Understanding Hoarding Disorder and Resources Available

As you work with patients or clients, what concerns have you found for people with hoarding disorder?  What are their needs?  What services are available?  Join us for a discussion of hoarding disorder and resources available. View agenda.

January 19, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Via https://zoom.us/j/4137397739
***Please email Shirley Rodriguez to RSVP

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Trainings

IPM training Safe Pest Control for you and Your Clients: sponsored by Revitalize CDC and led by Susannah Reese, manager of the HUD-funded StopPests in Housing Program based at Cornell University’s Northeastern IPM Center, since 2014.

Under her leadership, over 100 federally supported housing sites all over the country have received training and consultation on safe and effective pest control. Susannah herself has visited dozens of affordable housing sites across the country, bringing pest control solutions to some of the largest housing authorities in the country to some of the smallest rural tribal housing entities. Through trainings, consultation, and conference presentations she engages housing professionals and residents in finding solutions to pest control challenges. View webinars below:

Integrated Pest Management Part 1: Cockroaches & Rodents
Integrated Pest Management Part 2: Bed Bugs and Personal Protection
Integrated Pest Management Part 3: Working with Clients with Pest Infestations

Hacer clic aquí to download the slides to the presentations.

Legal Help Hotline

The Hampden County Bar Association will hold a Legal Help Hotline on Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Local and experienced attorneys will be available to provide legal advice on a variety of topics including Divorce and Family law, Bankruptcy, Business, Landlord/Tenant and Real Estate. Individuals needing advice should call (413) 732-4648 to speak to a volunteer.

Weatherization Workshop

The Center for EcoTechnology is hosting a virtual Weatherization Workshop on Wednesday, October 28 at 2pm and Thursday, October 29 at 6pm.
This workshop will cover ways that you can save energy at home, such as DIY home weatherization and signing up for a Home Energy Assessment. We will also provide resources on other weatherization programs. Whether you rent or own, you can save money and be more comfortable at home with our practical solutions for energy efficiency!
Receive a free weatherization kit with registration, until supplies run out. Register now: https://www.centerforecotechnology.org/weatherization-webinar-registration/

Safe Pest Control for You and  Your Clients:  IPM for Home Visitors and Housing Inspectors

A free virtual training for community health workers, asthma intervention specialists, and housing professionals, featuring presenter Susannah Reese of StopPests in Housing and Cornell University.
Registro aquí

Free Webinar: Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Childcare Facilities – Monday, September 28, 2020
Learn about the issue of lead in drinking water in schools and childcare facilities and free state assistance to help address it. Experts from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst will discuss the issue of lead in drinking water, the health impacts, and ways to address it. This is especially relevant as facilities reopen after being closed due to the pandemic. Register aquí.

Springfield Healthy Homes: Pivoting to Address COVID-19 Webinar

On August 4, Sarita Hudson, Director of Programs and Development at the Public Health Institute of Western MA, was a guest speaker at the Massachusetts Community Health Centers Asthma Educators’ Collaborative (MACHCAEC) webinar and shared about successful strategies for home visiting and environmental assessments during COVID-19.
View the recorded webinar and download pdf
Quit Don’t Switch Training
The Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Don’t Switch training is based on the CDC’s Ask–Advise–Refer model, and utilizes updated tools and strategies for conducting an effective brief tobacco intervention with patients identified as tobacco users, including e-cigarettes.
Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Don’t Switch brief intervention training
Date: June 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020
Time: on-demand
Registro aquí
Cost: Free – Visit the course page to see more details

Entrenamientos pasados

Fair Housing and Civil Rights Virtual Workshops

Starting June 2020, Fair Housing and Civil Rights (FHCR) will be hosting free workshops webinars. These workshops will seek to take a look at how some of the hard questions of equity and human rights that we deal with every day are being affected by the COVID-19 crisis.  Click aquí to learn more about upcoming webinars.

Housing and Health:  What You Need to Know During COVID-19

Join Springfield Healthy Homes, Arise for Social Justice and Focus Springfield as we host Jane Edmonstone and Claudia Quintero from Community Legal Aid for a Facebook Live Chat to discuss what you need to know during the time of COVID-19. Register aquí. View live on Facebook aquí.

Topics will include:

  • accessing the courts
  • evictions for private and subsidized housing
  • repairs
  • foreclosure
  • unemployment

Resources for Community Health Workers from NACHW

NACHW has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources for CHWs

GHHI SDOH Webinar Series Week 3: Responding to COVID-19 Part II

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) invites you join two webinars this week as part of our Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Webinar Series. For those who are teleworking during the COVID-19 outbreak and others who are interested in the webinar topics, we hope to provide you with valuable weekly training opportunities on how healthy housing impacts social determinants of health, racial equity and economic mobility and offer preventive solutions. Please stay safe and follow all CDC and local health department recommendations regarding the virus.

Responding to COVID-19 through Healthy Housing Interventions Part II
Thursday, April 2, 12:00pm to 1:00pm ET

In this webinar the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative will continue coverage of emerging practices to support the safe continuation of healthy housing services during COVID-19 control and response. Presenters will share resources and programming considerations for client intake service providers, community health workers, and other healthy housing program administrators. Session topics will include GHHI’s direct services for case management and our outreach strategies in the Baltimore area. Register for the Webinar

To view Part I please visit the GHHI website

Free Core Competencies and Health Topics Class for CHWs

Holyoke Community College (HCC) is offering FREE Core Competencies and Health Topics class for Community Health Worker (CHW) from May to August 2020. This project is funded by the MassHealth CommonWealth Corporation grant.

The CHW classes will run for 12 weeks, on Wednesday nights 4pm-8.30pm. This program is absolutely FREE of charge, which includes free tuition, fees, and books. By the end of this program, students will earn six college credits. Also, the deadline to register is April 25th, 2020. (View eligibility requirements)

Housing Resource Community Event – April 23, 2020

Come and learn about your housing rights, housing legal assistance, homeless prevention and assistance, and other housing-related services.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 from 10:00-2:00 PM
MLK, Jr. Family Center, 3 Rutland Street, Springfield, MA
For more information email behealthyhousingevent@baystatehealth.org or call Gloria Wilson at 413-794-4027. Download flyer

14th Annual Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference

Now in its 14th year, the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference continues to bring together people who share a commitment to protecting and furthering the rights of all Americans, both regionally and nationwide.
The conference provides an opportunity to hear speakers from a wide range of disciplines discuss the state or fair housing and civil rights in America today and share their ideas on how to effectuate change on both a local and national level.
Friday, April 24
Western New England University School of Law, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA

New Lead Safe Housing Rule Trainings and Resources Available

HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes has launched training and resource web pages to help users review federal lead regulations and the Lead Safe Housing Rule (LSHR) Amendment for pre-1978 housing.

Training for Public Health and Housing Practitioners

Join Revitalize CDC for a training on Healthy Homes:  Assessment and Interventions facilitated by Dr. David Turcotte, from UMass Lowell.

Wednesday, January 15- Thursday, January 16
8 AM- 4 PM
Friday, January 17
8:30-12 PM
Community Foundation of WM
333 Bridge Street, Springfield, MA 01103

Registration deadline by 1/8/20. Space is limited. Register aquí

Freedom from Smoking Facilitator Trainings

The American Lung Associate will be offering trainings to participants interested in helping adults quit smoking December 5 and February 6. For more information or to register click aquí.

Webinar:  Spanish Language Translation of the Lead

On November 20th, 2019 at 2:00 PM, the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes OLHCHH), is having a webinar in Spanish, for Spanish speaking audiences. The webinar is about the Spanish language translation of our Lead Paint Safety Field Guide publication. The webinar will be delivered in Spanish by Dr. Brenda Reyes from OLHCCH.

Free Community Health Worker (CHW) Classes at Holyoke Community College

Holyoke Community College (HCC) is continuing to offer FREE Community Health Worker (CHW) classes through a federal HRSA grant. Through this funding, participants go through 2 courses to build foundational knowledge and skills. Courses are centered around the 10 Core Competencies for CHWs, and include a focus on social determinants of health, behavioral health, and substance use. These classes are aligned with the training requirements for MA State Certification for CHWs.  View flyer para más información.

Square One Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Health Fair

Join Square One for their First Annual Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Health Fair on October 23rd from 11-1 PM.  Ver folleto.

We invite you to come learn about lead poisoning prevention, network, and build relationships with community members and parents around this important health issue.

This event marks National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week which brings together individuals, organizations, industry, and state and local governments to raise awareness of lead poisoning prevention and reduce childhood exposure to lead.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Health Fair
October 23, 11-1 pm

Square One Family Center, 1095 Main St.

Contact Ramona Matos at rmatos@sdn.org or 858-3116 for more information

Haciendo espacio para la esperanza: vida después del desorden

Una tarde de empoderamiento, apoyo y educación para las personas que luchan contra el desorden y quienes las apoyan.

Únase a Mutual Support Consulting, LLC, el 7 de septiembre de 2019, de 1 a 4 PM para la conferencia: Making Space for Hope: Life After Clutter, en UMass. Para obtener más información, visite su sitio web en www.mutual-support.com.

Entrenamiento de asma en visitas domiciliarias para los TSC

Registro para un evento de capacitación gratuito de cuatro días sobre la capacitación de visitas de asma a domicilio para trabajadores de salud comunitaria, a más tardar el 16 de agosto Esta capacitación ayuda a apoyar a los TSC en sus roles únicos con el apoyo de expertos en TSC y expertos en el campo y a conectarse a una red de apoyo más amplia.

Serie de seminarios web sobre el mes nacional de hogares saludables

La Oficina de HUD para el Control de Riesgos de Riesgo y Hogares Saludables (OLHCHH, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Instituto Nacional de Alimentos y Agricultura del USDA, National Health Homes Partnership, presentan una serie de webinars a partir de finales de mayo y hasta junio para apoyar el Mes Nacional de Hogares de la Salud (NHHM) 2019.

Haga clic aquí para obtener una lista de los seminarios web de 2019 que incluyen información de registro. Para obtener actualizaciones de estos seminarios web y obtener otra información sobre el Mes Nacional de los Hogares Saludables, visite Sitio web del Mes Nacional de Hogares Saludables de OLHCHH.

Curso web gratuito: Ley de vivienda justa, sección 504 y ADA

Este curso es para cualquier persona involucrada en el proceso de transacción de vivienda de proveedores de vivienda, defensores de vivienda, personas con discapacidades y más. cubre los derechos de las personas con discapacidades en la vivienda según la Ley de Vivienda Justa, la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades.

Este curso aborda la definición de discapacidad, las diferencias entre adaptaciones y modificaciones, la documentación de discapacidad que un proveedor de vivienda puede requerir, una carga indebida, una alteración fundamental y el proceso de solicitud.

Length: Approximately 2 hours

Certificate of Course Completion: Yes

Para más información y registro ir a Learn.NewEnglandADA.org

Note: This course is self-paced and available 24/7.

¿Necesita ayuda para pagar su factura de gas o desea inscribirse en la Clase de Compradores de Vivienda por Primera Vez?

Springfield Partners for Community Action proporciona asistencia para ayudar a los clientes de gas de clase media alta a pagar sus facturas de gas.  Ver folleto para más información.. También ofrecen clases gratuitas para Compradores de Vivienda por Primera Vez que están certificados por HUD y aprobados por CHAPA. La próxima clase comienza en mayo. Ver folleto.

Seminario web sobre los principios básicos del asma para profesionales de la salud

Este curso gratuito en línea, dirigido por un instructor y de una hora de duración, presentado por el Centro de Capacitación de Hogares Saludables y con fondos de HUD, examinará brevemente las causas del asma y las circunstancias que desencadenan los ataques de asma. Específicamente, los profesionales recibirán información práctica para identificar y abordar las condiciones ambientales en el hogar que pueden causar y desencadenar ataques de asma. También se les ofrecerán ejemplos del mundo real y consejos pragmáticos para alentar a los clientes a hacer cambios en su hogar que influyan positivamente en la salud y el bienestar de su familia. Registrar aquí

Instituto Educador del Asma

La Asociación de Educadores Certificados en Asma de RI (RIACAE), American Lung Association  (ALA), and the RI Department of Health’s Asthma Control Program (RIACP) se complacen en anunciar el curso preparatorio del Instituto Educador del Asma para la Certificación de Educación sobre el Asma de 2019 del 16 al 17 de mayo.  Más información o para registrarse..

Capacitación de proveedores de cuidado infantil familiar

El entrenamiento en línea GRATUITO de MAAP sobre hogares saludables. Crear un hogar saludable y controlar el asma

Proveedores de viviendas y enfermeras

Centro de capacitación en línea de Healthy Housing Solutions. Cursos en línea y presenciales para vivienda. http://healthyhousingsolutions.com/hhtc/

Formación gratuita para enfermeras.

  • Curso de evaluación ambiental domiciliaria pediátrica

Trabajadores de salud comunitaria

Entrenamientos en curso

Springfield ofrece un programa gratuito de capacitación en construcción para desempleados

La ciudad copatrocina un curso de capacitación en construcción gratuito para residentes desempleados de vecindarios elegibles, que comienza en septiembre después del horario escolar. Articulo masivo.

Entrenamiento para propietarios
Conceptos básicos de la gestión de la propiedad de alquiler

Este taller incluye una descripción general de la administración de propiedades de alquiler residencial básica en Massachusetts que proporciona una introducción a las leyes de Massachusetts que rigen la relación de alquiler. Importante para todos los propietarios de propiedades de alquiler, incluidos los propietarios de 2 a 4 casas familiares.

Los temas cubiertos incluyen:
• selección adecuada del inquilino
• relaciones con los inquilinos
• leyes de pintura con plomo
• tipos de tenencias
• Código Sanitario del Estado
• leyes de vivienda justa
• el proceso de desalojo
• cómo lidiar con los problemas de drogas

Entrenador: H. John Fisher

Certificates of completion are awarded at the end of the session; this workshop satisfies the course requirement for first-time buyers of multi-family homes.  Registration fee is $90 (includes WayFinders’s Property Management Manual).

Haga clic aquí para las próximas fechas e información sobre cómo registrarse.

Capacitación Financiera para Residentes

Taller de alfabetización financiera

Springfield Partners for Community Actions holds FREE Financial Literacy Workshops to help residents set up household budgets, establish savings accounts, reduce debt, build and maintain credit and more. New sessions begin every month, and consist of four classes each.  Workshops are free and open to all Springfield residents of moderate or low incomes.

Haga clic aquí para ver el calendario del taller e información sobre cómo registrarse.

Educación de aptitud financiera

Springfield Neighborhood Housing Services provides FREE Financial Fitness education to identify the obstacles that prevent people from buying a home, helps them develop a plan and budget, and monitors the customer’s progress towards overcoming the obstacles. The workshops are ten hours of intensive education covering topics including:

  • Problemas de credito
  • Conseguir y mantenerse fuera de la deuda
  • Manejando tu dinero
  • Comenzando una relación bancaria
  • Creando riqueza para usted y su familia
  • Préstamos depredadores Tácticas para evitar

Haga clic aquí para ver el horario de clases e información sobre cómo registrarse.

Entrenamientos anteriores

La Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative ha coordinado y convocado numerosas capacitaciones en los últimos años. Haga clic aquí para obtener información sobre Entrenamientos previos.

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