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Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health with Alaska Natives



Tuesday November 4th, 2014 Lunch/Networking: 11:30AM Presentation: 12:00PM -1:00PM
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Debarr Residential Treatment Center - Gym
1500 Debarr Circle
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Becky Bitzer
North Star Behavioral Health


Denise Gleason
North Star Behavioral Health
907-258-7575 denise.gleason@uhsinc.com




North Star Behavioral Health

is partnering with

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

to present a Lunch & Learn on

November 4th, 2014 

Topic: Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health with Alaska Natives

Presenters: Maesha Champion-Read, LCSW - BURT Team Clinical Supervisor, Southcentral Foundation

Amber Latham, BA - Clinical Associate Supervisor, Southcentral Foundation


This activity is designed to change physician and clinical competencies, practice performance, and improve patient outcomes through the following objectives:


1. Providers will increase recognition in identifying cultural differences.


2. Providers will be prepared with new tools to implement techniques and practices in assessment, referral and treatment for Alaska Native people in the behavioral health system that will increase the participation rate and completion of treatment and episodes of care.


Lunch sponsored and provided by


Join us for this event and recieve 1 free CME


North Star Behavioral Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


North Star Behavioral Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 credit(s) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Please register by October 28th, 2014

to participate in-person or via teleconference.


Directions for participation via teleconference:


The moderator will open the line at 11:50 am, at which time you can call in. The lunch and learn will begin at 12:00 pm.


Call: 1-800-315-6338


Enter: 320132#


Once you have connected, please mute your phone. If you are listening on a speaker phone, turn up the volume. If you happen to get disconnected, please re-dial and join back in.


The PowerPoint and the evaluation form for the lunch and learn presentation are accessible through the North Star Behavioral Health website under the tab "For the Community".


North Star Behavioral Health Website



At the end of the lunch and learn presentation, please complete the evaluation form and return it to:


Denise Gleason

Executive Assistant to the CEO

North Star Behavioral Health

2530 DeBarr Rd.

Anchorage, AK 99508


Fax: 907-277-7844

e-mail: denise.gleason@uhsinc.com

To register, please click on the link below.

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