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DE0398: Portland Area CDE Webinar: Healing our healers - strengthening self-care through culturally responsive practices [recorded webinar]

Date: 10/01/2022 - 9/30/2023
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, DHA, Assistants, Hygienists
Quota: 5 - 100 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 770)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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This webinar is available to IHS, tribal, and urban dental staff in the Portland Area.

Healthy Healers is an 8 module curriculum developed by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to promote resiliency and self-care among our rural healthcare providers including Community Health Aides, Behavioral Health Aides and Dental Health Aides. This 1.5 hour session will highlight key components of the curriculum to guide participants to develop and adopt self-care habits, identify and address the symptoms of compassion fatigue, and identify ways to prevent and manage stress in the workplace. The curriculum is culturally responsive and includes teachings from our Elders alongside best practices for promoting self-care from Western science.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.   Describe how the brain and body responds to stress
2.   Describe and practice positive self-talk and physical wellness
3.   Understand concepts of mindfulness

Speaker / Presenter:

Dana Diehl — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Xiomara Owens — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at


Should be dental staff from the Portland Area.

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.