Concurrent sessions - Community Health Conference - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Concurrent sessions

Community Health Conference concurrent sessions happen at:

For a full description of each concurrent session, review this year's conference program (PDF).

Handouts are available for each session below as provided by session speakers. If you need an accessible version of a handout, please contact the speaker directly.

 
 
A1 Home visiting perspectives in African-American and American Indian communities
  Presented by Sharon Cross (Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health), Karen Gray and Nora Hall (GrayHall LLP), and Laura Dorn and Barbara Fairbanks (American Indian Family Center).
  Presentation slides: Home visiting perspectives in African-American and American Indian communities (PDF)
  American Indian Family Center evidence-based home visiting community engagement planning grant results (PDF)
  African-American engagement in Ramsey County community partner listening sessions (PDF)
   
A2 The elected official playbook for a public health crisis
  Presented by Commissioner Susan Morris (Isanti County), Commissioner Dave Lieser (Chippewa County), and Cheryl Petersen-Kroeber and Deb Radi (Minnesota Department of Health).
  Presentation slides: The elected official playbook for a public health crisis (PDF)
   
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A4 Making Alzheimer’s the next public health success story in Minnesota
  Presented by Prasida Khanal (Minnesota Department of Health) and Beth McMullen (Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter).
  Making Alzheimer’s the next public health success story in Minnesota (PDF)
   
A5 Carlton County Jail: Building bridges to a more successful tomorrow
  Presented by Holly Compo (Carlton County Public Health & Human Services) and Stephanie Upton (Carlton County Jail).
  Presentation slides: Carlton County Jail: Building bridges to a more successful tomorrow (PDF)
  Family Friendly Jail Initiative (PDF)
  Reducing Admissions by Prevention (PDF)
  RAP program client tracking summary (PDF)
   
A6 Healing from trauma: Tips and techniques for resilience
  Presented by Suzanne Koepplinger (Catalyst Initiative of The Minneapolis Foundation) and Marnita Schroedl (Marnita's Table).
   
A7 Preventing teen dating violence
  Presented by Tracie Thomas-Card and Maret Banks (Standpoint).
  Intersectionality and teen dating violence (PDF)
 
 
B1 Tribal Wisdom Project: ACEs and trauma-informed practices
  Presented by Chris Matter (Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota), Linsey McMurrin (Minnesota Communities Caring for Children) and Briana Michels (University of Minnesota Extension).
  Presentation slides: Tribal Wisdom Project: ACEs and trauma-informed practices (PDF)
  Tribal NEAR Science and Community Wisdom Project (PDF)
   
B2 Collaborating to prevent, rescue, and treat opioid use disorder
  Presented by Julie Bauch (Hennepin County) and Nathan Erickson (Hennepin Healthcare Addiction Medicine Clinic).
  Presentation slides: Partnering to prevent, rescue, and treat opioid use disorder using multi-sectoral collaboration (PDF)
  Hennepin Healthcare/Hennepin County (PDF)
   
B3 #LoveYourSkin: Skin lightening's social and health harms
  Presented by Michelle Gin (Minnesota Department of Health), Jameson Liu (HmongTown Marketplace), and Michael Xiong (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency).
  Choose health, avoid skin lightening, English (PDF)
  Xaiv kev noj qab nyob zoo, caiv tej tshuaj ua rau tawv nqaij sawb tuaj, Hmong (PDF)
  Ilaali caafimaadkaaga, kafogoow waxyaabaha maqaarka lagu cadeeyo, Somali (PDF)
  Elija conservar la salud, evite los productos para blanqueamiento de la piel, Spanish (PDF)
   
B4 Why and how rural tobacco use is different: Developing specialized responses
  Presented by Sharrilyn Helgertz and Cassandra Stepan (Minnesota Department of Health).
  Presentation slides: Understanding rural youth tobacco use (PDF)
   
B5 Teaching children coping strategies for chronic stress
  Presented by Janet Guderian and Carrie O’Neill (Olmsted County Public Health).
  Presentation slides: Helping children understand coping strategies to manage chronic stress (PDF)
   
B6 Building the capacity of grassroots agencies to prevent community violence
  Presented by Coral Garner and Erin Sikkink (Minneapolis Health Department), and Nikki McComb (Art is My Weapon).
  Presentation slides: Building the capacity of grassroots agencies to prevent community violence (PDF)
  Blueprint Approved Institute (BPAI) (PDF)
   
B7 Homeless? Formerly incarcerated? Run with Mile in My Shoes
  Presented by Monica Nilsson (Mile in My Shoes), with Mile in My Shoes participants.
  Presentation slides: Mile in My Shoes: Running together to change perceptions and change lives (PDF)
  Mile in My Shoes (PDF)
 
 
C1 An indigenous-driven evaluation framework: Strengthening tribal and state collaboration
  Presented by Ann Zukoski and Christine Smith (Minnesota Department of Health) and Ryan Eagle and Vanessa Tibbitts (NDSU American Indian Health Resource Center).
   
C2 State regulatory action and its impacts on counties
  Presented by Susan Winkelmann (Minnesota Department of Health).
  Presentation slides: State regulatory action impacts on county government (PDF)
   
C3 Collaborating to prevent hepatitis A
  Presented by Genny Grilli and Kristin Hardy (Minnesota Department of Health) and Jenny Barta and Holly Compo (Carlton County Public Health & Human Services).
  What to know about hepatitis A (PDF)
   
C4 Daring tobacco policies in Greater Minnesota's small counties
  Presented by Jason McCoy (PartnerSHIP4Health) and Kelly McIntee and Pat McKone (American Lung Association).
   
C5 Supporting children of incarcerated parents in Washington County
  Presented by Roger Heinen (Washington County Sheriff).
   
C6 Nurtured partnerships grow strong
  Presented by Renee Frauendienst and Becky Bales Cramlet (Stearns County Human Services) and Katy Kirchner (CentraCare Health).
  Presentation slides: To grow trees, you need roots (PDF)
   
C7 Root causes of commercial sexual exploitation
  Presented by Noelle Volin (Men As Peacemakers), Caroline Palmer (Minnesota Department of Health), and Lauren Martin (University of Minnesota School of Nursing).
  Presentation slides: Beyond partial decriminalization: Why MN needs a primary prevention approach to commercial sexual exploitation (PDF)
 
 
D1 Promoting healthy sexuality: A trauma-informed approach
  Presented by Tamika-Jo Andy and Anna Goldtooth (Planned Parenthood North Central States).
   
D2 Moving regional partnerships forward: Full-scale exercise planning
  Presented by Eric Weller (South Central Health Care Coalition) and Michelle Steinbeisser and Karen Moritz (Brown County Public Health).
  Presentation slides: Moving regional partnerships forward through full-scale exercise planning (PDF)
   
D3 Community-informed policy approaches to Rethink Your Drink
  Presented by Mary LaGarde-Agnew (Minneapolis American Indian Center), Teresa Ambroz (Minnesota Department of Health), and Patty Bowler (Minneapolis Health Department).
  Presentation slides: Community-informed policy approaches to Rethink Your Drink (PDF)
  Minneapolis ReThink Your Drink initiative (PDF)
  Help youth reduce sugary drink consumption (PDF)
   
D4 Healthy aging: Minnesota's new assisted living program
  Presented by Mary Absolon and Lindsey Krueger (Minnesota Department of Health) and Sean Burke (Minnesota Elder Justice Center).
  Presentation slides: Healthy aging: Minnesota's new assisted living program (PDF)
   
D5 Olmsted County’s journey to creating a culture of change
  Presented by Julie Hatch and Graham Briggs (Olmsted County Public Health).
  Presentation slides: Strengthening public health practice in Olmsted County (PDF)
  Strengthening public health practice in Olmsted County: Lessons learned, tools, and group dialogue (PDF)
   
D6 The youth e-cigarette epidemic: Policy and equity approaches
  Presented by Natalie Hemmerich and Rachel Callanan (Public Health Law Center).
   
D7 Bold! Developing innovative solutions in response to changing community needs
  Presented by Michelle Basham and Christina Woodlee (The Bridge for Youth).