Healthy Start providers come together for regionwide training

Mar 27, 2015  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

Processed with VSCOcamMore than 70 staff members from Healthy Start programs at eight different agencies in the region came together Monday, March 23 for a day of training, team-building activities, mindfulness exercise and fun. The training was arranged by Coalition staff to allow all eight agencies to come together in one place. The workshop covered care coordination-specific topics like documenting risk factors, risk-appropriate care, a data review and enhanced services available. But it also brought together staff to share best practices and enjoy themselves — several staff put on a Healthy Start skit for the audience. Processed with VSCOcamDr. Barbara Bishop, President Executive Director of Soul Focus Resources, led an afternoon activity on mindfulness-based stress reduction that was open to the event participants and 15 Healthy Start Coalition staff. There are eight Healthy Start providers across five counties in Northeast Florida, providing prenatal¬†and infant¬†services in the community:

  • 20150323_134047Florida Department of Health — Baker County
  • Florida Department of Health — Clay County
  • Florida Department of Health — Duval County
  • Florida Department of Health — Nassau County
  • Florida Department of Health — St. Johns County
  • UF Health/Shands Jacksonville
  • Children’s Home Society
  • Gateway Community Services/the Azalea Project

 

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