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. 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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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