medical Campus, 12700 E. 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045
    Description

    Most working adults spend more time at work than with their families. With all this time spent in the office, it is imperative that we create happy and healthy workplaces. At the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, we are focused on transforming the office environment and enhancing the physical and mental well-being of employees around the state, the region and beyond.

    Featured Speakers:

    Lee Newman, MD, MA
    Director, Center for Health, Work & Environment
    Professor, Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health and Epidemiology and Division of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine

    Liliana Tenney Starr, MPH
    Deputy Director, Center for Health, Work & Environment
    Co-Founder and Director, Health Links™

    Matt Vogl, MPH
    Executive Director, National Mental Health Innovation Center

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    RSVP by Tuesday, January 30, 2018. To RVSP, email AnschutzRSVP@ucdenver.edu or call 303-724-9567.

  • February 14, 2018

    American Heart Association (AHA) Workplace Health Symposium

    Time 7:15 am–12:00 pm
    Location The Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Blvd S., Denver, CO 80210
    Description

    Every year, the American Heart Association brings together leaders in workplace health at the Workplace Health Symposium. The event focuses on how to engage employees in programs that promote health and well-being in the workplace. Health Links™, a signature program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, serves on the planning committee and will have a booth at the event to share information and resources with attendees.

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    Register by January 31 to reserve your spot.

  • February 14, 2018

    Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series: Work and Health-Related Factors Associated with Injury and Illness Outcomes

    Time 10:00 am–11:00 am
    Location Online
    Description

    The Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series offers a forum to continue learning and discussions about research and partnerships from the 2017 Expanding Research Partnerships: State of the Science Conference. This series features presentations on NIOSH’s internal research as well as research projects funded by the agency.

    Presentations:

    • “Health-related Predictors of Workers’ Compensation Claims,” Erin Shore, MPH, Professional Research Associate, Center for Health, Work & Environment, Colorado School of Public Health
    • “Work Arrangement, Job Stress, and Health-Related Quality of Life,” Tapas Ray, PhD, Economist, NIOSH
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  • April 5, 2018

    10th Annual Research Day Symposium

    Time 7:30 am–4:30 pm
    Location Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Blvd, Broomfield, CO
    Description

    Research Day brings together environmental and occupational health students, trainees from the Center for Health, Work & Environment's Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC), and local professionals to celebrate student research in environmental and occupational health. Research Day is a wonderful opportunity for students to practice their presentation skills, showcase their research, and network with professionals in the field. For business leaders and community members, attending Research Day is a great way to meet new talent and learn about innovative research.

    This event is brought to you by the Center for Health, Work & Environment, through the Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center, the ColoradoSPH Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, and the Rocky Mountain Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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    Register here. Industry leaders, community members, and MAP ERC alumni are invited to submit proposals for "ignite" presentations here. Ignite proposals are due February 2 at 5:00pm MT.

  • May 8, 2018

    2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health

    Time 8:00 am–5:00 pm
    Location Natcher Conference Center, National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland
    Description

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is pleased to host the 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®. This year’s theme is Work & Well-Being: How Safer, Healthier Work can Enhance Well-Being. Bringing together experts from academia, labor, business, and government, this symposium examines opportunities to make workplaces safer and improve the health and well-being of the workforce across the nation and world. The event will feature compelling keynote addresses, expert presentations, and informal workshops emphasizing the latest strategies aligned with state-of-the-art science and practice on advancing the safety, health, and well-being of all workers.

    The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health is a presenting sponsor of this event.

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  • August 16, 2018

    Health Links™ Event: Celebrating Colorado's Healthiest Places to Work

    Time 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
    Location CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria Street, Parker, CO 80134
    Description

    Join Health Links™ to celebrate and recognize businesses, nonprofits, and community partners creating healthy, safe workplaces in Colorado. This event is an opportunity to network with like-minded organizations, share best practices, and connect with local vendors. We are excited to present an all-star line-up including business executives, health and wellness leaders, and public health professionals. If you are, or want to be, part of creating health, safe workplaces, you won't want to miss this.

    Health Links is a signature program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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