This free training series blends in-person workshops with webinars. Whether you are new to health care or a seasoned non-profit professional working in the field, you are encouraged to take part in our Health for a Change training series.
The Foundation launched the Health for a Change capacity building training series as part of an effort to prepare nonprofit leaders across the Commonwealth for the work of advancing today’s pressing health issues. Participants connect with a wide-range of leaders in the field and learn about best practices and proven models through this series.
Health for a Change 2018: Share your Ideas
We welcome your ideas for training topics, speakers, and Kentucky venues for Health for a Change 2018 webinars and workshops. Please email your ideas to Community Health Research Officer, Rachelle Seger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
- Learn about Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs)
- Understanding the connection between ACEs and health in Kentucky
- Become familiar with the Kentucky-based BOUNCE Coalition
- Hear how to become involved in Kentucky's ACEs network
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
REACH Evaluation consults with non-profit, for-profit, philanthropic, and governmental entities in support of efforts to improve services and bring about organizational and community change. REACH Evaluation is integrated with REACH of Louisville, Inc., an organization founded in 1987 to provide a full range of direct services to families (including foster families) with difficult-to-serve youth and adults. Because of this connection, REACH Evaluation brings an inherent appreciation for the challenges of serving real people in the real world to our evaluation work.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM CT
175 Iron Skillet Court Bowling Green, Kentucky 41064
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Join us for this free 1-hour webinar to learn more about health care for low-income Kentuckians.
Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will share key findings from a 4-year study that surveyed more than 10,000 low-income adults in Kentucky, Arkansas, and Texas. The study goal was to track the effects of each state’s policy decisions under the Affordable Care Act from 2013-2016.
Lynn Quincy of Healthcare Value Hub | ALTARUM will share highlights from a 2018 study that finds almost three-quarters of Kentucky adults have healthcare affordability burdens. Low-income residents faced the highest affordability burdens. The report also finds support for fixes to make healthcare more affordable, explores health insurance literacy, and details surprise medical bills.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
8001 Veterans Memorial Drive, Florence, KY 41042
- Discuss the population health benefits of 100% smoke-free laws.
- Apply a tested policy advocacy model to taking action for smoke-free laws.
- Describe common opportunities and challenges to smoke-free policy advocacy.
Past Health for a Change Events
Workshop: The Art of Working with Others: Creative Strategies for Community Health Coalitions (May 2018)
Webinar: Tools to Spark Collaboration & Increase Your Leadership Impact (April 2018)
Workshop: Building Effective Coalitions (November 2017)
Kentucky Health: Making Data Count (September 2016)
Engaging Youth in Policy Work (September 2016)
County Health Rankings and Roadmaps (May 2015)
Grant Management Planning for Success (January 2015)
Creating Effective Health Messaging (September 2014)
How to Energize Your Coalition (July 2014)
Health Equity in Kentucky (February 2014)
A Report from Frankfort on Health Happenings (January 2014)
Lobbying and Advocacy Rules (December 2013)
Using Kentucky Health Facts (November 2013)