CPH-NEW Newsletter
February 2018
Correctional Officers get trained to design healthy workplace solutions
Connecticut DOC trainees

CT Department of Corrections staff attended a 6-hour training with CPH-NEW in January. The training focused on facilitation skills and how to use the CPH-NEW Intervention Design and Analysis Scorecard (IDEAS Tool). DOC staff will use their new skills and knowledge to design interventions at their work sites to improve officer health and well-being.
NEW Correctional Officer Health Resource page

Check out this new page to find events, tools and organizations focused on correctional health and well-being. 
Welcome new CPH-NEW Personnel!
Bill Shaw, PhD
Bill is the Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UConn Health. His research focus is work-related musculoskeletal disorders, return-to-work, pain management,  psychosocial and workplace factors in work disability, and employer disability prevention policies.  He will assist with CPH-NEW outcomes evaluation and outreach. 
Matt Brennan, MPH
Matt is a Research Associate in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UConn Health.  He is the Project Manager for the HITEC III project: Health Improvements Through Employee Control for Correctional Officers. Matt's prior work focused on  community-based research in addiction disorders, medication adherence and exercise reinforcement. 
Upcoming Events

March 21, 2018, 1- 2:30pm EST

NIOSH TWH Webinar Series:
"Numbers to Know How: Linking Research to Healthier Workplace Practices
An expert panel of speakers will discuss challenges facing today's workplaces and the importance of health survey data to inform TWH interventions.
Find details and registration on the NIOSH TWH Webinar Series Page.

May 8-11, 2018 

2nd International Symposium to Advance TWH Bethesda MD
Find details and registration on the  CPH-NEW Events page.
Recent Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

(2017) Workplace Health and Safety Jul; 65(7):295-303.

Interactive effects of work psychosocial factors on participation in workplace wellness programs (2018) Journal Workplace Behavioral Health online Feb 7, 2018 

Issue #55: Non-pharmacologic intervention to improve alertness and vigilance in older shift workers
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