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Governor Bullock Launches Project Done in Partnership by CHSC and MT DPHHS

January 24, 2019 to provide comprehensive, evidence-based resources to support the success of Montana’s children MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today launched a new comprehensive set of resources to better equip anyone in a parenting role, youth, prevention specialists, counselors, and others with easy-to-use tools to support the success of Montana’s children from kindergarten through the teen […]

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Dr. Nic Ward Featured in The Spokesman – Review

December 10, 2018

The Spokesman – Review of Spokane, Washington interviewed Center Director, Dr. Nic Ward, about a recent survey done by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission and the Center for Health and Safety Culture. The survey found that nine percent of Washington residents say they have driven after drinking and using cannabis.  Read the full feature on […]

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Guiding Children with Tools For Success – Parenting with Social and Emotional Learning

August 28, 2018

By Jennifer Miller, M.ED. “Parents recognize the that their children need to learn to collaborate if they are to tackle class projects or survive and thrive in the modern workplace. Parents realize that children have to learn to manage the feelings they experience, whether its anxiety, anger, or frustration, in order to achieve their goals. […]

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Dr. Kari Finley Presenting at Open Talks Health Conference

August 17, 2018

Dr. Kari Finley will present at the Open Talks Health Conference on October 26, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA. Kari’s presentation is titled, “‘Shhh… I’d Prefer Not to Talk About That Now’ – Stigma: A Barrier to Progress.” Many people in need of services do not access them because of perceived stigma. Understanding stigma and methods […]

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August 2018 Newsletter

August 15, 2018

Inside this issue: 2018 Positive Culture Framework Training Staff Spotlight: Annmarie McMahill Upcoming Webinars Engaging Workplaces to Improve Health and Safety Leadership Skills to Improve Health and Safety Psychological Reactance and Communication Reducing Underage Drinking With Practical Tools That Develop Social and Emotional Skills Communication: A Catalyst for Growing Positive Culture Moving Beyond Bystander Engagement: […]

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CHES Credits Available at 2018 Positive Culture Framework Training

August 10, 2018

The Center for Health and Safety Culture is a designated provider for continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). At our 2018 Positive Culture Framework Training, Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) can receive up to 16.0 Category I CECH in health education. The CECH are available at […]

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CHSC Staff Presenting at NPN and AAAM Conferences

August 10, 2018

Annmarie McMahill will present at the National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference on August 28, 2018. A recent study found that Montana parents with higher social and emotional parenting skills were over six times more likely to engage in best-practices to reduce underage drinking. Annmarie’s NPN presentation will review social and emotional skills, how they are protective for youth, and a project creating […]

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2018 Symposium held to address health and safety culture

June 27, 2018

  Last week, ABCFoxMontana published an article on our 2018 Symposium.   “We’re only a few weeks into the “hundred deadliest days of the year,” the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sees the highest spike in fatal teen driving deaths, according to AAA. So Montana State University’s Center for Health and […]

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Dr. Nic Ward’s Keynote Presentation at the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) Traffic Safety Conference

June 5, 2018

CHSC Director, Dr. Nic Ward, presented, “The Culture of Traffic Safety,” as a keynote presentation at the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) Traffic Safety Conference on April 25, 2018. YouTube Link:

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May 2018 Newsletter

May 1, 2018

Inside this issue: How are Vision Zero, Safe System, and Traffic Safety Culture related? Social and Emotional Skills – A Critical Foundation for Health and Safety Across the Social Ecology 2018 Center for Health and Safety Culture Symposium Recent Publication: Developing a theoretical foundation to change road user behavior and improve traffic safety: Driving under […]

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