Module II: UST Operations and Maintenance
January 14-16, 2014
Desert Diamond Casino
7350 S. Nogales Highway
The ITCA TEC invites you to attend a Health Literacy Workshop provided by Dr. Barry Weiss of the University of Arizona, Department of Family & Community Medicine. This workshop would be helpful to programs that are currently looking to address their health communication materials and/or those seeking to improve health literacy. The training facilitator will provide guidance and examples for tribal health department staff AND interested ITCA staff. Please see below for more information.
Health Literacy Workshop
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
November 20-21, 2013
Meeting Goal: To help develop and/or modify communication strategies using health literacy and numeracy principles.
Attached you will find a Save the Date, Dr. Weiss’ Biosketch, and Registration form. A draft agenda is forthcoming.
This workshop will be offered as an in-person and participatory format. There is no cost for participation, but space is limited to 30 seats. Registration is required and seats are filling quickly! If you have questions regarding registration, please contact ITCA TEC at 602-258-4822.
Legacy of ITCA Project
The ‘Legacy of the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona’ Project (hereinafter referred to as “Project”) is analyzing the role of ITCA in the development of national Indian policy from the critical era following World War II to the present. The Project is exploring the role of Tribes in Arizona and ITCA in the development of federal self-determination policy and practices focusing on the perspectives of tribal leaders who founded and led the Association. The Project is also documenting the evolution of ITCA, including interviews with executive staff, identifying the goals and activities from its earliest years, as well as the strategies and tactics used by ITCA’s leadership in accomplishing collective goals over time.
Trtibal Utility Management Certification-Level 1 (TUMC-1)
For Tribal Water and Wastewater Utility Personnel
Testing for TUMC-1 will be made available starting early 2014.
Central Arizona College has reopened it Certified Breastfeeding Counselor course.
This course is available to new WIC staff and those who have not previously taken the required DEP breastfeeding course. Click here to download a course brochure with registration instructions. Central Arizona CBC course.
Registration for the CBC course is open August 17, 2013- October 7, 2013. This is a face to face course held at :
Banner Good Samaritan Med. Center
1111 E McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Course dates are Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, and 9th. Students must attend all class dates to receive credit for the course.
For questions or details on registering please contact the ITCA WIC Administrative Coordinator.
Took place at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
on August 15-16, 2013
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) American Indian Research Center for Health (AIRCH) in collaboration with the Dental Prevention Clinical Support Center (DPCSC) hosted the 2013 AIRCH Health Research Conference on August 15-16, 2013 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino. This year’s theme was “Addressing Tribal Health Priorities through a Community-Based Translational Research Framework.” The conference focused on translational research which is scientific research that helps to make findings from basic science useful for practical applications that enhance human health and well-being. Translational research links the discoveries of the research bench to the development of better diagnostic methods, therapeutic products and preventive processes that improve healthcare outcomes.
This conference examined tribal health priorities and translational research to help build tribal health and oral health research capacity for the present and into the future. This conference provided ongoing dialogue among tribal leaders, health officials, researchers, students and other key stakeholders regarding current and future translational research in American Indian communities.
Conference Presentations are available to download below:
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (ITCA) Tribal Water System Program is dedicated to providing technical assistance to tribes in order to develop technical, managerial, and financial capacity (TMF), as well as water & wastewater utility sustainability through education, access to resources, training, and technical assistance. The program partners with federal agencies and other organizations to ensure these services are available to Tribal Water Utility operators and managers.
Information coming soon!
For more information, please contact Patrick McMullen (602) 258-4822.
TRIBAL TRAINING OFFICER
ICS Train-the-Trainer Course Prerequisites
Prerequisite Course List:
☐ IS-100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), ICS-100.
☐ IS-200.b, Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, ICS-200.
☐ ICS-300, Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS).
☐ ICS-400, Advanced Incident Command System (ICS).
☐ IS-700.a, National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction.
☐ IS-800.b, National Response Framework (NRF), an Introduction.
☐ Demonstrate a working knowledge of ICS through experience and/or training.
Letter of Experience and/or Training:
☐ Previously attended classes in adult education. Formal instructor training such as college courses, National Wildlife Coordinating Groups Facilitative Instructor M410 course, Emergency Management Institute’s Master Trainer Program, National Fire Academy’s Instructional Methodology class, or DHS Office of Grants and Training’s Instructor Training Certification course, or equivalent (Fire Instructor II/III, EMS PI, EMA Instructional/Presentation Skills, FEMA Master Trainer, ILEA instructor, etc.)
Letter of IC, Command, General Staff positions:
☐ Participants must have worked as IC, command or general staff positions on incidents that went longer than one operational period or involved a written action plan and involved multiagency coordination.
Additional information on the Tribal Training Officer ICS Train-the-Trainer Course to be posted in the near future. The Tribal Training Officer Prerequisites are based on the FEMA/NIMS Instructor Training Prerequisites, dated February 2008.
December 3-4, 2013
ITCA WIC has a new look!
WIC has a new logo that reflects the revitalized energy that we use every day to offer participant-centered services to WIC clients across the state. WIC staff provides individualized care and positive support to each and every WIC family.
Watch for our new look beginning October 1, 2013 on ID folders, vendor window decals and nutrition education materials.
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. Dental Prevention and Clinical Support Center (ITCA DPCSC) in collaboration with the ITCA Women, Infants and Children Program, Indian Health Service (IHS) Phoenix Indian Medical Center’s Dental and Nurses’ Programs, and the ITCA Dental Support Center Working Group have designed some oral health Early Childhood Caries (ECC) educational materials. These products are made possible with funding support from the American Dental Association Foundation’s Dr. Samuel D. Harris Children’s Dental Health Grant Program. These materials were developed in the spirit to start a culturally appropriate ECC awareness and dental prevention campaign focusing on children 16 months and younger and pre-and post-natal parents in the Phoenix and Tucson IHS Service Areas.
Flyer: “Give Your Baby the Gift of a Proud Smile”
This flyer can be used for chair side education and waiting room use.
Brochure: “Your Baby’s Precious Teeth are at Risk for Decay Starting with the First Tooth”
The brochure can be used for chair side education only. It is important for your staff to go over the information with your patients before giving it out to them. It is preferred to go over the brochure with pre/post-natal parents of children 16 months and younger.
Posters: “1st Birthday. 1st Priority. 1st Dental Visit” and “Your Baby’s Teeth are at Risk for Decay Starting with the First Tooth”
These posters can be hung in the clinic’s waiting room or in a clinical room. They are laminated for infection control purposes and wipe easily.
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) network, in collaboration with the SmallWaterSupply.org, have partnered to provide forums and trainings regarding water utility management for Tribes that are located in EPA Regions 6, 8, and 9. The purpose of this work is to improve the managerial, financial, and technical capacity of Tribal drinking water systems to sustainably provide safe drinking water for their communities.
NEW! Tribal Utility Management Certification – Level One (TUMC-1)
To Learn More, Please Click Here to Download the “TUMC-1 Application Booklet.”
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. is a proud partner of the 1st Annual Arizona American Indian Air Quality and Asthma Triggers Conference.
Please CLICK HERE for the conference flyer or you can visit the conference website at http://www4.nau.edu/itep/iaqtc/iaqtc_conferences.asp for more information.
Excerpt from the Articles of Incorporation of the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
2214 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Phone: 602-258-4822 Fax: 602-258-4825, Copyright © 2011 - 2013 Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.