Trainings

Upcoming Trainings (12)

Mar 05, 2024

Promising Practices Summit: Strengthening Community Health with Parks Prescriptions

Virtual
Join us for a virtual Promising Practices Summit dedicated to exploring the power and potential of park prescriptions. This Summit will feature presentations from the Fresno County Department of Public Health and Santa Clara County Public Health Department, two leading implementers in the ParksRx movement. Following the Summit, participants will be able to: - Explain the role collaborative efforts between healthcare providers and community partners have in promoting well-being and health through park prescriptions. - Apply strategies for engaging communities and fostering participation in park prescription programs.
CFHL General
Community Engagement
Promising Practices Summit
Mar 11, 2024

Social Identities, Implicit Bias and their Impact on Health and Wellbeing

Zoom
The training is facilitated by Patrilie Hernandez of Embody Lib, a community platform and consulting firm that supports People of the Global Majority in reclaiming their health and wellbeing through education, engagement, and empowerment. Embody Lib is leading and facilitating a learning experience targeted towards nutrition education providers, public health professionals, and Community Health Workers who want to delve deeper into deconstructing societal power structures and their impact on food and body beliefs.
Health Equity
Mar 20, 2024

Smarter Mealtimes Movement: An Early Start to Healthy Eating

Virtual
Join the Smarter Mealtimes Movement of California for a webinar sharing experiences and best practices from Smarter Mealtimes implementors, followed by a panel discussion. Smarter Mealtimes is a nationwide movement based on proven strategies for nudging kids to select and eat the healthiest foods at mealtime. By the end of the webinar participants will: - Hear from current Smarter Mealtimes implementors; and - Have an increased understanding of two to three best practice ideas to implement in future Smarter Mealtimes.
Early Care and Education
Mar 28, 2024; Apr 12, 2024; Apr 26, 2024; May 10, 2024; May 23, 2024; Jun 07, 2024

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice PSE Learning Collaborative

Virtual
This eCornell Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice course is an in-depth six-module course that introduces the learner to policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change interventions and uses an interactive workbook to guide the learner through designing their own PSE approach in their community.
Policy, Systems, and Environment (PSE)
Apr 05, 2024; Apr 19, 2024

Emotional First Aid for CFHL Training

Virtual
This two-part training includes interactive, live sessions where you can practice tools that support your self-care and professional responsiveness.  You will learn practical approaches that nurture your resilience, clarity, and creativity and help you to overcome professional and personal challenges.  Making self-care a personalized practice supports our ability to connect with our participants and communities with intention and compassion. The two-part training is facilitated by Shakti Rising, a leader in community well-being programs that prioritize health, safety, diversity, sustainability, and cultural responsiveness.    Participants are required to attend both live sessions.
CFHL General
Apr 15, 2024

Food as Identity, Community, and a Reflection of Values: An Introduction to Culturally Competent Nutrition Education Delivery and Design

Virtual
During this 2.5-hour session, participants will delve into the critical intersection of cultural competence theory and nutrition education delivery, emphasizing the profound impact of cultural beliefs and practices on dietary habits and health outcomes. Participants will engage in activities to assess cultural competency in their nutrition education initiative. Finally, participants will gain a nuanced understanding of cultural competence versus cultural humility in nutrition education design and delivery, thereby enhancing the impact and inclusivity of their practice. Participants will walk away from this session with an action plan that can further promote cultural competence and humility on both a program and institutional level. The training is facilitated by Patrilie Hernandez of Embody Lib, a community platform and consulting practice that supports People of the Global Majority in reclaiming their health and well-being through education, engagement, and empowerment.
Apr 16, 2024; Apr 17, 2024

Light Bulbs to Garden Bulbs In-Person Garden Training

Shasta College, Redding
This two-day workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources to plan, develop, and sustain an edible school or community garden. Participants must attend both days. Day 1 (in the garden): Dig your hands into the soil, and discover new techniques in this all-day garden skills workshop.  Focused on designing your garden space and conducting a garden analysis, participants will classify soil types, determine when and where in the garden to plant crops, demonstrate harvesting techniques, and install a drip irrigation system. Day 2 (in the classroom): Be ready for another action-packed day focused on developing and implementing a sustainable garden program. Participants will describe how a garden extends beyond the “site” to reinforce community-wide PSE efforts, build a garden strategic plan, and practice developing and delivering garden program messaging that will resonate with any audience.
Garden
Apr 18, 2024

Moving Your Community Impact Article From Draft to Submission

Virtual
J-TICH is an open-access publication, and it provides a space for people not typically invited to scholarly writing to share information and tell stories. Bring the detailed draft of your Community Impact article and during this 90-minute session, we will help you make it more impactful and ready for submission to J-TICH.
Apr 23, 2024; Apr 24, 2024

CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Implementer Training

Orange County, CA
CATCH Physical Education and Kids Club After School program training session, open to all CFHL staff who want to become implementers. This is also an opportunity for current implementers to recertify and enhance their skills. This in-person training will be offered April 23-24 in Orange County, CA. The exact location is TBA. Participants must plan to attend all three days.
Apr 23, 2024

CalFresh Healthy Living Health Equity Report Webinar

Zoom
This webinar will provide an opportunity to share and discuss key findings and recommendations from the CalFresh Healthy Living Health Equity Needs Assessment that was conducted by Public Health Institute's Center for Wellness and Nutrition.
Assessing Needs and Resources
CFHL General
Health Equity
Apr 30, 2024; May 07, 2024; May 14, 2024; May 21, 2024

Around the Table Facilitator Training

Virtual
This unique training will equip participants to facilitate the Around the Table curricula, which aims to increase the health and resilience of the communities you serve. 
Around the Table
May 02, 2024; May 16, 2024; May 30, 2024

Nutrition Pantry Program for Implementers

Virtual
The Nutrition Pantry Program is a healthy pantry initiative that implements policy, system, and environment changes at food distributions. Description: This unique training will bring a fresh perspective to your programs with the objective of increasing the health and resilience of the communities you serve.  Participants will: Explore the relationship between positive and adverse experiences and nourishment Learn the basic process and principles of applying a trauma-informed approach to food security settings Learn to implement the Nutrition Pantry Program (NPP) with food distributions in your community. Gain a deep understanding of the NPP mission, process, resources, leading pantry practices, and COVID-19 considerations Audience: SNAP-Ed implementers, food bank and pantry staff, University Extension professionals, and other individuals and organizations looking for an organized policy, systems and environment (PSE) intervention to adapt to their sites. [If an agency has multiple participants, each participant must register separately so their registration email address can then be added to our online training system.] Training Delivery and Dates:  This program includes self-paced content (videos, reflection activities, and readings) and live, instructor-led sessions. Registered participants will gain access to our online training system (TalentLMS) beginning mid October, and will need to complete approximately 1.5 hours of self-paced work prior to the first live session on 11/03.  Key dates are as follows: Registration Closes: 11/02 Self-Paced Course Opens:  Mid-October Live Zoom Sessions: 11/03, 11/17, 12/01; Times: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST Total Training Time:  Approximately nine hours total (4.5 hours of live sessions and about 4.5 hours of self-paced work) Next Steps: Upon completion of this course, participants are prepared to implement the Nutrition Pantry Program at their site(s) and will then receive access to additional resources, webinars, ongoing support, and our network of pantry partners.
Policy, Systems, and Environment (PSE)

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FFY 24 Civil Rights Self Paced Course (English)

Virtual
This is a USDA required course that emphasizes the most important civil rights information designed to support CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) work and the communities served. Please note, all CFHL funded staff, including state and local staff, must complete the Civil Rights training each year.
Civil Rights
CFHL General
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FFY 24 Civil Rights Self Paced Course (Spanish)

Virtual
Este es un curso requerido por el USDA que enfatiza la información más importante sobre derechos civiles diseñada para apoyar el trabajo de CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) y las comunidades atendidas. Tenga en cuenta que todo el personal financiado por CFHL, incluido el personal estatal y local, debe completar la capacitación en Derechos Civiles cada año.
Civil Rights
CFHL General
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What is Health Equity? Pathways to Health for All

What is Health Equity? Pathways to Health for All

Civil Rights English

FFY 24 Civil Rights Self Paced Course (English)

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FFY 24 Civil Rights Self Paced Course (Spanish)