11th Native Women & Men's Wellness Conference
The American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma is pleased to announce the eleventh annual Native Women & Men's Wellness Conference to be held March 18 - 22, 2012, at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, CA. This conference brings together individuals representing academia, tribal health systems, public health researchers, practitioners, behavioral health, and tribal members from American Indian, Alaska Native and Canadian First Nation communities. Areas of focus are comprehensive, creating a forum for partnership and discussion within and across these disciplines. General sessions, workshops and wellness activities will focus on behavioral health, diabetes prevention, and public health wellness, using a blend of traditional and contemporary strategies.
Areas of Focus
Mental Health Support; Suicide Prevention; Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention; Domestic Violence Prevention; Child & Elder Abuse Prevention; Trauma; Grief; PTSD; etc
Nutrition (especially traditional food projects); Physical Activity; Obesity Prevention; Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Activities; Innovative Team-Based Diabetes Management Programs; etc
Public Health & Wellness
Social Marketing; Obesity Prevention; Nutrition (especially traditional food projects); Physical Activity; Traditional Healing; Injury Prevention; Cardiovascular Disease Prevention; etc