Webinars and Conferences

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.

Inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference
Understand. Act. Live.
http://www.stvincentcharity.com/OHLC
October 12-13, 2011
Cleveland, OH
Half-day Preconference Plain Language Writing Workshop included October 11th
Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS,President, Canyon Ranch Institute and 17th Surgeon General of the United
States will be keynote speaker.
* All healthcare providers, pharmacists, physicians,nurses, administrative, staff, social workers, dietitians,
health plan administrators, adult literacy professionals, public health professionals and health literacy professionals fromuniversities and other organizations are encouraged to attend! [HealthLiteracy listserv]

Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) 2011
Latinos in the Heartland: Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes
Holiday Inn SE Waterpark
Kansas City, Missouri
June 8-10, 2011
http://www.cambiodecolores.org
http://www.latinosintheheartland.com
The  Cambio de Colores annual conference is the most important meeting addressing the integration of immigrants and Latinos to the new destination states in the United States.  The conference brings together a cross section of stakeholders, including researchers, service providers, policy makers, community organizers and immigrants themselves. This tenth conference will bring a significant number of presentations from both the Midwest and the South. See the program http://www.cambiodecolores.org/2011/Program/

Webinar: Behavioral Health Services in the Affordable Care Act
Wednesday, May 18, 2011  |  3 p.m. Eastern Time
What does health reform mean for people in recovery from addiction, consumers of mental health services, and their families? The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery, Faces & Voices of Recovery, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness jointly present a series of five webinars sponsored by SAMHSA to provide information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation in the states to state-based advocates from the mental health and addiction disorders consumer, recovery, and family communities.
Register now for the first webinar, an overview of ACA and how it helps people with mental health and addiction disorders and their families. The webinar will give advocates the tools they need to begin interacting effectively with state legislators, administrators, and others charged with development of mechanisms and regulations for implementation of ACA. http://bit.ly/mmUqoq [SAMHSA http://content.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/USSAMHSA-718a8]

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