Training

Training

Alaska Indigenous Research Program (AKIRP)

Training

Promoting Resilience, Health, and Wellness May 4-22, 2020

About this Event:
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) and Alaska Pacific University (APU) are hosting the second Alaska Indigenous Research Program (AKIRP): Promoting Resilience, Health and Wellness May 4-22, 2020.

We encourage those who are interested in Indigenous research methodology, Alaska Native/American Indian heath research, public health professionals, researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and recent high school graduates over 18 to apply.

Space is limited to 50 people per week. The option to apply for multiple weeks is available! We suggest taking weeks 1 and 2 together or weeks 2 and 3 together.

• Week 1 | May 4-8 |Advanced Research
• Week 2 | May 11-15| Health Ethics Courses
• Week 3 | May 18-22| Introductory Research Courses
• There is no cost for the three weeks of courses
• Limited scholarships available for travel (airfare, room and board)
• Academic credit available

Location:
APU Carr Gottstein
4225 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

For more information please visit our web page at https://anthc.org/indigenous-research/

REGISTER HERE!

Contact for questions:
Lauren Smayda // lcsmayda@anthc.org // (907)-729-4551
Karli Tyance Hassell // ktyancehassell@anthc.org // 907-729-4583

Tribal Grant Writing

Training

In this workshop you will:

  • Improve your grant writing skills
  • Increase your understanding of the components and requirements of grant applications
  • Review principles of technical writing
  • Practice strategies to relay information in grant applications
  • Learn tips and standards Grant Reviewers use as they screen applications

When: Dec 10-12, 2019
Where: Nome, AK
Cost: $100

Register at: anepicenter.eventbrite.com

Trainers: Jay Blackwell and Elton Naswood
Lunch provided
Travel scholarships available
CPH credits available

Human Trafficking and Public Health – New SOAR Online Training Module

Training

SOAR Online is a series of training modules launched in 2018 by the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center and Postgraduate Institute, in collaboration with federal partners. A new SOAR for School-Based Professionals Module equips those serving middle and high school students to better understand how human trafficking-related issues impact youth.

Visit the SOAR Online page for full CE/CME information and register for SOAR Online.

Save the Date: Tribal Researchers’ Cancer Control Fellowship Program

Training

Save the date: June 7-19, 2020

Sponsored by:
National Cancer Institute
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH)
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Location:
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Portland, Oregon

Topics will include (not limited to):

  • Cancer control study design
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Cancer screening
  • Cohort studies among American Indians
  • Community-based chronic disease programs
  • Cultural considerations in cancer epidemiology
  • Focus groups
  • Grant writing
  • Implementing a Native comprehensive cancer prevention and control project

To apply:
Applications are encouraged from American Indians and Alaska Natives with a demonstrated interest in cancer prevention and control. Applications will be available in January and due in March.

Accepted Fellows will:

  • Attend a two-week training in June 2020
  • Attend a one-week training in Fall 2020
  • Receive peer and career mentorship to develop and implement cancer control projects
  • Be eligible for paid internships
  • Be connected to a network of experts in cancer control and prevention in Indian Country

For more information and to apply visit http://www.npaihb.org
E-mail Ashley Thomas at athomas@npaihb.org

Roots 2 A Sovereign Nation Food Summit

Training

Are you ready for the second round of Roots of a Sovereign Nation? The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council is happy to announce the much anticipated continuation of last year’s food sovereignty summit, held in Billings in August 2018. Join us at the historic Billings Depot for two days of learning and cultural celebration facilitated by Abigail EchoHawk. Hear from powerful voices in the food sovereignty movement, such as activist Winona LaDuke, sharing successes and tools on a breadth of topics. Topics to include nutrition and cancer, farm to school, food as medicine, Tribal food codes, and much more. The summit will be followed by a traditional and contemporary food tasting that you won’t want to miss.

When:
Wednesday, Aug. 14 – Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT

Where:
310 Montana Ave.
Billings, MT 59101

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