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Presentations and Trainings
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Presentations and Trainings

In these interactive sessions, professionals discuss their area of expertise and invite audience members to engage in discussion and other participatory activities.

The presentations and trainings are free and open to the public, thanks to our sponsors and partners.

Select from the topics on this page:

Safety in Motion

Learn simple techniques to reduce unnecessary strain and sprain on and off the job.

Laurie LaBrasseur, ARM

Laurie LaBrasseur, ARM
Safety Management Consultant
SAIF Corporation

Monday, April 4

12:30- 1:30 p.m.

Barbara Roberts Human Services Building
Room 137
500 Summer St., N.E.
Salem, OR 97301

Map to Human Services Building

Learn more about our presenter (pdf)

Download Event Flyer (pdf)

 



Engaging Men to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

Sexual and domestic violence are major public health concerns that Oregonians must confront. This panel of community members and leaders will address some of the ways that we can engage men in the prevention of violence and the importance of doing so.

Oregon Men Against Violence

Panelists

Ron Clark
Doctor of Ministry, Pastor, Agape Church of Christ

Tim Logan
Administrator and Lead Facilitator, SOVALTI

Mario Olivares, BA
Youth Advocate, Prevention Specialist, Legal Advocate, Clackamas Women's Services

Jack Straton, PhD
Associate Professor, Portland State University

Moderator:

Cliff Leek, BA
Prevention Specialist, Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force

Tuesday, April 5

6:30 - 8 p.m

Attend in person at:
Mercy Corps Action Center
45 S.W. Ankeny
Portland, OR 97204

Map to Mercy Corps Action Center

Learn more about our panelists (pdf)

Download Event Flyer (pdf)

 

Sponsored by the Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force and Mercy Corps Northwest



Partnering with Interpreters to Promote a Greater Cultural Understanding

Intended audience: health care interpreters and practicing health care providers - nurses, medical assistants, physician assistants and physicians.

David Cardona, MD, MPH

David Cardona, MD, MPH
CMI Coordinator, Health Care Interpreter Certification Program, OHA/DHS Office of Multicultural
Health and Services

Tuesday, April 6

6:30 - 8 p.m.

Space is Limited - Please RSVP: www.theOMA.org

Download PowerPoint Presentation

Attend in person at:
OMEF Conference Center

Oregon Medical Association Headquarters

11740 S.W. 68th Pkwy.
Portland, Oregon 97223-99038

Map to Oregon Medical Association Headquarters

 

Learn more about our presenter (pdf)

 

Sponsored by the Oregon Medical Association.



Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls injuries happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Learn practical techniques to lessen your chance of injury.

Laurie LaBrasseur, ARM

Laurie LaBrasseur, ARM
Safety Management Consultant
SAIF Corporation

Wednesday, April 6

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Barbara Roberts Human Services Building
Room 137
500 Summer St., N.E.
Salem, OR 97301

Map to Human Services Building

Learn more about our presenter (pdf)

Download Event Flyer (pdf)

 



QPR - Question, Persuade, Refer
Suicide Prevention

QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer, three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.

QPR

Presenters

Donna Noonan, MPH
Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Oregon Health Authority
Public Health Division

Jason Yarmer
Prevention Specialist/Tribal Liaison
Oregon Department of Human Services
Office of Addictions and Mental Health

Friday, April 8

Noon- 1 p.m.

Attend in person at:
Portland State Office Building
Room 1A

800 NE Oregon Street

Portland, Oregon 97232

Map to Portland State Office Building

 

Learn more about our presenters (pdf)

 

Sponsored by the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division



Home Care Commission

Free classes are available statewide.

Download class information (pdf). Find a class near you.

Protecting Against Sprains and Strains (PASS)

PASS provides the participant with the basics of good body mechanics; how to minimize risks by avoiding and/or preventing sprain and strain injuries; best practices in workplace activities; and review of assistive equipment.

Preventing Disease Transmission (PDT)

PDT provides participants with the causes of infectious diseases and routes of transmission; reducing risks; best practices in housekeeping; and caregiving to prevent the spread of disease.

Taking Responsibility in Personal Safety (TRIPS)

TRIPS participants learn about practical ways for preventing injuries from slips and trips in the home and assessing risk factors; assisting some in planning and preparing for emergencies including the role of the homecare