13th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Comprehensive Approaches to Healthier Communities

Friday

Friday, April 21, 2017

7:30 am – 4:00 pm  Foyer A

Registration Open

7:30 am – 9:30 am  Chaco & Bandelier

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 2:45 pm  Vista Norte  Boardroom

SOCIAL MEDIA LAB OPEN (except plenaries)

9:00 am – 10:30 am

BREAKOUT SESSIONS I

Grand Quivera I

Stepping Out of Crisis Mode and Into Strategic Leadership
  • BA Laris, MPH, ETR

Grand Quivera II

Strategies for Improving Linkage and Retention in Care in Non-Urban Settings
  • Terri Bramel, MHS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Valle Grande I

Using Advocacy Language to Highlight AI/AN HIV Prevention Priorities on the National Stage
  • Vicki Peterson, MA, Salish Kootenai College

Valle Grande II

Capture of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Health Care Encounters - it is much more than data collection
  • CDR Susan Pierce-Richards, MSN, ARNP, Indian Health Services

10:30 am – 10:45 am

BREAK

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS II

Grand Quivera I

Grant Writing Tips: Prep, Organization and Celebration
  • Pamela Jumper Thurman, PhD, Council Oak Training and Evaluation, Inc.
  • Barbara Plested, PhD, Council Oak Training and Evaluation, Inc.

Grand Quivera II

Old School vs New School: How Media Platforms Work for HIV Prevention in Native Communities
  • Tony Aaron Fuller, Jefferson County Public Health Department

Valle Grande I

Are you ready to link clients to care? Core Competencies to Improve Linkage to Care
  • Erika Roca, MPH, AIDS Project Los Angeles
  • Oscar Marquez, AIDS Project Los Angeles

Valle Grande II

Going Over the Rainbow
  • Ryan Garcia, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
  • Jax Sugars, TEEN’MPower

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm  Chaco & Bandelier

LUNCH PLENARY

Keynote Address
  • Rydell Todicheeney, PhD, RN

1:15 am – 2:45 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS III

Grand Quivera I

Promising Practices to Link and Retain People Living with HIV/AIDS in Care
  • Mazdak Mazarei, Primary Care Development Corporation

Grand Quivera II

Peer Education in the Land of Enchantment
  • Rebecca Jones, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
  • Liza Bley, MPH, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains

Valle Grande I

Challenges and Approaches to Implementing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Terri Bramel, MHS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Valle Grande II

"Sharing" - Interactive Learning Strategies
  • Niki Graham, MPH, Center for Prevention and Wellness

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm  Chaco & Bandelier

CLOSING PLENARY

The HIV/AIDS Landscape Under a New Administration
  • Shervin Aazami, National Indian Health Board
  • Alexander Whitetail Feather, National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
  • Patrick Roberts, National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
Closing Remarks
  • Ayn Whyte, MS, Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc.