Exciting Webinar Today: “Protecting our Tribal Youth: Utilizing research and civil rights resources to address school-based bullying harassment, and discrimination”

The Partnerships for Native Health, a program within the Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research at the University of Washington, will be hosting
a webinar today, Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014, at 11 AM to 12 PM PST. The Partnerships for Native Health focus on research, training, continuing education,
technical assistance, and dissemination of information in a way that recognize
the unique cultural context of American Indian and Alaska Native people.

This online seminar is the first in a quarterly series that
will address community-based solutions on issues relating to behavioral health
in American Indian/ Alaska Native communities. The goal of this webinar is to
bring speakers of varying expertise to address behavioral health topics in a
manner that acknowledges that there are many factors, such as access to
resources, trauma, and discrimination that influence the health of Native
people. Presenters include Mike McDonell, PhD and Beth Caldwell, JD.

Who should attend?

Parents, community advocates, tribal leaders, education
advocates, urban Indian organizations, tribal education departments, foster
parents, youth workers, researchers, policy makers, health care providers,
teachers,  tribal advocacy groups, and
all others interested in protecting our tribal youth.

: To register for today’s webinar, on Feb 5, 2014, at 11:00 AM PST,
please follow the link to complete the registration form: https://redcap.iths.org/surveys/?s=jXu2HijD2K

Please contact the Webinar Coordinator – Jared Dunlap, MPH
(Ojibwe) – with any questions at jdunlap2@uw.edu


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