Classes & Events to Make the Community Healthier

We offer courses on a variety of topics aimed at promoting community safety, health and wellness.

We are committed to providing families with information to lead healthier lives through education and support programs. Our community health education classes are conducted by clinical staff, certified childbirth educators, CPR and First Aid instructors and other educators. Classes are offered throughout the year.

See all the classes & events we offer and learn more about a few of our most popular:

  • babysitting training
  • chronic disease management
  • chronic pain management
  • CPR training
  • first aid and safety
  • online childbirth education
  • smoking cessation

 

Safe Sitter© Babysitting Training

Designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. The class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students will use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR.

Students learn how to practice safety skills, what to do when faced with dangers, how to respond to injuries and illnesses. Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.

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Chronic Disease Self-Management

Chronic disease may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Manage your disease and continue living a fulfilling life through with a free six-session program. Learn strategies developed and tested by researchers including ways to:

  • deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
  • exercise appropriately to maintain strength, flexibility and endurance
  • use medications appropriately
  • communicate effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • eat healthy
  • pace activities and rest
  • evaluate new treatments

Open to adults of all ages and/or their caregivers who are managing a chronic disease. We offer these several times a year, find upcoming sessions in classes & events.

Chronic Pain Self-Management

Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through with a free six-session program. Learn strategies developed and tested by researchers including ways to:

  • deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
  • exercise appropriately to maintain strength, flexibility and endurance
  • use medications appropriately
  • communicate effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • eat healthy
  • pace activities and rest
  • evaluate new treatments

Open to adults of all ages and/or their caregivers with a primary diagnosis of pain. We offer these several times a year, find upcoming sessions in classes & events.

CPR Training with the American Heart Association

Many accidents and health emergencies happen at home. Knowing how to administer CPR can help save a life. Classes are also available for childcare workers and other professionals caring for children that need a tested program with certification to meet their employment requirements.

Learn the signs of choking, heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and other emergencies and develop the rescuer skills you need in our comprehensive CPR classes. All classes are taught by American Heart Association certified instructors.

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First Aid and Safety with the American Heart Association

Our safety education courses are taught by American Heart Association certified instructors and focus on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid instruction and training courses. These courses are designed to give community members and healthcare workers skills necessary to help save lives.

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Online Childbirth Education

Many people find it hard to fit classes into their schedules. We offer an online program for you and your birthing partner to learn at your own pace. If you have any questions about this program or to register, please contact us at 781-338-7561 or CHE@hallmarkhealth.org.

In-Person Childbirth Education

Certified childbirth educators will share information on changes in your body during and after pregnancy as well as what to expect in labor and delivery. Topics addressed include signs and stages of labor, relaxation/breathing techniques, comfort measures for labor and birth and more.

Classes are offered throughout the year in a series of four evening classes or over one weekend. If you have any questions about this program or to register, please contact us at 781-338-7561 or CHE@hallmarkhealth.org.

Smoking Cessation

Our phone-based tobacco cessation program begins with an initial phone assessment of your readiness to quit and assessment of nicotine dependency. A certified counselor will then provide guidance to help you select the best cessation plan for their needs. For more information, please contact 781-338-7573.