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.

  • May 31, 2018

    Health Links™ Workshop: Brain Health Over Breakfast

    Time 8:30 am–10:00 am
    Location Frisco Day Lodge, 621 Recreation Way, Frisco, CO 80443
    Description

    Join us for this event to learn more about how to address mental health in the workplace and the community resources available in Summit County. Speakers will deliver short, six minute presentations, sharing their experiences, highlighting local resources, and facilitating discussion on critical mental health issues affecting Summit County. Presenters include representatives from the local police department as well as public health, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations.

    • Gemma Taylor, Summit Community Care Clinic
    • Mary Skowran, Centura St. Anthony’s SANE
    • Besty Casey, Building Hope | FIRC
    • Jamie FitzSimmons, Summit Sherriff’s Office
    • Jules Rosen MD, Mind Springs

    The event is hosted by Health Links, a signature program from the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health. This event is supported, in part, by a grant from Eagle County Public Health and Environment. The Summit Community Care Clinic, Building Hope, and the Northwest Small Business Development Center also contributed to this event.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Register

  • June 7, 2018

    Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Workplace

    Time 11:00 am–1:00 pm
    Location Town of Minturn, Town Hall Council Chambers, First Floor, 302 Pine St, Minturn, CO 81645
    Description

    In this training, attendees will learn about mental health stigma in the workplace and the cycle that perpetuates it. Attendees will learn about how to encourage employees to use the resources available to them, to have open, honest conversations about mental health and stress, and to use breathing exercises to de-stress. Anyone interested in destigmatizing mental health in the workplace and managing stress are invited to attend.

    This seminar is hosted by Health Links, Mind Springs Health, and the Vail Valley Partnership. Health Links is a signature program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Register

  • June 7, 2018

    The Outskirts of Health and Safety Engagement

    Time 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
    Location Colorado Mountain College, Edwards Campus, 150 Miller Ranch Rd, Edwards, CO 81632
    Description

    As both employment type and employee expectations have changed over the last 20 years, so has our thinking about how to encourage all workers to participate in health and safety programs. This training will focus on how to gather meaningful information about fringe and non-traditional workers and how to interpret that information to encourage engagement in health and safety. The training will also cover how cultural dynamics, job type, geographic location, and access to technology affect employee engagement.

    This training is brought to you by Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health and the High Country Human Resource Association.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Register

  • 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.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Learn more at cohealthybiz.squarespace.com. Stay tuned for registration information.

  • September 5, 2018

    Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) Annual Conference

    Time 7:15 am–5:30 pm
    Location Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa, 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd., Glendale, AZ 85305
    Description

    This annual event offers educational, networking, and skill-development opportunities to help occupational health professionals use the most up-to-date tools and information. Healthcare providers, safety officers, industrial hygienists, and more are encouraged to attend.

    The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health serves on the conference planning committee and will be sharing knowledge and resources at the event.

    Learn more about the event here.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Register

  • September 13, 2018

    WestON

    Time 8:00 am–5:00 pm
    Location The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis Street Denver, CO 80202
    Description

    Every year, professionals working in occupational health and safety from across the western United States come together at the Western States Occupational Network (WestON) meeting. The event is a great opportunity for epidemiologists, state and local health department officials, statistics coordinators, and other public health professionals in the region to meet and share ideas about occupational health and safety. Worker health and safety issues, available resources, and effective programs are discussed.

    WestON is hosted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Western States Division and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. The Center for Health Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health serves on the planning committee.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Stay tuned for registration information. Learn more here.

  • September 15, 2018

    International Society of Respiratory Protection (ISRP) Conference

    Time 8:00 am–5:00 pm
    Location The Westin Denver Downtown Hotel and Conference Center, 1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202
    Description

    The ISRP Conference is an international meeting of the world's experts in the practice and science of respiratory protection. Hear presentations on innovation and best practices in respiratory protection and develop meaningful professional connections with attendees from around the world. The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health serves on the event planning committee and will be joining the event to share knowledge and resources.

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Register. To submit an abstract, first review the call for papers and posters and then submit your proposal using this form.

  • September 24, 2018

    International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) Conference

    Time 8:00 am–5:00 pm
    Location Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washingto​n, DC​ 20001
    Description

    The theme of this year’s IOHA International Scientific Conference​ is “Bringing Better Health to Workers Worldwide.” Roughly 1,000 experts will come together for this special event featuring networking and technical learning opportunities. Professionals working in occupational hygiene, exposure science, risk management, and other related occupational health and safety fields are encouraged to attend.

    The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health will be sharing knowledge at resources at the event. Stop by their booth!

    Contact

     

    RSVP

    Register