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Removing Emerging Contaminants in the Drinking Water by a Novel Carbon-based Enzymatic Reactor

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

Presented by: Dr. Chung-Ho Lin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Forestry at the University of Missouri. The contamination of drinking water and its sources with emerging contaminants has been a major concern for the ecosystem and public health, especially...

The Relationship Between Opioid Prescriptions & Child Removals

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

One of the many indirect costs of opioid crisis is the impaired ability of parents to care for their children. In the most extreme circumstances, opioid use disorder can lead to children being removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Removal has been associated...

THE IMPACT OF THE OPIOID CRISIS ON HOSPITALS

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals: A Nurse’s Perspective From the BedsideThe webinar will cover statistics (commonly reported and not reported hospital data), the ER patient (overdoses, other drugs, “seekers”, dependent and chronically ill and dependent and...

The Midwest Big Data Hub...

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Midwest Big Data Hub: advancing the data ecosystem, projects and partnershipsThe Midwest Big Data Hub (MBDH) is one of four regional Big Data (BD) Innovation Hubs launched in 2015 with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation. Based at the University of ...

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover statistics (commonly reported and not reported hospital data), the ER patient (overdoses, other drugs, “seekers”, dependent and chronically ill and dependent and involved in trauma), hospitalized patient (overdoses, dependent and chronically ill, ...

Understanding Stress and Depression in Farmers and Ranchers

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

The Rural Family Support Network is a team of Extension professionals in the North Central Region of the United States whose mission is to address issues related to stress and overall health concerns for farm and ranch families. Supported by a grant from the North Central...

Results of Virtual Focus Groups on Small Businesses and Rural Communities

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST

The NCRCRD hosted virtual focus groups of professionals working with rural businesses (home based, retail, and manufacturing). The virtual interactions included polls and open-ended questions with participants from around the nation. Open-ended responses were analyzed with...

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Emerging HSIs in the Midwest

Monday, March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Nationally, over half of all Latino undergraduate students in higher education (64%) in 2015-16 enrolled in the 472 of institutions in the US identified as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), designated as such because at least 25 percent of undergraduate FTE enrollment...

Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

The associations between mental health disorders and substance abuse are well-documented. In a study recently published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Dr. Schwab-Reese and colleagues found a significant association between depression and opioid overdose...

Reconcepttualizing Quali5y, Affordable Childcare as Public Utility

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm EST

This webinar will present the results and findings of comprehensive needs assessments of access to quality, affordable childcare (AQACC) in select rural counties in Nebraska and Kansas. Leveraging these data, and exploring the family, child, and economic developmental...

Dreamland: America's Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Here

Friday, December 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST

Sam Quinones, Journalist and Author. His most recent book is Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Bloomsbury Press. From a small town in Mexico to the boardrooms of Big Pharma to main streets nationwide, an explosive and shocking account of addiction...

Dimensions of Poverty in the North Central Region of the U.S.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Without question, poverty is a complex problem that is rooted in a number of factors. The website is designed to examine the mix of forces identified by social scientists as possible contributors to poverty. We draw on a number of poverty studies -- conducted by...

Bringing Co-operatives Back In To The Community Economic Development Toolbox

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

Extension professionals have an impossible task: sit at the forefront of driving delivery of new public goods and services to overcome community economic development challenges in an era when legislatures everywhere have decided to prioritize slimmer budgets and lower...

Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a...

Workforce Development in Extension

Monday, June 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

The Workforce Development in Extension Workgroup* (WDEW) has collected information for a benchmark index of cooperative extension-based workforce development programs and resources. This webinar will share results and findings from the effort, and invite undocumented...