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  • Leadership Development for New and Mid-Career Employees

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/10/2020

    Two senior administrators, and one Assistant Director will introduce leadership and supervision tips and techniques they learned along the way in their transition to mid-level to senior management. The presenters will provide insight on goal setting, finding a mentor, at the transition of peer to supervisor, to becoming a senior administrator and some practical tips for professionals at any stage of their career. Particular attention will be paid to the navigating the application process, moving from colleague to boss, time management, work-life balance/burnout, Cultural competency in supervision, mentorship, and components for upward mobility. The perspectives of people of color and women will also be highlighted in this presentation.

  • The Color of Drinking Survey: Addressing Alcohol Prevention and Campus Racial Climate through Systematic Data

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/09/2020

    The "Color of Drinking" is an exploratory study of the impacts of the UW-Madison’s alcohol culture on students of color. The campus alcohol culture radiates implicit messages regarding who matters and belongs, and its impacts to racial climate. Utilizing institutional data and UHS population data; Color of Drinking has helped build capacity among campus to address alcohol as a social justice issue. This session will examine the intersection of alcohol prevention, social justice, data, and strategies implemented with campus partners.

  • Update on Hypertension Screening and Management in the Young Adult

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/08/2020

    Hypertension leads to significant morbidity and mortality. Recent guidelines redefined stages of hypertension by lowering systolic and diastolic pressure. This diagnostic change will increase the prevalence of hypertension in young adults, age 18 to 39, in whom an estimated 30-40% will now reach diagnostic criteria for hypertension. Successful management of these patients may help decrease cardiovascular events later in life. A summary of the guidelines will be presented, along with diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

  • Transgender Care in College Health

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/02/2020

    This program will provide an overview of transgender healthcare to enhance fluency and competence with gender affirmative practices. Will discuss aspects of gender identity and factors affecting the health and safety of transgender individuals, and provide practical guidelines for creating an open and inclusive health care environment. Will review treatment guidelines for hormonal therapy and surgery and include case studies. This program will provide an overview of transgender healthcare to enhance fluency and competence with gender affirmative practices.

  • Expanding Trans Care Medical Services on the University of Michigan Campus: A Framework and Strategy with Lessons Learned

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/01/2020

    Since fall 2016, the University of Michigan has actively improved medical services and delivery through the health service for transgender patients, a process that required strategy, knowledge expansion, and logistical execution. This session will outline the framework we used from both the institutional and clinician perspective, including the pitfalls encountered, in order to assist others in meeting goals of improved care on their campuses. We will share strategy documents, clinician curriculum, marketing, electronic health record documentation, protocols, and patient education used during this process.

  • Strategic Planning: Design for Success

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/26/2020

    This session offers a hands-on approach to execute a strategic plan you can actually use. Walk through creating a strategic plan by identifying stake holders, conducting risk and needs analysis, and aligning strategies to the mission of your organization. Finish with tips on how to use your strategic plan rather than relegating it to gather dust on a shelf.

  • Prioritizing Assessment, Evaluation, and Research in Health Promotion Practice

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/20/2020

    Health promotion professionals use assessment, evaluation, and research strategies in broader program planning efforts to identify priorities, enhance efforts, advocate for resources, and contribute knowledge to the field. Competing priorities, restricted resources, and limited research skills may impede our ability to include rigorous study design in program planning. We will share lessons learned in building research agendas as scholars and practitioners, and we will discuss strategies for leveraging institutional assets to support health promotion research.

  • Advocacy for Young Adults with Chronic Diseases in College and Beyond

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/19/2020

    There are unique needs for students with chronic illnesses as they transition to adulthood. College is a critical period as there is more independence, often including greater individual accountability for health. Many young patients are lost as they transition abruptly, without preparing for independence with their health. Newfound freedom can be a catalyst of psychosocial stressors. This session will include methods to support young patients’ needs in their transitionary period beginning with college.

  • Introducing the Clinical Load Index (CLI) – A New Metric for Guiding Staffing of Counseling Centers

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/19/2020

    The Clinical Load Index (CLI) was developed to help colleges and universities make more informed decisions about staffing for counseling centers. Development of the CLI was managed by a collaborative working group representing the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH), the Association of University and Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCCD), and the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS). Presentation will include key concepts, background, and a walk-through of using the CLI (including online tools).

  • Insurance 101: Confidently Navigate the Complex World of Health Insurance

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 08/13/2020

    Health insurance is a complex subject and our student body often depends on us to educate them on insurance. This session will provide an overview of health insurance fundamentals and then build upon those to discuss the strategies Iowa State University has put in to place to help students and parents, such as: access and networks; uninsured and underinsured students; Medicaid; transparency efforts; sliding fee scales; and tools and resources the university offers to students and parents.