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      Community Health Summit: Connecting the Dots 3.0 in Belton

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      March 27, 2019

      Wednesday   9:00 AM

      301 West Loop 121
      Belton, Texas 76513

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      Community Health Summit: Connecting the Dots 3.0

      Community Health Summit Connecting the Dots 3.0 is a continuation of Connecting the Dots and Behavioral Wellness 2.0 where local non-profits and area agencies network to address the health-related social, physical and behavioral health needs of individuals in our community. Featuring area agencies, local non-profits, faith-based organizations, healthcare workers, nurses, social workers, law enforcement and others who help refer and connect patients to community resources in the greater Bell County area. This Community Health Summit will also give participants the unique opportunity to hear from keynote speakers on best practices improving quality of care. Early Bird tickets are available for the month of February at a discounted rate of $20.00.  General Admission tickets begin March 1st and will be available until March 21st for $25.00.  Participants will be able to register at the door for $35.00 payable by check or cash.  Due to limited space, vendor participation will be by invitation only.  Morning Session: Connecting the Dots  What it is: An opportunity to bring key organizations providing fundamental services together with client navigators, social workers, community health workers, and others to meet and strategize during an interactive event. Why we’re doing it: To help meet the clinical and social needs of the underserved patient population in Bell County by building connections between the people who make referrals and the organizations providing those services. Mid-morning the entire group will be participating in a Case Study exercise. Participants will be grouped together and given 1 of 12 real-lifeclient scenarios. Group members will work together to locate, meet, and strategize with local agencies, that they can refer their client to for help. Vendors will be on hand to share the multitude of services  from basic needs to veterans support that are available to help meet these vital needs of our community. We are excited to announce Community Health Summit: Connecting the Dots 3.0 opening remarks will be shared by Cliff Fullerton, MD, MSc President, Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and our featured guest speaker is Jeremy Everett, founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI), a capacity-building, anti-hunger project within Baylor University. Prior to THI, Jeremy worked for international and community development organizations as a teacher, religious leader, community organizer, organic farmer and is author of I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis. His experience and knowledge are sure to synergize, synchronize and strategize our efforts in providing individuals in our community with best practices that address social, physical and behavior health needs.  Afternoon Session: Panel Discussion on Social Determinants of Health  Economic Stability Employment Food Insecurity Housing Instability Poverty Education Early Childhood Education and Development Enrollment in Higher Education High School Graduation Language and Literacy Social and Community Context Civic Participation Discrimination Incarceration Social Cohesion Health and Health Care Access to Health Care Access to Primary Care Health Literacy Neighborhood and Built Environment Access to Foods that Support Healthy Eating Patterns Crime and Violence Environmental Conditions Quality of Housing Collaboration and network opportunities will be available with a host of area agencies, local non profits, faith based organizations, health workers, nurses, social workers, law enforcement and others.  FAQs  What are my transportation/parking options for the event? Parking will be available at the Expo Center at no charge   How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please email Felicia Burden at with any questions.   What's the refund policy? Refunds are available up to 7 days before the event.   Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Having your printed ticket with you will make check-in more efficient, however there will be a master list availabe to reference if needed.   Can I update my registration information? Please email Felicia Burden at with any registration issues.   Who do checks need to be made out to?  Checks will be payable to Bell County  Can I register online and pay by check or cash?  Yes, there is an option to pay at the door during checkout. Checks can also be mailed to Bell County, PO Box , Killeen, TX  CEs have been requested:  6 credit hours for LPC, LMFT, Social Work, Nursing, and TCLOS. All participants will be presented with a certificate of attendance.  Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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