Upcoming Training Opportunities

American Heart Association Upstate Wellness Symposium: “Creating a Culture of Health” | October 7 | 8:30am-11:30am | The Kroc Community Center - Greenville, SC 

The American Heart Association invites you to join their Annual Upstate Wellness Symposium sponsored by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System on October 7. Meeting attendees will hear from industry leaders and experts on the latest trends in improving employee health and learn how to implement wellness at their worksite. This complementary workshop experience is open to human resources and wellness program directors across the Upstate. 

To reserve your space today for the breakfast and workshop, Contact Allyson Tesh at 864.627.4158 or Allyson.Tesh@heart.org.


Charleston Healthy Business Challenge: Tobacco Free Workplace Seminar | October 14 | 11:30am-1:00pm | MUSC Office of Health Promotion and Lighten Up Charleston

Join the Charleston Healthy Business Challenge to learn how to create a tobacco-free workplace with resources to support tobacco-free employees. A complementary mindful lunch will be served, sponsored by CVS. Email Dr. Susan Johnson at susan@chbschallenge.com or visit their website at www.chbchallenge.com for more information. You can also click here to register. 


LiveWell Greenville Healthy Workplace Roundtable: Wellness Incentives | October 15 | 11:45am-1:15pm | Caine Halter YMCA – Greenville, SC

What comes first—the carrot or the stick? How can you motivate your employees through incentives? Employers often use incentives to motivate employees to achieve a healthy lifestyle, but do these programs elicit stigmatizing messages to their entire company? Understand the good and bad of incentivizing, and learn about different options you can adopt today! Registration is $10 per person and includes a healthy lunch provided by Babaziki’s Mediterranean Grill. Use this promotional code to receive a 50% discount: LASTRT2015. 

Click here to register or learn more.  


Healthy Campus Summit: “Cultivating a Culture of Mental Health” | October 21 | 9:00am-3:00pm | University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC

The University of South Carolina is hosting their annual Healthy Campus Summit, a free one-day conference providing colleges and universities with information, tools, and resources for engaging a campus community for the benefit of creating a healthy campus environment. The theme of this year’s summit will be Cultivating a Culture of Mental Health. Conference topics and presentations will include: 


  • Key elements of suicide prevention 
  • Supporting the substance use recovery population 
  • Building capacity of students for emotional well-being 
  • Panel discussion about mental health of special populations 
  • Partnering with students for peer support 


Click here to register or learn more.


12th Annual SC Obesity Summit | October 26 | 9:00am-4:30pm | Brookland Banquet and Conference Center – West Columbia, SC

The 2015 SC Obesity Summit is a venue for public health, health care, and education professionals as well as community leaders to gather and discuss positive changes that lead to increased access to fresh fruits and vegetables and to physical activity. It’s the largest gathering of healthy-eating, active-living advocates with more than 250 people in attendance. All breakout sessions address policy, systems, and environmental changes that are being implemented in South Carolina. In addition, guest speakers will talk about food access in low-income communities, as well as the South Carolina Obesity Action Plan. Anyone interested in obesity prevention is welcome to attend the Summit. This year’s keynote speaker is award-winning author and educator Dayle Hayes.

Click here to register and or learn more.


5th Annual Working Well Fall Meeting: “From Wellness to Wellbeing” | October 28 | 9:00am-3:00pm | SCHA’s Williams L. Yates Conference Center – Columbia, SC

Registration for the 5th Annual Working Well Fall Meeting is now open! Register now for this day-long training designed for professionals working in employee wellness, human resources, occupational health, and more. This year’s theme is “From Wellness to Wellbeing.” The training will feature sessions led by local industry experts on the topics of emotional, mental, and financial wellbeing. The meeting will also include a heart healthy breakfast and lunch, as well as a scheduled “mindful” break and comical break to tie into the meeting’s theme. Registration is FREE to Working Well members and $25 for non-members.  

Click here to register or learn more. 


9th Annual Southern Obesity Summit | November 15-17 | Jackson, MS

The Southern Obesity Summit is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States drawing hundreds of participants from 16 states. This year the summit has two overarching goals of helping stakeholders strategize next steps to implement policy and program initiatives across all 16 states and to effectively engage youth in strategies to prevent obesity. 

Click here to register or learn more.


Archived Webinars

If you’re unable to join in on a Working Well or WorkHealthy America webinar of interest, you can check out the recorded version online.  Archived WorkHealthy America webinars are located here.  

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