Nurse Scholar

The AgriSafe Nurse Scholar program is an online learning experience taught by expert health & safety educators. The course will help nurses increase their competence in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases and conditions commonly experienced by people working in agriculture. Topics covered include emerging issues, PPE, respiratory PPE, allergic and non-allergic respiratory disease, hearingRead More

QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade and Refer. To attend this training participants must be 18 years of age or older. In this 1.5-hour QPR training, we will provide: - Information on the unique challenges farmers face thatRead More

Webinar: Culture is Our Wellness [La Cultura Cura]

Culture is our Wellness Summary: The science of medicine has been part of every culture around the world. However, the contemporary allopathic medical model represents only part of our understanding of health, healing, and wellbeing, and not failing to mention, it is not always accessible to marginalized communities. This webinar introduces the practice of CuranderismoRead More

QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade and Refer. To attend this training participants must be 18 years of age or older. In this 1.5-hour QPR training, we will provide: - Information on the unique challenges farmers face thatRead More

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AgriStress Response Network- Mental Health Innovations Exchange

Meeting Purpose: The purpose of these monthly meetings is to engage innovative ideas and strategies to serve the farming and ranching community in the area of mental health. Please extend invitations to colleagues and other professionals that are interested in this subject.   Register Here   Interested in sharing a mental health innovation? Email CareyRead More

Webinar: Crashes Involving Agricultural Vehicles in the Southwest Region

Crashes Involving Agricultural Vehicles in the Southwest Region Summary: Motor vehicle crashes are among the top reasons that workers are injured in agriculture. From an occupational safety and health perspective, rural roadways present unique challenges to stakeholders engaged in crash and injury prevention. This session provides an overview of the key issues relevant to ruralRead More

Webinar: ATV-UTV Safety for Women

ATV-UTV Safety for Women Summary: Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at very high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries, and farming is one of few industries in which family members (who often share the work and live on the premises) are also at risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries. ATVs andRead More

Webinar: Putting Time and Distance Between Someone at Risk of Suicide and Lethal Means: An Overview of the CALM Workshop

Putting Time and Distance Between Someone at Risk of Suicide and Lethal Means: An Overview of the CALM Workshop Summary: Suicide is a leading cause of death in many communities and impacts hundreds of people. Creating mechanisms to put time and distance between someone struggling with a mental health concern and lethal means is anRead More

Webinar: Heat and Wildfire Smoke Exposure Among Agricultural Workers: Examining Exposure Risk and Potential Strategies to Protect Workers

Heat and Wildfire Smoke Exposure Among Agricultural Workers: Examining Exposure Risk and Potential Strategies to Protect Workers Summary: Heat and wildfire smoke has become a persistent health threat for agriculture workers. This webinar will focus on understanding the risks of exposure to wildfire smoke and heat and potential strategies for protecting agricultural workers. In addition,Read More

Webinar: Protecting and Promoting the Health of Young Agricultural Workers: The Role of Employers and Supervisors

Protecting and Promoting the Health of Young Agricultural Workers: The Role of Employers and Supervisors Summary: There are many benefits for hiring youth in agriculture, including the development of job skills, increased self-esteem, responsibility, and earned income. However, adolescents and young adults working in agriculture (under 25 years old) are at increased risk for occupationalRead More

Webinar: Farm Youth Mental Health: What We Know and How to Help

Farm Youth Mental Health: What We Know and How to Help Summary: Caring for both the physical and emotional health of our next generation is crucial. From adapting to changes to feeling overwhelmed, like adults, children also experience stress and anxiety; however, they may be unsure of what they are feeling and how to respond.Read More

Webinar: Roundtable Discussion: Grain Bin Safety

Roundtable Discussion: Grain Bin Safety Summary: Grain Bin Safety week started in 2014 as an advocacy program to educate farmers and agricultural workers on safe practices in working in and around grain storage facilities. The program works on both sides of the issue by promoting a zero-entry mentality and then working with agribusiness to provideRead More