resources trainings

The trainings and resources listed below are offered by community partners and agencies as well as re:TH!NK. We encourage you to learn more about an issue that you are passionate about acting upon. If you know of a training being offered that you'd like posted here, please contact us to let us know!

2017 re:TH!NK WorkShops

All are invited to attend re:TH!NK WorkShops. These trainings also serve as our general coalition meetings. Topic, location, and time will vary with each meeting. If you have any questions about WorkShops contact us.

September 28, 2017 WorkShop: Effective Meetings

Archieved Trainings

Empowering Coalitions for Community Change Webinar Series

Presented in partnership with the WI DHS Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obestity Program, this series will help coalition members learn the tools and skills needed to effectively work on prevention intitaives.  Download the webinar flyer for more information. 

December 15 webinar archive: Logic Modeling for Strong Evaluation and Funding Success
Presenter: Lori Zierl, Family Living Agent, Pierce County UW-Extension

December 1 webinar archive: "Top Ten" Tips for Evaluating Evidence-based Initiatives
Presenter: Mary Michaud, Health Forward Consulting

November 17 webinar archive: Impacting Health Policy by Building Relationships with your Policymakers
Presenter: Steve Elliott, Policy & Grassroots Specialist, HealthFirst Wisconsin

November 3 webinar archive: Obesity Prevention Policy in Wisconsin: Key Priorities and Coordination of State and Local Efforts
Presenters: Melissa Horn, Wisconsin Government Relations Director, American Heart Association
Mary Pesik, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program Coordinator, Wisconsin Division of Public Health
Kyle Pfister, Policy Coordinator, Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources

October 20 webinar archive: Strategic Recruitment: Engaging Community and Mobilizing Supporters
Presenter: Steve Elliott, HealthFirst Wisconsin

October 6 webinar archive: Planning for Sustainability: Building Agility, Community Lebverage and Strategic Learning
Presenter: Mary Michaud, Health Forward Consulting

September 22 webinar archive: Inspire Action: Messaging Principles that Work
Presenter: Sarah Apple, UW Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources Communications and Training Coordinator

September 8 webinar archive: Get the Message Out: Practical Communication Planning
Presenters: Spencer Straub, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Media and Communications Coordinator
Emily Dieringer, re:TH!NK Coalition Coordinator and Winnebago County Health Department Health Educator

Building and Sustaining Effective Coalitions

This is a full-day coalition building training with Fran Butterfoss. Fran Butterfoss is the director of Coalitions Work an organization that helps train coalitions. Learn the steps and strategies to build and sustain a succesful community coalition. The webinar is a taped training that was offered by the Nutrition Physical Activity & Obesity program in October of 2010. It has been broken down into two two-hour sessions.

Click here to view the morning session from 10/20/2010.
Click here to view the afternoon session from 10/20/2010.

Using the Social Ecological Model for Effective Community Interventions

This one-hour webinar is a training on the Social Ecological Model presented by Jordan Bingham of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The training focuses on population based prevention work and the effectiveness and importance of interventions at the community level. Click here to view the webinar.

CADCA Trainings & Events

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the training and technical assistance provider for the Drug Free Communities Grantees, provides coalitions and there members with a variety of training opportunities. Check out the CADCA trainings page to find out more about webinars, presentations, and in-person training events.

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re:TH!NK is a community coalition supported by the Winnebago County Health Department.
would not exist without our local partner agencies, organizations and community members.