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Do you manage projects in your organization, but are not a project manager? The ANTHC Alaska Native EpiCenter is hosting a two-day workshop aimed at introducing project management concepts and providing attendees with techniques to effectively manage and participate in small projects. The workshop will be held in Anchorage on Feb. 6-7, 2018. Participants will learn to apply basics of project management to their work and create action plans for on-the-job application. The workshop is sponsored by the Alaska Native ...


Alaska Labor Commissioner Heidi Drygas and U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship Alaska director John Hakala joined Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Chief Executive Officer Roald Helgesen to sign standards of apprenticeship for the Behavioral Health Aide (BHA) occupation. ANTHC, the State of Alaska, and the U.S. Department of Labor have worked together for two years to build the curriculum and coordinate with regional Tribal health providers to establish this new Registered Apprenticeship. “ANTHC continues to be at ...


Congratulations to the recent group of Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation Community Health Aide/Practitioners (CHA/Ps). The CHAP Session IV graduates include: Sephora Trefon, Perryville Madison Ayson, Chignik Bay Sophia Petla, New Stuyahok Melanie Chingliak, Goodnews Bay The training sessions were completed in Dillingham in two parts, June and August. Two instructors, Carolyn Craig and Cora Bosshart, came from Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. The in-person training supplemented online distance learning the health aides had completed over the past ...


Chew on this: A new study released by the University of Washington shows that children in our Alaska Native communities who are served frequently by Dental Health Aide Therapists (ADTEPs) had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventative care than residents in communities not receiving ADTEP services. ADTEPs provide culturally appropriate dental education and routine dental services in Alaska Native communities, usually their home village, within the scope of their training. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium introduced the first ...


Each year, the Alaskan Plants as Food and Medicine symposium, hosted by ANTHC’s Health Promotion program, helps promote traditional plant knowledge, ethical harvesting and traditional ways of gathering and growing our own food. This is an important way to share our traditional knowledge; as the reliance upon imported foods has increased over recent generations and as educational dynamics have shifted, a gap in the knowledge, skills and practice related to Alaskan plants as food and medicine has widened. This year, ANTHC ...


First Alaskans Institute, in partnership with ANTHC, is hosting a community conversation event about the transformation of Alaska Pacific University (APU) to a Tribal university. The event will be held Saturday, July 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Atwood Center on the APU campus. This gathering will include remarks and participation by special Māori guests with extensive experience in Māori higher education – Bentham Ohia, Aroha Te Kanawa and Leesah Murray – who will share their story from ...

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