- Mastering the Essentials of Tobacco Control - December 13, 2011
- Asthma Webinar for School Nurses -- December 15, 2011
- Spring Tobacco Prevention Institute - March 28-29, 2012
- Sexuality Education Training Initiative

Mastering the Essentials of Tobacco Control - December 13, 2011

Save the date! A December 13 webinar presented by the South Dakota Tobacco Control Program and the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium will provide an overview of tobacco control essentials that everyone can apply in their communities. It will run from 3:00-4:30 pm CT/2:00-3:30pm MT.

To join the online meeting, "click here. To join the audio conference: Phone number: 1-(888)-450-5996 Access Code: 937686.

Asthma Webinar for School Nurses -- December 15, 2011

Please join the American School Health Association (ASHA) for "Asthma Control Part 2: Asthma Action Plans for School Nurses," a free webinar, on Thursday, December 15th, 2:30-4:00 PM EST.

This webinar will help school nurses create and evaluate asthma action plans for their students. Stock EpiPens, and standing orders will be discussed, and the webinar will conclude with a Q&A session. Dr. Ben Francisco returns with advice to help schools be Asthma Ready (™). Dr. Cindy Devore, Dr. Lani Wheeler and Sally Schoessler, Director of Nursing Education at National Association of School Nurses will share their experience and expertise.

This webinar follows up on the valuable information presented in ASHA’s May webinar “Asthma Control: Are You Doing YOUR Part? An Update for School Nurses in School-based Asthma Management.” If you did not participate in the May webinar, you are encouraged to view it prior to attending the December webinar.

The May webinar is available to download in two parts at: http://www.ashaweb.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3423. There is no registration fee. Register now at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/343773902.

Spring Tobacco Prevention Institute - March 28-29, 2012

The Spring Tobacco Prevention Institute is offered by the Tobacco Control Program and Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium. The purpose is to provide tobacco prevention training to communities, schools, and leaders. This training will improve collaborative leadership skills and help sustain tobacco prevention efforts.

Sexuality Education Training Initiative

Answer has been helping educators and youth-serving professionals create meaningful classroom experiences about sexuality for more than 25 years through the Sexuality Education Training Initiative. Each year, this program provides more than 2,500 educators and youth-serving professionals with the tools they need to teach comprehensive sexuality education and effectively respond to students' questions. The program includes open-enrollment workshops, in-service trainings, Training Institute in Sexual Health Education, and online professional development.

For more information, click here.

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