Live Events • On-Demand

Turn to the ACHA Education Center for professional development opportunities that focus on the issues and skills you need to support the health of college students and campus communities.

ACHA offers live events as well as on-demand presentations so you can learn – and earn CE credit – when and where it’s convenient for you.

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Live Events

 How to Publish in a Journal - Registration Now Open!
Presenter(s): Raphael D. Coleman, PhD, MPH, Alicia L. Battle, PhD, MCHES, and Alycia K. Boutté, PhD, MPH
Live Event: April 23, 2:00 pm EDT
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
The goal of this presentation is to provide background information on academic publishing. It outlines the various important steps that, as an Author, you need to follow in preparing your manuscript for a successful publication. This presentation aims to provide advice about how to properly structure your article.

 Assessment Within the Health Center: How to Prove Your Worth and Showcase Your Programming - Postponed
Presenter(s): Pamela Stokes MHCA, DNP, RN
Live Event: POSTPONED
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
Part of our professional responsibilities involves knowing if, what, and how well students learn what is being taught. Ideally, assessment would be a regular, inherent, and transparent part of all teaching and learning. Assessment of student learning, and a focus on persistence and completion are ways in which the institution improves and thus assures the quality of its teaching and learning. 

 Exploring the Intersection of Law, Clinical Practice & Ethical Standards with Limited Resources - Postponed
Presenter(s): Jeanne Kincaid, JD, and Danielle R. Oakley, PhD
Live Event: POSTPONED
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This webinar will address the complexity of two increasingly common interventions: emotional-support animals and leaves of absence.

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On-Demand Webinars

 Cannabis/Marijuana in the College Setting: Emerging Science and Implications for Prevention - Recording Now Available!
Presenter(s): Jason Kilmer, PhD
Live Event: March 24, 2:00 pm EDT
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
In this webinar, we will review the science behind several areas of relevance to the health of college students related to cannabis/marijuana, including (but not limited to) cognitive effects, academic outcomes, mental health, addiction, driving risks, and athletic performance.

 Managing a Meningitis B Outbreak on Campus - Recording Now Available!
Presenter(s): Melanie Bernitz, MD, MPH, and Michael McNeil, EdD, CHES, FACHA
Live Event: February 4,  2020, 2:00 pm EST
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This webinar will address how Columbia University utilized their Infectious Disease Response Plan when faced with the first U.S. outbreak of Meningitis B in a graduate student population.

 Utilizing the National Faculty Staff Health Assessment to Turn Needs Into Action - Recording Now Available!
Presenter(s): Holly Levin, MPH, MCHES
Live Event: January 22, 2020, 2:00 pm EST
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
Hear the story of how one institution utilized the National Faculty Staff Health Assessment to identify the needs of faculty and staff and the strategies they used to make progress toward a thriving workplace culture.

 Enhancing Student Success Through Wellness Coaching
Presenter(s): Jennifer Kennymore, MPH, CHES, JaNiene Peoples, MS, and Kevin Bator, BA
Live Event: December 4, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm EST
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This webinar will consider core approaches to Wellness Coaching in higher education settings and will provide case studies about three different Wellness Coaching programs.

Framing Well-Being in a College Campus Setting: Lessons, Emerging Trends, and Looking Toward the Future 
Presenter(s): Stacy Andes, EdD, MA and Ryan Travia, MEd
Live Event: November 19, 2:30-3:30 pm EST
Price: Free
The American College Health Foundation, with generous support from Aetna Student Health, completed a whitepaper on innovations in well-being in the college setting. This session will present major themes, lessons learned, and questions for the future of well-being on campus.

 The Rise of Electronic Tobacco Products in the U.S.: What Are They, Who’s Using Them and What We Can Do to Protect Youth and Young Adults
Presenter(s): Brian A. King, PhD, MPH
Live Event: November 12, 2019, 2:00-3:00 pm EST
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This presentation will describe the evolving landscape of e-cigarettes and other electronic tobacco products in the United States, including patterns of use among youth and adults.

 Measles Outbreaks on Campus: Planning, Preparedness, and Response
Presenter(s): Craig Roberts, PA-C, MS
Live Event: October 30, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This webinar will address the ability of health centers to prepare for the growing number of measles cases in the U.S. Topics covered will emphasize campus-wide planning, preparedness, and response, with a review of clinical knowledge and vaccine recommendations.
Participation in the "Measles Outbreaks on Campus: Clinical Presentation and Practice Essentials" webinar is not required.

 Measles Outbreaks on Campus: Clinical Presentation and Practice Essentials
Presenter(s): Cheryl Hug-English, MD, MPH 
Live Event: October 28, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This webinar will prepare clinicians, nurses and the health services to address the growing number of measles cases in the U.S. Topics covered will emphasize clinical knowledge, disease recognition and response, vaccine recommendations, and health center response, with an emphasis on clinical presentation and practice essentials.
Participation in the "Measles Outbreaks on Campus: Planning, Preparedness, and Response" webinar is not required.

 ACHA Healthy Campus: The Next Generation
Presenter(s): M. Scott Tims, PhD, Rebecca Caldwell, PhD, Andrea Drott, MSEd, and Jordan Perry, MPH, CHES, CWWS
Live Event: October 22, 2019, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
Price: Free
This webinar will provide an update from the Healthy Campus leadership team about the next generation of Healthy Campus. The webinar will include an overview of historical and contextual Healthy Campus information, an introduction of the new framework, provide strategies for bringing current healthy campus initiatives to a close, and close with an opportunity to provide feedback.

Sunsetting Healthy Campus: Getting Ready for the Next Generation
Presenter(s): Jim Grizzell, MBA, MA, MCHES, ACSM-EP, FACHA, and Kimberly Peabody, PhD
Date Launched: October 17, 2019
Price: Free
This webinar will provide a historical context of the development of Healthy Campus since the 1980s, explain Healthy Campus’s relationships to Healthy People, list significant changes with each version of Healthy Campus, acknowledge the college health leaders throughout the years from 1985 through the 2010s, and set the stage and describe the rationale for Healthy Campus: The Next Generation.

 Heavy Conversations: Weight & Health
Presenter(s): Jennifer Barnoud, MS, RDN, LD, CEDRD
Live Event: October 16, 2019
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
In this presentation we will review weight bias and stigma in healthcare settings, the factors affecting a person's weight, and more inclusive approaches to health care to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction.

 Building Resiliency: Data-informed Interventions 
Presenter(s): Georgia Ringle, MPH,  Jason Cassidy, PhD, Byron P. McCrae, PhD, Tierra Parsons, MSW, LCSW, Justin Sharpe, MPH, Lauren A. Stutts, PhD, and Molly Weeks, PhD
Live Event: September 26, 2019
Price: $25 for ACHA Individual Members; $50 for Nonmembers
This session will discuss the challenges students face and the data-driven interventions that promote resiliency across a diverse student population.

FERPA and HIPAA Privacy Awareness
Presenter(s): Michael Huey, MD
Date Launched: March 8, 2019
Price: Free
This webinar will review FERPA (The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), the two pieces of federal legislation that pertain to the privacy and protection of healthcare records and protected health information on our college and university campuses.

2018 National Report on Queer-Spectrum and Trans-Spectrum Student Experience
Presenter(s): Allison BrckaLorenz, PhD, Maren Greathouse, MS, Mary Hoban, PhD, MCHES, Ronald Huesman, PhD, Susan Rankin, PhD, and Ellen Stolzenberg, PhD
Date Launched: October 31, 2018
Price: Free
This webinar reviewed findings from the 2018 Queer-Spectrum and Trans-Spectrum Student Experiences in American Higher Education white paper convened by the Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers University. 

 Mind the Gap: How college health services can use assessment to identify health disparities, health inequities, and barriers to accessing care
Presenter(s): Susan Hochman, MPH, CHES
Date Launched: April 26, 2017
Price: Free
This session will focus on several research methods used to identify health inequities and barriers to accessing healthcare on college campuses.

 A Meningitis B Tabletop Exercise: The Santa Clara University Experience
Presenter(s): Jillandra Rovaris, PhD, Chris Shay, and George Han, MD
Date Launched: September 23, 2016
Price: Free
Santa Clara University conducted a table top exercise with their ICS Policy Group built on an imagined outbreak of Meningitis B within the student population. Seven months later, Jill Rovaris, PhD, received a call that would put in motion a real-world event that could have come directly from the exercise script.

 The Gender Affirming Therapist: What You Need to Know to Meet the Needs of Trans College Students
Presenter(s): Bonnie Benson-Palmgren, PhD
Date Launched: April 19, 2016
Price: Free
Designed for mental health providers well-versed in basic concepts and terminology related to gender identity, transgender and gender nonconforming, this webinar focuses on common presenting concerns of trans students; how providers can do their own work around gender and create affirming therapeutic environments; and discussion points for students preparing to transition (socially or medically).

 Integrating Vision Into Action (VIA) Into Professional and Program Development Strategies
Presenter(s): Stacy Andes, EdD and Marie Cascarano, EdD, MCHES
Date Launched: January 12, 2016
Price: Free
This webinar will introduce learners to the various functions of the Vision Into Action (VIA) site, promote components for professional and program development and identify strategies to integrate into health promotion practice.

 Do You Have the Right Tools in Your Toolbox? Grant Funding
Presenter(s): Alicia Czachowski, MPH, CHES and Eric Davidson, PhD, MCHES, CSPS
Date Launched: November 10, 2015
Price: Free
The webinar describes the grant process and identify sources for grant funding; the presenters also discuss the challenges faced when grant writing and how to overcome these challenges.

 Using Logic Models to Develop and Assess Health Education
Presenter(s): Eric Davidson, PhD, MCHES, CSPS
Date Launched: February 5, 2015
Price: Free
When an emerging issue presents itself, educators are often given an immediate call to action to respond and address such problems. In response to our “knee jerk” reactions, programs and interventions are often put together without fully understanding the relationships between the long-term, intermediate, and short-term outcomes we seek and the program resources, activities and outputs we have available to use. 


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