Tiffany Chavis

Health Literacy Librarian, Region 1

Classes I Teach

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Approaches to Centering Equity in Health Communication Research and Practice This webinar will provide an overview of an equity-centered health communication framework with a focus on research, design, and strategy. The speakers will share real-world case studies of incorporating the principles of the framework into the development of inclusive health materials, digital products, and campaigns, including case studies specific to the work and mission of NNLM. We'll discuss practical strategies and tips for how webinar participants can apply an equity-centered health communication approach to their everyday work. 
Building Resilience in Harm Reduction Building Resilience in Harm Reduction is a facilitated discussion focusing on navigating the effects of harm reduction workplace stressors and other trying situations. We will acknowledge the ups and downs of the work, then identify ways to cultivate and utilize existing resilience techniques, both individuals and organizations.
Consumer Health Collection Management - On Demand This 4 credit-hour, on-demand class reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries.
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection - April 25, 2024 This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication. This presentation addresses improving health literacy, by including information about the NLM/NIH resource
Harm Reduction in Action: Language as Harm Reduction Harm Reduction in Action: Language as Harm Reduction views language as the first step to a positive interaction. Focusing on the importance of person-centered language as a gateway into harm reduction practices and technique to build trust with people who use drugs.
Health Literacy On Demand Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly in in this 1-hour narrated tutorial with activities.
Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices (2022) Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit-hour on-demand class. Content includes narrated and interactive self-paced tutorials. This class addresses increasing health information access and use by including information about the NLM/NIH resource MedlinePlus "Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine".
NNLM Book Discussion, Nov 1, 2023 - Jan 31, 2024: Palaces for the People by Eric Klinenberg Join us November 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024 to discuss Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg.
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information This 1-hour live class taught in WebEx is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented.
Region 1: NNLM Day at MLA 2023 Meet the NNLM Region 1 during NNLM Day at MLA 2023!

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