IPHI offers online and virtual webinars and trainings to support its mission and partners. Webinar and virtual training topics range from multi-sector data sharing best practices to school health and physical education improvement best practices and community health improvement planning.
Contact Samantha Lasky, Program Associate, to learn more about how to partner with IPHI to host a webinar or virtual training.
Embracing the Inevitable: Practical Change Management
One thing for certain, change is inevitable. Reorganization, funding loss or gain, leadership, emerging community issues, policy changes – the list is endless. Like it or not, change happens. Learn to anticipate and embrace change, thrive in an ever changing environment, and bring others on the journey with you.
This webinar features Laurie Call, IPHI’s Director of the Center for Community Capacity Development, and helps participants identify ways to anticipate and prepare for change, and define strategies to support team members in a changing environment.
Updates and Innovation: Providing Opioid Use Disorder Care During COVID-19
The Illinois Public Health Institute and Chicago Department of Public Health hosted a webinar on April 29, 2020. The webinar reviewed updated regulations specific to opioid use disorder treatment in office-based settings during the national emergency. Presenters from UI Health and Cook County Health described ways that their systems have adapted to ensure increased access during COVID-19. The webinar featured Dr. Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH; American Institutes for Research, Dr. Nicole Gastala, MD, MPH; Mile Square Health Center, Miles Square Health Center, and Dr. Juleigh Nowinski-Konchak, MD, MPH; Cook County Health
Basics on COVID-19 Prevention, Screening, and Infection Control in Homeless Shelters for Shelter Operators and Staff
The Illinois Department of Human Services, in partnership with the Illinois Public Health Institute and healthcare and social service experts, hosted a webinar on April 21, 2020 for Illinois homeless shelter staff that provided an overview of basic prevention, screening, and infection control recommendations for the operation of homeless shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The webinar covered the following topics:
- examples of coordinated approaches between healthcare, social services, non-profit agencies, health departments, and local government agencies aimed at addressing the needs of the homeless population;
- screening, testing, monitoring, isolation, and quarantine protocols;
- infection control practices; and
- proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Handouts and presentation slides can be downloaded using the links below.
Webinar slide deck | Shelter training manual | COVID-19 informational booklet layout | Informational booklet English | Informational booklet Polish| Informational booklet Spanish | How to safely remove disposable gloves
Exploring the Benefits of and Concrete Strategies for Supporting Student Health, Fitness and Academic Achievement
This webinar featured case studies of districts and schools across Illinois that overcame challenges associated with implementing high-quality school health programming – from small practical changes that maximized movement opportunities to innovative budgeting/staffing strategies to increase physical education time or create cultures of wellness. Participants left with practical ideas for supporting student health and strengthening school health programming back in their districts!
Intro to Standards Based Physical Education Curriculum
This webinar helped P.E. teachers and curriculum staff understand the revised State Learning Standards on Physical Development and Health and align their school/district P.E. curriculum to the standards.