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 – Jann “Payree” Short, Ozarks Technical Community College
  • 2:00
    Through a Community Health Worker’s view
    Objective: Knowledge of different Community Health Worker programs within Missouri

    • Mikel Whittier, Integrated Health Network (RELINK)
    • Rosalind Hardy, KC CARE Clinic
    • Kara Prince, CoxHealth
    • Rebecca Sleeth, CoxHealth
    • Heather Parker, Springfield/Greene County Health Department
  • 3:00
    Break
  • 3:15
    Educational Opportunities for Community Health Workers
    Objective: Knowledge of resources available to Community Health Workers

    • Joyce Hoth, Gateway Region YMCA
    • Natalie Hampton, NDPP, University of Missouri
    • Gwen Ratermann, CHW ECHO
    • Judy Waechter, Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care
    • Rachelle Bartnick, American Heart Association
  • 5:00
    Networking/Visit Exhibits

Thursday, April 19

AM

  • 8:00
    Registration/Networking/Visit Exhibits/Breakfast
  • 8:40
    Welcome and Logistics – Barbara Brendel, Department of Health and Senior Services
  • 8:45
    Keynote Speaker – Marvin Stottlemire, Laugh2Learn
  • 9:30
    Break
  • 9:45
    Concurrent Sessions

    • Compassion Fatigue
      Objective: Learn the signs of compassion fatigue and strategies to use to address compassion fatigue.

      • Jenny Bedsworth, Missouri Institute of Mental Health
    • Statewide Activities Utilizing Community Health Workers
      Objective: Knowledge of different Community Health Worker programs within Missouri

      • Barbara Brendel, Department of Health and Senior Services
      • Timothy Kling, MO HealthNet’s CHW Proposed SPA and Regulation
      • Elizabeth Sissom, MO HealthNet’s CHW Proposed SPA and Regulation
      • Angela Herman-Nestor MPCA CHW Activities/PRAPARE
      • Dorothy Andrae, Primaris DEEP
    • Patient Navigation in Cancer Survivorship Care and the Role of CHWs
      Objective: Understanding the role of CHWs in cancer survivorship care

      • Chavely Conde, Healthy Living Kansas, University of Kansas Medical Center
      • Kyla Alsman, The University of Kansas Cancer Center/ Midwest Cancer Alliance
  • 10:45
    Break- transition to concurrent sessions
  • 10:50
    Concurrent Sessions

    • Staying Safe
      Objective: Knowledge of keeping safe while conducting visits within the community

      • Captain David Hall, Missouri State Highway Patrol
    • Utilizing Community Health Workers in a Health System
      Objective: Knowledge of different Community Health Worker programs within Missouri

      • Jill Taylor, Family Care Health Center
      • Samantha Baumann, Jordan Valley Health Center
      • Dennis Dunmyer, KC CARE Clinic
    • Impacting Diabetes and Obesity
      Objective: Understanding of diabetes and obesity self-management tools

      • Carrie Snyder, Northeast Missouri Health Council
  • 11:50
    Lunch/Networking/Visit Exhibits

Lunch Speaker- Randall Williams, MD, Director, Department of Health and Senior Services

PM

  • 1:10
    Concurrent sessions

    • Opioid Epidemic Resources
      Objective: Knowledge of resources available for overcome opioid addiction

      • Nicole Browning, NCADA
    • Finding Legal Resources
      Objective: Understand resources available through Legal Aid Society

      • Amanda Schneider, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.
    •  Telling the Story with Data
      Objective: Knowledge of the impact of Community Health Worker programs within Missouri

      • Jodi Woodruff, DSS Pilot Project
      • Kathy Brown, DSS Pilot Project
      • Jane Schaefer St. Louis/BJC Survey
      • Tami Gurley-Calvez, University of Kansas Medical School
      • Jennifer Hunter, DHSS
  • 2:15
    Being Trauma Aware
    Objective: Understand and respond to the symptoms of chronic interpersonal trauma and traumatic stress across the lifespan

    • Patsy Carter, PhD, Department of Mental Health
  • 3:15
    Wrap-up
  • 3:30
    Adjourn

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