Virtual Conference Agenda
14th Annual Community Health Worker Conference
August 19, 2021
General Session 1
9 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.
Keynote: Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS
Community Health Workers: Bridge Over Troubled Waters During These Challenging Times
10:10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
Transition to workshop
10:20 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. - Session 1 Workshops
1-A. Breaking Bias: 5 Strategies to Fight Unconscious Bias - Erik Fermin, LMSW, MPA
1-B. CHW Panel: Strategies and Techniques CHW's Are Using in Today's World - Shelly Armock, Michael Anderson, William Burress and Natalia Palma
1-C. Overdose Prevention and Response Utilizing Narcan® - Megan Rocha-Adams, BS
1-D. Reducing Health Disparities Amongst Refugee and Immigrant Communities with the Use of CHWs - Dilli Gautam, MPH
1-E. Vaping in the New Age - Lisa Knight, BS, MAML
11:20 a.m. to 12:20 a.m.
12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. - Session 2 Workshops
2-A. Breaking Bias: 5 Strategies to Fight Unconscious Bias - Erik Fermin, LMSW, MPA
2-B. Lifestyle Medicine for Community Resilience - Dr. Kristi Artz, MD, dipABLM and Krista Gast, RD, CHWC
2-C. Maximizing Mental Wellness: Strategies to Support Self and Others - Enid Gaddis, MA, LPC
2-D. Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance Current State Conversation - Porsche Fischer, MA, MS
2-E. Virtual Care: New Future for Caring for Our Clients - Natalia Palma, CHW
1:20 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Transition to General Session 2
General Session 2
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Keynote: Roberto Dansie, PhD
The Three Jewels of CHW: Diversity, Empowerment and Resilience
2:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Presentation of the Mosley Team Award for Extraordinary Community Health Worker Service
Thank You and Announcements
2:50 p.m. to 3 p.m.