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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health: Elminating Domestic Violence and its Outcomes

2012 Native American Heritage Month Webinar Event


Alan Rabideau

Miranda Carman, MSW

Gwendolyn Packard
Kyle Newman
Wendi Kannenberg, MPH

held Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, First Nations Behavioral Health Association, Indian Health Service and NAMI hosted our 4th annual national webinar focused on current initiatives in American Indian and Alaska Native mental health. This year our emphasis was on programs to prevent and eliminate domestic violence and its outcomes. 

This webinar provides updates from each sponsor and feature presentations from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center and Family Wellness Warriors Initiative of the Southcentral Foundation.

Moderated by Marin Swesey, program manager, NAMI Multicultural Action Center.

Sponsor Updates:

Featured presentations:

link to National Indigenous Women's Resource Centerlink to Southcentral Foundation's Family Wellness Warriors Initative


Recording is available in three parts: opening and IHS presentation; NIWRC presentation; and FWWI presentation with Q&A. Due to technical difficulties with audio during the webinar, parts of the introduction were cut off and sound quality varies. For better visuals, access the PDFs of each presentation's slides in links above.

Part 1: Welcome from Alan Rabideau (First Nations Behavioral Health Association) and Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health update presentaion by Miranda Carman, MSW

Part 2: Featured presentation by Gwendolyn Packard (National Indigenous Women's Resource Center)

Part 3: Family Wellness Warriors Initiative featured presentation by Kyle Newman and Wendi Kannenberg, MPH)

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