Events Calendar 

Filter the events calendar with the categories and tags tabs below! We understand the importance of supporting community residents and leaders in gaining the skills to be well-informed and successful advocates for systemic change. To encourage diverse representation at workshops and trainings, we offer scholarships and daily stipends to our resident members. To learn more, please go to Scholarships & Grants.

 

BACH’s 2017 Annual Meeting & HCL Awards

BACH’s 2017 Annual Meeting will happen on December 12th, 5:30-8PM at the Bruce Bolling Building in Dudley!  This year’s topic is Redistributing Boston’s Wealth: Investing Healthcare Dollars into Communities of Color and will include a panel discussion. We will also present the Healthy Community Leadership Awards to honor Bostonians who have taken on a leadership role to improve the health of the community and address racial and ethnic health inequities. Nominate someone you know for a HCL Award today!  Nominations are due on Monday,  November 20th!

Click here for more details. Register Today!

 

 

Dec
4
Mon
Supervisory Skills Workshop
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Supervisory Skills Workshop @ Community Health Education Center (CHEC) | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

A two session workshop addressing issues specific to the supervision of community health workers. The workshop reviews the key roles and responsibilities of supervisors including hiring, orientation/training, establishing performance standards, goal setting as well as best practices of supervision. Participants explore ways to support their CHW staff, discover new strategies and techniques to make staff accountable, resolve conflict and provide constructive feedback. Participants apply methods learned in the workshop to CHW specific role play scenarios.

Dec
6
Wed
Supervisory Skills Workshop
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Supervisory Skills Workshop @ Community Health Education Center (CHEC) | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

A two session workshop addressing issues specific to the supervision of community health workers. The workshop reviews the key roles and responsibilities of supervisors including hiring, orientation/training, establishing performance standards, goal setting as well as best practices of supervision. Participants explore ways to support their CHW staff, discover new strategies and techniques to make staff accountable, resolve conflict and provide constructive feedback. Participants apply methods learned in the workshop to CHW specific role play scenarios.

Jan
3
Wed
Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate Program (COEC)
Jan 3 all-day
Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate Program (COEC) @ Boston | Massachusetts | United States

CHEC’s COEC Program is a two-part, 80-hour training program that covers core competencies Community Health Workers need to provide effective community outreach and health edu- cation work in community-based settings. The training emphasizes skills to prepare CHWs to serve in a variety of functions including culturally appropriate health education and outreach, navigating the health and human service systems, assuring access to services, advocating for individual and community needs, and building individual and community capacity. In addition, the training encourages CHWs to become proficient on health issues affecting diverse communities and introduces them to a public health framework for understanding these issues. Enrollment is available for Community Health Workers and/or volunteers who are currently employed by community health centers or community based organizations that do at least 20 hours a week of Community Health Work.

Deadline for registration is January 3rd.

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