Native Women and Men’s Wellness Conference

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Native Women and Men's Wellness Conference
Native Women and Men’s Wellness Conference

The American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma is pleased to announce the 14th annual Native Women and Men’s Wellness Conference to be held March 22-25, 2015, at the Town & Country in San Diego, CA. Each year, more than 75 American Indian, Alaska Native and First Nation communities are represented by more than 300 participants. Conference tracks include behavioral health, health promotion/disease prevention, and wellness. Along with the post-conference Native Fitness Training, this conference has become an important gathering for professionals and stakeholders working collaboratively to improve health in communities across Indian Country. We hope you will join us.

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Continuing Education

Choose from more than 35 workshops featuring best practices, public health research, and cultural knowledge from an incredible team of conference presenters representing Native communities across North America. Many licensure boards accept a portion of CE credit from non-approved providers if the content is relevant to your field of practice.

  • General CEUs – The University of Oklahoma will issue a total of 2.0 CEUs or 20 contact hours to any participants seeking continuing education credit.
  • LPC/LMFT – 14.5 continuing education hours have been approved for LPC and LMFT licensed professionals by the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure.
  • CHES/MCHES – This conference is sponsored by the American Indian Institute, a designated a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 4.5.
  • Who Should Attend

    The conference brings together tribal members from American Indian, Alaska Native and Canadian First Nation communities, tribal health system and IHS employees, public health and social science researchers, social workers, counselors, psychologists, educators, traditional food educators, health promotion specialists, and wellness leaders.

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