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Community Health Workers

17th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar

Description

Community Health Workers: A Sustainable Workforce for Health and Business

Purpose

The goal of the conference is to increase knowledge, skills, and ability of individuals in academia, health professionals and community members in addressing health disparities as it relates to the role and value of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in healthcare organizations and beyond.

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Designed For

Healthcare administrators, small business owners, public health professionals, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, fellows, residents, students and other interested health care providers.

Provided By

  • Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity
  • Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs
  • Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)

Registration

Registration Fee: Free

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  • Creighton’s Community Health Worker Training and Apprenticeship Placement Program (CHW-TAPP) is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2.9 million over three years.
  • Eighty (80) percent of project expenses are covered by HRSA funds, with an additional twenty (20) percent of the project financed by Creighton University’s support of the Health Sciences-Multicultural and Community Affairs and the Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity.
  • The contents of the seminar are those of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

Schedule

7:30 a.m.
Check-in/Registration

8:30 a.m.
Welcome/Opening Remarks

  • Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS, Co-Director, CPHHE

8:40 a.m.
Agenda Overview, Logistics and Charge to Audience

  • Philip Lomneth, Mdiv, Project Manager CHW-TAPP

8:45 a.m.
Success Overview: The Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity (CPHHE)

  • Richard Brown, PhD, FACHE, Chairperson, CPHHE

9 a.m.
The CHW-TAPP Grant

  • Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS, Co-Director, CPHHE

9:15 a.m.
The Goal and Vision for CHWs in Region 7

  • Corstella Johnson, Regional Minority Health Analyst for the Office of the Assistant Secretary from Health in Region 7

10:15 a.m.
Break/Vendors

10:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Training and Advocating for CHWs

  • Denise Octavia Smith, MBA, CHW, PN, Executive Director, National Association of Community Health Workers
  • Floribella Redondo-Martinez, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Arizona Community Health Workers Association, Inc.
  • Monica Garcia, LMSW, CHW Instructor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Moderators: Doris Lassiter, CEO and President Nebraska Center for Healthy Families

11:30 a.m.
CHW Reimbursment Strategies

  • Erika Saleski, MPP, ES Advisors LLC, KS Community Health Worker Coalition

12:15 p.m.
Lunch
Ethical Considerations on the Role of CHWs (during lunch)

  • John Stone, MD, PhD, Co-Director, CPHHE

1 p.m.
CHW Panel

  • Current CHWs and Supervisors

1:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: The Role of CHWs in the US Healthcare System

  • Sergio Matos, Executive Director, Community Health Worker Network of New York City

2:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

  • Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS, Co-Director, CPHHE

3 p.m.
Evaluations

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Date and Time

Saturday, September 9 2023 – 7:30AM to 3:15PM
Add to Calendar 20230909T073000Z 20230909T151500Z America/Chicago 17th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar <h3>Community Health Workers: A Sustainable Workforce for Health and Business</h3> <h2>Purpose</h2> <p>The goal of the conference is to increase knowledge, skills, and ability of individuals in academia, health professionals and community members in addressing health disparities as it relates to the role and value of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in healthcare organizations and beyond.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://blueq.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cC410LkxzLSe1gi" target="_blank">Register Here</a>.</strong></p> <h2>Designed For</h2> <p>Healthcare administrators, small business owners, public health professionals, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, fellows, residents, students and other interested health care providers.</p> <h2>Provided By</h2> <ul> <li>Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity</li> <li>Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs</li> <li>Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)</li> </ul> <h2>Registration</h2> <p><strong>Registration Fee:</strong> Free</p> <p><strong><a href="https://blueq.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cC410LkxzLSe1gi" target="_blank">Register for Event</a></strong></p> <ul> <li>Creighton’s Community Health Worker Training and Apprenticeship Placement Program (CHW-TAPP) is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2.9 million over three years.</li> <li>Eighty (80) percent of project expenses are covered by HRSA funds, with an additional twenty (20) percent of the project financed by Creighton University’s support of the Health Sciences-Multicultural and Community Affairs and the Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity.</li> <li>The contents of the seminar are those of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit <a href="https://www.hrsa.gov/" target="_blank">HRSA.gov</a>.</li> </ul> <hr /> <h2>Schedule</h2> <p><strong>7:30 a.m.<br /> Check-in/Registration</strong></p> <p><strong>8:30 a.m.<br /> Welcome/Opening Remarks</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS, Co-Director, CPHHE</li> </ul> <p><strong>8:40 a.m.<br /> Agenda Overview, Logistics and Charge to Audience</strong></p> <ul> <li>Philip Lomneth, Mdiv, Project Manager CHW-TAPP</li> </ul> <p><strong>8:45 a.m.<br /> Success Overview: The Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity (CPHHE)</strong></p> <ul> <li>Richard Brown, PhD, FACHE, Chairperson, CPHHE</li> </ul> <p><strong>9 a.m.<br /> The CHW-TAPP Grant</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS, Co-Director, CPHHE</li> </ul> <p><strong>9:15 a.m.<br /> The Goal and Vision for CHWs in Region 7</strong></p> <ul> <li>Corstella Johnson, Regional Minority Health Analyst for the Office of the Assistant Secretary from Health in Region 7</li> </ul> <p><strong>10:15 a.m.<br /> Break/Vendors</strong></p> <p><strong>10:30 a.m.<br /> Panel Discussion: Training and Advocating for CHWs</strong></p> <ul> <li>Denise Octavia Smith, MBA, CHW, PN, Executive Director, National Association of Community Health Workers</li> <li>Floribella Redondo-Martinez, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Arizona Community Health Workers Association, Inc.</li> <li>Monica Garcia, LMSW, CHW Instructor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Moderators: Doris Lassiter, CEO and President Nebraska Center for Healthy Families</li> </ul> <p><strong>11:30 a.m.<br /> CHW Reimbursment Strategies</strong></p> <ul> <li>Erika Saleski, MPP, ES Advisors LLC, KS Community Health Worker Coalition</li> </ul> <p><strong>12:15 p.m.<br /> Lunch<br /> Ethical Considerations on the Role of CHWs (during lunch)</strong></p> <ul> <li>John Stone, MD, PhD, Co-Director, CPHHE</li> </ul> <p><strong>1 p.m.<br /> CHW Panel</strong></p> <ul> <li>Current CHWs and Supervisors</li> </ul> <p><strong>1:45 p.m.<br /> Keynote Speaker: The Role of CHWs in the US Healthcare System</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sergio Matos, Executive Director, Community Health Worker Network of New York City</li> </ul> <p><strong>2:45 p.m.<br /> Closing Remarks</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sade Kosoko-Lasaki MD, MSPH, MBA, FAASS, Co-Director, CPHHE</li> </ul> <p><strong>3 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>Evaluations</strong></p> Harper Center, Room 2057 602 N 20th St Omaha, NE 68178

Location

Harper Center, Room 2057
602 N 20th St
Omaha, NE 68178
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