Soothe Your Soul with Sounding Joy Music Therapy @ Sounding Joy Music Therapy
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Soothe Your Soul with Sounding Joy Music Therapy @ Sounding Joy Music Therapy | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States

There’s nothing like turning on some nice music to relax to at the end of a busy day. Did you know that music therapy is an established health profession in which music is used to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs?

Sounding Joy Music Therapy, Inc. is Hawaii’s first & only non-profit organization, promoting music therapy! Join us on Friday, March 30, from 9AM – 11AM as we learn about music and its healing abilities. We will have a hands-on demonstration of music therapy interventions and learn about Sounding Joy’s work in Hawai‘i.

Music therapy is a clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship. All by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. We look forward to you joining us on this groovy Perspectives on Community Health field trip!

Webinar: Motivation and Health Behavior Change @ Queen's Conference Center Auditorium (QCC) or Zoom Webinar
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar and/or In-person training at Queens Conference Center (QCC).

Service providers seek to understand what motivates clients to change and improve their health. Approaches that use evidence-based practices have been developed, tested, and known to work to motivate clients for positive health behavior change. I Ola Lāhui organization utilizes integrated behavioral health approaches by applying culturally-minded practices to better deal with complex mental health and chronic diseases.

Learning Objectives:
1. Use basic motivation strategies with diverse clients.
2. Assist individuals in setting self-management goals for health behavior change
3. Apply strategies for working with challenging individuals.

Trainer is Dr. Aukahi Austin Seabury, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Executive Director of I Ola Lahui.

Statewide Oral Health Strategic Planning Meeting @ Pomaika‘i Ballrooms at Dole Cannery
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

There’s much more we can do to improve the oral health of Hawai’i’s adults and children.

Join with others in the community to discuss oral health policies, programs and practices to improve the overall health of Hawai’i’s families, from keiki to kupuna. Together, we are shaping the future of Hawai’i’s oral health policies and practices.

Webinar: Collective Leadership – Sense of Place Grounded in Hawaii @ Queens Conference Center Auditorium (QCC) or Zoom Webinar
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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.