Community Health Worker – Agenda

April 18-19, 2018 • Holiday Inn Executive Center • Columbia, MO

Community Health Workers Making A Difference

Wednesday, April 18

PM

  • 1:00
    Registration/Network/Visit Exhibits
  • 1:45
    Welcome and Logistics
  • 2:00
    Through a Community Health Worker’s view
    Objective: Knowledge of different Community Health Worker programs within Missouri
  • 3:00
    Refreshment Break
  • 3:15
    Educational Opportunities for Community Health Workers
    Objective: Knowledge of resources available to Community Health Workers
  • 5:00
    Networking/Visit Exhibits

Thursday, April 19

AM

  • 8:00
    Registration/Networking/Visit Exhibits
  • 8:40
    Welcome and Logistics
  • 8:45
    Keynote – Improving health through innovative methods
    Objective: Knowledge of changes in health outcomes
  • 9:30
    Refreshment Break
  • 9:45
    Compassion Fatigue
    Objective: Learn the signs of compassion fatigue and strategies to use to address compassion fatigue.
    Statewide Activities Utilizing Community Health Workers
    Objective: Knowledge of different Community Health Worker programs within Missouri
    Cancer as a Chronic Disease
    Objective: Understand how cancer is a chronic disease and the impact cancer has on long term health
  • 10:45
    Staying Safe
    Objective: Knowledge of keeping safe while conducting visits within the community
    Utilizing Community Health Workers in a Health System
    Objective: Knowledge of different Community Health Worker programs within Missouri
    Impact of Diabetes and Obesity on health outcomes
    Objective: Knowledge of self-management tools for diabetes and obesity
  • 11:45
    Lunch/Networking/Visit Exhibits

Lunch Speakers
Opioid Epidemic Resources
Objective: Knowledge of resources available for overcome opioid addiction
Department of Health and Senior Services Priorities
Objective: Knowledge of health issues to be targeted

PM

  • 1:00
    Suicide Prevention Resources
    Objective: Understand signs of suicide and resources available to prevent suicide
    Title: Finding Legal Resources
    Objective: Understand resources available through Legal Aid Society
    Title: Telling the Story with Data
    Objective: Knowledge of the impact of Community Health Worker programs within Missouri
  • 2:00
    Being Trauma Aware
    Objective: Understand and respond to the symptoms of chronic interpersonal trauma and traumatic stress across the lifespan
  • 3:00
    Wrap-up/Adjourn

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