2018 Community Health Conference: Creating Healthy Communities Brings Us Together
October 10, 11, and 12, 2018
Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd, MN
The annual Community Health Conference will kick-off with a networking session Thursday, October 11, at 8:30 AM. Participants can visit learning stations at their own pace and meet public health leaders. Enjoy this opportunity to connect and reconnect with elected officials, leaders and staff from state, local, tribal health and community-based organizations.
At 10:30 AM, Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm will open the conference with a keynote on leadership in public health. Friday’s general session features Dr. Jeff Linkenbach of The Montana Institute, known to many in Minnesota for his work on transformational change and community strengths.
Concurrent sessions presented by Minnesota colleagues on Thursday and Friday address public health skill-building, policies and trends, upstream prevention, health equity, and partnerships for common goals.
New: Thursday afternoon conference participants can attend two of four 75-minute workshops. Workshop topics: facilitation skills, adaptive leadership, maximizing your impact on public policy, and financial sustainability for community health workers.
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- See past recipients of Community Health Awards and learn how you can nominate your colleagues
- View past conference themes and speakers
- See available CEUs for the Community Health Conference
- Contact us with questions or for assistance
The Community Health Conference is sponsored by the State Community Health Services Advisory Committee (SCHSAC) and the Minnesota Department of Health Center for Public Health Practice.
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