NATIONAL PREVENTION STRATEGY
RESILIENCY & WELLNESS IN THE WORKPLACE
October 20, 2016 | 8:00 am – Noon
Department of the Interior | 7401 W Mansfield Dr | Denver CO 80235
Durango/Telluride Conference Room
FREE | Online Registration Required | https://colorado.feb.gov/register/?ee=355
The Region VIII National Prevention Strategy Collaborative and the Colorado Federal Executive Board present the Federal Forum on Resiliency and Wellness in the Workplace to educate and engage staff and leaders in conversation about resiliency and wellness.
Expert speakers will share why workplace wellness is important for Federal workplaces and how it can contribute to well-being, productivity and resilience. Family-friendly policies and practices will be shared.
Participants will be introduced to new techniques and government-wide trends and will receive practical tools that integrate wellness and communication strategies into daily practice at work, and methods for setting goals for healthy eating, fitness, sleep, decreased stress, and building inner-strength.
Federal peers will share best practices about wellness programs and policies implemented in their agencies.
Resources Coming Soon
303 844 7891
NATIONAL PREVENTION STRATEGY
Improving the Health of Communities
Seventeen federal departments make up the National Prevention Council, a group who are all committed to outlining how federal, state, local, tribal governments, businesses, health care systems, learning institutions, communities and individuals all play a part in prevention. The Council has recently released the National Prevention Action Plan which outlines how these departments are implementing prevention efforts, in line with their respective missions, to improve the health of the nation.
FEDERAL PARTNERS WORK GROUP
The Region VIII Federal Partners Workgroup consists of representatives from various federal agencies who meet on a regular basis to identify ways to effectively and efficiently work together in reaching and serving the public. The webinar series will include topics such as: nutrition, healthy aging, community design, violence prevention and physical activity.
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Department of Labor
- Department of Education
- Housing and Urban Development
- Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service
- Corporation for National Community Service
- Social Security Administration
- Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry
- Department of Health & Human Services
— Administration for Children and Families
— Administration for Community Living (formerly the Administration on Aging)
— Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
— Food and Drug Administration
— Health Resources and Services Administration
— Office of the Regional Health Administrator
— Office of Minority Health
— Office on Women’s Health
— Office for Civil Rights
— Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
— Office of the Regional Director
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Charles Smith, PhD, Regional Administrator
US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Cheryl Kennedy, Regional Division Director
US Department of Agriculture, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food and Nutrition Service