- Health and Human Services
- Public Health Division
- Community Health Education
Community Health Education
Health Education is a FREE and interactive way for schools, businesses, and community organizations in Walworth County to learn and gain skills to prevent injury and disease, improve health, and enhance quality of life. Health Education can be offered to individuals or in a group/class setting; and offered at Walworth County Health and Human Services or on site at your location. A Walworth County Public Health staff member will lead and customize each presentation to maximize the benefit for each group. Find available opportunities below.
Educational opportunities that are currently offered are below.
Please complete an inquiry form if you are interested in attending or hosting one of the education sessions.
Please send QPR inquiries here.
- Environmental Health
- Disease Prevention
- Suicide Prevention Awareness
- Substance Use
Lead, the Hidden Danger
Learn about lead poisoning, its effects on the body, how to prevent it, and how to avoid lead exposure during home remodeling. Target Audience: Parents, caregivers, families, people who work in the construction &/or child care field.
Radon in the Home
Covers the basics of radon. What it is, where it is found, and what to do about it. Target Audience: Adults
What's in the Water
Learn about how ground water can become contaminated and the filtration process to make it safe to drink.
Target Audience: Upper Elementary Sutdents
A program of the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation in which trained nurses lead free health education sessions in the community on women’s health topics. The goal is to educate Wisconsin women about disease prevention and healthy lifestyle changes. Available topics include: Better Brain Health, Bone Health, Gynecological Cancer, Heart Health, Mental Health, Opioid Misuse Prevention, Oral Health, Self-Care, Smoke Free Spaces, Advance Care Planning, Breast Cancer, Diabetes Prevention. Target Audience: Adult Women
Nutrition staff host cooking demonstrations on how to make easy and healthy foods. Children are welcome. Target Audience: All
Come and meet other moms and learn about getting off to a good start to breastfeeding. Bring your support system and discuss common misconceptions and learn to maintain supply with other mothers and certified lactation specialists in a casual atmosphere. Target Audience: Pregnant and new mothers
Healthy Mom Happy Baby
In partnership between the Tree House Child & Family Center and HHS offering six weekly sessions for pregnant women under the age of 21 and their support person(s). Education and information on infant safety, development, safe sleep, stress management, car seat safety, support services and more. Now in enrolling in February Session!
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
QPR is a suicide prevention training that teaches 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide or help someone in crisis. This 60-90 minute training teaches you how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, how to offer hope, and how to get help to save a life. Target audience: Businesses, schools, healthcare and fire/EMS professionals, faith-based organizations, adolescent groups, and any community member wanting to learn how to recognize the signs of suicide.
Hidden in Plain Sight
Vaping Prevention Education Presentation
Free educational presentation that focuses on vaping data, components of a vape device, health consequences, effects on the young brain and quitting resources. This presentation can be adapted for all audiences, from elementary age to adults.
Suicide Prevention Training
FREE Question Persuade Refer training for anyone over the age of 16. March 22nd 6-7:30pm at Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St. Lake Geneva. "Like CPR is for the heart, QPR is for
the mind". Registration recommended, space is limited. Register online or by calling 262-741-3200.
DIY Spring Rolls-learn how to make spring rolls and dipping sauce at home with the HHS Registered Dietitians. April 11, 2023 5-6pm at Aram Public Library, 414 E. Walworth St, Delavan, WI 53115. Please register at: http://bit.ly/aplregister or by calling 262-728-3111.
Breastfeeding Education Session. Recommended for moms of all experience levels, whether this is
your first pregnancy or you just want a refresher in breastfeeding. This session will cover the basics of breastfeeding to help mom and baby get off to a good start. Next session: April 12th 5-6:30pm
Register now or by calling 262-741-3200.
Healthy Mom Happy Baby
6-week education sessions for pregnant and new moms under the age of 21 and their support
person. May 3rd - June 7th, 3:15-5pm. Learn More. Register Now or by calling 262-741-3200.