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1 I NTER T RIBAL C OUNCIL OF M ICHIGAN ’ S REACH MNO* P ROJECT Centers for Disease Control and Prevention *Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, Minority-Serving National Organizations Stephanie Bliss Pinnow, Program Manager

2 O VERALL P ROGRAM G OAL To identify and disseminate evidence- based information and provide capacity building opportunities related to the integration of commercial tobacco abuse and prevention strategies into chronic disease programs

3 NON - CEREMONIAL COMMERCIAL TOBACCO USE CAUSES THE FOLLOWING *: Heart Disease Cancer Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Stroke Asthma Maternal/Child Health Diabetes+ *According to CDC’s Community Guide on Tobacco Use +Evidence to suggest commercial tobacco use is associated with an increased risk of diabetes smoking

4 E VIDENCE - BASED, P ROMISING P RACTICES, B EST -P RACTICES AND I NDIAN C OUNTRY Question: Why is important to define, understand, and identify these practices? Answer: With limited funding and high rates of chronic diseases, it is important to do the best we can to and learn from one another so that we can reclaim the health or our communities. With knowledge brings power

5 D EFINITIONS * Evidence Based Practices -Programs formally evaluated to be effective, sometimes called Best Practices, that can be replicated and implemented, even with modifications in other settings Promising Practices - Programs not formally evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete) but identified by experts as programs with results suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in broader pilot implementation efforts. Local Efforts - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results. *http://www.ihs.gov/oscar/index.cfm?module=FAQ#q2

6 P RACTICE -B ASED E VIDENCE * Practice-Based Evidence (PBE): A range of treatment approaches and supports that are derived from, and supportive of, the positive culture of the local society and traditions. Importance of PBE’s *Jamie Bartgis & Dolores Subia BigFoot, The State of Best Practices in Indian Country. Concept Paper, Healthy Indian Country Initiative Promising Prevention Practices Guide 2010.

7 C URRENT ITCM REACH MNO P ARTNERS INCLUDE :

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11 C OLLABORATORS Inter Tribal of Arizona Native American Cancer Research Organization National Native Network University of Arizona-Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills for Native Communities

12 P ROGRAM O BJECTIVES F OR 2012 Technical Assistance to partners Trainings-nationally, Tribal-specific Capacity-Building-nationally, Tribal-specific Promising Practices Document Monograph

13 A CTIVITIES Monthly workgroup calls to partners-TA Identification of Promising Practices that integrate commercial tobacco control/prevention into chronic disease programs Capacity Building-trainings conducted for the University of Arizona’s Basic Intervention Tobacco Skills for Native American Health in South Dakota with community Health Representatives HIC Wellness Advisory Council HIC Focus Groups

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15 A PROMISE C ONFERENCE A PROMISE National Conference “Reclaiming the Health of Our Tribal Nations” A PROMISE: A merican Indians/Alaska Natives P romising Practices to R eclaim Our health to M obilize communities to I ntegrate tobacco and chronic disease prevention and advance policy, S ystems, and E nvironmental change.

16 A PROMISE C ONFERENCE G OALS (4) Supporting healthy communities through tribal governance Integrating commercial tobacco and chronic disease programs Using evaluation to develop best practices Sharing tools, resources, and approaches

17 A PROMISE P RE -C ONFERENCE T RAININGS The Path to Health and Wellness: Building Our Strength in Program Planning and Evaluation Provided by Janis Weber, PhD from JCW Research & Evaluation Group, Inc. Tobacco Dependence Treatment Continuing Education Programs Provided by The University of Arizona HealthCare Partnership Building Your Program into a Practice of Promise Provided by Red Star Innovations For more information including summaries and learning objectives, please visit:

18 T HANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME P LEASE VISIT HTTP :// APROMISECONFERENCE. COM / FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING OUR UPCOMING CONFERENCE S TEPHANIE B LISS P INNOW C ONTACT I NFO : ITCMI. ORG HTTP :// APROMISECONFERENCE. COM / ITCMI. ORG


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