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Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
1000 S. Fremont Ave.
Building A-9 East, Unit #105
Alhambra, CA 91803
Phone: (626) 293-2600
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
CONFERENCE  ::  April 25, 2018

Presentations from "Cultivating & Celebrating Resilience"

On April 25, 2018, the Office of Women's Health and the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging cohosted Cultivating & Celebrating Resilience at The California Endowment.
Agenda: Cultivating and Celebrating Resilience

There were two Plenary Sessions: the first focused on "Cultivating Resilience" and the second focused on "Celebrating Resilience."


Welcome and Introduction

Ellen Eidem, MS, Director, Office of Women's Health
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd
Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Aging with Dignity and Health
Maria Lemus
, Executive Director, Vision y Compromiso

PLENARY PANEL 1: CULTIVATING RESILIENCE
Fostering resilience at the individual, systems and community levels

Moderator: Martin Jones, Jr. LCSW, Chief, Bureau of Outpatient Services,
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

  • Promoting Psychological Resilience
    Haydeh Fakhrabadi, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist II, Bureau of Outpatient Services
    Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
  • Trauma, Healing & Resilience Across the Lifespan
    Tiombe Wallace, MFT, Feminist Therapist/Trainer/Consultant
    Tiombe Wallace Marriage & Family Therapist, INC
  • Community Emergency Preparedness & Resilience
    Stella Fogleman, RN, MSN, MPH, CNS
    Director, Emergency Preparedness & Response Division
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

TABLETOP ACTIVITY: Engage @ Every Age: an interactive activity about resilience – each participant shared 3 words that meant resilience to them, shared with table members and then reported back to the group
Ideas from Attendees

Facilitator: Christy Lau, MSSW, Program Director
Partners in Care Foundation

PHYSICAL FITNESS ACTIVITY
Led by Antonia M. Routt, Physical Fitness Facilitator

PURPOSEFUL AGING IN LOS ANGELES AND THE LOS ANGELES ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH & AGING
UPDATE


Cynthia Banks
, Director,
Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS)

Laura Trejo, MSG, MPA, General Manager
City of Los Angeles, Department of Aging
 

PLENARY PANEL 2: CELEBRATING RESILIENCE
Understanding and learning from various communities' ability to thrive

Moderator: Viviana Criado, MPA, LAACHA Coordinator,
Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health & Aging (LAACHA)

Concluding Remarks and Thank You
Ellen Eidem, MS, Director, Office of Women's Health
LA County Department of Public Health

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