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WYOMING INTERFAITH NETWORK – Public Presentations.
September 5 - September 6
The annual meeting for the Wyoming Interfaith Network has been scheduled for Thursday, September 5th, 8:30AM to 4:00PM, then 6:00PM to 8:00PM, and Friday, September 6th, 8:30AM to noon. You do not need to be a member to attend the following presentations:
Thursday afternoon session, 2:30PM to 4:30PM – Speakers, Lillian Zuniga, Wyoming Health Disparities Council, Rosa Salamanca, U.S. Dept. of Justice Senior Conciliation Specialist for the Community Relations Service. Topic: Procedural Equity: An overview of select inequities in Wyoming. They will highlight the work the Wyoming Office of Health Equity and U.S. Community Relations Service programs were completed with partners in the community assisting in moving health equity forward and addressing the social determinants of health on the Wind River Reservation. The partnership collaborated on issues around poverty, discrimination, mental health, housing, food deserts and access to care.
Thursday evening, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Sharon Weber, Topic: High Fidelity Wraparound: A Process to Support and Empower Families. High Fidelity Wraparound is a process that brings together a family’s support to empower and promote self-efficacy, creating a family and community system for healing and supporting youth who have mental health challenges. This presentation will look at how High Fidelity Wraparound works, how a community fits into the process and possible next steps for your community.
Friday morning, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM – Rob Johnston, Executive Director, Wyoming Health Council, LGBTQ Representative to the Governor’s Behavioral Health Advisory Commission. Topic: Mental Health Issues in Wyoming: An Air View of the Under or Marginally Served and the Critical Parachute that can be provided by the Faith Community
Come one, come all, and take advantage of this unique opportunity for listening and learning, and absorb some interesting and useful information and understanding of how many people are confused and lost when it comes to mental health and children, as well as pertinent information as regards how Faith Communities and local communities can work together for a common solution to common problems.
The meeting will be at First United Methodist Church in Casper, 302 East 2nd St, 82601.
Phone 307.262.7872, the church office for more information.