National Center for Farmworker Health

24th Annual Midwest Stream Farmworker Health Forum Highlights and Forum Presentations


The 24th Annual Midwest Stream Farmworker Health Forum held in San Antonio, TX was a huge success! Thank you to all 203 attendees who traveled from near and far to San Antonio, Texas. You helped make this conference a wonderful event. Forum participants were offered 24 individual 90-minute breakout sessions, 3 exciting and information packed plenary sessions, and three 3-hour intensive sessions, totaling over 50 hours of educational opportunities! More than 50 speakers from across the country presented on a wide array of topics including: the 19 Health Center Program Requirements, the Affordable Care Act, behavioral health, outreach and enrollment, Community Health Worker programs, HIV, pesticide safety, Community Based Participatory Research, personal goal setting and career planning, diabetes, PCMH, and community engagement, among many others.

The 24th Annual Midwest Stream Forum united the agricultural worker health community for 3 energizing days of professional development.  With the purpose of providing Building Blocks for Achieving Excellence in Migrant Health, the Forum emphasized the exchange of information on model programs, new resources and tools, and the latest research and trends in agricultural worker health. The multi-track program featured sessions on agricultural worker health-specific clinical, research, outreach/lay health, administration, management, and leadership development topics. If you were not able to join us in San Antonio, TX, please follow the links below to view presentations that were shared at the Forum.

We sincerely thank all of you who were in attendance for making this year’s Midwest Stream Forum one to remember! We hope that you found it as exciting, rejuvenating, and educational as we did! Please Mark your calendar for next year’s very special 25th Annual Midwest Stream Farmworker Health Forum to be held November 9th- November 11th in the “Land of Enchantment” Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014 Power Point Presentations

A National Overview: Agricultural Worker Patients of Migrant Health Centers 2012

A Partnership between HCs and Migrant Seasonal Head Start

Best Practices When Signing Up MSFW

Choosing Effective Health Education Tools

Chronicles The CHC-MHC Story

Developments in Policy for Community Health Workers-Promotores

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

Effective Collaboration Workshop

Engaging Health Centers in Community Based Participatory Research to Improve Health Outcomes

Hombres Preparados HIV Training

Identifying and Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Equity Among MSF and their Families in Wyoming: A Community Readiness Approach

Immigration Reform on Hold: What Do We Need To Know? How Do Clinics Best Respond?

Living and Working in Agriculture

Lost in Translation: Best Practices for Cultural Competency in the Austin Latino Community

Medical Legal Partnership: Connecting the Health and Legal Needs of Farmworkers

Migrant Health 101 An Introduction to Migrant Health

Migrant Farmworker Forum

Addressing Barriers to Healthcare: Mobilizing Behavioral Health Delivery in the Interest of Prevention and Brief Intervention

Navigating the Community Health Worker Landscape

Personal & Professional Career Planning Guide 

Road To Good Health-Diabetes

The Importance of Farmworker Advocacy and Civic Engagement

Who Does Farm Work and How Has It Changed

Worker Health and Safety on US Dairy Farms