Traditional Health Based Practices

April 19, 2023
8:00 am—5:00 pm

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Traditional Health Based Practices

Continuing Education Training for Professionals

Participants are provided with foundational information on traditional lifestyles and health practices of people living in Alaska prior to western contact.  You will be introduced to beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge of health promotion and maintenance that were practiced.  We will examine major changes leading to the current health status of the Alaska Native community with special emphasis on strategies for improving behavioral health.


Cost: $120

Location: Online via Zoom

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Instructors:  Meda Dewitt, MA & Leona Schick, LCSW

CE Credit for BH – National Association of Social Workers Alaska Chapter (NASW-AK) (8) Alaska Native Specific
CE Credit for BH – Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC) (8) Alaska Native Specific
CE Credit for CHAP – Community Health Aide Program Certification (8) Alaska Native Specific
CE Credit for BH – Alaska Board of Professional Counselors (8)
CE Credit for Nursing Contact Hours (8)


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The Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC) is grant funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority through the University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development
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