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AIHC's 6th Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Health & Home Visiting Summit

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Tulalip Tribes' Early Learning Academy (TELA)

7730 36th Ave Northwest

Tulalip, WA 98271

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American Indian Health Commission's 6th Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Health & Home Visiting Summit

"Healthy Seven Generations: Healthy Babies, Healthy Moms, Healthy Families"

*AGENDA POSTED BELOW*

Hosted by the Tulalip Tribes.

Summit held at the Betty J Taylor Early Learning Academy (TELA):

7730 36th Ave NW, Tulalip, WA 98271.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Ann Bullock, (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe) Director of the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, known for her groundbreaking work in the role of prenatal and early life risk factors in the development of chronic disease, and integrating services which address stress, trauma, and depression.


2018 NATURAL HELPER AWARDS

Please submit nominations for the Natural Helper Award. This is a chance to honor individuals that make a positive impact on the health of our Tribal and Urban Indian communities by their support and contributions to the well-being of mothers, babies, fathers, children, and families.

Individuals selected will be honored at a special lunchtime ceremony at the summit. Selections are made from the nominations received by Tribes and Urban Indian Communities.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018NaturalHelpers


Below you will find information about lodging, parking, and the draft agenda.

Hotel information:

Marysville Holiday Inn Express & Suites (hotel link)

Hotel ADDRESS 8606 36th Ave NE, Marysville WA (directions via maps)

  • All reservations for the group will be handled through the reservations department. Please call (360) 530-1234 and use group code AIHC Home Visiting

Hotel: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marysville Holiday Inn Express & Suites at the rate of $113 per night (block EXTENDED until November 2, 2018, remember to book your room ASAP!).

AIHC will pay for one room per Tribe/UIHP for the night before the event, November 13, however, you will need a valid credit card to reserve your room. Rooms must be reserved with your own credit card by calling (360) 530-1234 (If you will not be attending the summit, be sure to cancel within 48 hours or you will be charged.) You must also live more than 50 miles from the event to qualify for this benefit. If you would like to apply for the room, you must fill out the following application. We will let you know as soon as possible that your room has been approved for sponsorship. Please reserve a room in advance so you will be sure to have a room for the event!

In order to be considered for hotel sponsorship, apply at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N56JHW6

The HOTEL will continue to accept reservations based on availability. A major credit card must accompany all individual reservations.

Parking:

Free parking is available at the HOTEL. LIMITED parking is available at the event. PLEASE plan to carpool from the hotel if possible.

Directions to TELA:

From I-5 North:

1. Use the second from the right lane to take exit 199 for State Route 528 E towards Marysville.

2. Turn left onto WA-528 W/4th St.

3. Continue straight onto Marine Dr NE/Tulalip Rd.

4. Drive 5.7 miles and turn left onto 76th Pl NW.

5. Arrive at location: 7730 36th Ave NW 10. You will see the sign for the Academy on your right. Enter here and find parking. Look for signs to the gym which is located up the hill to the right of the main entrance of the Academy. (Alternate route: pass 76th and turn left on 36th Ave NW and you will see the parking lot ACROSS from Boys & Girls Club, DO NOT part at Boys & Girls Club.)



Objectives

  1. Increase capacity, access and leadership awareness of home visiting as a best practice model in Tribal/Urban Indian community settings.

    1. Use of Community Health Representatives/ Community Health Workers (CHRs/CHWs)

    2. Need for increased capacity for culturally appropriate home visiting services in the state system

    3. Understanding funding and reimbursement opportunities for home visiting services

    4. Need for better Maternal and Infant health outcome data

  2. Understand the role of prenatal and early life risk factors among American Indian/Alaska Native populations in the development of chronic disease (obesity, diabetes, hypertension, etc.) and integrating services to address stress, trauma, and depression.

    1. Understand the importance of increasing nutritious foods and healthy eating, including building better access to 1st foods, breastfeeding, traditional and healthy foods for Native American children and families.

    2. Identify obstacles and barriers to effectively serve Native American families enrolled in home visiting and WIC programs to support healthy nutrition (e.g., issues related to breastfeeding, Native foods, traditional foods, etc.).

  3. Understand the effects of substance use (opioids, alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, etc.) by Native American pregnant, breastfeeding, and parenting women.

    1. Raise awareness about health effects experienced by Native Americans due to tobacco and vaping, including issues for pregnant and nursing women; exposure to 2nd, 3rd and 4th hand smoke; smoking vs. vaping; and the distinction between commercial tobacco, traditional tobacco and ceremonial uses.

  4. Explore effective strategies to deal with compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and self-care to put in practice.

  5. Provide resources that supports Maternal, Infant, and Childhood health and home visiting.

  6. Honor our Tribal/Community Natural Helpers.

  7. Leave Motivated & Inspired.

Agenda

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

Digital Stories


8:30 Welcome and Invocation

Sheryl Fryberg, Director of Early Learning Academy, Tulalip Tribes


8:45 Introductions and Call for Witnesses (Elder and Youth)

American Indian Health Commission (AIHC)


9:00 Opening Remarks: Honorary Chairs: Marilyn Scott, Vice Chair, Upper Skagit Tribe and Cheryl Sander, Councilwoman, Lummi Nation


9:15 Keynote: Getting to the Roots: The Benefits of Early Life Intervention, Ann Bullock (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe), Director, Division of Diabetes, Treatment and Prevention, Indian Health Service.

10:45 Resource Room Visit and Physical Activity

11:15 Raising Awareness and Support for Home Visiting as a Best Practice Model – (interactive)

  • Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Health and Home Visiting — Jan Olmstead and Cindy Gamble, AIHC

  • Healthy Pregnancy Advisory Committee, Maternal, Child, Health Block Grant, and support for Home Visiting — Lacy Fehrenbach, DOH Assistant Secretary, Prevention and Community Health Division

  • Medicaid Funding of Home Visiting — Shannon Blood, Health Care Authority

  • Priorities for Department of Children, Youth and Families, Services for Families, and Home Visiting Funding—Jody Becker, Deputy Secretary of Programs for Children and Families (invited)

12:15 LUNCH:

Ceremonies: Honorary Chairs Marilyn Scott, Vice Chair, Upper Skagit Tribe and Cheryl Sanders, Councilwoman, Lummi Nation

  • Tulalip Youth Performance

  • Special Honoring Ceremony to the Tulalip Tribes

  • Honorary Chairs Presentation of Awards honoring Natural Helpers


1:15 Breastfeeding and 1st Foods, Access to Traditional Foods, Stories from Grandmothers and Aunties about the interrelationship of Mom’s nutrition and baby’s health—Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC, (Sissenton -Wahpeton)


2:00 Facilitated Discussion/Breakout Groups—Pam James

  • Dream Catcher: Identifying obstacles and barriers to effectively serving Native American families enrolled in home visiting and WIC programs to support healthy nutrition (e.g., issues related to breastfeeding, Native foods, traditional foods, etc.).

What is your dream vision?

SIMPLE THINGS; VISION BECOMES REALITY

  • Dream today to create tomorrow programs

Examples of what they do in their current roles

WHAT WE NEED TO DO.

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2:30 Resource Room Visit and Physical Activity – All

3:00 Using substances while Pregnant and/or Parenting Moms— panel includes:

Suzanne Carson and Jenna Bowman, Tulalip Tribes


4:00 Report out and Next Steps

4:15 DRAWING

4:30 Adjourn




Please contact Aubrey at aubrey.aihc@gmail.com with any questions.





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7730 36th Ave Northwest

Tulalip, WA 98271

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