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The Mailbag is continuously updated, online bulletin of events (e.g., trainings, workshops, conferences and online learning events) submitted by and for local public health in Minnesota.

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September
15
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor for Itasca County
**Itasca County is creating an Eligibility List an will be accepting applications for a Public Health Supervisor. This position will open on 8/27/2014** Position Description: Public Health Professional and Health and Human Services Administrative Team Member. Distinguishing features of position include: planning, budgeting, implementing,...
Contact: Itasca County


September
12
2014
Mail Letter Icon 2014 Betty Hubbard Awards Announcement
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Advisory Task Force is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Betty Hubbard MCH Leadership Awards. Betty Hubbard was a longtime advocate for the health needs of mothers and children, and an original member of the Task Force. The Task Force and the Commissioner of Health honor her work and her memory by...
Contact: Susan Castellano | susan.castellano@state.mn.us


September
11
2014
Calendar Icon Health Impact Assessment and Climate Change Training
On Friday, September 26, MDH will provide an Health Impact Assessment (HIA) training with a focus on climate change policies and effects. The training will provide an introduction to the concept of HIA and the six steps of HIA; examples of HIAs that have been done on climate change policies or included climate change impacts; and steps for getting...
Start & End Date: 09/26/2014 - 09/26/2014
Contact: Linden Weiswerda | 6512014924 | linden.weiswerda@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse, full-time, salary included below for Aitkin County
Job Summary To perform professional public health nursing services to ensure proper administration and coordination of established public health programs. To prevent disease and promote health and wellness to individuals, families, groups and all citizens of Aitkin County....
Contact: Bobbie Danielson | 218-927-7306 | bobbie.danielson@co.aitkin.mn.us


September
10
2014
Job Position Icon Social Work/Senior Social Worker for Hennepin County
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department's Diversion and Recovery Team (DART) in the Behavioral Health Case Management area seeks a Social Worker or Senior Social Worker to join its team. DART is a case management program that works with homeless adults with chronic and severe substance use disorders and co-occurring...
Contact: Eric Slette | hr.recruiter@hennepin.us
Web site: Not available

September
8
2014
Job Position Icon Psychiatric Social Worker, Senior for Hennepin County
Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health Dept's (HSPHD) Health and Clinical Services division seeks a Senior Psychiatric Social Worker. This position provides crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization services to clients experiencing a psychiatric emergency in Hennepin County. Clients may include adults, children, and...
Contact: Human Resources | hr.recruiter@hennepin.us
Web site: Not available

September
5
2014
Calendar Icon Omaha System International Conference
Guidelines for submission of poster abstracts and details regarding conference registration are available on the website.  Poster abstracts are due 1/31/15 with notification sent by 2/28/15.  Email abstracts to Lynn Choromanski (lchoromanski@gillettechildrens.com)...
Start & End Date: 04/15/2015 - 04/18/2015
Contact: LuAnn Rice | 320-202-1831 | luann@togpartners.com


Job Position Icon WIC Public Health Nutritionist (Spanish/English Bilingual) for Hennepin County
The Hennepin County WIC Program is seeking a Spanish/English bilingual WIC Public Health Nutritionist (WPHN). This position will help provide eligible women, infants, and children (WIC) in Hennepin County with WIC services. WIC services include providing nutrition education, supplemental foods, and referrals to other appropriate community...
Contact: Human Resources | hr.recruiter@hennepin.us
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Lake County
RESPONSIBILITIES: Minnesota Merit System position under direct supervision of the Public Health Department Supervisor, is responsible for increasing community health knowledge, fostering independence by assisting people in recognizing and adapting to health problems, coordinating with formal and informal service providers, and providing Lake...
Contact: Therese Lorntson | 218-834-8323 | therese.lorntson@co.lake.mn.us


September
4
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor - Family Health- REPOST for Dakota County
This position leads, supervises, and coordinates public health prevention and intervention programs and staff to improve the health and well being of Dakota County citizens of all ages. The position develops and implements program initiatives based upon the best practices and leads work efforts of organizations within and external to the County....
Contact: Laura Fitzsimmons | 952-891-7892 | Laura.Fitzsimmons@co.dakota.mn.us


September
3
2014
Calendar Icon Solving Breastfeeding Mysteries
Speaker: Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA Lisa Marasco has been working with breastfeeding mothers for over 20 years and has been Internationally Board Certified since 1993. She holds a Master's degree in Human Development with specialization in Lactation, coauthored The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk with Diana West (Oct...
Start & End Date: 10/23/2014 - 10/23/2014
Contact: Linda Andvik | 218-299-7821 | linda.andvik@co.clay.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Policy Formula
What really is the difference between educating government officials, advocacy and lobbying? In a field driven by environmental strategies such as policy change, this is an ongoing question for many of us. Understanding the answer to this question can make a big impact on our level of involvement. So join us to get answers! Staff attorneys...
Start & End Date: 10/02/2014 - 10/02/2014
Contact: Lindsey Carlson | 651-646-3005 | lindsey@ansrmn.org


Job Position Icon Health Program Manager Senior (Director of Food, Pools and Lodging Services Section) for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Food, Pools and Lodging Services (FPLS) Section of the Environmental Health (EH) Division. This position exists to direct the activities of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to provide for safe and sanitary conditions in facilities of food, pools, and lodging (manufactured home parks, recreational camping...
Contact: Dale Dorschner | 651-201-4603 | dale.dorschner@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Licensed School Nurse for Edina Public Schools
The Licensed School Nurse supports the district by promoting optimal levels of wellbeing in students and staff to strengthen and facilitate the educational process by minimizing or removing health-related barriers to learning and promoting a safe environment....
Contact: Mary Heiman | 952-848-4890 | mary.heiman@edinaschools.org


August
26
2014
Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
 The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used...
Start & End Date: 03/18/2015 - 03/19/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
 The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used...
Start & End Date: 03/16/2015 - 03/17/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used in...
Start & End Date: 01/14/2015 - 01/15/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used in...
Start & End Date: 01/12/2015 - 01/13/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive course is being held October 8 to October 10, 2014 at the University of Minnesota, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs-Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave S.  This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate...
Start & End Date: 10/08/2014 - 10/10/2014
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


August
25
2014
Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Best Practices in Well Child Screenings (Half-day)- October 7, 2014
Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) is Minnesota's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program. This workshop includes an overview of Child and Teen Checkups and provides information on evidenced-based best practices and components of a complete C&TC well child exam. This training is a collaborative effort between the...
Start & End Date: 10/07/2014 - 10/07/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


August
21
2014
Calendar Icon Motivational Interviewing Coding
Are you interested in developing your MI skills? Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Scale (MITI) coding feedback will be offered to family home visiting staff, supervisors or partners. This feedback technique, called coding, uses the MITI Scale to build MI skills.  Participants will receive verbal and written feedback on...
Start & End Date: 08/21/2014 - 03/01/2015
Contact: Terri McNeil | 651-201-3765 | health.fhv@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Crow Wing County Community Services
PHN - Healthy Families Early Intervention Unit. As a public health nurse for Crow Wing County you will put into action the core public health functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance surrounding the individual, family, and community while implementing the 17 Public Health Interventions. Essential public health program areas...
Contact: Renee Rivard | 218-824-1206 | renee.rivard@crowwing.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse I - 24 hours per week for Dodge County Public Health
Provides professional Public Health nursing services for the Maternal Child Health Home-visiting Program, participates in the delivery of health promotion/disease prevention activities and public health emergency preparedness. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Provides individuals in Dodge County with reproductive health information...
Contact: Employee Relations | 507-635-6239


Mail Letter Icon Parent Survey Consultation
Consultation for Home Visitors Who Use the Parent Survey Tool Emily Wharton, BSN, RN, PHN, a certified Parent Survey trainer, will offer consultation sessions for Minnesota Healthy Families America affiliates working in the metro and/or Greater Minnesota. These sessions will provide participants with greater knowledge and experience using Parent...
Contact: MDH FHV Program | health.fhv@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon The Opioid Explosion in Minnesota: How Opioid Abuse During Pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Impact Your Work
The dramatic increase in opioid abuse in Minnesota has communities struggling to better understand and address this complicated issue. Join us for a half day conference as we bring together knowledgeable experts to begin an interdisciplinary discussion around this growing problem. Featuring Dr. Loretta Finnegan (Finnegan scoring system) as...
Start & End Date: 10/24/2014 - 10/24/2014
Contact: Martha Overby | 612-326-9443 | moverby@marchofdimes.com


August
19
2014
Job Position Icon Senior Public Health Nurse for Olmsted County
Under general supervision of Preventive Health Management, provides lead work direction to a team of public health nurses to provide public Health nursing services to County residents; assists associate director in planning health service programs to address specific needs of the community; performs professional public health nursing services to...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | HumanResources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor - Family Health- REPOST for Dakota County
This position leads, supervises, and coordinates public health prevention and intervention programs and staff to improve the health and well being of Dakota County citizens of all ages. The position develops and implements program initiatives based upon the best practices and leads work efforts of organizations within and external to the County....
Contact: Not available