Invest In Your Health - Train the Trainer Course

AgriSafe offers Invest in Your Health Trainer Exchange where educators can be certified to train on six AgriSafe modules (targeted for ages 14-23). AgriSafe provides the course instruction and training materials. Under our open share platform, once certified, educators would be free to use the training materials in their classroom setting. Our end goal is to build the capacity of local agricultural educators, rural health professionals and rural leaders to train young workers.  

Currently, AgriSafe offers six training modules:   

  1. Say What? Protecting your Hearing
  2. Cover Up! Head to Toe Personal Protective Equipment
  3. Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat Related Illness
  4. Stop Zoonosis it its Tracks- Prevention of Zoonosis
  5. Where Y’at-Using Mapping to Define Hazards in Agriculture
  6. Cultivating a Healthy Mind: Mental Wellness for Youth

Utilizing an open share curriculum model, AgriSafe is expanding access to ag safety and health curriculum to a wide variety of health and safety instructors including parents, teachers and employers.  This curriculum built with a classroom audience in mind, has been utilized in a variety of ways to train youth and new employees in agriculture alike..

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Invest in Your Health is supported by:

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Knesha Rose-Davison, MPH

Health Communications Director, AgriSafe Network

Knesha currently serves as the Health Communications Director with AgriSafe Network, a nonprofit organization that addresses occupational health issues within the agricultural community. With over twelve years of public health experience in maternal child health, health disparities, and health education, Knesha is passionate about serving vulnerable populations and ensuring health access and equity. Knesha obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences (2002) with a minor in Chemistry and a Master’s of Public Health (2006) with an emphasis in Health Promotion from Northern Illinois University. In June 2016, she obtained a certificate in Agricultural Medicine which focused on rural occupational health and environmental health and safety. Knesha is a member of the American Public Health Association and the Louisiana Public Health Association where she serves in leadership.

Natalie Roy, MPH

AgriSafe Executive Director

As Executive Director of AgriSafe for over twenty years, Natalie Roy utilizes her public health training to improve the quality of health care offered to farm families. Natalie holds a Masters in Public Health from Tulane University. She is pleased to work in the area of agricultural health as it relates to her experience growing up on a farm in Canterbury New Hampshire.

Tara Haskins, DNP, RN

Tara Haskins is a registered nurse with 33 years of clinical experience. She holds a Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Forensics. For the last 12 years, she has been a nurse educator in psychiatric-mental health concepts. Tara has experience in crisis/suicide intervention and addiction treatment in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She is a 2018 AgriSafe Nurse Scholar graduate. As a National Rural Health Association Fellow, she collaborated on a policy paper on disaster preparedness and response in rural communities. Tara continues to advocate at a national level for rural health services and programming.

Marjorie McCullagh, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC, COHN-S, FAAOHN, FAAN

Professor and Occupational Health Nursing Program Director, University of Michigan School of Nursing

Marjorie McCullagh is Professor in the School of Nursing. She holds a PhD in nursing from the University of Michigan and has 20 years of clinical, teaching, and research experience in hearing conservation. Dr. McCullagh's career has focused on occupational health and safety, particularly as it relates to use of personal protection devices among farm operators and their families. Since 1985 she has had an active program of research in mitigating hazardous occupational exposures. She has conducted several randomized clinical trials, comparing the effectiveness of several approaches to influencing use of personal protective equipment. Dr. McCullagh is an associate professor and Director of the Occupational Health Nursing program at the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

Linda Emanuel, RN

Community Health Nurse, AgriSafe Network

Good health advocacy has been at the heart of Linda’s essence from her formative years as a farm girl in eastern Nebraska. Graduating from Nebraska Methodist School of Nursing in 1985, she worked as an R.N. in a variety of acute care hospital settings for over 30 years. She and her husband Tom raised three sons on a successful row crop operation that has been able to welcome the next generation and their families home to continue to diversify their family business. Linda served as a Fellow in the Nebraska LEAD program and has also received agrimedicine training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Linda now serves on the advisory board for CS-CASH and a member of the AgriSafe team, as a Community Health Nurse.

Katelyn Haydett, MS, DVM Candidate, Michigan State University

Katelyn Haydett, MS, DVM Candidate, Michigan State University

Katelyn Haydett has her BS in Molecular Biology from Defiance College, MS in Environmental Toxicology from Texas Tech University, and is currently a DVM candidate at Michigan State University. Her passion for public health began during a water testing project in Tanzania, Africa and has continued to evolve and include research focused on wildlife diseases and vector-borne zoonoses. Katelyn also served as a member of the AgriSafe Young Advisors Council, from 2016-2017. In her role as a rural leader, she assisted AgriSafe in design and launching of educational initiatives that can reduce farm related illness, injury and fatalities.

Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S

Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

Charlotte Halverson is an occupational health nurse for the AgriSafe Network and serves as the network’s Clinical Director. In that capacity, she researches, develops resources, and presents webinar and in person educational sessions on a variety of health and safety topics specific to the agricultural workforce. Prior to this role, she worked for several years in hospital acute care settings and community education.  During those years, Charlotte developed and managed a Rural Outreach Health service and a Parish Health Ministry department serving nine counties in northeast Iowa.

She is a "charter graduate" of the University of IA agricultural occupational medicine course, is certified in occupational hearing conservation and completed the NIOSH Spirometry training.

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Cultivating a Healthy Mind: Mental Wellness for Youth
Webinar: IYH- Cultivating a Healthy Mind
Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin.
Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin.
Invest in Your Health: Cultivating a Healthy Mind Guidebook
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Presentation Slides: Cultivating a Healthy Mind
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Badge- Cultivating a Healthy Mind
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
Hazard Mapping
Webinar- IYH Hazard Mapping
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Post Test- IYH Hazard Mapping
5 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
Hazard Mapping Instructor Guide
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Hazard Mapping Printable Stickers
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Open to download resource.
Badge- Hazard Mapping
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No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
Say What? Hearing Loss Prevention
Webinar- Say What? Hearing Loss Prevention
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Post Test- IYH Say What
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  9/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  9/10 points to pass
Say What? Hearing Loss Prevention Instructor Guide
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Video - Say What? Recording for Students
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Open to view video.
Badge- Say What?
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No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
Prevention of Zoonotic Diseases
Video - IYH Zoonotic Diseases
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Post Test- Prevention of Zoonotic Disease
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  9/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  9/10 points to pass
Video- Zoonotic Diseases Recording for Students
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Open to view video.
IYH Zoonotic Disease - Instructor Guidebook
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Open to download resource.
Tracking Zoonosis Bingo
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Open to download resource.
Badge- Zoonosis
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
Cover Up! Personal Protective Equipment
Video - Train the Trainer Cover Up! Personal Protective Equipment
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Post Test- IYH Cover Up
4 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  3/4 points to pass
4 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  3/4 points to pass
IYH Cover Up! Instructor Guidebook
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Video Classroom Use- Cover Up! Head to Toe Personal Protective Equipment
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Open to view video.
Cover Up Head to Toe PPE Activity- Print Friendly Version
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Open to download resource.
Badge- Cover Up!
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No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat Related Illnesses
Video - Train the Trainer Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat Related Illnesses
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Post Test- IYH Heat Related Illness
5 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
Video- Classroom Use: Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat Related Illness
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
IYH Stay Cool! Instructor Guidebook
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Open to download resource.
Badge-Stay Cool!
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
Evaluation
Evaluation
4 Questions
Badge- Invest in Your Health Scholar
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available
No credits available  |  No certificate available  |  Badge available