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14th Annual AzCHOW Conference

Arizona Community Health Workers Association (AzCHOW)

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM (MST)

14th Annual AzCHOW Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Non-CHW Registration
AzCHOW Membership, Conference Registration, Conference Bag, Refreshments (6/15), Breakfast & Lunch (6/16), Certificate of Attendance
Jun 14, 2017 $135.00 $8.42
CHW Registration
AzCHOW Membership, Conference Registration, Conference Bag, Refreshments (6/15), Breakfast & Lunch (6/16), Certificate of Attendance
Jun 14, 2017 $100.00 $6.49
Exhibitor/Vendor Table - Non Profit Organization
Includes 1 table and 2 chairs. Does NOT include meals. For meals, please register your attendees for CHW or Non-CHW accordingly.
Jun 14, 2017 $150.00 $9.24
Exhibitor/Vendor Table- For Profit Organization
Includes 1 table and 2 chairs. Does NOT include meals. For meals, please register your attendees for CHW or Non-CHW accordingly.
Jun 14, 2017 $250.00 $14.74

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Event Details

Conference Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge of current health issues affecting Arizonan's
  • Inform and facilitate discussions on CHW Voluntary Certification efforts among CHWs and CHW organizations 
  • Facilitate networking opportunities and collaboration among CHWs and CHW organizations addressing chronic diseases/conditions in their communities
  • Become informed on national trends affecting Community Health Workers   


 AzCHOW Conference 2017 

 

*Agenda below*

 

Desert Diamond Hotel & Casino

7350 South Nogales Highway

Tucson, Arizona 

 

To make hotel reservations by May 16, 2017, click on the following link:

https://reservations.travelclick.com/14819?groupID=1798882&hotelID=14819#/guestsandrooms

 

Reservations must be made by May 16, 2017.

Room availability and special rate may not be available after this date. 

 


 

**Submit a Nomination for the 2017 Arizona Outstanding Community Health Worker Award here**:

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5BKVHG6

                     Agenda Day 1:    Thursday June 15, 2017

Conference Check-In

         11:00am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Floribella Redondo, President AzCHOW

1:00pm-1:15pm

Keynote Speaker -

Expanding the Possibilities

for Community Health Workers in Public Health

Will Humble, Executive Director

Arizona Public Health Association

1:15 - 2:00pm

Workforce Panel:

The Journey of Community Health Workers in Arizona

Brook Bender, Community Health Representative Hualapai Tribe

Maria Valenzuela, Program Director Esperanca

2:00 - 2:30pm

Break

2:30 - 2:45pm

Workforce Updates

State Strategies for CHW Workforce

Yanitza Soto, ADHS

 

Arizona CHW Policy Updates

Jill DeZapien, University of Arizona College of Public Health

 

Arizona Community Health Workers Association Update

Lorena Verdugo, AzCHOW

 

2:45 - 3:15pm

Activity

Community Health Workers-Change agents in Arizona’s Population Health

Maia Ingram, Co-Director- AZ PRC

Abby Lohr, Research Specialist, AZ PRC

3:15 - 4:10pm

Day 1 Closing Speaker

Clowntown Healing Workshop

Carl Hammerschlag, M.D

4:10 - 4:50pm

 

Closing Remarks Evaluations/Announcements

4:50pm-5:00pm

                     Agenda Day 2:  Friday, June 16, 2017

Continental Breakfast

7:00am-8:00am

Welcome and Announcements

Floribella Redondo, AzCHOW President

8:00am-8:10am

General Session I:

“The Role of CHWs in Cancer Care”

Maria Tirado, Patient Navigator

Carondelet St. Mary’s

8:10 am- 8:45am

General Session II:

"Un Abrazo Para la Familia" Cancer Project

TBD (Julie)-University of Arizona College of Medicine

Lorena Verdugo, AzCHOW

 

Bag It, Inc.

                            A Community Health Worker Resource                         When working with cancer patients and their Families

Presented by: Joyce Palasek

8:45am-9:00am

 

 

 9:00am-9:15am

Concurrent Sessions:

Trainings:

Oyendo Bien: CHW Training on Hearing Loss

and Effects on Behavioral Health

Laura Coco, AuD, CCC-A

Department of Speach, Language and Hearing Sciences

University of Arizona  

 

Rachel Peterson, MPH, MA          

Health Educator, Senior

University of Arizona Center on Aging

CDC Healthy Brain Research Network Scholar

_________________________________________________

 CHW Supervisor Training Module

Rebecca Epstein

Patria Alguila

MHP Salud

9:15am-11:15am

Awards Luncheon

2017 Dr. Joel Meister Outstanding CHW Award

Special Recognitions

11:15am-12:45pm

General Session III:

Elements of a Healthy Community Wheel

Melanie Mitros,

Vitalyst Health Foundation


12:45pm-1:30pm

 

 

Workshops I: Participants choose one workshop to attend

Session A:

American Lung Association

 

Session B:

American Cancer Society

Sussan Olivera

Health Systems Manager, Primary Care

 

Session C:

American Heart Association

(speaker TBD)

1:30pm-2:15pm

 

 

BREAK

2:15-2:30pm

 

Workshops II: Participants choose one workshop to attend

 

Session A:

CHR Environmental Health

Nathan -

 

Session B:

Arizona Living Well Institute-

Chronic Disease Self-Management

Wendy O'Donnell

 

Session C:

CHWs Voice United to Improving Health Outcomes

in Communities Across Arizona 

2:30pm-3:15pm

General Session IV:

 PRE-Diabetes - “The Hidden Threat Behind the PRE!”

American Diabetes Association 

3:15pm-4:00pm

Closing Remarks, Evaluations and Departure

4:00-4:30pm

Thank you, see you next year at our 2018 Annual Conference!!!

Have questions about 14th Annual AzCHOW Conference? Contact Arizona Community Health Workers Association (AzCHOW)

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Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino
7350 South Nogales Highway
Tucson, Arizona 85756

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM (MST)


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Arizona Community Health Workers Association (AzCHOW)

AzCHOW (Arizona Community Health Workers, Inc.) is a statewide non-profit association of, by, and for Community Health Workers (CHWs) established to serve CHWs and CHW organizations around the state in areas of community health education, workforce development, CHW clinical integration, advocacy, health equity, policy and systems change.

"AzCHOW is sponsored by Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC), a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.”

 

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