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The 23rd Annual Midwest Stream Farmworker Health Forum
Date: November 14-16, 2013
Location: Isla Grand Beach Resort, South Padre Island, Texas
The 23rd Annual Midwest Stream Farmworker Health Forum, produced by the National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. is an annual conference that provides quality, farmworker specific, professional development experiences for individuals in all disciplines within farmworker health. The Forum offers a diverse program featuring sessions on clinical topics, lay health outreach, research, and leadership development. Participants also have the opportunity to gain continuing education credits. So join your colleagues in South Padre Island, for some surf, sand, and sensational sessions!
Call for Abstracts – deadline for submission is June 7th, 2013
Do you have a special project, innovative outreach strategy, or an important farmworker health issue that you would like to share with your farmworker health colleagues? We would encourage you to submit an abstract! Abstracts are currently being accepted, and a high priority is being given to those that highlight the integration and training of Community Health Workers in the healthcare system in an effort to strengthen the delivery of care to farmworkers. Download your abstract proposal application.
Call the Isla Grand Beach Resort in South Padre Island directly at 800-292-7704 or 956-761-6511 and identify yourself as a group member of the National Center for Farmworker Health when placing reservations. Room rates for Cabanas, which provide single/double occupancy, are $95.00/night plus tax and Condos, which provide occupancy for up to four people, are $190/night plus tax. Rooms are limited.
Do you want to promote your organization's newest products and services? Organizations with Community Health Worker programs, tools and educational materials are encouraged to exhibit! Please contact Melissa Cogswell at email@example.com
Local and national organizations and agencies interested in promoting their organization within the farmworker health arena are invited to co-sponsor the conference. Please contact Melissa Cogswell at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are excited to announce that there are limited training stipends available for CHWs/promotores de salud. We will provide more updates on these as they become available.