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The training is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 through Thursday, September 1 
at the Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Training times are:

Tuesday, August 30
7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Lunch On Your Own
1:00 PM Session Begins
3:00 PM Break
5:00 PM Adjourn

Wednesday, August 31
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Lunch On Your Own
1:00 PM Session Begins
3:00 PM Break
5:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday, September 1
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Adjourn

The daily agenda will be kept fluid to accommodate special topic requests, hands-on demonstrations and local presenters. The topics for all three days will include:

Training Topics
This training will not only provide a comprehensive overview of healthy home/safety issues; but also emphasize testing/assessment equipment and protocols, as well as low cost mitigation for these issues: 
•  Lead containing products and materials 
•  Household Chemicals/Products, Pesticides and Integrated Pesticide Management 
•  Asthma and Allergy Sources 
•  Moisture and Molds 
•  Hantavirus 
•  Lice 
•  Combustion Gases and Carbon Monoxide
•  Home Energy and Weatherization related Home Health Issues/Controls 
•  Drinking Water Quality 
•  On-site waste water management 
•  Home safety assessment: falls, fires, water 
•  Radon 
•  Plasticizers (Phthalates, DEHP) 
•  Asbestos Containing Materials
•  Mercury 
•  Take-Home Occupational Contamination

Training Segments
This training will consist of 20 hours of training of which be a combination of classroom and hands-on diagnostic/assessment skill-set training. Segments of the training are: 
•  Introduction and Risk Overview
•  Steps to creating a community Healthy Homes Program
•  In-depth training focusing on the health effects, assessment and mitigation of healthy home/safety issues
•  Media and Tools to Promote a Tribal Healthy Homes Campaign and Community Program 
•  Teaching Others About Healthy Housing: Reaching Youth and Adult Learners 
•  Tracking Your Success 
•  Healthy Homes Partners, Funding Sources and Resources 
•  Refining Your Steps to creating a community Healthy Homes Program

Local Partnership
Thanks to these organizations for their assistance planning this regional training. 
Go to their web site to learn more about them.

Albuquerque Indian Health Service-Environmental Health Services 

Registration Fee
This training is open to 60 participants and space will fill on a first-come, first-served basis. The registration fee for this 2 1/2-day training will be $125 per participant. In an effort to encourage teams to register, the fee for two or more members from the same organization will be $100 per participant. Payment is due before the beginning of the training and is payable by cash, check or money order. The registration fee covers all training and materials as well as breaks; lunches will be on your own. 
Cancellation/Refund Policy: For a 100% refund (less a $50 processing fee) cancellations and refund requests must be in writing and received by MSU Extension 10 days prior to the event. Any cancellation received less than 10 days before08/31/2011 will be refunded $25. There will be no refunds after the training begins.

Travel Scholarship
Due to generous funding through ARRA funds, the first 60 participants to request a travel scholarship will receive $500 to offset transportation, accommodations and other travel-related expenses. Participants must attend the entire training; scholarships will be paid by check and will be mailed approximately 2-3 weeks after the last day of the training. Confirmation of receipt of a travel scholarship will be emailed along with registration confirmation. Sign-up for the travel scholarship is located on the registration form. 

Registration & Travel Scholarship Form

Click here to download and print the Registration and Travel Scholarship Form. If you have any questions about the registration and scholarship form contact Debbie Albin at (406) 994-3782 or

Location & Hotel Information

The training will take place at the Sandia Resort & Casino at 30 Rainbow Road NE in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Click here to go to their web site.

A block of sleeping rooms at $149.00/night plus tax (single or double) is being held at the Sandia Resort and Casino. To make reservations call the hotel directly at (877) 272-9199 or 
(505) 798-3930. Please state that you are with the Tribal Healthy Homes training in order to receive the published rate and make the reservations by July 30, 2011.