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Updated 6 August 2014. Agenda is subject to change.

CEUs will be available for dieticians, health educators, nurses, sanitarians, and general attendees: 7.2 hours for Thursday, 3.5 hours for Friday.

Wednesday, September 17

1:00 p.m. SCHSAC meeting
6:00 p.m. Community Health Awards ceremony

Thursday, September 18

8:00 a.m. Opening
8:15 a.m. General session with Ed Ehlinger, Commissioner of Health
9:40 a.m. Refreshment break; resource display tables
10:10 a.m. Breakout sessions [Series A]
A1 Club Mom: Reducing Health Disparities in the African-American Community
A2 Water Quality and Quantity in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
A3 Building Bridges in the Suburbs: Supporting Community-Based Health Equity Solutions
A4 Minnesota Indian Nations: Government-to-Government Relationships
A5 Driving the Continuous Quality Improvement Highway
A6 Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear: Infectious Diseases on the Horizon, and the Public Health Response
11:30 a.m. Breakout sessions [Series B]
B1 The Father Factor: Promoting Healing and Preventing Trauma
B2 Public Health Nuisances: New Ways to Address an Old Problem
B3 The Health of LGBQ Youth: Findings from the Minnesota Student Survey
B4 How Policies can Create Disparities for Native Women and Women of Color
B5 Is Anyone Better Off? Results-Based Accountability: An Environmental Health Example
B6 Vectorborne Disease in Minnesota: New Arrivals and Old Favorites
B7 Look What's On the Horizon: It's the New Horizon Local Health Department
12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:40 p.m. Breakout sessions [Series C]
C1 The Minnesota Young Women's Collaborative: A Culturally Responsive Community Primary Prevention Program
C2 Taming the Wild West: Local Strategies to Strengthen E-Cigarette Regulations
C3 Make it OK: Piloting a Mental Health Anti-Stigma Campaign in Greater Minnesota
C4 Family Spirit: A Culturally-Specific Approach to Family Home Visiting for American Indian Communities
C5 Lessons Learned Along the Road to Public Health Accreditation
C6 Hot-Button Issues in Public Health Emergency Preparedness
2:50 p.m. Refreshment break; resource display tables
3:15 p.m. General session with the Native Pride Dancers
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
5:15 p.m. Free time; optional activities
6:00 p.m. Dinner; optional activities

Friday, September 19

8:15 a.m. Breakout sessions [Series D]
D1 The Community Transformation Grant in Northern Minnesota
D2 Delegation Agreements for Locally Delivered Services
D3 E-Public Health is Now!
D4 The Effects of Trauma on Minnesota Youth: Health Indicators Data
D5 Integrating Sexual Violence Prevention into Existing Services
D6 The Rice County Mental Health Collective: A Public Health Model for Mental Health Promotion
D7 Tools and Tensions: Navigating the Tricky Terrain of Advancing Health Equity
9:25 a.m. Refreshment break; resource display tables
10:00 a.m. General session with Clem Bezold,
Institute for Alternative Futures
11:15 a.m. General session with Ed Ehlinger, Commissioner of Health
12:00 p.m. Adjourn; lunch with to-go option

Breakout Session Themes

Promoting Primary Prevention
Managing a Healthy Environment
Providing Opportunities to be Healthy
Creating Healthy Futures for Tribal Nations
Improving Outcomes with Performance Management
Protecting Minnesotans
Creating Change
Scanning the Public Health Horizon