April 2016 News and Updates

News & Updates

April, 2016
Theme of the Month: Adolescents, Obesity and Social Stressors

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

from the Region 2 Public Health Training Center

Friday, April 29, 2016

“Confinement, HIV, and Social Integration”
(Spanish-language webinar)

For more information, please email Josue Rios (josue.rios1@upr.edu)

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Caroline Volel, MD, MPH presents

“From Theory to Practice:  School Health Programming as a Public Health Framework for Vulnerable Urban Communities”

Tuesday, May 3, 12-1pm ET


The Region 2 Public Health Training Center is offering a webinar series on topics related to

Public Health and Mental Emotional Behavioral Health

Save the Dates:

  • Family Engagement Tools to Help Support Individuals with Behavioral Health Needs: WED, May 11, 2016 2-3 pm ET register
  • Understanding the Impact of Trauma in Mental Health: WED, June (TBD), 2016 2-3 pm ET
  • Role of Behavioral Health in Medicaid Managed Care: WED, September 14, 2016 9-9:30 am ET

Local Community Collaborations: WED October (TBD), 2016 2-3pm ET

Check out our archived webinars:

Related to the Theme of the Month

from other organizations


Region 10, the Western Regional Public Health Training Center has a wide range of training offerings in the public health content area, “Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity.” Click here to explore.