FCHS Annual Wellness Forum
Community Wellness Forum
Indian Health Care Conference
Presentational Material from the Wellness Forum
This annual conference, hosted by the Department of Family and Community Health Services is usually held in May or June.
Goal: Enhance and strengthen local efforts focused in the area of prevention. This forum is designed to provide education and networking opportunities among Tribal/Urban healthcare programs. The focus is the local community, promoting what works and sharing your success with others. Come expecting to build partnerships, gain knowledge and re-energize yourself in promoting community based health and wellness.
Audience: This health and wellness forum and training has been made open to all Public Health Nurses, Clinic Nurses, Diabetes Coordinators, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Outreach Workers, Community Health Representatives, Health Promotion Specialists, Fitness Specialists, Tobacco Cessation Program Coordinators, Substance Abuse Coordinators, Behavioral Health Specialists and others interested in integrating “Promising Practices” in health promotion, disease prevention, chronic disease and behavioral health.
- The latest Information about Immunizations for both Adult and Children
- Strategies we can use to help prevent injuries
- Drug & alcohol prevention interventions in your community
- How to work with women in distress
- Updates on HIV and pharmaceutical regulations
- Strategies to improve Motivational behavior with your clients
- How to educate on and prevent tobacco use
- Diabetes Prevention & Interventions
- Community Coalitions and Partnerships
Continuing Education Units are available for all eligible participants for this conference. The Conference sponsored by the California Rural Indian Health Board, and the California Area Indian Health Service. Registration is free and scholarships are available on a limited basis for lodging. A conference registration packet is sent out around March. For additional information or to get on our mailing list you can contact Stacey Kennedy or Barbara Hart at the California Rural Indian Health Board 916.929.9761 or
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FCHS Community Wellness Forum