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									      Commemorating Ten Years…..
 The Center for Sustainable Health presents
                 Unity 2009




Community Health Workers: Celebrating Our
     Past and Charting Our Future
                                                     Unity 2009
                                          Preliminary Conference Brochure
  Monday, July 27, 2009
  Conference Registration                                                                 2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.


  Tuesday, July 28, 2009
  Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Networking Activity                                       8:00 a.m.—9:00 a.m.

  Plenary Session I:                                                                      9:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.
  We Make the Road by Walking: Highlighting CHW Challenges and Successes
  Break                                                                                   10:30 a.m.—10:45 a.m.
  Plenary Session II:                                                                     10:45 a.m. — 12 noon
  Moving Forward: Charting the History of the CHW Field

  Lunch                                                                                   12 noon—1:00 p.m.
  Breakout Session I: Please Choose 1 Session to Attend                                   1:00 p.m.—2:45 p.m.
  • Issues related to certification, education and/or training CHWs
  • New and emerging roles for CHWs                                                       Break 2:45 p.m.—3:15 p.m.
  • Innovative methods in reaching vulnerable populations
                                                                                          3:15 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
  • CHW impacting chronic diseases and conditions
  Dinner on your own                                                                      5:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.

  Business Meetings                                                                       6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.


  Wednesday, July 29, 2009
  Morning Exercise and Fitness Session                                                    7:00 a.m.—8:00 a.m.
  Breakout Session II: Please Choose 1 Session to Attend                                  9:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
  • Professional Development Skills for CHWs
  • CHW impacting chronic diseases and conditions
  • Shaping policy and practice of CHWs (including advocacy and sustainability efforts)
  Poster Session                                                                          11:30 a.m.—12:30 a.m.
  Roundtable Session                                                                      11:30 a.m.—12:30 a.m.
  Lunch                                                                                   12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
  Breakout Session III: Please Choose 1 Session to Attend                                 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
  • Professional Development Skills for CHWs
  • CHW impacting chronic diseases and conditions
  • Shaping policy and practice of CHWs (including advocacy and sustainability efforts)
  Break                                                                                   3:30 p.m.—3:45 p.m.
  Taking Care of Yourself: Caring for the Caregiver                                       3:45 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
  • Nutrition
  • Introduction to Latin Dance
  • Introduction to Hula
  • Managing Stress
  Reception and Awards Ceremony                                                           6:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m.
  Presentation of the Esther M. Holderby Dedicated CHW Award


*Subject to change
          Hilton St. Louis Frontenac                                                   10 Things to Do in St. Louis
          1335 South Lindbergh Blvd
          Saint Louis, Missouri 63131
                                                                                    St. Louis attractions offer so many things to see
                          True to the French influence of the suburb it calls       and do that you’ll probably run out of time be-
                       home, the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac hotel in St. Louis,     fore you run out of options.
                       Missouri is a destination synonymous with elegance and
                       comfort. Professional staff members are dedicated to                      Ride to the top of the Gateway
                       making your Hilton hotel stay memorable. Its central
                       location in St. Louis is just steps away from numerous
                                                                                                 Arch, towering 630-feet over the
                       upscale retail shops and fine department stores such as                   Mississippi River.
                       Saks 5th Avenue and Neiman Marcus yet close enough to
                       cultural activities and downtown nightlife.
                          Special conference rates of $111.00 per night plus        Follow the footsteps of explorers
                       applicable sales taxes have been negotiated for Unity        Lewis & Clark at various historic
                       2009 conference participants for July 27 - 29, 2009. The     attractions.
                       special conference negotiated rates will be honored three
                       days before and after the conference. Please call the
                                                                                                Drive Old Route 66 and visit some of
                       Hilton St. Louis Frontenac at (314) 993-1100 or (800)
                                                                                                the “Mother Road’s” most fascinating
                       HILTONS to make your reservation. Make sure to say                       stops.
                       that you’re with the Unity Conference to get our special
                       rates. Reservations can also be made online at
                       www.stlouisfrontenac.hilton.com. Enter UNITY by
                       the Group/Convention Code. The hotel reservation             Enjoy world-class free attrac-
                       deadline is Sunday, July 12, 2009. Conference rates          tions, including the Art Museum,
                       cannot be guaranteed after July 12th. Check-in is 3:00       Zoo, Science Center, Anheuser-
                       p.m. and checkout is at 12:00 noon. The Hilton St. Louis     Busch Brewery, Grant’s Farm,
                       Frontenac provides complimentary parking.                    and the Missouri History
                          Rooms include 9ft ceilings, sitting area with spacious    Museum.
                       closet. Rooms also have a separate vanity area and two
                       phones equipped with for computer hook-up, 32'' LCD
                       Flat panel televisions, and Hilton Serenity Beds featuring
                       the Serta Perfect Sleeper Suite Dreams mattress.                            Free your inner child at the Magic
                                                                                                   House, City Museum, 6-flags and
                                                                                                   other kid-friendly attractions.


                                                                                    Visit an ancient Indian civiliza-
                                                                                    tion at Cahokia Mounds.
Please visit the following websites for more information about St. Louis and the
numerous attractions the city offers.
St. Louis Convention and Visitor’s Bureau-http://www.explorestlouis.com
Official Site for the City of St. Louis-http://stlouis.missouri.org                                   Cheer for the MLB’s Cardinals,
St. Louis Post-Dispatch-http://www.stltoday.com                                                       NFL’s Rams and NHL’s Blues.



       Airline Information & Transportation to the Hotel                            Count the mosaics at the
                                                                                    breathtakingly beautiful
          Lambert-St. Louis International Airport services all major airlines,
                                                                                    Cathedral Basilica of Saint
          including American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, and United.
                                                                                    Louis.
Air Canada, Air Tran, Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines, and U.S.
Airways also provide service through Lambert-St. Louis International
Airport . When making your reservations, compare all airlines to ensure
                                                                                                    Flirt with Lady Luck at one of the
the best price. Please visit the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
                                                                                                    area’s six casinos.
website for more information at http://www.flystl.com.
   The St. Louis Hilton Frontenac offers complimentary shuttle service to
from the airport to the hotel. When arriving at Lambert International Air-
port Main Terminal, please proceed to the baggage claim level. Once you
receive your luggage, proceed to any of the several banks of courtesy
                                                                                    Visit the world-famous
phones and dial #20, that will ring directly to the hotel. The operator will
                                                                                    Budweiser Clydesdales at the
let you know the approximate time you will be picked up. You will wait at
                                                                                    Anheuser-Busch Brewery.
MT18. If you arrive at the East Terminal, please dial #20 and wait at
ET14. 
                                                 Unity 2009
                                              July 27-29, 2009
                                       Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
                                          St. Louis, Missouri
                                    Community Health Workers:
                            Celebrating Our Past and Charting the Future
                                          Exhibitor Registration
Name ____________________________________________________________________________________________

Organization name______________________________________________________________________________

Street address____________________________________________________________________________________

City ____________________________________ State _________________ Zip Code______________________

Telephone ( __________ )____________________ Fax ( ____________ )________________________________

Email address____________________________________________________________________________________

Please check all that apply:

_______ Please reserve _________ 6 ft. table(s) for our exhibit.

_______ Our display is not a “table-top” display. Please reserve ________ft. floor space.

Special requests:

Electrical outlets ($150) _______ Other requests _______________________________________________

*Other special requests may be subject to additional charges

PRICING:                •CHW programs: $75 per table
                        •Not-for-profit organizations: $175 per table
                        •For-profit organizations: $275 per table

Please make checks payable to:          The Center for Sustainable Health Outreach
                                        The University of Southern Mississippi
                                        ATTN: Susan Mayfield-Johnson
                                        118 College Drive #10015
                                        Hattiesburg, MS 39406

                                       (Tax Exempt ID #: 64-6000818)

                   If you have questions regarding exhibits at Unity 2009, please call
             Susan Mayfield-Johnson at (601) 266-6266 or e-mail at Susan.Johnson@usm.edu.
                                      Meet me in St. Louis for Unity 2009
                                               July 27-29, 2009
                                        Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
                                           St. Louis, Missouri
                 Community Health Workers Celebrating Our Past and Charting the Future


        Yes!       I want to attend Unity 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri

Name __________________________________________________________________________________________
Title ___________________________________________________________________________________________
Agency _________________________________________________________________________________________
Address ________________________________________________________________________________________
City____________________________________ State_________________________ Zip Code ________________
Telephone _____________________________________ Fax ____________________________________________
E-mail address ___________________________________________________________________________________
Special needs (dietary, ADA accommodations etc)________________________________________________________
     Please check if you need a translator. Please indicate translation language: _________________________________
Registration Fees:
   Early Registration, $200.00 (Received by 5/22/09)                      Regular Registration, $250.00 (Received by 7/21/09)
   Community Health Worker Early Registration, $125.00                    Late and on-site registration, $300.00 (After 7/21/09)
   Community Health Worker Regular Registration, $175.00                  Student Registration, $175.00 (must be full-time)

Conference registration fees include training, materials, and lunch each day. Cancellations made by June 19, 2009 are entitled to a
full refund, less a $50.00 processing fee. A limited number of conference registration fee waivers are available to community
health workers on an individual basis. CEU’s will be offered, once approved from the appropriate agencies. Payment for
CEU’s must be made on-site.

Total Amount Enclosed:
   Check to CSHO/USM (Tax ID #64-6000818)                                 Purchase Order #__________________________
   Visa        MasterCard      American Express                           Other, please specify: _______________________


         Name as it appears on credit card                                                      Card Number

                  Your Signature                                                                Expiration Date


          For room reservations, contact the St. Louis Frontenac Hilton at (314) 993-1100 or (800) HILTONS
           by July 12, 2009, and ask for Unity 2009 to receive the special negotiated rate of $111.00 per night.
                           Reservations may also be made at www.stlouisfrontenac.hilton.com.
                                     Enter UNITY by the Group/Convention Code.
               Applicable state tax is 7.825%and the occupancy tax is 7.25% . Parking is complimentary.
Send registration form and payment to:         Rebekah Young
                                               118 College Drive #10015
                                               Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406
                                               Telephone: 601.266.5388 Fax: 601.266.6262
                                               Email: Rebekah.Young@usm.edu
*Conference fee waivers for community health workers will be considered on an individual basis. Fee waiver request forms
should be submitted along with a completed registration form. All requests will be reviewed for consideration, and fee waiver
recipients will be notified pending approval. There will be a limit or 2 CHW registration fee waivers per organization.
Photo Release: Registration for this conference implies consent to be photographed and permission for photos to be used in
future CSHO materials.
                 The Center
                     for
                 Sustainable
               Health Outreach

   University of Southern Mississippi
       118 College Drive #10015
     Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001




                                                                                     Registration Deadline
                     Hilton St. Louis Frontenac                      The regular registration deadline for Unity 2009 in St.
                     1335 South Lindbergh Blvd                       Louis, Missouri is July 21, 2009. Late registration may
                     Saint Louis, Missouri 63131                     be conducted after July 21st or done on-site at the Hil-
                                                                    ton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel. Registration fees include
For room reservations, contact the St. Louis Frontenac Hilton                 training, materials, and daily lunches.
             at (314) 993-1100 or (800) HILTONS
            by July 12, 2009, and ask for Unity 2009                                   To register for Unity 2009
  to receive the special negotiated rate of $111.00 per night.     By Mail        Simply complete the registration form and
                Reservations may also be made at                                  mail with payment to:
                www.stlouisfrontenac.hilton.com.                                  ATTN: Rebekah Young
       Enter UNITY by the Group/Convention Code.                                  Center for Sustainable Health Outreach
Applicable state tax is 7.825%, and the occupancy tax is 7.25% .                  The University of Southern Mississippi
                                                                                  118 College Drive #10015
                   Parking is complimentary.
                                                                                  Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
                                                                   By Fax         Complete the registration form and fax it to
   Keep us moving in the                                                          CSHO at (601) 266-6262. Please send pay-
                                                                                  ment and a copy of the registration form to:
      right direction...                                                          Rebekah Young
                                                                                  Center for Sustainable Health Outreach
                                                                                  The University of Southern Mississippi
   We want everyone to have a                                                     118 College Drive #10015
                                                                                  Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
comfortable and enjoyable stay at the Unity Conference,
    so please indicate on the registration form any                On the Web     To download the registration form and
  special needs such as diet, ADA accommodations,                                 conference details, please visit CSHO’s
        diabetic needs, or translation services.                                  website at http://www.usm.edu/csho.
                                                                                  Registration payment must be mailed along
                                                                                  with a copy of the registration form. Credit
                                                                                  card payments can be e-mailed to
                                                                                  rebekah.young@usm.edu.

								
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