Center for Healthy Living Webinars

The Power of Collaboration

Publication Date: 11/15/2018

Thumbnail image for the The Power of Collaboration webinar Community Health Collaboratives play an important role in health promotion and chronic disease prevention by bringing together individuals, families, schools, employers, community and business leaders, and elected officials in recognizing the importance of health and providing inspiration, information, and support for healthy living.

Reading, Running, and Raspberries! The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Health During the School Year

Publication Date: 08/16/2018

Thumbnail image for the Reading, Running, and Raspberries! The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Health During the School Year webinar This webinar will focus on the top 10 ways to promote optimum child health during the school year. Learn about best practices and strategies for incorporating physical activity, healthy eating, and sleep time into your child’s schedule, while limiting screen time and exposure to tobacco and e-cigarettes.

HEAL – A natural experiment to promote obesity prevention behaviors among low-income pregnant women

Publication Date: 05/15/2018

Thumbnail image for the HEAL – A natural experiment to promote obesity prevention behaviors among low-income pregnant women webinar Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) is a six-week, multi-component program to promote breastfeeding, healthy dietary habits, cooking skills and physical activity among Medicaid-eligible pregnant-women in Texas.

E-cigarettes and Vape Pens 101

Publication Date: 03/06/2018

Thumbnail image for the E-cigarettes and Vape Pens 101 webinar Are you feeling behind on all the fuss about E-cigarettes? What are they? Why are so many people using them? What’s in the big clouds of smoke? Are they safe? This webinar will answer all these questions and more.

Teen and Young Adult Tobacco Prevention

Publication Date: 01/29/2018

Thumbnail image for the Teen and Young Adult Tobacco Prevention webinar In this webinar, we discuss youth targeting by the tobacco industry and best practices for cessation and prevention.

Activities in the Healthcare Setting for Secondary Prevention of Childhood Obesity

Publication Date: 11/16/2017

Thumbnail image for the Activities in the Healthcare Setting for Secondary Prevention of Childhood Obesity webinar Webinar #4 of a 4-part series.

Implementation and Findings from the CORD Project School Intervention

Publication Date: 10/18/2017

Thumbnail image for the Implementation and Findings from the CORD Project School Intervention webinar Webinar #3 of a 4-part series.

Worksite Lactation Support Recognition Initiatives: Cross State Collaboration

Publication Date: 10/03/2017

Thumbnail image for the Worksite Lactation Support Recognition Initiatives: Cross State Collaboration webinar This webinar is the second in the series of the Virtual Cross State Forum. The purpose of this forum is to determine the best way for those states with worksite lactation support designation programs to collaborate.

Are We Making Progress in Child Obesity in Texas? Results from the 2015-2016 SPAN Study

Publication Date: 09/19/2017

Thumbnail image for the Are We Making Progress in Child Obesity in Texas? Results from the 2015-2016 SPAN Study webinar Data from the SPAN 2015-2016 survey.

Amplify and Coordinate How We Can Better Communicate About Health

Publication Date: 06/28/2017

Thumbnail image for the Amplify and Coordinate How We Can Better Communicate About Health webinar Why should health messages be limited to the classroom or campus? If our goal is to create lasting health behavior change, we need to surround our audiences with positive, consistent health messages.

Using CATCH for Success in your SNAP-Ed Program

Publication Date: 03/01/2017

Thumbnail image for the Using CATCH for Success in your SNAP-Ed Program webinar Over the last few years the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) has recognized the importance of integrating and promoting physical activity as an integral part of the program in the USDA SNAP-Ed Guidance.

Youth E-cigarette Prevention and the CATCH My Breath Program: Policy, Prevention and Implementation

Publication Date: 11/10/2016

Thumbnail image for the Youth E-cigarette Prevention and the CATCH My Breath Program: Policy, Prevention and Implementation webinar In this month's webinar, we will discuss the importance of youth E-cigarette prevention, creation of the CATCH My Breath program, and policy and implementation efforts across the country, including pilot results from the program's launch this August.

Evaluation, Implementation and Sustainability with CATCH onto Health! Consortium

Publication Date: 05/10/2016

Thumbnail image for the Evaluation, Implementation and Sustainability with CATCH onto Health! Consortium webinar Results and progress of current utilized implementation strategies, evaluation plans, sustainability efforts, and future programmatic changes for the 80 southern Illinois schools currently implementing CATCH will be explored.

Dependable Instructional and Management Strategies for Un-dependable Children: Teaching Children Diagnosed With Neurological Based Behavior Problems, Part 2

Publication Date: 03/29/2016

Thumbnail image for the Dependable Instructional and Management Strategies for Un-dependable Children: Teaching Children Diagnosed With Neurological Based Behavior Problems, Part 2 webinar This webinar will focus specifically on instructional and management strategies that address problems associated with teaching children with neurological challenges.

The CATCH Coordination Kit: Changing Cultures – Changing Lives

Publication Date: 01/26/2016

Thumbnail image for the The CATCH Coordination Kit: Changing Cultures – Changing Lives webinar The CATCH Coordination Kit provides a simple yet very effective system that involves the entire faculty in the process of teaching, reinforcing and modeling healthy behaviors.

CATCHing on to Sun Safety with MD Anderson’s Sunbeatables™ Preschool Program.

Publication Date: 11/12/2015

Thumbnail image for the CATCHing on to Sun Safety with MD Anderson’s Sunbeatables™ Preschool Program. webinar MD Anderson Cancer Center Investigators will present their evidence-based sun safety curriculum (Ray and the Sunbeatables™) for preschools.

E-Cigarettes: Panacea or Peril?

Publication Date: 10/28/2015

Thumbnail image for the E-Cigarettes: Panacea or Peril? webinar Dr. Michael Eriksen is Regents’ Professor and founding Dean of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

CSH & CATCH in Los Fresnos CISD: How do we know it's working?

Publication Date: 09/30/2015

Thumbnail image for the CSH & CATCH in Los Fresnos CISD: How do we know it's working? webinar Join us for the monthly CATCH webinar, with special guest Annice Garza from Los Fresnos CISD.

CORD Project: Implementing Strategies Across the Community to Help Families with Childhood Obesity

Publication Date: 03/17/2015

Thumbnail image for the CORD Project: Implementing Strategies Across the Community to Help Families with Childhood Obesity webinar In 2011, with funds from the Affordable Care Act, CDC provided funding to 4 grantees to conduct a 4-year Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project, which aims to improve children’s nutrition and physical activity behaviors in the places where they live, learn, and play.

Feeding with Impact

Publication Date: 02/04/2015

Thumbnail image for the Feeding with Impact webinar Feeding with Impact is a strategy to combat obesity and improve health outcomes by combining free produce distribution with evidence-based programs to increase food access and food literacy for low-income Texans

The Whole Child Model

Publication Date: 11/19/2014

Thumbnail image for the The Whole Child Model webinar In this webinar we explain the new “Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child” model and what innovative statewide solutions can be done do to support schools’ efforts to improve the health of their students, staff, and teachers.

Risky Business: Kids, E-cigs, Vaping, and New Tobacco Products

Publication Date: 10/24/2014

Thumbnail image for the Risky Business: Kids, E-cigs, Vaping, and New Tobacco Products webinar Do you know what new tobacco products adolescents are using? Are they harmful? What about the marketing of these products? Is e-cigarrette use amongst teens risky business?

Seguin ISD: Community-based approach to wellness

Publication Date: 08/29/2014

Thumbnail image for the Seguin ISD: Community-based approach to wellness webinar In this month's CATCH webinar we spoke with 4 people who are impacting the city of Seguin, Texas.

Discover CATCH Early Childhood at JCCs Across the Country

Publication Date: 05/19/2014

Thumbnail image for the Discover CATCH Early Childhood at JCCs Across the Country webinar The partnership between CATCH USA and the Jewish Community Centers of North America started 3 years ago. Since then, forty-one JCCs have been trained in the Discover CATCH program aiming to instill life long healthy habits in the youngest members of our community.

Health is CATCHing on in Dekalb County

Publication Date: 02/28/2014

Thumbnail image for the Health is CATCHing on in Dekalb County  webinar Dekalb County CATCH Champions share their story of cultivating and maintaining partnerships throughout the community.

CATCH Physical Activity to Positively Address Neurologically Based Behavioral Problems

Publication Date: 12/19/2013

Thumbnail image for the CATCH Physical Activity to Positively Address Neurologically Based Behavioral Problems webinar Find out how physical activity can positively address neurologically-based behavior problems.

CATCHing Them Early

Publication Date: 10/29/2013

Thumbnail image for the CATCHing Them Early  webinar In this webinar we will discuss childhood obesity trends, CATCH results and strategies.

Are Complete Streets Good for the Public Health of Texas?

Publication Date: 04/25/2013

Thumbnail image for the Are Complete Streets Good for the Public Health of Texas? webinar In this webinar we will examine Complete Streets policies and their potential impact of the health of Texans.

Should Texas Consider a Tax on Sugar Sweetened Beverages?

Publication Date: 03/07/2013

Thumbnail image for the Should Texas Consider a Tax on Sugar Sweetened Beverages? webinar In this webinar we will discuss the potential outcomes of implementing such a policy in Texas.

Misconceptions About Obesity

Publication Date: 10/03/2018

Thumbnail image for the Misconceptions About Obesity webinar We are bombarded about advice related to weight loss, but much of it is not based on evidence or is wrong! This webinar will engage audience members in a discussion about the evidence-base for obesity and weight loss information.

Recruitment and Engagement for School-Based Health Research: Perspectives from Administration, Teachers, and Parents

Publication Date: 07/18/2018

Thumbnail image for the Recruitment and Engagement for School-Based Health Research: Perspectives from Administration, Teachers, and Parents webinar The purpose of this webinar is to present parent, teacher, school, and district perspectives and priorities regarding such research, including barriers and facilitators to participation.

E-cigarette Prevention: CATCH My Breath for Middle School and High School

Publication Date: 03/27/2018

Thumbnail image for the E-cigarette Prevention: CATCH My Breath for Middle School and High School webinar Learn how teachers, parents, and health professionals in the school/after-school setting can equip students with answers about E-cigarettes.

Surprising Results of LunchBag's Efficacy Trial

Publication Date: 01/30/2018

Thumbnail image for the Surprising Results of LunchBag's Efficacy Trial webinar The LunchBag intervention study has been one of the largest trials to examine this population. The results of LunchBag reveal what parents pack in their child’s lunches, what children eat, and how a theory-based intervention can make changes in parent packing behavior.

Early results from GAVA: A place-based, multi-sectoral intervention targeting healthy lifestyles

Publication Date: 11/16/2017

Thumbnail image for the Early results from GAVA: A place-based, multi-sectoral intervention targeting healthy lifestyles webinar GAVA seeks to implement strategies targeting residents’ fruit and vegetable behavior and physical activity practice. In this talk, we will describe GAVA’s strategies, and preliminary evaluation results with a specific emphasis on parks.

Brighter Bites: Evolution, Impact, and Expansion

Publication Date: 10/24/2017

Thumbnail image for the Brighter Bites: Evolution, Impact, and Expansion webinar Brighter Bites Co-Founder Dr. Shreela Sharma, Executive Director Samuel Newman, and Senior Program Director Mike Pomeroy as they discuss how Brighter Bites evolved from a small home-grown idea into an evidence-based public health program that impacts tens of thousands of families.

Implementation and Findings from the CORD Early Childhood Intervention

Publication Date: 10/12/2017

Thumbnail image for the Implementation and Findings from the CORD Early Childhood Intervention webinar Webinar #2 of a 4-part series.

Activities in the Healthcare Setting for Primary Prevention of Childhood Obesity

Publication Date: 09/20/2017

Thumbnail image for the Activities in the Healthcare Setting for Primary Prevention of Childhood Obesity webinar Webinar #1 of a 4-part series.

Worksite Lactation Support Recognition Initiatives

Publication Date: 09/05/2017

Thumbnail image for the Worksite Lactation Support Recognition Initiatives webinar Presenters will discuss lessons learned and emergent themes from their work in assessing workplace recognition initiatives across the US.

Texas Family-Friendly Worksite Development Initiative (TXFWD) Cohort 2: Invitation to Participate

Publication Date: 05/31/2017

Thumbnail image for the Texas Family-Friendly Worksite Development Initiative (TXFWD) Cohort 2: Invitation to Participate webinar The Texas Mother Friendly Worksite Technical Assistance and Support Program (TMFW-TASP), in partnership with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Maternal and Child Health Unit, is pleased to announce a new technical and material assistance opportunity for selected public employers.

Texas Family-Friendly Worksite Development Initiative (TXFWD): Invitation to Participate

Publication Date: 02/28/2017

Thumbnail image for the Texas Family-Friendly Worksite Development Initiative (TXFWD): Invitation to Participate webinar The Texas Mother Friendly Worksite Technical Assistance and Support Program (TMFW-TASP), in partnership with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Maternal and Child Health Unit, is pleased to announce a new technical and material assistance opportunity for selected public employers.

Emerging trends in tobacco and other substance use by youth

Publication Date: 10/04/2016

Thumbnail image for the Emerging trends in tobacco and other substance use by youth webinar Please join the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living on October 4th for a webinar with special guest Dr. Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin from Yale University Medical School.

Improving Children’s Health Across North Carolina: A Collaborative Approach

Publication Date: 04/26/2016

Thumbnail image for the Improving Children’s Health Across North Carolina: A Collaborative Approach webinar We are pleased to have Richard Rairigh, director of Be Active Kids, join us for this Month's CATCH webinar, "Improving Children’s Health Across North Carolina: A Collaborative Approach."

Outstanding Mother-Friendly Worksites Series: Hospital Perspective

Publication Date: 02/23/2016

Thumbnail image for the Outstanding Mother-Friendly Worksites Series: Hospital Perspective webinar Pat Alridge of John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network will share how she led efforts to earn the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite designation for all JPS Health Network System worksites.

Maximizing Return on Investment: Creating a comprehensive program of breastfeeding support

Publication Date: 12/02/2015

Thumbnail image for the Maximizing Return on Investment: Creating a comprehensive program of breastfeeding support webinar Please join us for a webinar on getting the most out of your mother-friendly workplace policy.

Ready to learn the “Nuts and Bolts” of becoming a Mother-Friendly worksite?

Publication Date: 11/09/2015

Thumbnail image for the Ready to learn the “Nuts and Bolts” of becoming a Mother-Friendly worksite? webinar Please join us for a webinar on developing and implementing a mother-friendly policy in your workplace.

Supporting worksite lactation is a simple way to provide your employees with greater peace of mind

Publication Date: 10/19/2015

Thumbnail image for the Supporting worksite lactation is a simple way to provide your employees with greater peace of mind webinar Join us for a Webinar to learn about earning your Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite designation.

The MD Anderson and CATCH Partnership to Advance Youth Cancer Prevention

Publication Date: 04/27/2015

Thumbnail image for the The MD Anderson and CATCH Partnership to Advance Youth Cancer Prevention webinar Learn more about MD Anderson's Cancer Prevention efforts, and how they and CATCH will collaborate to help keep children healthy.

Taking Physical Activity Beyond the School Walls featuring Dr. Jim Sallis

Publication Date: 02/10/2015

Thumbnail image for the Taking Physical Activity Beyond the School Walls featuring Dr. Jim Sallis webinar In this webinar we talk about some opportunities to get kids active outside of the school day such as, active commuting, after school programs, shared use agreements, park design, and youth sports.

Brighter Bites: Helping families take CATCH home

Publication Date: 12/10/2014

Thumbnail image for the Brighter Bites: Helping families take CATCH home webinar This month's CATCH webinar will describe the Brighter Bites model and how it incorporates CATCH to promote healthier environments both at school and at home.

CATCH at Blank Children's Hospital

Publication Date: 11/13/2014

Thumbnail image for the CATCH at Blank Children's Hospital webinar Our guest this month was Julia Richards Krapfl of the Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. This webinar will review how CATCH was established in Central Iowa, expansion of the program, additional programming enhancing the CATCH curriculum, partnerships formed along the way, as well as lessons learned over the past six years.

Creating a Culture of Health in Your Community, featuring Dr Belinda Reininger

Publication Date: 09/24/2014

Thumbnail image for the Creating a Culture of Health in Your Community, featuring Dr Belinda Reininger  webinar In this month's CATCH webinar we spoke with Dr. Belinda Reininger about the amazing work she and a team of collaborators are undertaking to transform the community of Brownsville, Texas.

CATCH Webinar: Active Play-Active Learning Project

Publication Date: 05/28/2014

Thumbnail image for the CATCH Webinar: Active Play-Active Learning Project webinar This webinar discusses three strategies for increasing physical activity and active learning in and out of school settings.

2013 Texas Health Perception Survey Results

Publication Date: 03/12/2014

Thumbnail image for the 2013 Texas Health Perception Survey Results webinar Eighty-three Texas legislators were surveyed to identify knowledge and perceptions about obesity prevention and control measures. Results from the 2013 Texas Health Perception Survey.

CATCHing Funding Dollars

Publication Date: 01/31/2014

Thumbnail image for the CATCHing Funding Dollars webinar Locating funding is usually the first step in any new endeavor and I am pleased to have our good friend and CATCH Team member Kathy Chichester as our special guest this month. Kathy will be providing the tips you need to include CATCH in your winning proposal.

Implementing CATCH Kids Club in Southern Nevada: CATCHified Collaboration in Action

Publication Date: 11/14/2013

Thumbnail image for the Implementing CATCH Kids Club in Southern Nevada: CATCHified Collaboration in Action webinar Learn about the ongoing project of putting CATCH Kids Club in the after-school programs in Nevada.

Child Health in the 83rd Texas Legislature: A Recap

Publication Date: 06/19/2013

Thumbnail image for the Child Health in the 83rd Texas Legislature: A Recap webinar In this final installment of our "Child Health in the 83rd Texas Legislature" webinar series, we will examine the outcome of several bills and policies related to child health and their potential impact on the public health of Texans.

The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Schools

Publication Date: 04/11/2013

Thumbnail image for the The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Schools webinar Student fitness is strongly related to academic performance, yet cash-strapped schools often feel stuck in the middle when it comes to choosing how to allocate limited resources: promote student health or focus solely on education?

Child health and the 83rd Texas Legislature: What to expect

Publication Date: 01/31/2013

Thumbnail image for the Child health and the 83rd Texas Legislature: What to expect webinar In our inaugural webinar for the 83rd Texas Legislative session, we will examine policy issues related to child health likely to be considered in the coming months.