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Innovative Approaches to Local Health Issues Workshop/Grant Series "From Ideas to Action: Innovative Approaches to Local Health Issues" Monday, 3/19, 1:00-4:00 pm (check in 12:30) Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley MA Cost: $20.00 to reserve your spot, fully refunded to YOU when you attend and sign-in. Facilitator: Kristen Peterson is a Senior Partner at New & Improved, LLC. Click for Kristen's bio This interactive and fun workshop helps participants learn and embrace new and improved creative thinking and problem solving skills to become an innovation catalyst. You'll explore the barriers we all face in thinking creatively, and how to overcome them. You'll learn the power of asking the right questions to tackle challenges from fresh perspectives and drive creative solutions as opposed to criticizing why a new idea won't work. You'll learn and apply a selection of creative problem solving tools, techniques to go from ideas to action. Click for the Agenda
Building Connections Workshop Series: BUILDING CONNECTIONS:Workshops Supporting Mental Health & Well-Being in Your Community
QPR-Question, Persuade, Refer
Becoming a Mental Health Ally: Reducing Stigma, Breaking Barriers, and Improving Access to Care
The Secret Life of Teens
This series provided several perspectives and strategies to help people struggling with mental health issues - from ways to offer help, to having a planned response to suicidal thinking or understanding the complexities of mental health issues in an immigrant community. See below for the full series. All events were free and CEU's were available for social workers, nurses, and mental health workers when appropriate.
Finding Calm in a Climate of Fear CHNA 18, together with our sponsors Newton Wellesley Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Needham present: "Finding Calm in a Climate of Fear" Please join us as we investigate what scares us, what we should REALLY be worried about, and practical strategies we can use to reduce stress and anxiety for ourselves and our clients.
Featuring: David Ropeik is an Instructor at Harvard University, author, and consultant on the psychology of risk perception, risk communication, and risk management. He is author of How Risky Is It, Really? Why Our Fears Don't Always Match The Facts (2010, McGraw Hill) and co-author of RISK, A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Really Dangerous in the World Around You, (2002, Houghton Mifflin). Mr. Ropeik was a television reporter for WCVB-TV in Boston from 1978 - 2000, where he specialized in reporting on environment and science issues. He twice won the DuPont-Columbia Award, often cited as the television equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, and seven regional EMMY awards. He was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT 1994-95. http://www.dropeik.com/