Community Health - Black Hawk College

Community Health

Program Description

In-person vs. virtual classroom vs. online?

  • An in-person class provides the traditional on-site instruction.
  • A virtual classroom provides real-time, online instruction. A student is responsible for the technology needed to attend the class.
  • An online class provides online instruction but not in real-time. A student is responsible for the technology needed to complete the class.

 

Becoming a Foster Parent  

Presented by The Foster Care Alliance

Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent but weren’t sure where to start? Do you have questions regarding qualifications or if this is the right fit for you?  Representatives from the Foster Care Alliance will be available to help with these questions and more. The Foster Care Alliance promotes cooperation among foster care agencies in the Quad Cities. Their goal is to educate and support foster families and to nurture and protect children in the child welfare system.  More than 22,000 children are in foster care in Illinois and Iowa with more children entering the system every day. Come to this free informational session to learn how you can help a foster child.
1 Saturday              April 17                9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Outreach – Rm. 406           Fee FREE

In-person CRN 10837     Virtual classroom CRN 10838
The class is FREE; however, registration is required.

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA Training  

Presented by Bridgeway                         

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach the community and professionals how to respond when a youth is experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with youth ages 12-18. They will gain knowledge of the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, substance abuse disorders, self-injury, disruptive disorders (including ADHD) and eating disorders. The class will include a five-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional care.

Please note – This course does not teach how to diagnose or counsel, but how to help a person needing early intervention or crisis assistance. Manual included.

1 Friday                April 9                   8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

HSC – Rm. 205                                   Fee FREE

In-person CRN 10839

 

1 Friday                June 11                8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

HSC – Rm. 205                                   Fee FREE

In-person CRN 50176

 

The class is FREE; however, registration is required.

Professional Continuing Education Credits: 8 CEs provided for social workers, nursing home administrators, dietitian/nutrition counselors, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

 

Adult Mental Health First Aid USA Training   

Presented by Bridgeway                                  

This course is designed to teach the community and professionals how to respond when a person is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Please note – This course does not teach how to diagnose or counsel, but how to help a person needing early intervention or crisis assistance.

Participants will:

  • Understand the prevalence of mental illness in the United States.
  • Understand the importance of stigma reduction.
  • Learn risk factors and warning signs of specific illnesses such as anxiety, depression, self-injury, eating disorders, psychosis and addiction.
  • Engage in experiential activities that build understanding of the impact of illness.
  • Learn a five-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with the appropriate professional care.
    Manual included.

1 Friday                May 7                   8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

HSC – Rm. 205      Fee FREE

In person CRN 10840

 

1 Friday                July 9                    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

HSC – Rm. 205      Fee FREE

In person CRN 50177

The session is FREE; however, registration is required.

Professional Continuing Education Credits: 8 CEs provided for social workers, nursing home administrators, dietitian/nutrition counselors, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

 

Nutritional Coach                                

Instructor: D. Skelton

Prepare to enhance your fitness and lifestyle career with an understanding of how a focus on nutrition can benefit health, ward off illness, and increase energy. Learn to support your clients with reliable nutritional guidance and recommendations that align with their goals and promote optimal health. Increase your understanding of how basic nutrition affects the health and well-being of individuals.

Before the first class, purchase the required textbook at www.bhc.edu/bookstore.

The Certified Nutritional Coach (CNC) certification exam is available upon successful completion of the class through the National Career Certification Board (NCCB).

4 Tuesdays           Apr. 6 – Apr. 27     5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Outreach – Rm. 406                   Fee $99

In-person CRN 10843

Professional Continuing Education Credits: 8 CEs provided for dietician/nutrition counselors

 

Zumba                                          

Instructor: T. Gomez

Combine motivating music and high energy with unique moves and combinations that allow you to dance away your worries. Zumba is fun, easy and can be done at your own level. The music will move from today’s songs to Latin and international. Routines will feature aerobic/fitness with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Thursdays          Apr. 1 – May 6                    7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Virtual Classroom CRN 10845          Fee $49

 

STRONG   –  NEW!                      

Instructor: T. Gomez

Start training to the beat with moves synced to original music. In each class, you’ll burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes with moves like high knees, burpees, jumping jacks, lunges, squats, and kickboxing. In this class, expect to change up the music and moves frequently to make sure you’re always challenged to the max. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Thursdays    May 13 – June 17     7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym           Fee $49

In-person CRN 50178

 

Belly Dancing                                    

Instructor: B. Lancial

For centuries, this dance has been used to maintain good health for the mind, body and spirit. You will be introduced to the basic principles of belly dance, as well as some more advanced movements, giving the knowledge to create your own routines whether for performance or a fun workout at home. This class is welcoming to all shapes and sizes. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

6 Wednesdays     Apr. 7 – May 12                   6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Bldg. 3 – Lower Gym           Fee $49

In-person CRN  10848