THH Regional Training Schedule

October 27-29 , 2010
Ignacio, Colorado
Sky Ute Casino Resort

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This training is currently full.
Please call Debbie at (406) 994-3782
to be placed on the waiting list.

Special Training Opportunity
for Participants of the
Ignacio, Colorado Regional Training!

Lead Renovation, Repair and
Painting (RRP) Training
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sky Ute Casino Resort ~ Ignacio, Colorado

CLOSED - Maximum enrollment has been met. Check the box on the registration form if you want to be added to the waiting list.

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
8-hour course FREE OF CHARGE ($200 value!)
to participants of the October 27-29
Tribal Healthy Homes training.

Space is limited for this special training so
register today on the THH registration form.

The training is scheduled for Wednesday-Friday, October 27-29, 2010 at the Sky Ute Casino Resort in Ignacio, Colorado. Training times are approximately:

Wednesday, October 27
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, October 28
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

Friday, October 29
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Adjourn

The daily agenda will be kept fluid to accommodate 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

Thanks to the following partners for their generous support of this regional training:
•  Southern Ute Indian Tribe
•  Indian Health Service
•  Environmental Protection Agency

Registration Fee
Due to generous funding from the host Tribe, there will be no registration fee for this training. The training is limited to 60 participants and will fill on a first-come basis. Pre-registration is required to attend the training. Download the registration form here.

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. This scholarship is available only to participants who come from outside the training area and incur travel-related expenses. Participants must attend the entire 20 hours of the training; participants who miss any part of the training are not eligible to receive a scholarship. Scholarships will be paid by check approximately two to three weeks after 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 be held at the Sky Ute Casino Resort located at 14324 US HWY 172 N. in Ignacio, Colorado. Click here to go to the website. A block of rooms at special rates are being held for participants. To make reservations call the hotel directly at (800) 876-7017. Make reservations by October 11 and state that you are with the Tribal Healthy Homes group in order to receive the published rate.

Monday, October 25
All Rooms - $80 plus tax

Tuesday, October 26 - Thursday, October 28
Non-Smoking Double Queen - $80 plus tax
Non-Smoking King - $72 plus tax
Non-Smoking Concierge King - $80 plus tax