Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe One-hour lunch, on your own
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
    • 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM


AKTC Support

Cost Range


Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Meda DeWitt, Tlingit, Traditional Healer; Leona Schick, LCSW; Martha Senungetuk, Elder; and Tom McRoberts, MSW, Alaska Training Cooperative


C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC): 8.00
C.E. Credit for BH - National Association of Social Workers Alaska Chapter (NASW-AK): 8.00 [pending]
Specialization: Alaska Native
C.E. Credit for CHAP - Community Health Aide Program Certification Board (CHAPCB): 8.00
Specialization: Cross Cultural: Alaska Native Specific
Meets requirements of this title.
C.E. Credit for BH - Alaska Board of Professional Counselors: 8.00
Specialization: Alaska Native
This real-time, interactive video conference technology is approved for "Face-to-Face" CEs
C.E. Credit for Nursing - Contact Hours: 8.00
Specialization: Alaska Native
This activity is being jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and the Alaska Training Cooperative. The AaNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Contact Hours: 8.00


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 is placed on strategies for improving behavioral health.

Training Materials & Training Evaluation. All participants are required to access the AKTC e-Learning Portal,, in order to review training materials prior to the training. After the training, use the e-Learning Portal to complete the training evaluation which is required for CEs. Log in with the same username (username or email address) and password used to register for the training. Please allow 15 minutes for the system to update payment information before accessing the e-Learning Portal.

Please contact AKTC Support, 907-264-2644, if you need assistance.

In-Person Information. This training will be delivered live at The Center for Human Development, 2702 Gambell Street, Suite 233 in Anchorage. There is a handicap entrance with elevator available at the east end of the building for second floor access.

Web-Conference Information. This training will be delivered as a live, interactive web-conference using Zoom. You must prepare for the webinar prior to the day of the training. Web-conference connection information is available in the AKTC e-Learning Portal after your registration and payment are processed. You must be logged into Zoom and prepared with a camera and microphone (or a headset) prior to the start of training.

Continuing Education Credits. In order to receive CEs you must be prepared to identify yourself and participate as requested during the training. You must be present and on screen throughout the training and must complete and submit a training evaluation.

Using Zoom. Zoom can be used on a PC or Mac, laptop, IPad, tablet or smart phone and requires an Internet connection, a microphone and a camera (most devices have a built-in mic and camera). For more information about Zoom or to download the software, go to

Recommended for first-time Zoom users:
To test your computer for using Zoom, go to and click on Join.

To view a video on how to join a meeting go to: If using your smart phone to join the meeting please see detailed instructions in the e-Learning Portal.