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INTER TRIBAL COUNCIL OF
MICHIGAN’S
REACH MNO* PROJECT
Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention
*Racial and Ethnic Approaches to
Community Health, Minority-Serving
National Organizations
Stephanie Bliss Pinnow, Program
Manager
OVERALL PROGRAM GOAL
 To
identify and disseminate evidencebased information and provide capacity
building opportunities related to the
integration of commercial tobacco abuse
and prevention strategies into chronic
disease programs
NON-CEREMONIAL COMMERCIAL TOBACCO
USE CAUSES THE FOLLOWING*:
Heart Disease
 Cancer
 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 Stroke
 Asthma
 Maternal/Child Health
 Diabetes+
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*According to CDC’s Community Guide on Tobacco Use
http://www.thecommunityguide.org/tobacco/index.html
+Evidence to suggest commercial tobacco use is associated with an increased
risk of diabetes
http://www.diabeticcareservices.com/diabetes-education/diabetes-andsmoking
EVIDENCE-BASED, PROMISING PRACTICES,
BEST-PRACTICES AND INDIAN COUNTRY
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Question:
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Why is important to define, understand, and identify
these practices?
Answer:
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With limited funding and high rates of chronic
diseases, it is important to do the best we can to and
learn from one another so that we can reclaim the
health or our communities.
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With knowledge brings power
DEFINITIONS*
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Evidence Based Practices -Programs formally
evaluated to be effective, sometimes called Best
Practices, that can be replicated and implemented,
even with modifications in other settings
Promising Practices - Programs not formally
evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete)
but identified by experts as programs with results
suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in
broader pilot implementation efforts.
Local Efforts - Programs and/or activities that have
not been evaluated but are identified by local
programs as producing positive results.
*http://www.ihs.gov/oscar/index.cfm?module=FAQ#q2
PRACTICE-BASED EVIDENCE*
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Practice-Based Evidence (PBE): A range of
treatment approaches and supports that are
derived from, and supportive of, the positive
culture of the local society and traditions.
Importance of PBE’s
*Jamie Bartgis & Dolores Subia BigFoot, 2010. The State of
Best Practices in Indian Country . Concept Paper, Healthy
Indian Country Initiative Promising Prevention Practices Guide
2010.
CURRENT ITCM REACH MNO
PARTNERS INCLUDE:
COLLABORATORS
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Inter Tribal of Arizona
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Native American Cancer Research Organization
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http://natamcancer.org/
National Native Network
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http://itcaonline.com/
http://www.keepitsacred.org/network/
University of Arizona-Basic Tobacco Intervention
Skills for Native Communities
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http://bandura.sbs.arizona.edu/hcp/IHS/index.htm
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES FOR 2012
Technical Assistance to partners
 Trainings-nationally, Tribal-specific
 Capacity-Building-nationally, Tribal-specific
 Promising Practices Document
 Monograph
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ACTIVITIES
Monthly workgroup calls to partners-TA
 Identification of Promising Practices that
integrate commercial tobacco control/prevention
into chronic disease programs
 Capacity Building-trainings conducted for the
University of Arizona’s Basic Intervention
Tobacco Skills for Native American Health in
South Dakota with community Health
Representatives
 HIC Wellness Advisory Council
 HIC Focus Groups
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A PROMISE CONFERENCE
A PROMISE National Conference
“Reclaiming the Health of Our Tribal
Nations”
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A PROMISE: American Indians/Alaska Natives
Promising Practices to Reclaim Our health to
Mobilize communities to Integrate tobacco and
chronic disease prevention and advance policy,
Systems, and Environmental change.
http://apromiseconference.com/
A PROMISE CONFERENCE GOALS (4)
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Supporting healthy communities through tribal
governance
Integrating commercial tobacco and chronic
disease programs
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Using evaluation to develop best practices
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Sharing tools, resources, and approaches
A PROMISE PRE-CONFERENCE
TRAININGS
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The Path to Health and Wellness: Building Our
Strength in Program Planning and Evaluation
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Tobacco Dependence Treatment Continuing
Education Programs
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Provided by Janis Weber, PhD from JCW Research &
Evaluation Group, Inc.
Provided by The University of Arizona HealthCare
Partnership
Building Your Program into a Practice of Promise
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Provided by Red Star Innovations
For more information including summaries and learning
objectives, please visit:
http://apromiseconference.com/preconference-training.php
THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME
PLEASE VISIT HTTP://APROMISECONFERENCE.COM/
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING OUR UPCOMING
CONFERENCE
STEPHANIE BLISS PINNOW CONTACT INFO:
[email protected]
906.281.0333

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