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Achieving Health Equity in Preventative Services

Training, Workshop

This HHS/NIH Workshop will assess the available scientific evidence on achieving health equity in the use of clinical preventative services in a health care setting, focusing on three leading causes of death in the United States: cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. The workshop is being held in Bethesda, MD but can also be attended via NIH VideoCast.

When: June 19-20, 2019

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Special Diabetes Program for Indians Informational Webinar for Tribal/Urban Leaders: Recording Now Available

TEC News, Webinar

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) is in the 4th year of the current 5-year grant cycle. If funding continues, the next SDPI grant cycle will be for the fiscal years 2021-2025. To prepare for this, a national Tribal Consultation/Urban Confer regarding SDPI is planned for Fall 2019. This recorded webinar (presented live on April 8, 2019) conveys information on SDPI that will be helpful as Tribal and Urban Indian Organization (UIO) Leaders provide input during the Tribal Consultation/Urban Confer process.

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Native HOPE Conference

Native HOPE is a culture- and resilience-based program endorsed by Tribal Leaders and state and federal agencies as an effective prevention model. The topics include suicide prevention and the related risk factors, substance abuse, violence prevention, coping with stress-trauma, and depression. The training includes strengthening facilitation and group process skills.

FY 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program

Grant Opportunities

This program will develop or enhance crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies to better support victims through the criminal justice process including by connecting them with community-based direct victim services programs to more quickly and more effectively serve them. Funding under this program will support an estimated 80 victim specialist grants to state, tribal, and/or local law enforcement agencies to hire victim services staff to develop new programs or enhance existing law enforcement-based victim specialist programs. Eligible applicants for this opportunity are limited to public law enforcement agencies (including municipal, county, state, and tribal agencies).

OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar on June 6, 2019, from 3:00–4:00 p.m., ET. Participation in the webinar is optional. OVC staff will review the solicitation requirements and conduct a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.

Apply by July 25, 2019.

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Communicating Risk, Health & Disease Data


This two-day communication workshop is for public health professionals who communicate risk, health, and disease data. This interactive training is designed and tailored to understand different risk perceptions among varying audiences and cultural groups, and hone interpersonal communication skills when meeting with individuals or small groups from the community.

When: June 17-18, 2019
Where: Anchorage, AK
Cost: $50