Webinars

This section archives Job Corps health and wellness webinars for the following calendar years.

 


Health Staff Orientations

 

Staff​ ​Trainings ​Purpose
Health & Wellness Manager

HWM Orientation Part 1: Student Services

HWM Orientation Part 2: Student Support Services

HWM Orientation Part 3: Managing and Administration

​Part 1 ​covers Medical, Oral Health, and Mental Health Requirements for services provided to Job Corps students.

Part 2 covers Student Support Services for students and includes TEAP, TUPP, Family Planning, HEALs, and other services and policies.

Part 3 covers guidance on Administrative Requirement and Policies on managing a successful Wellness program to support students.

Center Mental Health Consultant​

​CMHC Orientation Part 1: Overview of PRH Requirements

CMHC Orientation Part 2: Medical Separations and Applicant File Review

Part 1 provides an overview of the mental health program and an outline of CMHC responsibilities.

Part 2 explores medical separations/MSWRs and applicant file review.

TEAP Specialists​​

TEAP Specialist Orientation Part 1

TEAP Specialist Orientation Part 2

​Part 1 covers an introduction to TEAP program, the ePRH, the education component of the TEAP program, and drug testing.

Part 2 provides an introduction to TEAP intervention services, MSWRs, and applicant file review.

​Oral Health Staff Oral Health Staff Orientation ​This webinar will provide an overview of the Job Corps oral health program for new oral health personnel.
 

 

Calendar 2021

Webin​a​r Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
January 19 & 21, 2021 This webinar will provide all center staff with COVID-19-related reminders, updates, and FAQs. Ample time for discussion will be provided.
After this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Define a COVID-19 outbreak on center
  • Identify ways to reduce risk of your center requiring lock down to halt an outbreak

Calendar 2020

​Webinar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
​December 15, 2020 ​Working Together: Suicide Awareness and Prevention in the time of COVID-19 This webinar will explore the recent increases in suicides among youth, the impact of COVID-19, and how Job Corps centers can create an opportunity for suicide prevention.
​November 17 & 19, 2020 ​Respo​nding to Positive COVID-19 Cases ​Learn how to react to a positive COVID-19 case on Job Corps centers, including reporting requirements, contact tracing, quarantine and isolation.

November 17, 2020
October 13 & 14, 2020

Symptomatic Management Guidelines, Isolation, and Quarantine for COVID-19
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​This webinar will provide an overview of COVID-19 Symptomatic Management Guidelines, and quarantine, and isolation protocols for residential living/dormitory staff.
​November 13, 2020 Trauma Informed Strategies for Day-to-Day Student Interactions (slides with audio) This webinar will provide trauma-informed intervention strategies through case studies. Common challenges when working with students will be explored.
​November 10 & 12, 2020

​COVID-19: Making Sense of the Guidelines

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Wonder why a quarantine from COVID is 14 days? Or why someone with a positive COVID test is isolated for 10 days? Why are outdoors safer than indoors? Learn this and more on the science behind COVID overview.
​November 6 & 9, 2020
Using Google Forms
 

The Office of Job Corps created two new tools to help center staff track and monitor COVID-19 symptoms of students and staff, and emotional wellness of students in quarantine or isolation.

  • The COVID-19 Daily Symptom Tracker and Attestation form is for staff and students who will be on center to use to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Job Corps requires that staff and students complete this form every day when they are on center.
  • The Daily Emotional Wellness Checklist is a screening measure for identifying emotional health concerns during a 14-day quarantine period or when a student is in isolation on center. Each student in quarantine or isolation should complete the checklist each morning.
This webinar on provide an overview of the forms and guidance on creating them with Google Forms.
​Octobber 22, 2020

Healthy Personal & Professional Boundaries (slides with audio)

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Hanodout: Boundaries

Navigating healthy boundaries with Job Corps students can be tricky at times. In this workshop, you'll learn what healthy personal and professional boundaries are, why you and your students need them, and how to cultivate healthy boundaries on center. This workshop will provide a safe space for you to look at your current practices, and the support you need to make adjustments. Small changes could decrease your stress and increase the joy you experience at work.
​October 15, 2020

​Medical, Mental Health, TEAP, and Oral Health COVID-19 Protocols: Overview and Scenarios

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​This webinar will provide an overview of COVID-19 Medical, Mental Health, TEAP, and Oral Health Protocols, primarily for Health and Wellness Staff.
​September 15 & 16, 2020 ​New Uses for Formalized Assessment Measures for All TEAP Specialists This webinar will discuss the importance of using formalized assessment measures such as the DAST and the MAST as part of this assessment process.
​September 2 & 10, 2020

Trauma-Informed and Resilience Oriented Approach Part 1 and 2

Handout 1: Empathy Blockers – The Art of Listening
National Council for Behavioral Health Staff
 
Handout 2: Brain Breaks & Ice Breakers for Virtual Meetings
A National Council for Behavioral Health Staff Compilation (Curated by Laura Leone)
 
 
This training teaches participants about stress, distress and trauma and its prevalence and impact – all critical information needed for supporting Job Corps students during these challenging times.
August 20, 2020 Preventing Medication Errors: Part 2 This training will address some of the most common medication concerns found during Wellness assessments and provide guidance on prevention of errors via case studies.
​August 19, 2020 Preventing STIs in Job Corps This webinar will provide an update on STIs and outline prevention best practices.
​Aguust 11, 2020 Dental Aerosol Containment This webinar trains oral health personnel on Job Corps Aerosol Containment Engineering Controls.
​August 11, 2020 Preventing Medication Errors: Part 1 This webinar will discuss common medication errors and how to prevent them.
​August 5, 2020

Resilience Strategies (in Spanish)

Handout: Aprendizaje Ante los Desafíos

Handout: Diario de Gratitud

​This webinar will provide an overview of concept of resilience and will provide strategies for strengthening resilience using the body, mind and heart pathways. Mindfulness exercises and techniques will be explored.
​July 29 & 30, 2020

Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach at Job Corps (revised August 2020)

Implementing a TIA at Job Corps (slides w/ audio)

Implementación de un Enfoque Informado del Trauma en Job Corps (Spanish version)

 
Handout 2: One CMHC’s Journey – Setting Up Center-wide Trauma Informed Care (TIC)
David Solomon LCSW, Earl C. Clements Job Corps
 
 
​This webinar will serve as a train-the-trainer for CMHCs to introduce staff at their center to Trauma Informed Care to address COVID-19. A sample presentation, tips for delivery, and a Q&A will be provided.
​July 8 & 9, 2020 Creating a Successful Family Planning Program in Job Corps This webinar will explore how to create a successful family planning program on center.
​July 1, 2020

Google Classroom for Mental Health (slides with audio)

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Handout: Hangouts Meet Quick Start
Handout: Google Classroom: Teachers Quick Reference Guide

This presentation will review how CMHCs can set up a successful Google Classroom during virtual learning.
​June 23, 2020 ​​Reemergence of Childhood Infectious Diseases This webinar will provide Job Corps medical staff with an overview of reemergence of childhood infectious diseases, such as varicella and measles, including trends and recent outbreaks. With the arrival of COVID-19 and the decline in childhood immunizations, clinicians should be aware of the return of childhood infectious diseases.
​June 16 & 17, 2020 ​Health and Wellness PRH Compliance ​This webinar will discuss the value of PCAs in the Health and Wellness (H&W) Department, PRH requirements, and provide a review of some common PRH compliance issues seen in H&W during assessments. The webinar will also include tips on how to ensure on-going H&W compliance.
​June 9, 2020 ​CDC Guidelines Update for Dental Setting during COVID-19 This webinar will bring participants up-to-date with the CDC guidance for dental settings.  CDC’s approach is to balance the need to provide necessary services while minimizing risk to patients and dental healthcare personnel.  The CDC guidelines will provide the underpinnings for the Oral Health Protocols when the Job Corps Centers reopen. 
​June 2 & 4, 2020

Making Anxiety Work for You

​Anxiety is not always a bad thing. It can help us be more productive and become clearer in our goals if it is harnessed correctly. This webinar will reframe how we think about anxiety and will provide solutions to manage our own anxiety and help students manage their anxiety.
​May 27 & 29, 2020 ​Virtual Learning and Mental Health ​This webinar will explore mental health-related PRH requirements that they can be implemented via the Virtual Learning model.
​May 22, 2020

​Self-Talk & Time Management in the Age of COVID-19

Handout: Self-Talk & Time Management

​The villain that often throws hurdles in our paths is not someone else. When we get stressed, it is our own self-talk that fills our brains with running commentary throughout the day on why we can't possibly knock out our to-do list and tells us how others perceive us.  It is time to unmask that voice when it creeps up.
​May 19, 2020

​​Improving Employability Outcomes by Enhancing Self-Regulation for Students with Disabilities (slides and handouts)

This webinar will define self-regulation skills, outline specific strategies and resources for improving students’ self-regulation skills, and discuss how to accommodate functional limitations associated with self-regulation challenges.
​May 13 & 15, 2020 Virtual Learning and TEAP ​This webinar will explore TEAP-related PRH requirements that they can be implemented via the Virtual Learning model.
​May 11, 2020

Filling Up Your Tank: Resilience Strategies

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Filling Up your Tank: Resilience Strategies (slides w/ audio)

Handout: 3 for 3 Challenge
Handout: What I’m Learning From My Challenges
Handout: Strategies for Resilience: Apps and Websites

​This webinar will provide an overview of concept of resilience and will provide strategies for strengthening resilience using the body, mind and heart pathways. Mindfulness exercises and techniques will be explored.
​May 5 & 19, 2020

​Motivational Interviewing: Part 1 and 2

Handout: Motivational Interviewing

​This two-part webinar will provide an overview of Motivational Interviewing for use by health and wellness staff. It is recommended that staff attend both parts.
​April 30, 2020 Communicating with Students in the Time of COVID-19 ​This webinar will provide promising practices from a Job Corps CMHC on communicating with students electronically while students are at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental health and coping skills and communication techniques will be explored.
​April 8, 2020 Mastering the Center AFR Process: Increasing Understanding and Improving Efficiency of Applicant File Clinical Review and Reasonable Accommodation Processes ​This webinar provides a detailed explanation of the steps involved in applicant file review (AFR). It includes both process and clinical review requirements and considerations, from start to finish, along with the use of real center scenarios.
​April 8 & 9, 2020

​​Well Being in the Time of COVID-19

Handout: Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

​This webinar for health staff will discuss how to help yourself and others manage anxiety about COVID-19. We will also provide recommendations for keeping staff and students healthy now and in the future and provide guidance for enhancing pandemic plans.
​April 1 & 6, 2020 Communication Strategies for Conflict Prevention and De-escalation ​This webinar will explore conflict resolution and de-escalation strategies.

March 30 & April 3, 2020

​TEAP: Ethics, Boundaries, and Documentation ​Ethical practices are complex and multi-dimensional. This webinar will focus on the importance of sound ethical practices and boundary setting as related to the development and sustaining of a successful TEAP. This webinar will review appropriate documentation.
​March 12, 2020 ​Understanding and Addressing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Job Corps Students ​Self-injury is intentionally hurting the body (e.g. cutting, burning etc..) but without suicidal intent.  Because it often looks like a suicidal gesture it tends to evoke fear and confusion. Its very nature seems to defy deep instinctual human drives for self-preservation as well strong social taboos related to self-inflicted injury. It is, after all, quite puzzling. Why would someone choose to cut up or otherwise hurt his/her body? Why would they do this in way that looks like a suicide attempt but then insist that it actually has nothing to do with suicide at all?  How do we understand this, let alone effectively respond to it?
​February 26, 2020

Ethical Decision Making for Center Mental Health Consultants in Job Corps

Handout: Ethical Principles

​Ethics-related issues can be complex and perplexing. Mental health professionals must develop a solid ethical decision-making model. This webinar will review ethics information relevant to mental health providers in the Job Corps environment along with common ethical dilemmas using valid decision-making models.
​ February 4 & 6, 2020 Alcohol Detection in Job Corps ​This webinar will provide tips for detecting alcohol, testing students, and referring accordingly.
January 8 & 17, 2020 Ethical Decision Making for Nurses in Job Corps This webinar will provide an overview of ethics and boundaries for Job Corps nurses.

 

Calendar 2019

 

​Webinar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
​December 9 & 13, 2019 Community Connections in the Health and Wellness Center ​This webinar will provide strategies on securing community connections in the Health and Wellness Center. Community connections from various Job Corps centers will be highlighted.
​December 4, 2019 Vaping and eCigarettes ​This webinar will provide information on the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes, The recent epidemic of vaping-related illness will be explored. Presenters will provide information about steps to take to prevent vaping on Job Corps centers.
​November 26, 2019

Suicide Prevention In Job Corps — What’s Going On And What Can We Do About It?

​This webinar will provide Job Corps staff with suicide prevention information and resources.
​November 12, 2019 Ways to Make the Most of the Expanded TEAP Hours ​This webinar will review strategies to enhance center's TEAP in light of the TEAP specialist's expanded hours on center.
​October 16, 2019 ​Navigating a Mental Health Crisis on Center ​This webinar will provide strategies for navigating a mental health crisis on center. Strategies for both mental health staff and non-mental health providers will be explored.
​October 7, 2019 This webinar provides a detailed explanation of the steps involved in applicant file review (AFR). It includes both process and clinical review requirements and considerations, from start to finish, along with the use of real center scenarios.
​September 17 & 19, 2019 ​Drug of Abuse from Opioids to Methamphetamine ​This course is intended to give an overview of the most commonly abuse drugs by Job Corps students.
​September 11, 2019 Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) ​This presentation will provide the latest evidence-based information on caries risk assessment and caries management.  Recent studies have validated the CAMBRA® caries risk assessment tools and caries management procedures that are based upon risk assessment. Implementation in dental practice provides patients with genuine hope and success in the management of their oral health.
​September 10, 2019 ​Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyles (HEALs): Nutrition, Exercise and Motivation ​This webinar will overview why people are motivated to eat healthy and exercise, and provide strategies to motivate students to make healthier choices. An update on nutrition and exercise trends will also be provided.
​August 29, 2019 Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and Treatment ​This webinar will provide an overview of latent tuberculosis screening and treatment.
​August 20, 2019

​Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in the Health and Wellness Center

​This webinar will explore successful Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) programs at the Muhlenberg and Clearfield Job Corps centers. CQI projects outlined will include flu shots, quarterly student surveys on wellness programs, and bi-annual wellness student surveys.
​July 17 and 25, 2019 ​AD/HD Strategies and Supports: Supporting Behavior, Attention, and Impulsivity Manifestations of AD/HD ​ADD/ADHD represents a significant challenge for a number of students in the Job Corps program, often impacting all areas of their center experience including acquiring an education, completing career technical training, preparing for work, and experiencing successful social interactions. Symptoms also may manifest in various behavioral challenges that ultimately places them at risk for separation from the program. This presentation focuses on the identification of functional limitations, medication and behavioral/learning approaches, and related accommodations for students with ADHD.
​July 10, 2019 ​Building Stronger Relationships With Our Students: I Have Biases, Do You? ​Everyone has biases; it's part of being human. It's important not to be ashamed or afraid of this basic fact. This webinar will explore how stereotypes, both positive and negative exist in our subconscious and can affect our behavior and interactions with students. It will provide evidence based strategies to reduce bias and improve relationships with students that may look and act differently from you. 
​June 19, 2019 How to Recognize & Address Trauma: Job Corps Training ​This webinar will help both health and non-health staff recognizing and responding to trauma reactions.
​June 6, 2019

​Understanding Domestic Violence and Youth

Handout: Between Us — Understanding Intimate Partner Violence and Its Impact on Youth Key Takeaways

​This webinar will provide an overview of domestic violence in youth, including prevention strategies, impact, and healthcare provider responsibilities.
​May 16 & 22, 2019

​Communication for Conflict Prevention: Being Right vs. Building Relationship

​This webinar will explore conflict resolution and de-escalation strategies.
​April 30, 2019 ​Ways to Make the Most of the Expanded TEAP Hours ​This webinar will review strategies to enhance center's TEAP in light of the TEAP specialist's expanded hours on center.
​April 24, 2019 ​Youth Depression and Suicide: What Is It and What Do We know About It? ​Suicide prevalence has skyrocketed in recent years. This webinar will provide an overview of this terrifying trend and will discuss how to recognized symptoms to help students.
​April 18, 2019 Managing Diabetes in Job Corps ​This webinar will provide an overview of diabetes symptoms and management in the Job Corps program.
​February 21, 2019 Revisiting Seizures in Job Corps This webinar will review management of common seizures and will explore the role of Job Corps Centers in managing seizure disorders.
​February 5, 2019 ​iGen: Understanding the Smartphone Generation Today’s students are iGen (born after 1995), the first generation to spend their adolescence with smartphones. iGen’ers are growing up more slowly as adolescents, spending more time online, and spending less time with their friends in person. Perhaps as a result, they are more likely to experience unhappiness, anxiety, and depression. We will discuss strategies for helping young people find a balance with technology. For more information visit http://www.jeantwenge.com/writing/.
January 24, 2019 Changing the Mouth's pH+ Balance This webinar will provide a new look at an old disease. Changing the mouths chemical balance can break the frustrating cycle of decay that haunts patients and practitioners!

 

Calendar 2018

 

​Webinar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
​December 4, 2018 Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Understanding and Supporting Job Corps Students Through Relationship Breakups​ Research shows that the end of a relationship is one of the most distressing and sometimes traumatic experiences of youth.  This webinar will focus on understanding the emotional and behavioral consequences of a relationship breakup and identify concrete strategies to support Job Corps students.  The webinar is designed for all staff who interact and provide support for students—particularly those in wellness, counseling and residential life.
​November 27, 2018 ​Taming the Chaos: Strategies for De-escalating Situations ​This webinar will review strategies to de-escalate situations on center.
​November 8, 2018 ​Common Ethical Dilemmas  Encountered by CMHCs in Job Corps ​This webinar will review ethics information relevant to mental health providers in the Job Corps environment.
​November 6 & 7, 2018 ​TEAP Hot Topics ​This webinar will provide a review of hot topics in substance abuse including marijuana, Job Corps’ expanded drug panel, and use of household items as drugs.
​October 23, 2018 Family Planning Options for Job Corps Students ​This webinar will provide an update of family planning methods to the Job Corps community.
​October 18 & 25, 2018 Deconstructing the Mysteries and Fallacies of ADHD - Supporting Behavior, Attention, and Impulsivity Manifestations ​ADD/ADHD represents a significant challenge for a number of students in the Job Corps program, often impacting all areas of their center experience including acquiring an education, completing career technical training, preparing for work, and experiencing successful social interactions.  Symptoms also may manifest in various behavioral challenges that ultimately places them at risk for separation from the program.  This presentation reviews the identification of functional limitations related to ADHD, Job Corps' policy as it relates to assessment, medication and behavioral/learning approaches designed to improve performance, and related accommodations that will afford students appropriate access to participate and benefit from the program.
​October 16 & 17, 2018
Ethical practices are complex and multi-dimensional. This webinar will focus on the importance of sound ethical practices and boundary setting as related to the development and sustaining of a successful TEAP.
​October 2 & 3, 2018

Working with LGBT Students with Substance Use Disorders at Job Corps

​Addiction issues with those in the gay or lesbian community are complex, and can include issues with sexuality, identity, social standing, homophobia, prejudice and discrimination, along with the drug dependence itself.
​October 1, 2018

Preventing School Shootings: Warning Signs and Threat Assessment

​This presentation uses actual incidents to demonstrate common warning signs of impending attacks.
​September 24, 2018 Oral Health Hot Topics This webinar will showcase emerging topics in dentistry.
​September 12, 2018 PrEP and PEP: Decreasing the Risk of HIV Infection ​The webinar will provide an overview of risk factors for HIV infection and review CDC recommendations for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis.
​August 21, 2018 Ethical Decision Making for Nurses in Job Corps ​This webinar will provide an overview of ethics and boundaries for Job Corps nurses.
​August 14, 2018

​School Shooter: The Dynamics of Violence

​This presentation explores the social and psychological factors behind school shootings.
​June 5 & 6, 2018 ​All You Ever Wanted to Know About Applicant File Review and TEAP ​This webinar will review the criteria to be considered a person with a disability if the applicant has a diagnosis of some type of substance use disorder related to their alcohol and/or drug use. We will discuss how to complete the interactive interview process for both a clinical as well as reasonable accommodation perspective. The focus will be on the successful completion of health care needs and direct threat assessments.
​May 16, 2018 ​Changes in the Way we Think about Bullying, Violence, and Suicide Prevention ​This webinar will provide a summary of recent recommendations to prevent bullying, violence, and suicide prevention.
​May 9, 2018 ​"Embrace Your Voice"! Sexual Assault Agents of Change

This webinar utilizes the national theme, “Embrace your Voice”, as a call to action in preventing and responding to sexual violence.  Learn strategies to enhance your SART program and to promote healthy communication as part of sexual violence prevention. The presenter will share ideas and resources specifically for Job Corps Centers that can be employed in recognition of Sexual Assault Prevention initiatives.

​April 17, 2018 Relationship of Oral Health and Overall Health ​Dental disease impacts nutrition, speech and appearance. Periodontitis is associated with premature birth and low birth weight. Conditions such as sickle cell, HIV/AIDS, poor nutrition and medications that dry the mouth can adversely impact dental health.
​March 22, 2018 ​Helping People with Autism Flourish ​Autistic author and social skills guru Daniel Wendler presents practical tools for helping people with autism reach their potential, including a fresh perspective on autism and a new appreciation for the gifts and challenges facing autistic people.
​March 8, 2018 ​Measures to Support Safety in Dental Radiography in the Digital Age This webinar is designed to review the guidelines for radiation safety and measures used to protect the patient and the dental x-ray equipment operator.
​February 21 & 22, 2018 ​Staying In Your Lane: “Practice Drift” Are You at Risk? ​Have you bent the rules? Practiced outside your scope of practice? Breached confidentiality? This webinar will provide guidance on working within your scope of practice to ensure you do not put your license in jeopardy.
​January 29, 2018 Sleep: An Essential Ingredient for Success Behavior change and environmental considerations are first line actions to improve sleep patterns.  This webinar will review sleep physiology, hygiene, health outcomes and non-medication approaches for management.
January 9, 2018 Managing for Success for Health and Wellness Managers Effectively managing and leading others is critical to the success of the Job Corps health and wellness program and the outcome of students on center. This webinar will allow Job Corps health and wellness managers to explore management techniques.

 

 

Calendar 2017

 

​Webinar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
​December 7, 2017 Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with Mental Health Conditions to Support Employability Part 5: Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders (TSRDs) This webinar is one of a five-part mental health webinar series covering evidence-based interventions for common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinar is designed for the center mental health consultant but can be beneficial for other staff supporting students with mental health conditions.  The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. It will include a brief overview of the mental health condition but will largely focus on effective brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students.
​November 8 & 9, 2017 Creating a Center-wide TEAP Education Program This webinar will provide strategies for how to work together on your center to provide center-wide drug-free programing.
​October 25, 2017

Supporting Students with Mental Health Conditions in Job Corps, Part 4: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Handout 1: Student Fact Sheet — Schizophrenia

Handout 2: Flow Sheet — Schizophrenia

Handout 3: Alternative Action Formulation

Handout 4: Thought Record Sheet

​This webinar is one of a five-part mental health webinar series covering evidenced based interventions for common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinar is designed for the center mental health consultant but can be beneficial for other staff supporting students with mental health conditions.  The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. It will include a brief overview of the mental health condition but will largely focus on effective brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students.
​October 4, 2017 Tobacco Use: From Chewing to Vaping ​This webinar will help participants to recognize the role of advertising in the evolution of patterns of tobacco product use in the United States and implement interventions to prevent the initiation of tobacco use by children and adolescents.
​September 27,2017

Working with Transgender Students:  An Introduction for Medical and Mental Health Providers at Job Corps

This webinar will cover strategies to provide appropriate medical and mental health care to transgender students.
​September 12 & 14, 2017 ​The Best Solution To An Alcohol Problem Is Education This webinar will assist you in developing alcohol prevention, education and intervention on your center.
​August 30, 2017 ​Periodontal Screening and Reporting ​This webinar will review the need for periodontal diagnosis in the youthful population and provide an overview of how to quickly complete a periodontal screening and reporting (PSR).
​August 15, 2017 ​Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Dependence in Job Corps This webinar covers management of opioid dependence with daily oral methadone, daily sublingual buprenorphine-naloxone, monthly injections of naltrexone, and criteria for enrolling and monitoring students utilizing these options on Job Corps centers.
​August 8, 2017

​TEAP Hot Topics: Breathalyzers, Opiates and Elephants

Handout: TEAP Referral Form Template

This webinar covers new breathalyzers, the current status of the opiate crisis and Carfentanil, the most recent opiate-related threat. 
​July 25 & 26, 2017 ​Assessing Students who are at High Risk of Substance Abuse Students who use drugs are not always identified on the entrance drug screen. This webinar will discuss methods to identify these students, review CRAFFT scoring, and formal assessment measures.​
​July 19, 2017 Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with MH Conditions to Support Employability: Part 3: Major Depressive Disorders ​This webinar is one of a five-part mental health webinar series covering evidenced based interventions for common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinar is designed for the center mental health consultant but can be beneficial for other staff supporting students with mental health conditions.  The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. It will include a brief overview of the mental health condition but will largely focus on effective brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students.
​June 21, 2017 Balancing Emotional and Cognitive Empathy This webinar will discuss balancing cognitive and emotional empathy in a way that integrates these two critical components to enhance interpersonal relationships, increases social and cultural awareness, and helps us think more critically.
​June 15, 2017

​Dermal Dilemmas

For permission to use this presentation contact Peggy Vernon at creeksideskincare@icloud.com
Rashes and lesions are often confusing to diagnose and treat.  Mismanagement can exacerbate the condition and make diagnosis more difficult.  This session will present common cases, differential diagnosis, and treatment options.
​June 14, 2017

​Conducting the Health Care Needs Assessment of Applicants with Mental Health Conditions

Handout 1: Sample Form for Individualized Health Care Needs Assessment

Handout 2: CMHC File Review Tip Sheet

​This webinar will review sample cases and discuss the process and clinical aspects critical to completing Health Care Needs Assessments for applicants with mental health conditions.
​May 25, 2017 Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with Mental Health Conditions to Support Employability: Part 2: Personality Disorders ​This webinar is one of a five-part mental health webinar series covering evidence-based interventions for common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. It will include a brief overview of the mental health condition but will largely focus on effective brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students.
​May 2, 2017

​Male Reproductive Health

NOTE: Graphic content intended for medical professionals.  If you would like a copy of the training slides, please contact Carolina Valdenegro.

​This webinar will review recognition and management of male genitourinary concerns most commonly noted in the Job Corps student age group. Clinical presentation, physical findings, diagnostic evaluation, treatment and guidance are discussed.
​April 12, 2017 A Team Approach: Managing the Oral Health and Wellness Program ​This webinar will focus on providing guidance to Wellness Managers for overseeing the Oral Health and Wellness Program along with an overview of the requirements for new dentists. A team approach with providing quality services to students with a focus on employability will be presented as part of this webinar.
​April 4, 2017 ​Responding to Medical Emergencies on Center ​This webinar will review the roles of both health and non-health staff in responding to medical emergencies, including management of an unconscious person, serious injuries such as head trauma, lacerations, fractures and burns, and "grab-and-go" bags.
​March 28, 2017

Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with Mental Health Conditions to Support Employability: Part 1: Anxiety Disorders

Handout: Cognitive Distortions
Handout: Anxiety Disorders — A Fact Sheet for Students

This webinar is one of a five-part mental health webinar series covering evidenced based interventions for common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinar is designed for the center mental health consultant but can be beneficial for other staff supporting students with mental health conditions.  The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. It will include a brief overview of the mental health condition but will largely focus on effective brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students.
March 15, 2017

PrEP: A Daily Pill to Prevent HIV

Handout: Resources for PrEP Providers

Sexually active young adults and their health care providers need to know about this new, highly effective method so those who need it avoid getting HIV infection, how to get access to it, and how to use it well.
​March 7, 2017 Compassion Fatigue Compassion fatigue/vicarious trauma is experienced by many Job Corps workers, although they may not be aware of it. Compassion fatigue affects how care providers interact with their students and colleagues, as well as how they feel about themselves.
​February 28, 2017 Medical File Review: Appendices 609 and 610 ​File reviews, determining whether a student is medically appropriate for Job Corps, can be very tricky business.  This webinar will review some sample cases and discuss pros/cons/pitfalls and positives.
​February 16, 2017

Supporting Students with Mental Health Conditions in Job Corps - Part 5: Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders

​This webinar is part of a five-part mental health webinar series covering common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. This webinar will provide a brief overview of trauma and stress-related disorders as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)-5 and will describe how clinical presentations may vary in adolescents and young adults. The presenter will also provide information on evidenced-based brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students to assist in developing positive mental health which promotes employability.
​February 7, 2017 The Basics of Safely Using Mood Stabilizers with Job Corps Students ​This presentation will provide an introduction to the use of mood stabilizers in bipolar disorder and severe depression, including an overview; clinical indications for starter doses; follow-up doses; black box warnings; side effects; indications and strategies to stop medications; frequency of on-going follow-up; and drug interactions.

 

 

Calendar Year 2016

We​​binar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
​December 19, 2016

CRC Updates Section 188 WIOA Equal Opportunity Regulations (29 CFR Part 38) Job Corps

 

This webinar provides important updates to the existing regulations, which have not been substantively updated since 1999.  Questions can be sent to civilrightscenter@dol.gov.
​December 7, 2016 Caring for Students with Sickle Cell Anemia in Job Corps ​This webinar will provide a brief overview of Sickle Cell Anemia, testimonials from patients living with Sickle Cell Anemia, and information for health care providers on supporting and caring for students living with Sickle Cell Anemia.
​November 15 & 16, 2016 Hot Topics in Substance Use and Abuse ​This webinar will focus on the evolving world of cannabinoid derived products (CDP) from lotions to candies and everything in between; how CDPs are used and how to manage student use and possession of certain products.
​November 9, 2016

Youth & Intimate Partner Abuse: Understanding the Dynamics of Victims, Abusers, and Observers

Handout: Youth & Intimate Partner Abuse: Understanding the Dynamics of Victims, Abusers, and Observers

​The dynamics of intimate partner abuse (domestic violence) are complex. This training will help clinicians better understand the complicated nature of these relationships for young adults. Participants will also learn about the lasting effects left from having been a child witness to abuse. Suggestions will be made for identifying and assisting trainees in abusive relationships.
​November 1, 2016 A World of Substance Abuse Prevention Resources at Your Finger Tips ​This webinar will help TEAP Specialists find and use online resources that can enhance TEAP and TUPP Programs.
​October 27, 2016 Narcan and Opioids: What you Need to Know to Manage at Job Corps ​Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue and drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury deaths in the United States. This webinar will focus on educating staff about this crisis in our country, symptoms of opioid abuse, medication assisted therapies for those with opioid dependence and the importance of rapid intervention for opioid overdoses.
​October 18, 2016 Supporting Students with Mental Health Conditions in Job Corps, Part 4: Depressive and Bipolar Disorders This webinar is part of a five-part mental health webinar series covering common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. This webinar will provide a brief overview of mood disorders as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) 5 and will describe how clinical presentations may vary in adolescents and young adults. The presenter will also provide information on evidenced-based brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students to assist in developing positive mental health which promotes employability.
​September 21 & 27, 2016 From Hemp Oil to Purple Haze Lollipops: The Brave New World of Cannabinoids ​This webinar will focus on the evolving world of cannabinoid derived products (CDP) from lotions to candies and everything in between.  We will discuss how CDPs are used and how to manage student use and possession of certain products.
​September 13, 2016 ​Supporting Students with Mental Health Conditions in Job Corps, Part 3: Anxiety Disorders ​This webinar is part of a five-part mental health webinar series covering common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. This webinar will provide a brief overview of anxiety disorders as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) 5 and will describe how clinical presentations may vary in adolescents and young adults. The presenter will also provide information on evidenced-based brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students to assist in developing positive mental health which promotes employability.
​September 6 & 7, 2016 TEAP Collaboration: Everyone Plays a Role in Suspicion Drug Testing, Mentoring, and Relapse Prevention ​This webinar will help TEAP specialists develop a training curriculum to use to train other staff on center about suspicion testing, assisting in mentoring, and strategies to determine if a student is at risk for relapse.
​August 10 & 11, 2016 Narcan and Opioids: What you Need to Know to Manage at Job Corps ​Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue and drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury deaths in the United States. This webinar will focus on educating staff about this crisis in our country, symptoms of opioid abuse, medication assisted therapies for those with opioid dependence and the importance of rapid intervention for opioid overdoses.
​July 26, 2016 Understanding E-cigarettes and Other Emerging Tobacco Products ​This webinar will provide an overview on e-cigarettes, hookahs, and other tobacco products.
​July 13, 2016 Health Care Guidelines: Successfully Implementing Treatment Guidelines and Symptomatic Management Guidelines ​This presentation will provide an overview of health care guidelines (HCGs), including treatment guidelines (TGs) and symptomatic management guidelines (SMGs). Oneonta Job Corps’ health and wellness manager will provide an overview of a staff training program for implementing SMGs. 
​June 16, 2016

​Solutions for Gaps, Tricky Root Tips, and Classroom Presentations

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Solutions for Gaps, Tricky Root Tips - Student Presentation portion

This webinar will identify a cost effective, efficient way to replace missing front teeth with a provisional silk wrap bridge, remove some tricky root tips non-surgically, and do effective classroom presentations.
​June 8 & 9, 2016 ​All you ever wanted to know about Applicant File Review and TEAP ​This webinar will review the criteria to be considered a person with a disability if the applicant has a diagnosis of some type of substance use disorder related to their alcohol and/or drug use.  We will discuss how to complete the interactive interview process for both a clinical as well as reasonable accommodation perspective.  The focus will be on the successful completion of health care needs and direct threat assessments.
​May 20 and June 15, 2016 Hot Topics in Health and Wellness: How Much Can You Share?, Medication Management, Essentials of Charting, and Community Connections ​This webinar will cover three brief topics that frequently arise in the Health and Wellness Center: sharing information, medication management, charting, and community connections.
April 26, 2016 Supporting Students with Mental Health Conditions in Job Corps, Part 2: Personality Disorders This webinar is part of a five-part mental health webinar series covering common mental health conditions in the Job Corps population. The webinars will cover Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, and Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. This webinar will provide a brief overview of personality disorders as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) 5 and will describe how clinical presentations may vary in adolescents and young adults. The presenter will also provide information on evidenced-based brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students to assist in developing positive mental health which promotes employability.
​April 14, 2016 ​A Team Approach: Managing the Oral Health and Wellness Program ​This webinar will focus on providing guidance to Wellness Managers for overseeing the Oral Health and Wellness Program along with an overview of the requirements for new dentists. A team approach with providing quality services to students with a focus on employability will be presented as part of this webinar.
​March 24, 2016 Managing the Health and Wellness Program ​This presentation will provide an overview for Job Corps Health and Wellness Managers (HWMs) on their role in managing the components of the Health and Wellness Center.

​April 7, 2016; March 17, 2016

Relapse Prevention for Substance Use in Job Corps ​Relapse Prevention (RP) teaches individuals with substance abuse issues how to anticipate and cope with the potential for relapse. This presentation will provide strategies to implement an effective RP program in Job Corps.
March 9, 2016 ​Medication Management: Managing the Medicine Cabinet on Center This webinar will provide an overview of pharmacy practice acts, including the commonalities between state practice acts. Presenters will also provide strategies for managing over-the-counter and prescription medication in both the Health and Wellness Center and in dormitories/areas outside of the Health and Wellness Center for overnights, weekends and student travel; common issues found on ROCAs; overview of a sample standard operating procedure; and a review of controlled substances. 
March 2, 2016

​Supporting Students with Mental Health Conditions in Job Corps, Part 1: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Handout: Accommodating Students with MH Impairments

This webinar will provide a brief overview of schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) 5 and will describe how clinical presentations may vary in adolescents and young adults. The presenter also provides information on evidenced-based brief interventions appropriate for Job Corps students to assist in developing positive mental health which promotes employability.
​February 10, 2016 Practicing Within Your Scope: State Practice Acts for Nursing and Medical Professionals ​This webinar will review the basics of state practice acts for nursing and medical professionals, including how to locate the practice acts. Presenters will provide a sample of a practice act, highlighting common requirements between states. Examples of issues that are often overlooked, resulting in nurses and providers practicing outside their scope of practice, will be reviewed. Additionally, suggestions for staffing centers including emergency planning will be provided.
​February 4, 2016 ​Preparing for a ROCA: Health and Wellness Common Concerns and Tips ​This webinar will help participants learn strategies to prepare for a ROCA. Topics will include the purpose of a ROCA, scoring metrics, common concerns/weaknesses, and tips for fulfilling PRH requirements.
January 26, 2016

The Basics of Safely Using ADHD Medication with Job Corps Students

​This presentation will provide an overview of use stimulants and non-stimulant medications for ADHD, including an overview; clinical indications for starter doses, follow-up doses, etc.; black box warnings; side effects, indications and strategies to stop medications, frequency of on-going follow-up, and drug interactions.
January 12, 2016 Use of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives in Job Corps
This webinar will provide an overview of the potential use of long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in Job Corps, including information about effectiveness and counseling students.

 

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Calendar Year 2015

We​​binar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
November 18, 2015 Traumatic Brain Injury: Understanding Capabilities and Workplace Success Strategies Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms.   Young people with TBI often face barriers far beyond their individual functional limitations.  They also often have to overcome obstacles of fear, misperception, and misunderstanding of their capabilities.  This webinar will explore some of the effects, causes, symptoms, and treatments of TBI, as well as review how to identify individual functional limitations, strengths, and individual interests which will be used to develop related strategies and accommodations.
​November 10 & 12, 2015 Suspicious Drug Screening:  What am I seeing and what do I do about it? ​Developing and implementing an effective suspicious screening process does not have to be challenging. This webinar will discuss behaviors associated with drug use, who should conduct the testing, when it should be done, how to maintain chain of custody and the differences between observed versus supervised urine collection.
​October 21, 2015 Applicant File Review: Conducting the Interview of Applicants with Mental Health Histories ​This webinar is designed specifically for CMHCs, but other staff are invited to attend.  It will review the purpose of the applicant interview and outline the critical clinical areas that should be covered when a mental health history has been disclosed. The webinar will also address what types of questions should not be asked and provide a sample of an applicant interview summary.
​October 19, 2015 Perinatal Oral Health ​Over the last several decades, scientific research has revealed why women benefit from oral health care during pregnancy. At the same time, multiple barriers exist that prevent access to dental care for pregnant women. Dental provider discomfort, due to limited knowledge and lack of exposure to evidence-based treatment guidelines, are one barrier. In 2011, HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the American Dental Association and the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology developed and released The National Consensus Statement on Oral Health Care During Pregnancy.
​October 7 & 8, 2015 Let's Figure It Out Together: Increasing Understanding and Improving Efficiency with the Applicant File Review Process This webinar will provide a detailed explanation of the steps involved applicant file review (AFR), inclusive of both process and clinical review requirements and considerations, from start to finish and with the use of examples. This will be based on current Policy and Requirement Handbook (PRH) policies that guide the applicant file review process at the center level.
​September 30, 2015

Improving the Experience of LGBT Trainees with a Focus on Gender, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression

​This webinar provides an important tutorial for addressing and responding to the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) trainees of the Job Corps program.  We will discuss the social and legal barriers faced by LGBT youth and young adults, with a particular focus on the experience of transgender and gender non-conforming persons.  We will also emphasize why acceptance, diversity, and equality benefit not just LGBT students, improving their mental health, but the entire community as a whole.  In addition, examples of discrimination, best practices, and recommendations will be incorporated. 
​September 22, 2015

​The Basics of Safely Using SSRIs/SNRIs for Depression and Anxiety Symptoms with Job Corps Students

​This presentation will provide an overview of use of SSRIs and SNRIs, including an overview; clinical indications for starter doses, follow-up doses, etc.; black box warnings; side effects, indications and strategies to stop medications, frequency of on-going follow-up, and drug interactions.
​August 26, 2015 Dental Jeopardy - Elevating Oral Health Literacy
 
This webinar will provide participants with a practice session for an oral health jeopardy game designed to teach students about oral hygiene and dental services.
​June 30, July 7, July 9, 2015 Drugs of Abuse Testing Facts and Myths ​The Center for Disease Detection (CDD) and Job Corps’ Lead TEAP Health Specialist will provide the science behind drug testing to Regional Office staff. Topics covered will include how centers perform drug testing, body weight and THC storage in fat cells, how other organizations conduct drug testing, and how our testing standards compare to other entities, including the military.
​June 24, 2015

​The ABCDEs of Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer

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​This webinar will provide an overview of the types and symptoms of skin cancer and educational resources for skin cancer prevention. Two melanoma survivors will discuss their cases and suggestions for skin cancer prevention in Job Corps. 

​June 11, 2015 Trauma Informed Care, Part 2 This training answers the question: What is trauma-informed care?  It teaches participants how to implement trauma-informed approaches in their daily work.  Participants also learn about resilience and ways to promote resilience with the Job Corps students they serve. 
​June 3, 2015 Demystifying Intellectual Disabilities: Understanding Capabilities and Workplace Success Strategies ​This webinar will dispel some of the myths and misperceptions related to individuals with intellectual disabilities and it will review how to identify individual functional limitations, strengths, and individual interests which will be used to develop related accommodations that not only afford students appropriate access to participate and benefit from the program but that also have a focus on independence and competitive employment outcomes.
​May 2015 Ensuring Equal Access for Transgender Applicants and Students in the Job Corps Program This webinar will provide an overview of Program Instruction 14-31 Ensuring Equal Access for Transgender Applicants and Students to the Job Corps Program.
​May 19, 2015 Understanding E-Cigarettes and Other Emerging Tobacco Products ​This webinar will provide an overview on e-cigarettes, hookahs, and other tobacco products.
​May 12, 2015 Trauma Informed Care, Part 1 ​This webinar teaches participants about trauma, its prevalence and impact, including the latest information on trauma and the brain.
​April 30, 2015 Promoting Healthier Beverage Consumption This webinar from a Job Corps Center Physician will provide a review of the adverse effects of sugar sweetened beverages — such as obesity, dental caries, decreased bone density, etc. The effects of caffeine will also be discussed. The presenter will outline strategies to promote healthier beverage consumption in our students.
​April 14 & 22, 2015 Deconstructing the Mysteries and Fallacies of ADHD: Promoting Independence and Employability Through use of Accommodation and Positive Behavior Supports This webinar will review the identification of functional limitations related to ADHD, Job Corps' policy as it relates to assessment, medication and behavioral/ learning approaches designed to improve performance, and related accommodations that will afford students appropriate access to participate and benefit from the program.
​March 18, 2015 ​The Pursuit of Happiness (The Positive Psychology Movement) This webinar from a Job Corps Center Mental Health Consultant will describe the strategies and techniques that we know can increase one's level of satisfaction or happiness with life.
​February 24, 2015 Preparing for an Oral Health ROCA This webinar will provide an overview for how to meet Policy and Requirement Handbook requirements and prepare necessary documentation for the oral health portion of a Regional Office Center Assessment.
​February 11 & 12, 2015 Relapse Prevention Relapse Prevention (RP) teaches individuals with substance abuse issues how to anticipate and cope with the potential for relapse. This presentation will provide strategies to implement an effective RP program in Job Corps.
​February 4, 2015 Managing Communicable Disease on Center Among the most common outbreaks of infectious disease on Job Corps centers are influenza (flu), pertussis (whooping cough) and varicella (chickenpox).  This webinar will address prevention, diagnosis, treatment and isolation of students and staff with these three common infections.
​Janu​ary 13 and 20, 2015 Health and Wellness Transition Services: Requirements and Innovative Practices to Assist Students Exiting Job Corps​  ​This webinar reviews policy and innovative practices for health and wellness staff to work with students who are transitioning out of Job Corps.  We review strategies to provide referrals and links to community resources, steps to provide continuity of care, ways to handle medications for chronic health issues, self care tips for minor conditions and employer expectations, disability information, providing immunization records, other medical-related documents, and securing health insurance coverage after Job Corps.

 

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Calendar Year 2014

We​​binar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
​December 5, 2014 Increasing Access to Job Corps for LGBT Youth​ ​This webinar will discuss the particular needs of LGBT youth accessing Job Corps programs, the ways federal law and policies protect LGBT people from discrimination in Job Corps programs, and will give best practices for how to best serve LGBT young people.​
​November 20, 2014 Navigating the Center Dentist Desk Reference Guide (DRG) ​This webinar will discuss the organization of the DRG, how to navigate the DRG to find answers, and how to navigate the HW website.
​November 20, 2014  Measures to Support Safety in Dental Radiography​ ​ ​This webinar is designed to teach the guidelines for radiation safety and measures used to protect the patient and the dental x-ray equipment operator.
​​November 12, 2014 

Responding to Critical Incident: Helpful Tips and Lessons from the Field

This webinar will focus on how to respond to critical incidents (potentially traumatic/distressing events) on center and ways to best support students and staff.  The real-life experience of working with students and staff in the aftermath of the sudden death of a staff person will be reviewed. The webinar will also include a review of best practices, h​elpful handouts, and a discussion of lessons from the field.​
​November 5, 2014  Everyone in Jobs Corps Plays a Role in Suicide Prevention​​  ​This webinar for all Job Corps staff will provide an overview of youth suicide in our nation and the Job Corps.  Participants will gain knowledge of the core components of the Job Corps suicide prevention program; an understanding of the complex risk factors and warning signs that contribute to suicidal behavior; how to intervene and support suicidal students; and learn about the critical role that JCC staff plays in the aftermath of a student or staff death by suicide.
​October 29​, 2014 ​Identifying, Providing Care and Accommodating Students with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ​ ​This webinar will provide general information on trauma disorders, with an emphasis on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) including the revised diagnostic criteria within the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), and provide examples of reasonable accommodations and strategies for working with students with PTSD.
​​​September ​24, 2014 Family Planning and Pregnancy Policy Revision​  ​This webinar provides an overview of Job Corps’ family planning and pregnancy policy revision.
​Sep​​tember 23, 2014  Effective Presentations for Mental Health Trainings​ Staff training is part of our role as CMHCs. Learn keys for giving presentations that are effective, interactive, and fun for you and your audience.
​September 3, 2014 Sleep fro​m A to Zzzzz: Sleep Hygiene for Job Corps Students ​ ​This webinar provides both behavioral and medical strategies to help Job Corps students sleep. ​
​Augus​​t 22, 2014 Every​day Endodontics for the Job Corps Center Dentist​​  ​The presentation reviews the top five endodontic issues seen by Job Corps dentists. This presentation will provide tips for making endodontic treatment more predictable and enjoyable for the general practitioner that treats endodotic treatments on a regular basis. This webinar will be based on observations made over 17 years of endodontic specialty practice.
Augus​t 5,​ 2014 
TEAP and TUPP: How to Thrive During a ROCA​ 
This webinar helps TEAP Specialists learn strategies on how to prepare for a ROCA, covers the PRH requirements, how to implement them, and focuses on creating the necessary documentation for the assessors.​
​​July 31, 2014 Those Pesky No Shows and Oral Health and Wellness Program Best Practices  This webinar provides promising practices from the oral health team at the Whitney Young JCC.
​July 31, 2014  Health and Wellness ROCAs: Dallas​  ​This presentation covers ROCA scoring and tips for a successful ROCA.
​July 29, 2014 Group Leadership Skills  ​Group counseling can be a very effective way of treatment. Participants will learn how to manage a substance abuse or psychoeducational group and show leadership. 
​July 17, 2014 ​​ Managing the Health and Wellness Program  ​​This presentation  will provide an overview for Job Corps Health and Wellness Managers (HWMs) on their role in managing the components of the Health and Wellness Center. 
​June 18, 2014  ​Innovative Strategies in Applying Motivational Interviewing with At-Risk Youth who Abuse Substances​  ​Learn effective strategies in applying motivational interviewing and strength-based approaches with at-risk youth who abuse substances. Discuss what works and doesn’t work according to current research. Develop effective curriculum and resources for providing innovative, hands-on interventions for working with this challenging, yet rewarding population.
​June 10, 2014 ​Suspicious Drug Screening:  What am I seeing and what do I do about it?  ​Developing and implementing an effective suspicious screening process does not have to be challenging. This webinar will discuss behaviors associated with drug use, who should conduct the testing, when it should be done, how to maintain chain of custody and the differences between observed versus supervised urine collection.
Ma​​y 14, 2014  ​ ROCAs: Health and Wellness Common Concerns This webinar helps participants learn strategies to fulfill PRH requirements and prepare for a ROCA. The presenter will provide suggestions and trends from ROCAs.
​May 1, 2014 Mental Health and Wellness Program: Meeting the Policy and Requirement Handbook (PRH) Requirements for Documentation​  ​This webinar will help participants learn strategies to fulfill PRH requirements and prepare for a ROCA. The presenter will provide suggestions and trends from ROCAs. 
April ​​28, 2014
 
This webinar introduces participants to the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach, which has been used successfully in school settings to de-escalate crisis situations, and more importantly, to build alliances with challenging students and help them learn skills in which they are deficient.
March 26, 2014  ​ Sugar and Acid: Double Trouble This presentation provides an overview on the effects of sugary and acidic beverages on the teeth. Participants will learn strategies to educate students about the dangers of soda. Resources will be highlighted.
March 25 and 27, 2014 ​ Do You Ever Wonder What You Can Share? HIPAA Scenarios This presentation will be primarily scenario-based, looking at what can be shared by Medical, Mental Health, and TEAP. We will also review the HIPAA law of 1996 and the 2013 changes that affect Job Corps.
March 19, 2014 ​ Applying Motivational Interviewing to Job Corps Students and Groups This webinar will provide an overview of Motivational Interviewing and its use in groups.
March 11, 2014​

Showcase of Effective Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Programs

This webinar will provide an overview of CQI and will showcase four different CQI programs on Job Corps centers. CQI program highlights will include infection control, family planning, and 45-day drug tests.
February 11 and 13,  2014 ​ Ideas and Guidance for the Required Career Preparation Presentations for TEAP   This webinar is focused on the 'best practices' for conducting required presentations to students in the different career preparation phases.  Generic templates for all three presentations will be provided that can be individualized for each center.
​February 5, 2014 Understanding and Accommodating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) This webinar provides general information on autism spectrum disorders, reviews the changes to the revised diagnostic criteria within the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), and provides examples of reasonable accommodations and strategies for working with students with ASD.
February 3, 2014​

The Cutting Edge: Understanding and Addressing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Youth

This webinar identifies key features of self-injury epidemiology and vectors for contagion; core principles and practices in effective self-injury detection and intervention; implications of the above for development of protocols and intervention strategies; and identifies useful NSSI resources (articles, books, websites).​
January 30, 2014 ​ Relapse Prevention: 101 Relapse Prevention (RP) teaches individuals with substance abuse issues how to anticipate and cope with the potential for relapse. This webinar will provide strategies to implement an effective RP program in Job Corps.
January 22, 2014​

Building Resilience through Coping Skills  

This webinar will identify and define key concepts related to stress, coping, and resilience; differentiate important culturally-based aspects of coping and resilience; list four personal attributes that promote resiliency among youth; and identify four specific coping skills that can be taught to students to build resilience and support personal success in Job Corps and beyond.

 

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Calendar Year 2013

 

We​​binar Dat​e(s) Title Purpose/Description
November 21, 2013​ Psychotropic Medication Management of ADHD, for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and CMHCs This webinar provides a general review of characteristics of students with adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, whether already under treatment or newly diagnosed.  The review will include various medications used, especially stimulants, and practical ways to help manage such students in Job Corps.
November 20, 2013

Center for Disease Detection (CDD) Updates on Specimen Collection and Processing

This presentation provides a review of CDD’s current testing policies and procedures when submitting specimen to the lab.
November 4, 2013 Diabetes Management
This webinar reviews the signs and symptoms of the presentation of diabetes I and II and provide an overview of the current management of both diseases and the unique challenges of managing diabetic students in Job Corps.
October 23, 2013 Working with Students with Seizure Disorder
This webinar addresses the assessment and management of Job Corps students with a medical history of seizures. Topics will include vocational match, safety precautions, self-help measures and medication adherence. First aid for seizures and indications for emergency medical intervention are presented.
October 2, 2013

Distress Tolerance and Emotion Regulation Skills: Helping Students and Staff Cope with Strong Emotions

This webinar focuses on practical and concrete ways to build distress tolerance and emotion regulation skills.  We'll explore methods to help students (and ourselves) survive crises without making them worse and ways to better understand and regulate emotions.  This is a basic primer for all: No experience with DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) is necessary!
September 19, 2013 Ethics and Boundaries for TEAP This webinar provides an understanding of the concept of ethics and boundaries. Also, will discuss the meaning and purpose of ethics and issues as related to Job Corps professionals and will explain ethical standards pertaining to client rights for the TEAP Specialist including informed consent and record keeping responsibilities, confidentiality and managing boundaries.
September 4, 2013

Guidance on the Revised Appendix 609 Direct Threat Assessment and Appendix 610 Health Care Needs Assessment  

This webinar provides an overview of the recent changes to PRH Appendices 609 and 610, which were released as part of Job Corps PRH Change Notice 13-02. Guidance is provided on how to conduct the assessments and thoroughly complete the revised forms.  Specific medical, mental health, and substance use examples are offered.
August 22, 2013 Understanding Young Adults with Co-Occurring Disorders This webinar will cover common presentations among youth and young adults who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.  The impact of their evolving development and the age of onset of common disorders are highlighted.  Suggested elements of a comprehensive assessment are presented.  Community-based interventions, which have been evaluated with this population of youth, are reviewed. 
August 15, 2013

Creating a Mental Health Internship Program

This training will help interested participants with the pragmatics of starting up a mental health intern program, including assessing center needs, deciding which services are appropriate for interns, and mapping out a strategy to get started with program development. In addition, Dr. Negley will discuss legal issues and share templates for necessary paperwork, such as MOU’s and Practicum Contracts.  Development of mental health consultation teams, using graduate students, will also be presented.
July 10, 2013

Improving Accommodation Supports for Students with Mental Health Disabilities

Handout: PRH 6 Appendix 605 Job Corps Reasonable Accommodation Request Form

In this webinar participants will explore the steps involved in identifying accommodations for students with mental health disabilities. Through the use of case scenarios and a decision tree process, participants will develop skills necessary for identifying accommodation support versus care management.
June 13, 2013 Evidence-Based Model of Prevention and Intervention for Substance Abuse
In the extremely competitive job market, students who come to Job Corps need as many supports as we can provide to assist them in becoming employable.  The use of evidence-based programming allows access to tested interventions that can be used to support students with their substance abuse/use issues.
June 5, 2013 The SASSI and Other Assessment Tools This webinar will focus on empirically-validated assessment tools available to TEAP specialists with an emphasis on the SASSI3.  We will also present how to make the most efficient use of the TEAP specialists’ valuable time.
May 22, 2013 Supporting Trauma Recovery: A Short-term Psycho-educational Role for the Job Corps Center Mental Health Consultant This webinar will instruct on the recognition of trauma symptoms, the principles of trauma recovery and application of this information to issues facing students in a vocational training program.
May 7, 2013

Take a Deep Breath: Stress Reduction Techniques for Job Corps Staff and Students

During this webinar, participants learn about the benefits of stress management; stress reduction techniques including deep breathing, progressive relaxation, and mindfulness meditation; and strategies to integrate stress management into Job Corps. These techniques may be incorporated into the center's Healthy Eating and Active LifeStyles (HEALS) programs.
May 1, 2013 Data on Transgender Discrimination and Best Practices in the Job Corps Setting

This webinar by The Civil Rights Center (CRC),covers the following: terminology and concepts related to transgender individuals; best practices to apply when enrolling a transgender student; practical approaches unique to the concerns of Job Corps employees, students, parents and employers; a student’s decision to gender transition while at a center, and the follow-through to the student’s obtaining employment. 

The webinar includes two videos that can also be accessed here: Andy - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dZ6Eu6TuXc or Bryce - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mcVIQNmPBQ.

May 1, 2013

Meeting the New Mental Health Promotion and Education PRH Requirements

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this webinar reviews the PRH requirements for providing mental health promotion and education for students and staff. The specific templates and/or curriculums for the CPP, CDP and CTP presentations are presented along with suggestions for the annual center wide mental health promotion and education activity.
April 30, 2013 Dental Readiness Inspection The Dental Readiness Inspection is a key opportunity to engage students around oral health as an employability asset. During this webinar, participants learn techniques for completing the oral inspection and gauging students' readiness to make oral health a priority.
April 17, 2013 Management of Violence The webinar looks at the phases of escalations in aggressive behavior and the appropriate interventions at each phase. Underlying the expression of aggression is "fear of attack", and this emotional phenomena is explored during the presentation as part of the "assault cycle" that occurs with staff and students. Interventions to reduce student aggression are emphasized.
April 10, 2013 The Role of Mental Health in Preventing Gun Violence in Job Corps

Handout: Mental Health First Aid: Depression First Aid Guidelines

Job Corps has done a tremendous job in preventing gun violence on center. This presentation builds upon the success of our current program and shares mental health recommendations as outlined in part by President Obama's Recommendations to Reduce Gun Violence. The relationship between mental illness and violence as suggested by research is explored, and centers are given information on an evidenced-based gatekeeper training approach. This approach will help students and staff identify and respond to persons in emotional crisis or who may be potentially violent.
April 2, 2013 Resources for Job Corps Sexual Assault Response Teams This webinar provides strategies to enhance your SART program and to promote healthy sexuality as part of sexual violence prevention. Ideas and resources specifically are presented to Job Corps centers so that they can observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April.
March 28, 2013

Reproductive Health Update and Encouraging Students to Use Contraceptives

This webinar provides an update on contraceptive methods, including long-lasting methods. Additionally, strategies are presented to promote consistent use of contraceptives to students.
March 13, 2013

Balancing CMHC Job Responsibilities: A Look at Promising Practices from Various Job Corps Centers

This webinar provides a snapshot of promising practices from CMHCs at various centers. Topics include innovative practices in the applicant file review process, using social and emotional learning in CPP, retention strategies, teaching students anger management and problem-solving skills, and practicum programs.
March 11 and 15, 2013 Reinventing TEAP: Guidance for TEAP Programmatic Changes There have been many recent changes which significantly impact the implementation of a TEAP Program. This webinar informs participants about the PRH changes and offers suggestions on how to design their TEAP programs to stay within the hours allocated. Templates for the CPP and CTP prevention-focused presentation are also reviewed and discussed.
February 13, 2013 Supporting Trauma Recovery: A Short-term Psycho-educational Role for the Job Corps CMHC This webinar provides instruction on the recognition of trauma symptoms and the principles of trauma recovery as well as the application of this information to issues facing students in a career technical training program.
January 31, 2013 When Is Playing a Bad Idea? This presentation provides a quick overview of hot topics in sports health including sports physicals, concussions and sprains and strains. This webinar is geared towards medical staff, but recreation staff members are encouraged to view and/or download it.
January 22, 23, & 31, 2013 Administration and Management Introduction to PRH Changes This webinar provides information on the changes in staffing levels and select Health and Wellness requirements.

 

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Calendar Year 2012

Webina​r Date​(s) Title Purpose/Description
December 10, 2012 Preparing for the Health and Wellness ROCA This webinar helps centers to better prepare for their Regional Office Center Assessment (ROCA). The presention discusses the purpose of the ROCA, the rating system, the ROCA forms and documents that will be reviewed, best practices from other health and wellness centers, and other ROCA-related topics.
December 4, 2012 Stemming the Tide of Antibiotic Resistance: Why You Shouldn't Always Throw an Antibiotic At It This webinar is designed to inform participants of the recommended treatment options and appropriate antibiotic use for common infections (for adolescents and adults). The principles of appropriate antibiotic use are important to know and practice in order to help avoid the over usage of antibiotics and decrease antibiotic resistance.
November 15, 2012 Informed Consent Process for Oral Health This webinar reviews the informed consent process including the services for which informed consent should be obtained before providing, the points that should be covered during the discussion and the documentation in the chart.
November 8, 2012 When Is Playing a Bad Idea? This presentation provides a quick overview of hot topics in sports health including sports physicals, concussions and sprains and strains. This webinar is geared towards medical staff, but recreation staff members are encouraged to view and/or download it.
November 7, 2012 National Substance Abuse Awareness Month Show and Tell This presentation is not available online (file is too large).
November 1, 2012 Effective Utilization of the SIF for TEAP Specialists This webinar focuses on the origins and the rationale behind the new SIF. It discusses how to score the CRAFFT as well as ways to make effective use of the clinical information contained within the SIF. The importance of further individualized assessment and brief interventions is emphasized.
October 25, 2012 The Caffeine Conundrum This webinar explores how much caffeine is too much and the potential health effects.
October 18, 2012

Treating Students with Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

This webinar provides information about diagnosis, treatment and "things to watch out for" when students complain of urinary symptoms.
September 27, 2012 HEALS Success Stories This webinar provides information from center staff members who have successfully implemented the HEALs program through their success stories.
September 20, 2012 All You Would Ever Want to Know about Urine Toxicology Screening This webinar features the combined efforts of the CDD and TEAP to focus on addressing the many questions and concerns which regularly arise from Job Corps' drug testing protocols.
September 19, 2012

Bullying Prevention and Response: Moving from Awareness to Action

This webinar by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) provides an update on its latest efforts in bullying prevention and response. Topics include a presentation of the new resources available on StopBullying.gov, as well as an orientation to the newest tools, training modules, and a complementary Community Action Toolkit.
August 15, 2012 Hansen's Disease Awareness in Job Corps This webinar focuses on the etiology, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments for Hansen's Disease.
August 9, 2012 Brief Interventions for the Job Corps Population This webinar builds on information presented during the May webinar on Assessment Tools for TEAPs. The goals of this webinar are to make participants more aware of the research, results, and promise of brief interventions for those students identified at higher risk for not completing the JC program due to their alcohol and/or drug use.
August 2, 2012 Getting the Most from the Social Intake Form (SIF)

This webinar is designed to help maximize student disclosure on the social intake form (SIF) and create case management plans that increase retention of students in the program. Special attention is given to the areas of developing rapport, confidentiality, cultural sensitivity, appropriate referrals, and case management.

July 10 and 11, 2012

Medication Management in Residential Living

This webinar helps residential advisors and wellness staff members determine appropriate protocol in making available over-the-counter and prescribed medications to students when the Health and Wellness Center is not open. Residential staff are also educated about their roles and responsibilities as outlined in the personal authorizations for their individual centers.

May 2012 An Introduction to Anxiety Disorders

Understanding Anxiety & Its Effects on School Functioning

This webinar provides an overview on Anxiety disorders and the impact it can have on an individual's mood , behavior and day-to-day functioning. During the webinar, information is presented that assists center staff in recognizing the signs of an anxiety disorder and when a referral to the CMHC for additional evaluation or coping strategies may be necessary.
May 22, 2012 Help! My Chest is Burning and I Can't Go!: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Constipation This webinar provides a review of the common and uncommon symptom presentation of GERD and chronic intermittent constipation, the pharmacologic treatment options, and the diet and lifestyle management options that exist for each disease.
May 10, 2012 Assessment Tools for the Trainee Employee Assistance Program (TEAP) This webinar focuses on empirically-validated screening and assessment tools available to TEAP Specialists to assist with evaluating students to determine how to most effective assist them to complete the Job Corps program.
May 2, 2012 Motivational Interviewing & HEALS This webinar is designed for any Job Corps staff member interested in understanding how to help motivate students to change unhealthy behaviors. Examples relate to HEALS and health-related behavior; however, the webinar may also serve as an introduction to anyone interested in learning more about Motivational Interviewing.
April 17 and 18, 2012 Health Care Needs and Direct Threat Assessments Refresher (Appendices 609 ad 610): Frequently Asked Questions and More This webinar focuses on reviewing the steps involved in both the Health Care Needs and Direct Threat Assessments using real applicant scenarios.
April 5, 2012 Preventing Binge Drinking in Job Corps This webinar helps identify binge drinking, identify why teens binge drink, recognize the dangers and risks of binge drinking, and describes the importance of getting assistance with binge drinking.
March 14, 2012 TEAP Promising Practices This webinar provides an opportunity to learn the promising practices distilled from TEAP programs around the country. This webinar presents trie-and-true techniques that TEAP Specialists have implemented to assist our students in becoming more employable.
March 7, 2012 Working with Students with Disordered Eating This presentation provides an overview of anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. Through case studies, participants can determine the best course of intervention in a variety of situations within the confines of Job Corps.
February 28, 2012 Understanding and Preventing Youth Violence, Dating Violence, and Youth Suicide This CDC webinar provides information on different forms of violence and suicide, differentiate healthy and unhealthy relationships and behaviors, and what you can do as a peer or friend to help prevent violence and suicide.
February 22, 2012 Harm Reduction Strategies for Substance Abuse

This webinar defines harm reduction and reviews multiple harm reduction approaches to substance use disorders. The training addresses how these approaches apply to TEAP and Job Corps. This training is offered at a basic level.

February 16, 2012 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) describes a continuum of permanent birth defects caused by maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. Many of us are familiar with facial abnormalities related to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, but we are less aware of the central nervous system damage. This webinar reviews FASD and builds on what you can't see and why.

February 8, 2012 What to Look For, What to Say, and How to Respond: Suicide Prevention Training for Non-Health Staff This suicide prevention webinar for non-health staff is adapted from the Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) gatekeeper model. Participants learn basic suicide facts, suicide risk factors, and three steps to help prevent suicide. Several interactive scenarios are used to help participants feel confident in their role and ability to respond to suicidal student. This webinar is especially designed for residential living staff, instructors, recreation staff, and counselors.
January 23, 2012
January 24, 2012
January 27, 2012
Youth Violence: Prevention and Response webinar This CDC webinar provides training to all center staff on youth violence and includes information on peer-to-peer violence and dating matters, as well as how to identify warning signs, prevention and de-escalation techniques, and post-incident responses.
January 19, 2012 Managing Third Molars in Job Corps This webinar addresses indications and contraindications for third molar removal as well as the classification of impacted teeth. A brief review of the anatomy of the maxilla and mandible is discussed including surgical techniques used in removal of third molars as well as possible complications.

 

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Calendar Year 2011

Webinar Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
December 8, 2011
December 9, 2011
Motivation 101: How to Get Students Off the Couch This webinar looks at ways to maximize students' motivation to adopt lifelong healthy behaviors.
December 6, 2011 Celebrating Differences This webinar is designed for all Job Corps Center staff to better understand the concept of cultural diversity and how it applies to Job Corps students. This program challenges you to examine your attitudes and perceptions about diversity and how it may affect Job Corps students and other staff.
December 1, 2011 Dietary Management of Food Allergy This webinar provides an overview of food allergy and its dietary management. Topics include how to provide comprehensive elimination diet education including not only how to avoid specific allergens, but also how to safely and appropriately substitute for the nutrients inherent in the eliminated food. Additionally, how to manage food allergies in a food service establishment is discussed.
October 28, 2011 Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault in Job Corps This webinar reviews the specific sexual assault prevention policies outlined in the PRH, as well as best practices used in the prevention of sexual assaults.
October 25, 2011 Preparing for Alcohol and Drug Licensure This presentation helps Job Corps TEAP specialists learn the necessary information for both the IC&RC/AODA and NAADAC credentialing tests. Strategies are presented to strengthen the test taker's knowledge base and take a multiple choice exam.
October 20, 2011 Confidentiality in Your TEAP Program Confused about how to implement confidentiality regulations for TEAP? Wondering who has a 'need to know' for the drug screen results? This webinar addresses these issues as well as provides a forum to discuss related topics.
October 11, 2011
October 12, 2011
A Review of PRH Chapter 1: Changes & Updates for Health and Wellness Staff
Part 1 and Part 2
This webinar is a two-part series. Part 1 reviews the specific changes and updates applicable to the administrative components of the center file review process. Part 2 reviews changes and additions related to conducting both a health care needs and a direct threat assessment as a part of the center file review process.
September 28, 2011
September 29, 2011
Case Management & Reasonable Accommodation: What is the Difference? This webinar discusses the concepts of reasonable accommodation and case management of health care needs, describe the relationship between each, provide examples of each, and discuss related documentation requirements. This course is offered at a beginner level. No prerequisite knowledge is required for this course.
September 7, 2011
September 15, 2011
Managing Asthma in the Job Corps Student This webinar reviews the comprehensive outpatient management of asthma with the goals of improving asthma control and enhancing employability. This course is offered at an intermediate level.
August 30, 2011 Dental Sealants: To Seal or Not to Seal, That is the Question Dental sealants are a proven evidence-based method of reducing the incidence of dental caries in susceptible teeth and high-risk populations, yet sealant utilization remains low. This webinar presents the advantages of sealant placement and discuss those concerns that deter their placement. The process of adopting a new procedure into one's armamentarium is explored as well as the specific challenges and opportunities found in the Job Corps dental setting that affect treatment.
August 23, 2011
August 25, 2011
Cyberbullying: What You Need to Know Bullying now includes the use of new tools, including cell phones, text and instant messaging, and social network sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Job Corps staff are uniquely positioned to serve as strategic assets in the effort to stop cyberbullying in center. It is important that staff be knowledgeable about the epidemiologic characteristics of bullying and be able to assess center students for bullying and intervene in appropriate ways.
August 2, 2011
August 17, 2011
Fitness in Trades: Using Functional Fitness for Career Sucess From welding to business technologies, functional training can help students physically prepare for the demands of the workplace. This webinar highlights exercises that train students for their various trades.
July 20, 2011 HEALS Policies for Regional Office Staff This presentation provides an overview of the new policy and PAG changes and strategies to evaluate compliance and quality programming.
July 11 and 13, 2011 Nursing Code of Ethics This webinar focuses on review of the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and Privacy Act, and use of scenarios to discuss the gray areas in nursing ethical and moral decision making.
July 6 and 14, 2011 Meeting the Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyles (HEALS) Policy This webinar provides tools to meet and exceed the new food service, recreation, and health and wellness PRH requirement.
June 7, 2011 Beyond Boca Burgers: Tasty Vegetarian Entrees This webinar provides information for vegetarian-themed quantity menu for vegetarians and "interested" students.
May 31, 2011
June 3, 2011
Social and Emotional Learning as a Foundation for Vocational Training and Success This webinar provides an overview of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) competency areas and the outcomes associated with SEL curriculum. The webinar also discusses how this information it relates to vocational training and success. A description of how SEL competencies are being used at Cascades Job Corps Center is also presented.
May 23, 2011 Methamphetamine's Dental, Medical & Social Implications: What Health Care Providers Should Know In this webinar, Dr. Chris Steward addresses the dental, medical, and social implications of meth use. Students with a history of past methamphetamine use require a multi-disciplinary team approach as methamphetamines produce devastating effects on the users' overall health and wellbeing. The oral manifestations are an employability barrier, are difficult to treat, and can pose numerous patient management issues. Dr. Steward offers a pragmatic approach to providing care to those students who can benefit from Job Corps' scope of basic oral health services and the ingredients for a multi-disciplinary approach that is necessary to support outcomes.
May 16, 2011 Community Connections: Providing Cost Effective, Quality Services to Our Students This webinar covers community and national resources, tips on how to implement cost saving strategies, and information on various internships, pharmaceutical, and government programs to offset center expenses while maintaining quality services to students.
May 11, 2011
May 12, 2011
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Treatment Guidelines from the CDC This webinar reviews the most recent treatment guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This webinar also reviews Job Corps PRH requirements for STD screening. Participants can learn how to implement current treatment recommendations for STDs on center and ensure appropriate follow-up and contact notification following treatment of STDs.
April 21, 2011 Food Service Budget Success

 

This webinar provides ideas for offering healthy foods to Job Corps students while staying within budget. Strategies for working with manufacturers and responding to students' food preferences are also addressed. At the completion of the course, participants will be able to describe ways to take advantage of savings available from manufacturers, articulate how to arrange strategic agreements, discuss how to obtain student communication and input, and list simple strategies to add healthier foods to the cafeteria menu at little to no cost change.
March 14, 2011
March 21, 2011
March 28, 2011
April 4, 2011
April 11, 2011
April 25, 2011
Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Your Health Promotion Programs This six-week course introduces participants to public health concepts in program planning and evaluation. Participants walk through the process of assessing needs, and planning, implementing, and evaluating a health promotion program. This course includes assignments between sessions. At the completion of the course, participants will have a plan that can be implemented on center.
May 2, 2011
March 16, 2011
February 23, 2011
February 22, 2011
Demystifying Applicant File Reviews: Learn How to Stop Getting Your Files Returned to Your Center! This webinar discusses the mechanics of the file review process. Topics covered include: a review of what kind of information and provider contact is necessary during the file review process; the importance of the interactive applicant interview and summary; the importance of using specific and current behaviors and adaptive functioning, rather than diagnostic categories or test scores, in making recommendations for denial; considerations of accommodations; review of helpful resources; plus much more!
March 11, 2011 Relapse Prevention and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) This webinar discusses the basic understanding of the principles behind the CBT approach to substance use, fundamental elements involved in the CBT approach to treatment, and the skills to implement core CBT treatment strategies.
March 10, 2011
March 4, 2011
Healthy Eating and Active LifeStyles (HEALS) Program Introduction This webinar provides an overview of obesity in America, and addresses specifically how this public health concern affects Job Corps. The Healthy Eating and Active LifeStyles (HEALS) program is outlined.
March 3, 2011
April 20, 2011
That's an Interesting Vase: Teaching Others How to Identify Drug Paraphernalia This webinar allows participants to define paraphernalia, difference between user-specific paraphernalia and dealer-specific paraphernalia, current status of federal law relating to drug paraphernalia, and develop a center-specific training to educate center staff on drug paraphernalia.
February 28, 2011 Oral Cancer Screening This webinar reviews the elements of an appropriate extraoral exam, oral cancer risk factors, how to take a significant medical history, soft tissue exam, an inspection technique, and optional screening aids.
February 18, 2011
January 28, 2011
Humor as a Therapeutic Tool This webinar allows participants to learn how the experience of humor can build the therapeutic alliance and defuse difficult situations. Participants can learn a model (based on research and clinical theory) of how humor as a therapeutic intervention can help relieve psychological distress, and promote physical health and wellness. While many clinicians understand how humor may assist in the development of the therapeutic relationship, this program expands that knowledge by demonstrating how humor can be used as a clinical treatment approach.
February 11, 2011 Protecting Students' Private Health Information: What Everyone Needs to Know This training primarily focuses on protecting students' health information covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA. This training is broken into five sections: personally identifiable information or PII; overview of HIPAA and the Privacy Rule; how to share and handle private information in accordance with HIPAA; documentation and safeguards in place in Job Corps; and which center staff members are responsible for protecting students' privacy.
January 18, 2011 Not Your Mother's Drugs This webinar is for staff who missed this presentation at the 2010 National Health and Wellness Conference. This webinar provides information on the new batch of legal drugs, focusing on K2 and other synthetic cannabinoids. This course is offered at an intermediate level.

 

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Calendar Year 2010

Webin​a​r Date(s) Title Purpose/Description
November 4, 2010
November 3, 2010
Compassion Fatigue At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to define and identify at least three compassion fatigue symptoms, articulate the possible precipitants to developing compassion fatigue, identify and assess compassion fatigue symptoms in self as well as in co-workers, and practice two tools to combat compassion fatigue. This course is offered at an intermediate level.
October 13, 2010
October 12, 2010
The Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia in the Job Corps Population This presentation focuses on enhancing sleep hygiene in order to promote a better night sleep for students. Information presented includes sleep promoting habits, lifestyles, beliefs, attitudes, and environmental factors which all help support a good night rest. The goal is for staff to use the tools presented, to help support those students who are struggling with insomnia.
October 6, 2010 Inhalants and Other Legal Drugs This presentation provides an overview of the emerging public health issues surrounding the abuse of inhalants and other legal drugs in adolescent populations. Participants can learn about the importance of prevention and the negative effects of these drugs.
September 30, 2010
September 29, 2010
Immunization Update This presentation provides an overview of current immunization recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
June 30, 2010

Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA)

This presentation provides practical ways Job Corps centers can implement Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) principles and protocols to produce better oral health outcomes for students. CAMBRA does not eliminate the need for tooth repair. However, CAMBRA is a targeted, motivational, and collaborative way to help students manage their caries disease process. This webinar shows participants how to do simple caries risk assessments and select appropriate caries risk management strategies.
April 28, 2010 The Challenge of Change: Serving Youth with Co-Occuring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders from a Multicultural Perspective This presentation explores co-occurring disorders as it pertains to culturally diverse and ethnic populations. It consists of a general overview of the term co-occurring and then cover specific substance abuse and mental health disorders, critical factors for treatment, strategies for professionals, and implications for program design and development.
April 23, 2010 Getting the Most Out of Chronic Care Management Plans This presentation provides an overview of the chronic care management plan (CCMP) process to include initiating and updating CCMPs, highlight the importance of the CCMP in chronic disease education, and teach wellness staff to use a CCMP to aid students in maintaining or improving their health.
March 29, 2010 Pitfalls and Promising Practices This presentation guides participants through PRH requirements in Sections 6.11 and 6.12, as well as charting and documentation. Common mistakes and strategies to exceed PRH requirements are highlighted.
February 12, 2010
February 11, 2010
Managing Students on Pyschotropic Medications in Job Corps This presentation encourages collaboration between health professionals in helping students manage their psychotropic medications and provides a medication update. Discussions emphasize ways the general principles can be applied in the Job Corps setting to minimize disruptions to the training program for the students.

 

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