Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
  • Friday, April 26, 2019
    • 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM


AKTC Support

Cost Range


Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Sarah McConnell, LCSW, Training Coordinator, 907-456-4215; Meda DeWitt, Tlingit, Traditional Healer; Amy Modig, Tsimshian Elder


C.E. Credit for BH/SW - Social Work: 8.00
Specialization: Cross Cultural: Alaska Native Specific
C.E. Credit for BH/SW - Professional Counselors: 8.00
C.E. Credit for BH/SW: 8.00
Specialization: Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC)
C.E. Credit for CHA/P - Community Health Aide: 8.00
Specialization: Meets requirement for class of this title
This real-time, interactive videoconference technology is approved for "Face-to-Face" CEs


Foundational information on traditional lifestyles and health practices of people living in Alaska prior to western contact. Introduction to beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge of health promotion and maintenance practiced, and examination of major changes leading to the current health status of the Alaska Native community. Special emphasis placed on potential strategies for improving behaviorally based health.

Training Contact
Sarah McConnell

This training will be presented as an interactive videoconference using Zoom software, which must be downloaded if you are a first-time user. This training will be presented as an interactive videoconference using Zoom software, which must be downloaded if you are a first-time user. Training materials and information on how to connect to the interactive video conference will be emailed two days prior to the training. Payment must be processed before access is available.

Please include the name of your community during registration and every effort will be made to arrange a community location for training. Zoom can also be used on a PC or Mac, laptop, IPad, tablet or smart phone and requires an Internet connection, a microphone and a camera. *A camera is required to receive CE credit. *
To confirm your attendance and receive credit for taking the class you must be prepared to identify yourself and participate as requested during the training. You must be logged on and prepared with a camera and microphone (or a headset) prior to the start of class.

Please download the software and plan to log into the webinar 10-15 minutes before the training start time.

For more information about Zoom or to download the software, go to To view a video on how to join a meeting go to:

If you would like to test your Zoom connection prior to the training, please contact AKTC Support, 907-264-6244,

Payment in full must be received no later than three weeks prior to training date, in order to hold your place in the class. Payments are non-refundable after three weeks prior to training date. There will be an additional fee of $15.00 due for CE Certificate if fee or training Evaluation is not received within 30 calendar days.

This class has a minimum enrollment of 10, and may be subject to cancellation if there is insufficient enrollment three weeks prior to class date.