THH Regional Training Schedule

June 9-11, 2010
Sacramento, California
Holiday Inn - Capitol Plaza

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The training is scheduled for Wednesday, June 9 through Friday, June 11 in the California Room at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza in Sacramento, California. Training times are approximately:

Wednesday, June 9
1:00 PM Registration
1:30 PM Session Begins
3:00 PM Break
5:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday, June 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

Friday, June 11
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

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

Local Partnership
National Tribal Healthy Homes is very proud to partner with California Department of Public Health/California Breathing for this regional training. They will be on hand during the training to talk about their programs and how they benefit Californians and the American Indian community. Learn more about this terrific organization here.

Registration Fee
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 before 06/09/2010 will be refunded $25.

Travel Scholarship
Due to generous funding through ARRA funds, the first 60 participants to request a travel scholarship will receive $250 to offset transportation, accommodations and other travel-related expenses. Travel scholarships are limited to three per organization or tribe. Participants must attend the entire training; scholarships will be paid by check and will be mailed approximately 1-2 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 in the California Room of the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza in Sacramento California. Click Here to go to the hotel's web page. Click here for a map of downtown Sacramento.

The Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza is conveniently located off I-5 at the J Street exit in the heart of downtown Sacramento. The hotel is just steps away from the Old Sacramento Historic District with a variety of restaurants and entertainment. The adjacent Downtown Plaza has nearly 100 stores and specialty shops. Guests of the hotel and meeting attendees will be able to park at the hotel for a nominal fee. Airport transportation is also provided for a nominal fee by Super Shuttle; make your reservation by calling 1-800-BLUE-VAN.

A block of rooms at the special rate of $109 plus tax (single or double) is being held for participants. To make reservations call the hotel directly at (916) 446-0100. Make reservations by May 9, 2010 and state that you are with the Tribal Healthy Homes group in order to receive the published rate.