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Saturday, June 8 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop: Mental Health Coalition Building

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During the 2019 Iowa Annual Conference you are invited to attend an educational mental health breakout session focused towards building community coalitions. Attendees will discover past and current mental health efforts and how communities are uniting to build a decisive and tactical strategy to address mental illness in their community. The session includes specific building blocks in the formation and creation of an effective and strategic community action coalition, building synergy and compassion for those suffering.

The presentation helps to build community action through powerful and compelling coalition building through community unity, corroboration and trust. The session describes historical and key components to an effective mental health coalition and how mental health unity is achieved through the collective energy of a coalition. The session creates a road map to success. Additionally, the session fosters a common bond of understanding, admiration and mutual respect for those willing to meet the mental health crisis and embrace critical challenges in creative ways to help others and serve their communities. Please join us.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Wadding

Kim Wadding

Chairperson for the Partnership for a Healthy Iowa
Kim B. Wadding is a retired Chief of Police for the City of Dubuque after having served in a variety of command positions during his 31 years in law enforcement, including Chief of Police for the City of Newton. Upon his retirement from active law enforcement Chief Wadding served... Read More →
avatar for Jacque Coulson

Jacque Coulson

Co-Chairperson Ankeny Mental Health Ministry Team, Ankeny First United Methodist Church
After 25 years in the field of health education and a long background of volunteerism, Jacque began working for Ankeny First Methodist Church in 2000 and continuing there in a variety of positions until her recent retirement from her last position as Director of Care and Connection.She... Read More →
avatar for Patricia Rittenhouse George

Patricia Rittenhouse George

Co-Chairperson Ankeny Mental Health Ministry Team, Ankeny First United Methodist Church


Saturday June 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Iowa Events Center - Room 301

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