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Health Education for Groups

Health Education for Groups

Healthier Communities offers extensive programming to educate professionals and their clients to improve the health of our community. Our professional development and training team offers presentations on a variety of health-related topics. Our educators include exercise physiologists, registered nurses, lactation specialists, social workers, community health educators and registered dietitians. Fees may apply.

Cardiovascular Health for Your Clients

  • Controlling Your High Blood Pressure
  • Know Your Numbers
  • PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) (Six-week class)
  • Prevention and Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Stroke Prevention and Symptom Recognition

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Community Health Worker (CHW) Training

  • Home Visiting Safety
  • Maintaining Professional Boundaries: Home Visiting
  • Redefining the Role of the CHW
  • Safety for CHWs and Home Care Staff
  • Starting Your CHW off Right

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Diabetes

  • Diabetes Self-Management Workshop (Six-week class)
  • Exercise and Diabetes

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Diversity

  • Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

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Infant and Pediatric

  • Breastfeeding for Working Moms
  • Breastfeeding Your Baby: Why Breast is Best and How to Get Started
  • Childhood Obesity Prevention (also available in Spanish)
  • Feeding Infants and Toddlers
  • Good Start for You and Your Baby
  • Picky Eaters

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Nutrition and Food

  • Add Flavor Without Adding Salt
  • Basics of Eating Right: Eating Well for a Healthy Heart
  • Belly Fat and Tips for "Waist" Management
  • Brain Food: The Link Between Food and Memory
  • DASH Diet: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Dietary Fats: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Eating Well with Heart Failure
  • Food Allergy Management and the Dietitian: Defining Roles and Filling in Nutrition Gaps
  • Food Safety Myth Busting: Is Your Kitchen Safe?
  • Gluten-free Foods: Friend or Fad?
  • Gluten-free Grains: Cooking and Dining on More Than White Rice
  • Healthy Eating on a Budget
  • Healthy Snacking
  • Intuitive Eating: How to Tune in to Your Natural Hunger and Fullness Cues
  • Keep the Holidays Healthy
  • Lingo Behind the Label: Tips for Reading Food Labels
  • Living Well, Mediterranean Style
  • Meal Planning
  • Menopause and Nutrition
  • More than a New Year's Resolution
  • The Skinny on Sugar Substitutes
  • Sugar Shock: The Bitter Truth Behind a Sweet Subject
  • What's Your Why? Identifying Your Reasons to Eat Right and Move More

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Physical Activity

  • Change your Mind. Move More.
  • Get Brain Smart: Healthy Body. Healthy Brain.
  • Getting Started with Resistance Training

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Pulmonary

  • Eating Right for Chronic Lung Disease (COPD)

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Tobacco

  • New Tobacco Products: Are They Safe?
  • Quit 101
  • Tips and Tools for Quitting

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How Else Can We Support You?

If you have an educational need outside of these offerings, we are happy to discuss your interests. You or your clients also may be interested in subscribing to Health Beat at spectrumhealthbeat.org for the latest tips, expert insights and news you can use to keep healthy and well.

Monthly In-services

We offer monthly education sessions the second Wednesday of each month from September to June. The topics are designed to fit the needs of professionals of community organizations that offer health and human services. Visit Monthly In-services for more information about in-service topics, locations and registration instructions, or call 616.391.3310.

Contact Information

Healthier Communities
Professional Development and Training
616.391.3310