Traditional Health Based Practices FY21 (THBP)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
One hour lunch, on your own
Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 08:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Contact Person
AKTC Support
Support Phone
(907) 264-6244
Support Email
Support Website
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Meda DeWitt, Tlingit, Traditional Healer; Leona Schick, LCSW; Martha Senungetuk, Elder; and Tom McRoberts, MSW, Alaska Training Cooperative
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C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Board of Professional Counselors: 8.00
C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC): 8.00
Specialization: Alaska Native
C.E. Credit for CHAP - Community Health Aide Program Certification Board (CHAPCB): 8.00
C.E. Credit for BH - National Association of Social Workers Alaska Chapter (NASW-AK): 8.00 [pending]
Specialization: Alaska Native
CEs will be approved by training date.
C.E. Credit for Nursing - Contact Hours: 8.00

Training Overview Description

Participants are provided with foundational information on traditional lifestyles and health practices of people living in Alaska prior to western contact. They will be introduced to beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge of health promotion and maintenance that were practiced, and will examine major changes leading to the current health status of the Alaska Native community. Special emphasis is placed on strategies for improving behavioral health.

This training is web-delivered via Zoom and will be available in person as restrictions permit.

Event-specific Details

Wait List. If registration is closed for this training, please use this link to add your name to a wait list for cancellations or to be notified of the next training date.

This training is being offered through zoom only - there is no in-person site available.

AKTC E-Learning Portal - Training Materials, Zoom Connection, and Training Evaluation. All participants are encouraged to access the AKTC e-Learning Portal,, in order to review training materials and access the Zoom link prior to the training. The e-Learning Portal is only available after completing your registration and payment. After the training, use the e-Learning Portal to complete the training evaluation - required for Continuing Education Credits. Log in with the same username (username or email address) and password used to register for the training. Please allow 15 minutes for the system to update payment information before accessing the e-Learning Portal.

Please contact AKTC Support, 907-264-6244, if you need assistance.

Web-Conference Information. This training will be delivered as a live, interactive web-conference using Zoom. You must prepare for the webinar prior to the day of the training. Web-conference connection information is available in the AKTC e-Learning Portal after your registration and payment are processed. You must be logged into Zoom and prepared with a camera and microphone (or a headset) prior to the start of training.

Continuing Education Credits. In order to receive CEs you must be prepared to identify yourself and participate as requested during the training. You must be present and on screen throughout the training and must complete and submit the training evaluation.

Registration Information

Tom McRoberts

If this training is full, please use this link to be added to a wait list:

Registrations are closed

This training event is full. Please email the training coordinator Tom McRoberts