Advancing Cultural Competence

Urban Indian Issues in New York City and Buffalo

Originally presented on May 28, 2015

Shaylynn Raphaelito

Health Department Director, American Indian Community House

Michael Martin
Executive Director, Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties, Inc.

Participants will learn about the history of Indian Health Services and socio-cultural norms of some American Indian communities within New York State. Specific service provision barriers encountered within Indian Health Services will be presented along with strategies to identify and collaborate with community partners.

Learning Objectives
After watching this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Understand the Indian Health Service system and its challenges in urban settings
  • Recognize Urban Indian issues in health care
  • Identify community partners and resources to help connect your own clinical work with broader social justice advocacy.
  • Identify the origins of some of the socio-cultural norms in Haudenosaunee and other American Indian communities in New York State.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until May 31, 2018.

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1.5 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until May 31, 2018.

Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until May 31, 2018.