THH Regional Training Schedule

August 9-11, 2011
Bismarck, North Dakota
United Tribes Technical College

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The training is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 11 at the
Jack Barden Center on the United Tribes Technical College campus in Bismarck, North Dakota. Training times are approximately:

Tuesday, August 9
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 10
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, August 11
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Adjourn

The daily agenda will be kept fluid to accommodate topics of special interest, 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
National Tribal Healthy Homes is very proud to partner with US EPA-Region 8 and United Tribes Technical College for this regional training. Learn more about these organizations:


epa uttc

Registration Fee
Due to generous support from US EPA-Region 8 and United Tribes Technical College, there will be no registration fee for this training.

Participants who choose to take ONLY the August 8 RRP training must pay a registration fee of $200. This fee is due upon registration and no one will be registered without payment.
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 before 08/08/2011 will not be refunded. No refunds will issued 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 be from outside the training area and 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 deborah.albin@montana.edu.

Location & Hotel Information
The training will take place on the United Tribes Technical College campus in Bismarck, North Dakota. Click here to go to the college's web page. The college is located south of of the city, near Bismarck Municipal Airport. There are many choices in Bismarck for sleeping rooms. Go to http://www.bismarckhotels.net/ for a list of area hotels, their locations, prices and contact information.


Special Training Opportunity
for Participants of the
Bismarck, North Dakota Regional Training!

Lead Renovation, Repair and
Painting (RRP) Training
Monday, August 8, 2011
7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
United Tribes Technical College ~
Bismarck, North Dakota

EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program Rule (RRP) will affect those who work in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities, including: renovation contractors, maintenance workers in multi-family housing, painters, and other specialty trades. Under the rule, child-occupied facilities are defined as residential, public or commercial buildings where children under age six are present on a regular basis.
Contractors are required to have a Certified Renovator
on board for each job taking place in a home
or facility defined by the rule.

Read More about the EPA Rule and the training here.

Tribal Healthy Homes will offer the
9-hour course FREE OF CHARGE ($200 value!)
to participants of the August 9th
Tribal Healthy Homes training.
Participants may take ONLY the RRP
course for the registration fee of $200.
Participants taking only the RRP course are
not eligible for the $500 travel scholarship.

Space is limited to only 30 registrants
(first-come, first-served) for this special training
so register today on the THH registration form.