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The Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing at Californis State University, Northridge provides this content for educational and informational purposes only.
It does not imply endorsement or approval.


For more information, please contact the sponsor directly for registration information.

 

 

 

100 Citizens Diabetes Prevention Program
This is a 12 week exercise program designed to lower your risk of diabetes.

 

- Host: 100 Citizens
- Date: January 20, 2014 to April 18, 2014
Location: Recreation park at 208 Park Avenue, San Fernando, CA

Requirement: Must attend one 90 minute orientation (Jan 8 – Jan 14, 2014)

For More Information: call the Recreation Park at (818) 898 – 1290

 

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Commit to be Fit
Recognizing that all of you who work so tirelessly deserve a great health benefit of your own, we created a fun and engaging Wellness Program opened to students, faculty/staff and community members. The program is designed to expand your limits of strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Improved fitness improves your quality of life and makes your world bigger. How? The healthier and more fit you become, the more you are able to take advantage of everything the world offers; you have more choices at work, at home, and at play.

* People that are not affiliated with CSUN  are welcome to join the program.

 

- Host: CSUN Institute for Community Health & Wellbeing and the Department of Kinesiology
- Spring 2014 Program Dates and Times: January 27, 2014 to May 8, 2014
Mondays through Thursdays: 5:30pm-6:30pm in Redwood Hall (RE) 200
- Required Blood Pressure Check & Paperwork (walk-in either day):  January 22 and January 23 5:00pm – 6:00pm in RE 200

- Orientation (optional):  January 23 at 6:00pm – 6:30pm, location TBD

- Required Forms:
 PAR-Q Form (mandatory):
*If you answer “yes” to any of the PAR-Q questions or if your blood pressure is > 140/90, you will need physician clearance to participate.
Liability Form (mandatory):
Photo Release Form (optional):
- Link: Faculty/Staff Wellness Page

- Flyer: Commit2BFitFlyer
- Contact: Dr. Kim Henige at kim.henige@csun.edu

  

 

IFit
This is a 12-week program that promotes getting healthy, active, and social for CSUN students on the autism spectrum. You will be paired 1 on 1 with a fitness coach and complete weekly activities.

- Date/Time: February to April

Contact: Teri Todd at teri.todd@csun.edu

 

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Antelope Valley Autism Walk 2014
This is going to be the 6th annual autism walk. Funds collected go towards supporting social activities for families who have children with disabilities in the Antelope Valley, a valley which is underserved by autism service providers.

- Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Location: 45116 Valley Central Way, Lancaster

Flyer: Click Here

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Inside the Health Industry

The discussion will be lead by a panel of experts in the health industry.

- Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

-Time: 6:30pm to 8pm

Location: University Student Union at CSUN

-RSVP: Click Here

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2014 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event

A workshop for veterans and other military job seekers that focuses on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation, and interviewing will start at 8:30 a.m. The Hiring Fair will begin at 10am to 1pm. Make sure to register!

- Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Location: American Legion Post 43, 2035 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90068

Inquiries or to RSVP contact: hiringourheroes@uschamber.com or 808-463-5807

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Nutrition & Health Public Policy Event: Collaborating Today for a Better Tomorrow
This is a great opportunity to learn about the different ways you can take action and get involved in public policy.

- Date: Monday, April 21, 2014

Location: The Northridge Center at CSUN

Flyer: Click Here

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Brains, Brawn and Social Bonds: Evolutionary and Psychological Perspectives on Group Exercise

Social scientists have long speculated about the possible role of such activities in promoting social solidarity and cooperation. Do people who move together bond together? In this talk Dr. Emma Cohen, Professor at the University of Oxford,  discusses the physiological, psychological and social effects of group exercise in humans and its cross-cultural ubiquity in religion, sport, music and dance.

- Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

-Location: USU Grand Salon at CSUN

-Flyer: Click Here

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The 2014 Envisioning California Lecture

This year, Dr. Jordan, national disability rights advocate, educator, and former president of Gallaudet University, will be interviewed by KPCC’s Larry Mantle about how people with disabilities can deal with challenges they face in school, at work, and in the community.

- Date/Time: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

For more details: Click Here

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The Science of Children – Birth to Age 8

This is a free webinar that will be hosted by the Institute for Community Health & Wellbeing, and moderated by Dr. Holli Tonyan from the Department of Psychology.

- Date/Time: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 8:00am to 12:00pm

-Location: The Klotz Student Health Center Conference Room at CSUN

RSVP by April 23: email healthandwellbeingsa@csun.edu

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Education on the Edge Speaker Series: “Social Neuroscience and Education: Attachment-Based Teaching”

As an expert on neuroscience and relationship building, Dr. Cozolino will speak on the topic of social neuroscience

- Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

Flyer: Click Here

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The Miracle Project @ The Teenage Drama Workshop (TMP@TADW)

This summer a new musical play, JOINING THE SPECTRUM: A Collaborative Play about Inclusion, will be staged by artists from The Miracle Project, led by director Elaine Hall and her award winning staff. The play will be created by the students with The Miracle Project team using theatre games, exercises, and storytelling techniques to generate the script. Approximately (15) youth, 12-18 years-old, will be able to sign up for this unique production program. Enrollment in the TMP@TADW is limited, so apply now if interested!

- Date: June 16th – July 27th, 2014

-Flyer: Click Here

Application/More Information: http://www.csun.edu/tadw/application2.html

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