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Community Health Worker Summit 2020 (**Free Virtual Conference**)

April 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

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Who should attend?

  • Community Health Workers

  • Stakeholders, advocates, trainers, employers of CHW

  • Policy makers interested in development of the CHW workforce.

The summit will:

  • Offer networking, skills-building, and advocacy opportunities to CHW,

  • Provide information about emergency response to COVID-19 and resource information to support most vulnerable.

  • Provide opportunities for CHW’s to join the Somos Neighbors Community Campaign

  • Recognize the important contributions and impact CHW make in Public Health

Detailed Agenda/Speakers Info

April 8, 2020  8am-1:00p (Half-day Summit)
Live Broadcast w/ attendee interaction

8:00a-8:10a OPENING/ PROCLAMATION- THE HEALTH COLLABORATIVE
8:10a-8:30a COVID-19, Carlos V. Rodriguez, MA, San Antonio Metro Health Department

8:30-9:30a PRESENTATIONS ROUND 1
ROOM A: Needs of Immigrant Population, Fred Schellenberg, American Organization for Immigrants
ROOM B: Child Sex Trafficking, Chuck Paul, Roy Maas Youth Alternative

9:30a-10:30a PRESENTATIONS ROUND 2
ROOM A: Pain Management, Dr. Ellen Lin, Global Pain Association
ROOM B: Violence Prevention, Marta Pelaez, Family Violence Prevention Services Inc.

10:30a- 11:00a Updates for Census 2020 Outreach and amended Timelines, Genesis Sanchez, NALEO

11:00a-12:00p Taking Care of Yourself So That You Can Take Care of Others, Cynthia Phelps, Ph.D.

12:00p-12:20p Hands-only CPR, Sarah Mohmedali, American Heart Association

12:20p- 12:40p Somos Neighbors, Paulina Cano, CI:NOW

12:40p-1:00p CHW RECOGNITION AND CLOSING ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Continuing Education Credits
A certificate of participation for 5 hours will be awarded to those that attend the Summit and complete the survey at the end. For certified CHWs, this certificate can be submitted to the state for 5 hours of Non-Certified Continuing Education credit. Per the state of Texas DSHS CHW Certification Renewal, you must renew your CHW certificate every two years. To renew your certificate, you must complete 20 hours of continuing education (10 hours of DSHS-certified and 10 hours of non-certified hours) related to the core competencies during each two-year renewal period.

Details

Date:
April 3, 2020
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
www.growhealthytogether.com/chw-summit-2020

Organizer

Health Collaborative

Venue

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