“Building Bridges for Better Community Health” – A Northeast Texas CHW Coalition Conference

When:
July 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
2017-07-14T08:00:00-05:00
2017-07-14T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Tyler Junior College West Campus
1530 South Southwest Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75709
USA
Cost:
Program event pricing for all attendees is $25 for the early bird registration, $30 for late registration (After Jul 8, 2017). Additional payment information is provided during the registration process.
Contact:
Christie Cofer
903-877-8938

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Click this LINK to access the 2017 CHW Coalition Conference Flyer.


Program Information

Multiple hours of DSHS certified and non-certified CEU hours will be available for CHW and CHWI participants who attend and complete the presented programming.  Social Worker CEUs (provided by TJC) will also be available. This event is scheduled on July 14, 2017 at Tyler Junior College West Campus located at 1530 South Southwest Loop 323,  in Tyler, TX 75709.

Keynote Presentations include …

The CHW and Public Health:  The UT Health Northeast Experience with Jeffrey Levin, MD

Creating and Maintaining Healthy Worksite Environments  – Terrence Ates & John Ragland

CHW Self – Care: Focusing on You While Giving Back to the Community – LaShonda Malrey-Horne

With Breakout Presentations …

Community Health Workers: Understanding your role in planning on the health care team – Carol Henson

Leadership … Do You Have What it Takes … Yes, You Do! – Kim Bush

Texas Department of State Health Services Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Project – Alisa Spieckerman / Nancy Eichner

Don’t Flip Flop Around! Take Care of Your Feet – Ardis Reed

Helping Clients Self-Manage Chronic Disease – Marcus Wade

Understanding HIV/AIDS For Community Health Workers  – Tasha Whitaker

Diabetes, Depression and Syndemic Suffering among  African American Patients – Pamela Fox

Virtual Dementia Tour – Stephanie Taylor

A Community Health Worker’s Guide to Texercise Classic  – Jeanie Gallegly

Tobacco Danger – Lana Herriman

5 Things to Know about Brain Injury – Kristy Easley

 Workforce Solutions & Employment Opportunities for Community Health Workers: A Report to the CHW Program Advisory Committee of the Texas Department of State Health Services – Rosalia Guerrero-Luera

Hereditary Cancer: What is it and what Can We Do About it? – Megan E. McKenna

AND MORE …

Why should I attend?

Networking opportunities

Price of event versus Value received

DSHS Certified CHW and CHWI CEUs for re-certification

Community resources

Vendors

Camaraderie

Lunch

Sponsorships

Event sponsorships are encouraged and welcome! Please contact Christie Cofer for more information at 903-877-8938  or at email christie.cofer@uthct.edu.

Charges and Payment Information

There is a $25 Early Bird Registration Fee – Payment must be made before July 8. Late and on site registration fee is $30.

Payment methods for this conference include personal or organizational check, cash, credit or debit card. Details on these methods are provided during the registration process.

This event has a no refund policy. Transfers (another person attends in your place) are allowed.

Need information or have a question – please contact Christie Cofer at 903-877-8938 or christie.cofer@uthct.edu

Start your registration today!

Registration closed on July 8, 2017. You may still be able to attend after that date by contacting Christie Cofer at 903-877-8938 or christie.cofer@uthct.edu