Please join us for our legislative debrief meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, where we will give a recap of the current session, discuss 2018 elections, and provide updates on smoke-free cars, island coalitions, Youth Council, and the Youth ESD Prevention Project (YEPP). We will also break into summer workgroups to plan for 2019.
Free Zoom Webinar and/or In-person training at Queens Conference Center (QCC) .
Leadership development is active in Hawai‘i through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant called Culture of Health. Hawai‘i Public Health Nurses at DOH Nursing Branch have been preparing nurses and along with an inter-professional team for leadership roles in management, policy, and practice to create healthier places to live, learn, work and plan.
Culture of Health project is guiding people to honor their own “sense of self” with self-health care and utilizing best practices of wellbeing through a sense of place and integrated culture of community health.
1) Review progress with Culture of Health project implemented throughout Hawaii
2) Discuss evidence-based leadership initiative and it aspects
3) Explore the impact and desired outcomes for the collective leadership partnerships
Trainers are Joan Takamori, APRN and Gloria Fernandez, DNP both Public Health Nurses with Hawaii State Department of Health.
Please join us for our legislative debrief meeting on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, where we will give a recap of the current session, discuss 2018 elections, and provide updates on CHOICES, farm to school, and island coalitions. We will also break into summer workgroups to plan for 2019.
Free Zoom Webinar and/or In-person training at Queens Conference Center (QCC).
Helping Hands Hawai‘i administers numerous programs that benefit Hawai‘i’s people especially those programs that help people who are dealing with multiple problems of homelessness, substance abuse and mental illness. Within Helping Hands Hawai‘i are several Behavioral Health Programs including a Housing First Project called Hawai‘i Pathways Project, funded through Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD). Helping Hands Hawai‘i uses the housing first model to provide housing first, then implement wrap-around support, treatment, and life skill services that are necessary to help individuals to stabilize, improve their quality of life and maintain housing.
1. Examine the approaches and services use to offer housing first for homeless people in Hawai‘i .
2. Discuss support services, treatments, and life skill services available through Helping Hands Hawai‘i and their partners to help stabilized high-risk individuals.
3. Share resources, tips and success stories from Helping Hands Hawai‘i’s Behavioral Health Programs.
Presenter is Heather Pierucki, MA, LMHC, QMHP
Director of Behavioral Health at Helping Hands Hawai‘i