3194.0 Indigenous Healing

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session will provide examples of programs that address issues of healing and wellness in Indigenous communities.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify examples of healing and wellness programs, resources and interventions in Native communities. 2. Discuss lessons learned and challenges associated with the implementation of a family centered and culturally based health promotion intervention.

12:30 PM
Healing the Wounded Spirit: Best Practices
Kanaqlak (George P.) Charles Yup'ik, PhD
12:50 PM
Camp Coho: A Grief Camp Model for Special Populations
Linda Harrigan, MS, Christine DeCourtney, MPA and Karen Morgan, BA
1:10 PM
Planting the Seeds of Wellness: An urban American Indian culturally relevant and family centered program to promote health self efficacy, family cohesion and community connectedness
Christina Oré de Boehm, MPH, Raquel Aviles, Carmella Kahn-Thornbrugh, Angela Farnsworth, MPH, Kathryn Eagle, MD, Lana Fred, Terilene Glasses, BS, Cynthia Nahsonhoya, Simona J. Damon, BS, LeeAnn Lopez, Kathryn Foster, Taryn Kaye, MEd, Norma Gray, PhD and Jacob Bernal
1:30 PM
Incorporating traditional native food into a nutritional food curriculum for a family-based wellness intervention for urban American Indians
Carmella Kahn-Thornbrugh, Angela Farnsworth, MPH, Raquel Aviles, Kathryn Eagle, MD, Lana Fred, Christina Oré de Boehm, MPH and Norma Gray, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)