Health

UC UCEDD is committed to empowering people with disabilities and their families to lead active and healthy lives.

Healthy Lifestyles

UCEDD has partnered with community organizations to implement the Healthy Lifestyles curriculum. Healthy Lifestyles is an evidenced-based, holistic wellness workshop designed for people with disabilities. It embodies a self-determination model and gives participants tools to evaluate their current life, identify areas they’d like to improve, and make positive changes in those areas. Train the Trainer workshops for service providers and other professionals who work with people with disabilities will be offered in Toledo/Perrysburg on June 19 & 20, 2017. Find more information and register here.

Living Independent From Tobacco (LIFT) Train the Trainer Workshop

A 3-hour workshop to train professionals on how to implement the evidence-based LIFT curriculum workshops for people with disabilities who want to stop using tobacco. Participants will learn about prevention and cessation strategies, and about how tobacco a-ects special populations — like people with disabilities. 3 CEUs* If you would like to receive updates about upcoming trainings, please contact Erica Coleman at erica.coleman@cchmc.org or (513) 803-4399.

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities and their Caregivers

A 4-hour training for people with disabilities and their caregivers to provide insight into local hazards and how people living with disabilities can best prepare for them. Participants will explore best practices surrounding disaster preparations and planning. In addition, the training will help individuals and caregivers create their own toolkits. If you would like to receive updates about upcoming trainings, please contact Erica Coleman at erica.coleman@cchmc.org or (513) 803-4399.

Promoting Health & Wellness for People with Disabilities

A 3-hour workshop that covers health disparities faced by people with disabilities, their health promotion needs, and health care provider activities that promote health and wellness for people with disabilities. Participants also explore hands-on health promotion activities. 3 CEUs* If you would like to receive updates about upcoming trainings, please contact Erica Coleman at erica.coleman@cchmc.org or (513) 803-4399.

An Introduction to Disability & Making Training Accessible (Also offered as a webinar)

A 1-hour training presentation for audiences not as familiar with the disability community or their culture. Participants will learn to understand and know types of disabilities, discuss the use of people first language, and learn how to plan and conduct accessible and inclusive events. If you would like to receive updates about upcoming trainings, please contact Erica Coleman at erica.coleman@cchmc.org or (513) 803-4399.

Mammography Technologist Training

UCEDD also hosts free, day-long training seminars for mammography technologists. Seminar participants increase their knowledge of the health care needs of women with disabilities and identify ways to improve the accessibility of their services and facility. Topics include communication, positioning, technologist care, and a panel discussion by experienced technologists and women with disabilities. The next training is Saturday, June 24 in Toledo/Perrysburg. Find more information and register here. If you have questions, contact Erica Coleman at erica.coleman@cchmc.org or (513) 803-4399.

*CEUs are subject to accrediting agency approval. Inquire with Erica about specific pre-approved CEUs for Nurses, Direct Service Providers, Social Workers, CHES and Dieticians

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