Upcoming Events

The following is a listing of events that might be of interest to those in Public Health.

Post-Traumatic Stress – It Can Happen to Anyone! @ USM Abromson Center, Room 213
Jan 20 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s in the workplace! Join your colleagues in an enlightened information sharing and interactive discussion about post-traumatic stress signs and symptoms among your employees. Do you know/realize that there are many underlying causes of post-traumatic stress, including military service, and that PTS isn’t limited to service related trauma?

If you have employees that had a difficult childbirth experience, who have ever been in a car accident, who may have grown up in a dysfunctional family, were bullied on the job or picked on at school as a child or have been sexually assaulted, then this workshop is important to you and your employer.
Our panel of experts includes John Langevin, PhD, Director of Counseling Services, University of New England; Dr. Fred Shotz, a Falmouth naturopathic physician, and Roy Driver, M.S., LCPC, retired, formally the Director of the Lewiston/Auburn Vet Center.

Seminar objective: The seminar will answer your questions about the physiology of PTS, help you recognize the signs and/or symptoms of the disorder, learn about treatment modalities and identify local resources for assisting employees and their families.

Registration information: http://www.lifelineworkplacewellness.org/post-traumatic-stress-it-can-happen-to-anyone

Registration deadline: Friday, January 16, 2015

Meeting Tenant Demand with Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine @ webinar
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for Smoke-Free Housing of Maine’s free one-hour webinar on creating, implementing and enforcing smoke-free policies in your rental properties. As of 2011, 70% of tenants reported wanting to live in smoke-free buildings, we want to make sure you’re ready to meet that demand

Developing and Maintaining Tobacco-Free College Campuses @ webinar
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the Maine Tobacco-Free College Network for a free webinar providing tips for developing, implementing and enforcing tobacco-free policies and meeting the 2014 Gold Star Standards of Excellence.

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