Risk, Response and Resources Abundant Life Empowerment Mission Friday, March 6, 2015 City of Chester Delaware County Council– Intercommunity Health TO REGISTER ONLINE GO TO: http://extension.psu.edu/delaware/events The events are listed by order of date. Once online, you may choose to pay by credit card or by a check payable to “DCCE”, and mailing to Penn State Extension, Delaware County 20 Paper Mill Road, Springfield PA, 19064 If you cannot register online, please call our office for assistance 610-690-2655 Scholarships are available by calling Fran Alloway at 610-690-7662 Delaware County Interfaith Food Access Network Delaware County Office of Behavioral Health AETNA Better Health Family and Community Service of Delaware County Hol comb Behavior Health Services Mercy LIFE Path Ways PA Nutritional Development Services Registration Fees $45.00 Conference plus CEU for Social Worker $55.00 Conference plus CEU for RD $55.00 Conference plus Act 48 Credits $65.00 Conference plus Social Work & Act 48 credits $80.00 Students with Instructor signature $15.00 Conference includes light breakfast and lunch. Parking University Center is located on 14th Street in Chester, PA, 19013. Parking is available at the following locations: • Corner of 14th and Walnut Streets • Corner of 14th Street and Melrose Avenue • Corner of 17th and Walnut Streets For weather related cancellations or for more information Risk, Response and Resources: Addressing Food Security in Delaware County Penn State Cooperative Extension-Delaware County Philabundance Widener University Deadline for registration is March 1, 2015 Conference only 2015 Planning Committee 7th Annual Delaware County Conference on Hunger Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences research and extension programs are funded in part by Pennsylvania counties, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Visit Penn State Extension on the web: extension.psu.edu/delaware Where trade names appear, no discrimination is intended, and no endorsement by Penn State Cooperative Extension is implied. Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Fran Alloway at 610-690-7662 in advance of your participation or visit. This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; Tel 814865-4700/V, 814-863-1150/TTY. Friday, March 6, 2015 8:15 am - 3:45 pm Widener University Founder’s Hall Chester, PA Delaware County’s Hunger Conference: like us on AGENDA All morning sessions will be held in Founder’s Hall 8:15 - 8:45 Registration and Breakfast 8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Introductions Keynote Speakers 9:00 - 9:45: “Biographies of Vulnerability: Lessons from People’s Stories” How past decisions and circumstances influence our present. Beth Barol PhD, MSW Social Work Director, Widener University, Center for Social Work Education 9:45 - 10:15: “Responding to Risks: Resources from PathWays PA” Lyn Kugel, JD, Vice President of Workforce Development and Self Sufficiency, PathWays PA 1:00 - 1:45 Breakout Session One (Choose one of Session One to Attend) 1.“Veterans: Issues and Resources in Delaware County” Donna Lockings, Support Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF) Program Manager, Danita Miller SSVF Manager, Ebony Faulk SSVF Intake Specialist, Community Action Agency of Delaware County 2. “Youth Risk and Environmental Factors Associated with Homelessness and Hunger: Report from the PAYS Report Survey” Amanda Chavez, Gambling Prevention SpecialistKaitlyn Genthert, Prevention Specialist Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems Please consider donating a can good at this year’s conference. We ask that every attendee bring a can with them to benefit a local hunger relief agency. This year, all of the food collected will be donated to the Bernadine Center. While all donations are appreciated, here are some items that are always in great demand: -Canned fish and meats -Peanut butter and other nut butters 3. “Helping Undocumented Aliens: What Services are Available?” Rev. Per Faaland, Pastor, Life Builders Church of the Nazarene -Grains: bread, cereal, rice and pasta 4. “The State of Health Coverage in PA: Understanding the Affordable Care Act and Healthy PA” Antionette Kraus, Executive Director of the PA Health Access Network (PHAN) -Hearty soups and stews 2:00 - 2:45 Breakout Session Two 10:15 - 10:30 Break (Choose one of Session Two to Attend) 10:30 - 11:00: “Our Seniors: How to Recognize Hunger Risks” Joseph Stratton, MD, Medical Director for Mercy Living Independently for Elders (Mercy LIFE) 5. “Engaging and Empowering: Maintaining Good Intentions and Practices when Serving High Risk Communities” Marinda Harrell-Levy, PhD, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State, Brandywine 11:00 - 11:30: “The Challenges of Living Homeless.” Julie Schnepp, Certified Peer Specialist, WRAP Facilitator 6. “What is that Food? Exploring Ethnic Foods in Delaware County Markets” Steve Prusienski, Store Team Lead, Fare and Square 11:30 - 12:00: “DIFAN: Delaware County’s Food Cupboard Network” Alan Edelstein, Executive Director of Family and Community Service and Lessie Harrison, Food Cupboard Coordinator, True Vine Missionary Full Gospel Baptist Church 7. “Eat Better to Fight Disease.” Dr. George Avetian, DO, Senior Medical Advisor of Delaware County 8. “The Need for Healthy Food Pantries” Laura Wall, Executive Director, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger 2:45-3:15 Speed Networking—Webb Room 12:00 - 1:00 pm Networking and Lunch “Don’t Forget Your Cans!” 3:15– 3:45 Evaluations, door prizes and certificates of attendance. -Shelf-stable milks Please avoid donating items in glass packaging, as these can break and end up causing more cleanup than good for agencies. Sponsors to Date: Aetna Better Health Risk, Response and Resources Objectives: Participants will become more aware of the risks of hunger in vulnerable populations. Participants will learn about resources that address these risks and hunger in Delaware County. Participants will network with others to encourage partnering in addressing responses and creating resources. Participants will be inspired to respond to the risks that they encounter in their jobs or contacts.
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