Sessions and Agenda

CEUs will be available for dieticians, health educators, nurses, sanitarians, and general attendees.

Wednesday (Pre-Conference)
9:30 AM Local Public Health Association General Membership Meeting
12:00 PM SCHSAC Executive Committee Meeting
1:00 PM SCHSAC Meeting
1:30 PM Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative Grantee Meeting
6:15 PM Community Health Awards Ceremony
7:15 PM Community Health Awards Reception
6:30 AM AM Walking (optional)
6:45 AM Breakfast (to 8:00 AM)
8:00 AM Conference Opening with Larry Kittelson, 2014 SCHSAC Chair
8:15 AM General Session with Ed Ehlinger, Commissioner of Health
9:40 AM Refreshment Break and Resource Display Tables
10:10 AM 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
A7   Using Data to Advance Health Equity
11:35 AM 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 Horizon Local Health Department!
12:45 PM Lunch
1:55 PM 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
C7   Health in All Policies for Elected Officials
3:05 PM Refreshment Break and Resource Display Tables
3:30 PM General Session with Larry Yazzie and the Native Pride Dancers
4:30 PM Adjourn for Day
5:00 PM Free Time Activities (optional)
6:00 PM Dinner (to 7:30 PM)
6:00 PM Tribal Health and American Indian EHDI Grantee Dinner Meeting
7:15 PM After-Dinner Conversations with the MDH Executive Team (optional)
8:00 PM Free Time Activities (optional)
6:30 AM AM Walking (optional)
6:45 AM Breakfast (to 8:15 AM)
7:30 AM Conversation with the Center for Health Equity (optional)
8:30 AM 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   Tensions and Tools: Navigating the Tricky Terrain of Advancing Health Equity
9:40 AM Refreshment Break and Resource Display Tables
10:05 AM Remarks with Karen Ahmann, 2014 Conference Chair
10:10 AM General Session with Clem Bezold, Institute for Alternative Futures
11:15 AM Wrap-Up with Ed Ehlinger, Commissioner of Health
12:00 PM Adjourn and Lunch with To-Go Option