Upcoming Training Opportunities

Open Community Use Webinar| March 14 at 9 a.m.

Join the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and Eat Smart Move More SC for a free webinar on March 14 at 9:00 a.m. about Breaking Physical Activity Barriers Through Open Community Use: Where We Are and Where We’re Going. Open community use, allowing free community access to schools’ outdoor recreational facilities during non-school hours, is an effective and affordable strategy to combat obesity and increase physical activity. The purpose of this webinar is to update participants on efforts to support adoption, implementation,and promotion of the SC School Boards Association’s Open Community Use of Outdoor Recreational Areas model policy (KFA) and provide strategies for continuing the momentum to increase awareness of open community use.

 Visit here to learn more and to register. 

Personal and Community Wellbeing through Volunteerism| March 22 | Charleston, S.C. from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The City of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. are partnering to create healthier workplaces. The Charleston Healthy Business Challenge is a FREE collaborative program designed to help businesses and organizations improve the overall health and wellbeing of their employees with the goal of reducing the growing cost of preventable illness and disease and creating a culture of wellness in the workplace. 

This is a free seminar about how workplace volunteer programs can improve recruitment, engagement, productivity and retention as well as decrease healthcare costs. In partnership with the Charleston Parks Conservancy, a healthy lunch and a tour of the Magnolia Park and Community Garden are included. 

Visit here to learn more and to register.

Workplace Health Science & Practice: Translating research into Solutions to Improve Workforce Health and Wellbeing| March 22 | New Orleans, La.

This event is hosted at the American Heart Association's annual EPI/Lifestyle Scientific Sessions 2018 conference in New Orleans on March 22. Workplace Health Science & Practice is a forum for thought-leaders and employee health stakeholders to join a day of learning and sharing to increase the heart health of all Americans. The program content features presentations, case studies and panel discussions that showcase how occupational research is applied and put into practice by employers.

Visit here to learn more and register. 

28th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference | March 26-30 | San Diego, Calif.

How do we meld scientific knowledge with human sensitivity and expert management to produce the best health outcomes? This conference will strive to articulate the critical scientific, human sensitivity and expert management processes necessary to produce the best outcomes and how to best meld them.

Visit here to learn more and register. 

Corporate Wellness Evidence Academy | May 22 | Columbia, S.C. from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

In this FREE training, you will learn:

  • Ways to engage leadership in wellness initiatives; 
  • Best practices for worksite wellness; 
  • Ways to improve communication techniques in the workplace; 
  • How to implement health-related policies; 
  • How to ensure you’re implementing evidence-based health promotion in the workplace; and
  • Tactics to increase cancer awareness year-round. 

This training is free and includes a healthy lunch. Register by May 15 as space is limited. To register or for more information, visit here or call 803.708.4732.This training is free and includes a healthy lunch. Register by May 15 as space is limited. To register or for more information, visit here or call 803.708.4732. 



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