The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of caring for the mental health of ourselves and our families. This program will discuss the importance of investing in the health of our children and families through behavioral health integration in the academic environment and highlighting early intervention and prevention as a key strategy for increasing the health of our community through the pandemic and beyond.
PLUS! Northrim Bank and the Alaska Army National Guard will sign a partnership agreement as part of the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program. This partnership provides employers access to a controlled flow of full-time employment candidates serving our state and country part-time. It provides Alaska’s newest Citizen-Soldiers, along with veterans entering the civilian workforce, the opportunity to increase their prospects for potential employment. More information is available at armypays.com or contact Major Amy Slinker, Public Affairs and Community Relations Officer at 907-350-3605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
serves as Regional Director of Behavioral Health for Providence Health & Services Alaska, where she oversees the strategic direction of behavioral health care for Providence ministries across the state. For over 30 years, Renee has been a leader, thought expert, and professional in the field of behavioral health, beginning in inpatient psychiatric settings, long term psychiatric residential treatment, and outpatient substance use treatment before transitioning to systems-level behavioral health integration. Her expertise includes adults, children and treated family systems. In addition to her work at Providence, Renee serves on the Operations Council for Recover Alaska, an organization committed to reducing excessive alcohol use and harm.
The Anchorage Chamber is committed to creating and providing an environment where our members feel comfortable, but also have the freedom to do business. We will continue to follow the latest guidance from the CDC and the Anchorage Health Department. We encourage everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear facial coverings when not actively eating or drinking. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided at all in-person events, and we ask that you keep your distance from others. Please stay home if you feel sick or have been exposed. Lastly, we encourage everyone to consider getting vaccinated. Visit anchoragecovidvaccine.org
CANCELLATION NOTE: To receive a full refund, registration must be canceled by 5 pm the Thursday prior to the forum. No refunds will be given after this date. Punch cards will still be punched if not cancelled by 5 pm the Thursday prior, as mentioned. If you do not arrive by 12:15 pm. your seat will be forfeited. All registrations are transferable to another person upon your request.