TRIBAL PUBLIC HEALTH RESOUCES:
Organizational List of Tribal Public Health Law resources by location
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
- Legal Issues Concerning Identifiable Health Data Sharing Between State / Local Public Health Authorities and Tribal Epidemiology Centers in Select U.S. Jurisdiction. ( Report).
Course provided by Heartland Centers for Public Health and Community Capacity Development: Online Certification
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There will be a limited number of scholarships available for registration and hotel fees. All others will pay a $50.00 Registration fee for each attendee prior to the deadline date of May 8, 2012. Scholarship application deadline is May 1, 2012. Any application after May 8, 2012 will be charged a $70.00 registration fee. Cash, check, or Purchase Orders accepted. Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-serve basis......so register early! ONE (1) SCHOLARSHIP PER JURISDICTION.
CONFERENCE ROOM RESERVATIONS
You must make your own room reservations by calling the WinStar World Casino at 1-580-276-8567 no later than May 11, 2012. The WinStar will only hold the $89.00 (single/double) block of rooms until May 11, 2012; after that date, the WinStar will charge the regular rate for all rooms.
INTER-TRIBAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COALITION
ITEMC was formed in December, 2004 as a learning and networking resource for tribal emergency management professionals. Because of the checker-board layout of the tribal lands, the need for networking, enhancing and strengthening the working relationships with federal, state, county and city soon became apparent. The first ITEMC Summit was held in June, 2008 with over 180 attendees. Each year the Summit has grown. The Summits are designed to help those involved in Emergency Management to understand and overcome misconceptions about jurisdictional boundaries, organization, tribal resources, and receiving federal assistance. It has evolved into an excellent opportunity for tribal, state, and local officials to network with other agencies and organizations.
We are pleased to present a variety of resources from tribal governments, state and federal agencies and the private sector.....all in one conference to help identify ways in which all of us can work together to provide response and recovery efforts in emergency and disaster situations.
Monday, Nov. 7 - Thursday Nov. 10, 2011; 8:00 am- 5:00 pm.
Concho Educational Building, Concho, OK 73036
To resgister and for additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 580-323-7087
Registration Deadline: Friday, Nov. 4 th at 4:00 pm.
Must present certifications of completion.
This Training is required for the Tribes and Tribal programs to continue to receive Homeland Security grant funds for the Tribal All Hazard Plans and Pandemic Flu Plans, And to qualify for future Homeland Security grants.
This course Mar 19-22, 2012 will be conducted by FEMA.
This course provides Tribal leaders with a basic understanding of emergency management principles and their role in leading and directing their Tribes in implementing comprehensive emergency management systems. Catalog page 43 ( to find page 43, Windows- Ctrl F or Mac - Command F to search)
Selection Criteria: Tribal government officials who can lead and direct their jurisdictions in implementing comprehensive emergency management systems.
The goal of this course is to identify Tribal orga- nizational structures, operational procedures, and resources for effective emergency management operations. Catalog Page 43 ( to find page 43, Windows- Ctrl F or Mac - Command F to search)
This course is being conducted by FEMA.
This course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from a major debris-gener- ating event with emphasis on State,Tribal, and local responsibilities. Developed from a pre-disaster plan- ning perspective, the course includes debris staff organizations, compliance with laws and regula- tions, contracting procedures, debris management site selection, volume reduction methods, recy- cling, special debris situations, and supplementary assistance.
Selection Criteria: Tribal, local, and State emergency management personnel, including public works and waste management staffs, who are responsible for planning and/or implementing debris removal and disposal actions. Catalog page 54 ( to find page 54, Windows - Ctrl F or Mac - Command F to search)
Course Length: 4 days CEUs: 2.8
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the launch of the Ready Indian Country campaign as a part of its ongoing National Preparedness Month outreach. The new campaign will provide disaster preparedness information resources for the 565 federally-recognized tribal nations and communities across the country.
The goal of Ready Indian Country is to partner with tribal leaders in asking individuals and families in Indian Country to take basic steps to prepare themselves for emergencies.
“Our tribal nations and organizations are a key member of our nation’s emergency management team and this campaign will help us build on the already strong partnership we have developed,” said FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate. “By strengthening these communities’ ability to be better prepared in the face of emergencies and disasters, together we can save lives and bolster our resiliency against all hazards.”
This is a 2 hour skills-building webinar on the Community Readiness Model (CRM), which was developed at Colorado State University 17 years ago, the webinar presenters were part of the development team. The CRM is community-specific, issue-specific, and was designed to mobilize communities at the appropriate readiness stage and builds cooperation and coordination among systems and individuals. Community Readiness, is a best practice, theoretically based, and a respectful step by step, approach to creating a positive and healthy community change. When applied to prevention of a social concern, community readiness determines and guides the timing for each step of efforts aimed at changing community norms, behaviors and attitudes. It utilizes resources that already exist within communities and supports development of culturally appropriate intervention strategies for prevention of HIV/AIDS, substance use, domestic violence or other social issues facing a Tribe or community.
Purpose: To give Tribal governments a foundation for ensuring operation of essential government functions during emergency events for tribal leaders, tribal emergency managers, and tribal community response personnel.
This 2-day course provides tribal representatives with an understanding of how to develop and implement a Continuity of Operations program to ensure continuity of community essential functions across a wide range of emergencies and events. Topics include legal basis for continuity, continuity planning, determining essential functions, vital records management, and pan flu implications for continuity operations.
LOCATION: Muscogee Creek Nation Housing Building, 2nd floor Conference Room,
2951 North Wood Drive,
Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447.
Please contact James Nichols for further information email@example.com
"NACE is a national resource center for up-to-date information on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) substance abuse prevention programs, practices, and policies. An initiative of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), NACE also provides training and technical assistance support for urban and rural prevention programs serving AI/AN populations. For more information on NACE programs and initiatives, please visit the Resource Library."
The Office of Public Affairs of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed messages and other resources for federal, state, local, and tribal public health officials to use during a response to an emergency.
Provided here are messages that apply to all Category A Biological Agents, as classified by the CDC, as well as messages about chemical and radiological events and suicide bombing.
The messages were written to be used by federal public health officials and to be adapted for the use of state and local public health officials during a terrorist attack or suspected attack. Use these messages as follows:
In addition to this federal resource, public health departments in several states and some cities and local governments have developed similar messages. With the permission of the public health departments, state and locally developed messages will be shared on this site so that public health officials throughout the nation can benefit from each other’s work.
State, local, and tribal health departments play an extremely important role in all-hazards emergency preparedness and response. Public health professionals within these departments should have immediate access to guidance and information that will assist them in rapidly establishing priorities and undertaking necessary actions during the response to an emergency or disaster. The National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (EEHS) has developed an all-hazards public health emergency response guide to address this need.
"On February 28, 2003, the President issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD–5), “Management of Domestic Incidents,” which directed the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop and administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS). This system provides a consistent nationwide template to enable Federal, State, tribal, and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to work together to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity. This consistency provides the foundation for utilization of NIMS for all incidents, ranging from daily occurrences to incidents requiring a coordinated Federal response.
HSPD–5 requires all Federal departments and agencies to adopt NIMS and to use it in their individual incident management programs and activities, as well as in support of all actions taken to assist State, tribal, and local governments. The directive requires Federal departments and agencies to make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal preparedness assistance (through grants, contracts, and other activities). NIMS recognizes the role that NGOs and the private sector have in preparedness and activities to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents." FEMA website.
Emergency workers must respond quickly to natural disasters, such as earthquakes or hurricanes, and to manmade disasters, such as technological failures or terrorist attacks. These workers are at risk of experiencing stress from what psychologists refer to as a traumatic incident. A traumatic incident is one that may involve exposure to catastrophic events, severely injured children or adults, dead bodies or body parts, or a loss of colleagues. NIOSH recommends that all workers involved in response activities help themselves and their coworkers and reduce the risk of experiencing stress associated with a traumatic incident by utilizing simple methods to recognize, monitor, and maintain health on-site and following such experiences.
Emergency Management Guide of Buisness and Industry includes:PHPR core competency 1.5, 3.2; 3.3.5, 3.3.6, 3.3.8; 4.1, 4.2; CDC Capabilities Videos and Files( 3.1 MB): 1, 2, 3, 6, 11