2019 National Clinical & Community-Based Services Conference
August 24-30, 2019 in Tigard, Oregon
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square
9000 SW Washington Square Road
Tigard, Oregon, 97223
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is hosting the Clinical and Community-Based Services Conference to convene and hear from nationally recognized speakers, health care providers, Tribal leaders, and health care officials committed to addressing emergent clinical and community health topics in Indian Country. The focus topics include, but are not limited to: opioid prevention, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C prevention, STD prevention, tobacco prevention, cancer prevention, and Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training.
Who Should Attend?
The target audience for this conference is:
- Clinical and community health professionals in IHS, Tribal, and Urban programs
- IHS grantees
- IHS partners
Download the Agenda at a Glance [PDF - 665 KB]
View the draft Agenda in Detail [PDF - 249 KB] for more information about the conference schedule, including preconference and concurrent sessions.
Pre-Conference Train-the-Trainer Sessions
- Youth MHFA Instructor
- Culture and Drugs Don't Mix
- Positive Youth Development
- Nutrition and Wellness
- Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills
- Native Play
- Physical Activity Toolkit
Free registration to attend the 2019 Clinical & Community-Based Services Conference is now open! In-person attendance at the conference is limited to 250 participants. Select the appropriate registration link bellow to register for in-person attendance.
- Pre-Conference Registration link for attendees of the preconference and conference (August 24-30)
- Conference Registration Link for conference attendees (August 26-30 only)
Visit the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square site for more information about transportation, amenities, and things to do in the area. A hotel meeting space map is also available.
If you have any questions, please email William Czajkowski or call direct at 301-945-3659.
Call for Native Youth Art
IHS is excited to call for Native youth art from artists ages 5-24, to be displayed at the 2019 National Clinical & Community-Based Conference.
Submitting Your Artwork
Artists are able to submit art that illustrates the meaning of “Creating a brighter future for tribal communities.”
Types of Submissions may include:
- Traditional Work
Artwork may be hand delivered to the event and the artist will need to submit a high-resolution image or photograph of the original work of art for approval. Artists will need to submit a completed Appearance Release-Minor form along with their artwork. All submissions are due by July 26, 2019.
For questions, please email William Czajkowski or call direct at 301-945-3659.
We look forward to seeing you in August!