INTEGRATED PLANNING INSTITUTE
The integrated planning institute will provide distinct opportunities for health departments and community implementers to share updates and “SYNC” with each other and other government officials on the integrated planning process. The institute will cover advances made and consider policies, practices, and strategies necessary for jurisdictions to be successful in carrying out their integrated plans. Institute topics will include: Data Collection and Usage; Community Engagement; Operationalizing the Plan; Monitoring of Plan Activities; Actualizing the Plan and Funding; and Communication and Dissemination of the Plan.
PrEP (Promoting Responsible Engagement of People):
TRANSFORMING PRESCRIPTIONS INTO HOLISTIC WELLNESS INSTITUTE
Clinicians, service providers, and consumers are invited to a pre-conference institute addressing the barriers and challenges that prevent engagement with PrEP, including social anxiety, emotional instability, mental illness, low self-esteem, isolation, and inconsistent medical adherence support. Moving from evaluating the PrEP landscape from many fields and problem identification to actions and solutions that will increase the capacity of providers, health workers, and patients alike to be equipped and support full implementation of PrEP inclusive of continual support beyond the prescription.
ALL women – including transgender women, women of color, and lesbians – are invited to address issues that impact and affect women in obtaining quality healthcare. The institute will focus on issues, such as 1) Sexual/Reproductive Health, including “Sexual Reproductive Health and Advocacy” and “Sexual Violence, Prevention and Trauma-Informed Care (#MeToo)”; 2) Mental and Behavioral Health, including “The State of Mental Health: HerCARE” and “Navigating Social Stigma”; and 3) Defining Mental Health Disorders, including “Investment in Women’s Health” and “Valuing Diversity: Healthy Tools to Help Women Interact.”