H.O.P.E. Week Health Initiative Passport

June 15, 2014

2014 H.O.P.E. Week Health Initiative Passport
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center • Exhibit Hall C


Monday, June 16, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Health Fair Exhibits Area Open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Health Screenings: American Kidney Fund
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Annual National H.O.P.E. Health Forum: “Mobilizing the Faith Community”
Location: Convention Center C4 Ballroom

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. H.O.P.E. Training Courses (see below)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Health Fair Exhibits Area Open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Health Screenings: American Kidney Fund
Noon – 1:30 p.m. American Heart Association/H.O.P.E. Health Leadership Luncheon featuring gospel
recording artist Brian Courtney Wilson
Location: Convention Center D2 Elm Fork (Ticketed Event)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. H.O.P.E. Training Courses (see below)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Health Fair Exhibits Area Open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Health Screenings: American Kidney Fund
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Resources & Funding Forum:
Dr. Renard Murray, Regional Administrator
Location: Convention Center D2 Elm Fork
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. H.O.P.E. Vendors’ Roundtable
Location: Convention Center D2 Elm Fork
Noon – 4:30 p.m. American Kidney Fund Kidney Action Day
Location: Dallas City Hall Plaza •1500 Marilla Street

Thursday, June 19, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. H.O.P.E. Training Courses (see below)
8:00 a.m. – Noon Health Fair Exhibits Area Open

Friday, June 20, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. H.O.P.E. Training Courses (see below)
 

Courses

Course B – NBCUSA Certified Health Ministry Ambassador© (CHMA)
Instructor: Pastor Dexter G. Moragne
Location: Convention Center - A122/A123
This course is open to those just beginning in congregational health ministry. Topics covered include: Why?, What?, and How? of starting a health ministry.

Course C – Certified Health Ministry Promoter (CHMP)
Instructor: Minister Stacey Bottoms
Location: Convention Center - A130/A131
This course is open to students who have completed Course B or with special permission of the H.O.P.E. Training Institute Director. Topics covered include: What Is Health Promotion? and How Do You Identify Partners and Resources from Various Community Sectors? Note: Course completers will also be certified to teach the NBCUSA CHMA training courses at the state and local levels.

Course D – Congregational Health Leader
Instructor: Pastor Bernard Montgomery
Location: Convention Center - A135/A136
This course is open to students who have completed Course C or with special permission of the H.O.P.E. Training Institute Director. Topics covered include: How Do You Use Prayer as an Intervention? and How Do We Engage in Advocacy? Note: Course completers will also be certified to teach the NBCUSA CHMA and CHMP training classes at the state and local levels
 

Exhibitors


The National Baptist Congress of Christian Education Health and Wellness Initiative is a collaborative effort of National Baptist churches, medical professionals, and health related organizations committed to health outreach and prevention education (H.O.P.E.).

African American Network Against Alzheimer’s the nation’s first and only national network of African Americans committed to mobilizing communities to achieve the goal of finding a treatment or cure for Alzheimer’s by 2020.

American Cancer Society a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

American Diabetes Association dedicated to preventing and curing diabetes and to improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association The American Heart Association/American Stroke/Association is dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke through a key faith based initiative – EmPowered To Serve. Please join the community to learn more at http://empoweredtoserve.heart.org/home.

American Kidney Fund combats kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need, health education, and prevention efforts.

Appliance Therapy Group through its SMILE Foundation assists dentists in developing the techniques and skills necessary to integrate Appliance Therapy into their practices.

Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work, and play in our communities.

Ezra House Consulting a progressive Christian firm that focuses on the intersection of faith and health with regard to HIV/AIDS, mental health and substance abuse.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administers several critical programs: Medicare, Medicaid, the EHR Incentive Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace implemented under the Affordable Care Act. Visit CMS’ exhibit to learn about these programs and speak with a CMS spokesperson. Also visit our websites at www.cms.gov and www.healthcare.gov.

New Hope-Baton Rouge/Alabama H.O.P.E. Health Network/Rising Sun Usher Federation of Northwest Mississippi and H.O.P.E. Ministry a Tri-State health ministry collaborative committed to empowering local congregations to incorporate health and wellness.

National Baptist Convention, USA, Incorporated H.O.P.E. HHS Partnership part of the NBCUSA Federal Faith-Based Initiative, is the Convention’s liaison to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National USA Foundation the philanthropic arm of the NBCUSA. Printing costs covered by the “Bridging the Gap in Opportunities Summit” August 21-22, 2014, Bethel Baptist Church-
Birmingham; Dr. Tommie L. Lewis Host and Chair. Agenda includes Affordable Healthcare 101, Access to Private and Public Funds, Health Ambassador Training, Medicaid Expansion, My Brother’s Keeper, and Youth Summer Meals. Go to www.bethelprattcity.org for details and registration information. Volunteers: Ms. Anise Jefferson, Dr. Dessie Levy, Ms. Doris Lassiter

The National Baptist Congress H.O.P.E. Initiative is a member of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities; United States Department of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health.

New Hope-Baton Rouge/Alabama H.O.P.E. Health Network/Rising Sun Usher Federation of Northwest Mississippi and H.O.P.E. Ministry is a Tri-State health ministry collaborative committed to empowering local congregations to incorporate health and wellness.

National Baptist Convention, USA, Incorporated H.O.P.E. HHS Partnership, part of the NBCUSA Federal Faith-Based Initiative, is the Convention’s liaison to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National USA Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the NBCUSA.

Printing costs covered by the “Bridging the Gap in Opportunities Summit” August 21-22, 2014, Bethel Baptist Church-Birmingham; Dr. Tommie L. Lewis Host and Chair. Agenda includes Affordable Healthcare 101, Access to Private and Public Funds, Health Ambassador Training, Medicaid Expansion, My Brother’s Keeper, and Youth Summer Meals. Go to www.bethelprattcity.org for details and registration information
 

National Baptist Congress H.O.P.E. Team

Dr. Michael O. Minor 
Special Assistant – Health Initiative
hope@nationalbaptist.com • 901.826.8355 

Pastor Bernard Montgomery,
Director, H.O.P.E. Training Institute
bjcmont@bellsouth.net • 901.603.0762

Ms. Loretta Miller, Director, National H.O.P.E. Network Coordinating Council
Dr. Brandi Franklin, Director, Resource and Research Team
Ms. Evelyn Mason, National Health Fair Director
Ms. Fannie Fair, Assistant National Health Fair Director
Ms. Jacqueline Bain, Taste Test Sunday Coordinator
Ms. Joyce Little, RN, FCN, Coordinator, Faith Community Nurse Network
Ms. Minnie Wilkinson, HMA, Coordinator, Lay Health Ministry Network

Training Instructors: Pastor Dexter Moragne, Minister Stacey Bottoms, Minister Geraldine Moore
Volunteers: Ms. Anise Jefferson, Dr. Dessie Levy, Ms. Doris Lassiter

The National Baptist Congress H.O.P.E. Initiative is a member of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities; United States Department of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health.

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