2019-2020 Arizona Indian Education Association (AIEA) Student Scholarship

The scholarship will recognize American Indian youth who demonstrate exemplary achievement in academics, community service, and leadership, and who consistently participate in cultural activities. The goal of the AIEA Student Scholarship is to promote, encourage, and support students as they develop into scholars and prepare to engage in important careers as adults.

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AIEA Scholarship Application 2019-2020 EXTENDED Deadline

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Waste Diversion Training, September

Location:  San Carlos Apache Tribe
Date:  September, 2019

This is a one day training to help you determine how much of your waste you can divert, how to calculate your diverted waste, and the status of the waste from other municipalities being diverted.

For more information, contact:

Brian Davidson, Solid Waste Environmental Coordinator
(602) 258-4822

28th Biennial AICOA Conference, October 27-29

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This year, we are expecting 400+ participants from throughout the State of Arizona to be in attendance.  We look forward to seeing you!

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AICOA Conference Agenda (PDF)

Workshop Day 1

ICOA Conference Workshops Day 1 (PDF)

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AICOA Conference Workshops Day 2 (PDF)

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Registration 

Registration Fee

$110.00 – Early Bird Registration Begins February 22, 2019 

$130.00 – Regular Registration Begins June 28, 2019 

(Early Bird Registration Ends June 27, 2019)

Mail Registration Form and Fee to:
ITCA Area Agency on Aging, Region 8
Attn: 28th Biennial AICOA Conference Registration
2214 North Central Avenue, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85004
 

Hotel Information 

$121.00 – Special Conference Group Rate Ends September 27, 2019
(Not including taxes) 
We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center 
10438 N. Fort McDowell Road
Fountain Hills, AZ, 85264
Reservation can be arranged at: www.wekoparesort.com or by calling the resort at (480) 789-5320 or Toll Free at (844) 493-5672 
Identify yourself as part of the  ITCA AICOA Conference 2019
 
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Conference Workshops

AICOA Workshop Topics

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Tribal Dental Therapy Forum

On May 16, 2018, Governor Ducey signed HB 2235 into law that establishes dental therapy in Arizona and outlines requirements and permissions for dental therapists. Specific provisions in the law allow implementation of dental therapy in the Indian Health Service, Tribal, or Urban Indian Health Programs as soon as it is effective later this year in August 2018.

We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
Wassaja Foyer 114
10438 North Fort McDowell Road
Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ 85264

Memorandum and Agenda

Tribal Dental Therapy Forum: Implementing the New Arizona Dental Therapy Law
AGENDA

HB2235 – Chaptered Version

Background and Overview of the Forum
ALIDA MONTIEL

Dental Therapy Law in Arizona
KRISTEN BOILINI

Dental Therapy Authorization Comparison by State
KRISTEN BOILINI

Panel – Vison for Incorporating Dental Therapy in ITU Dental Programs
DR. JOHN MOLINA

Panel – Vision for Incorporating Dental Therapists Into Your Program
DAN HUBER DMD

Keynote – Utilizing Dental Therapy to Improve Outcomes & Efficiencies/Guidance on Training Programs
DR. TODD HARTSFIELD

Panel – Dental Therapists as Part of the Dental Workforce Model
DR. TOM BORNSTEIN

Panel – Working With A DHAT
SAVANNAH BONORDEN

Steps to Achieve Medicaid Reimbursement
CHRISTOPHER VINYARD

Indian Health Service CHAP Expansion Update
DR. CHRISTOPHER HALLIDAY

National Indian Health Board 2018 Tribal Oral Health Assessment Results
BRETT WEBER

Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program
DR. MARY WILLIARD

SIPI – Developing a Dental Therapy Training Program
VALERIE MONTOYA

Dental Therapy Rulemaking in AZ
WILL HUMBLE

Dental therapists linked to improved dental outcomes for Alaska Native communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

REPORT: TRIBAL DENTAL THERAPY FORUM – Implementing the New Arizona Dental Therapy Law (August 1-2, 2018)
KEVIN WHITNEY RUSSELL

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Tribal Health Steering Committee for the Phoenix Area IHS Meeting

Monday, June 25, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Poco Diablo Resort
1752 State Route 179
Sedona AZ 86336

PURPOSE: The Tribal Health Steering Committee for the Phoenix Area Indian Health Service (IHS) was officially confirmed in 1984 via a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Dr. Everett Rhodes, IHS Director, Dr. George Bluespruce, Phoenix Area IHS Director and Tribal Leaders representing the Intertribal Council of Nevada, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona and the Tribes in Utah served by Phoenix Area IHS. The Committee is comprised of elected Tribal Leaders and an Urban Indian health program representative. It provides advisement to the IHS on appropriations, policies and programs. Steering Committee meetings are open to all Tribal government and Urban Indian health program representatives. The meetings focus on American Indian health risks and policy concerns in order to discuss, prioritize and advise the Phoenix Area IHS.

Meeting Summary

Phoenix Area Strategic Plan 2018-2019
National and Phoenix Area Strategic Plan

Tribal Health Steering Committee for the Phoenix Area Indian Health Service CHARTER

Phoenix Area Health Services Master Plan

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Issue Letter
Tribal Technical Advisory Group Memo on Civil Rights Concerns

MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS: STATE APPROACHES IN THE PHOENIX AREA

ADDRESSING THE OPIOID CRISIS IN INDIAN COUNTRY Briefing Paper
TRIBAL OPIOID LEGISLATION – 115TH U.S. CONGRESS (2017-2018)

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