TimeZone (America/Chicago)
CTG Action Institute, Partnering for Success
Thursday, April 25, 2013 8:00:00 AM CDT

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2013 Action Institute, Partnering for Success - Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice for Maine, is now open. This year the CTG Action Institute will feature a Keynote address by Dr. Victoria Rogers, Program Director of 'Let’s Go!'. 

Please use this invitation and the link shown to register. Follow the instructions carefully as you will need to register for breakout sessions and for the limited slots allowed for the Spokesperson Training sessions. Please see the agenda and breakout session description below for more information.

This event is intended but not limited to the following stakeholders: CTG District Coordinators, members of District Oversight Committees, PH District Liaisons, CTG small communities funded awardees, partners and CTG Leadership Team members.   

CTG Action Institute, Partnering for Success 
April 25-26th, 2013
Auburn Hilton Garden Inn, 
14 Great Falls Plz, Auburn
(207) 784-4433
The CTG Action Institute is featuring several unique sessions that you will be asked to register for. On the 1st day of the conference we will be hosting 2 concurrent sessions with 4 breakout sessions, which are designed to build skill and provide tools to assist in the implementation and development of your CTG strategies. We also have a unique Spokesperson Training opportunity for you and 2 members of your team/partners. The training will build confidence and capability.
1. Motivational Interviewing: Featuring Stephen Andrews, LCSW Steve specializes in motivational interviewing through education training/coaching for individuals and agencies working in health care fields. 

2. Communicating the Message: Strategies and Tools; US CDC communications team representatives, FHI 360 will lead an interactive process to achieving a planned, thoughtful approach to communication activities and efforts, including the importance of telling the story as a communication tool. 

3. Practical Implementation Strategies for Working With Schools. Sheila Nelson, MPH, MSW, Adolescent and School Health Director in the Division of Population Health at the Maine CDC.  

4. Introduction to PARTNER, a Social Network Analysis Tool for Public Health Practitioners: Jessica H. Retrum, PhD, LCSW, Research Associate, UC Denver, School of Public Affairs will be presenting on this social network analysis tool designed to measure and monitor collaboration of people/organization.

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