Memphis Congregational Health Network Seminar, December 11-12

Oct 23, 2017 | Community Health, Congregational Health Network, Events, Stakeholder Health Resources, Stakeholder Health webinar | 0 comments

The Congregational Health Network: Adaptation Seminar – Immersion and Presentation,

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis

December 11-12, 2017

Contact Niels French for registration and further information: Tel. 901-516-0835


The Congregational Health Network is a partnership between Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, congregations and other relevant community entities in the Memphis metropolitan area designed to address health issues by increasing the congregation’s and the hospital’s ability to care for their members and the surrounding community.

Monday, December 11

10:00  – 10:15 am  Welcome and Partner Introductions

10:15 – 11:20 Participant introductions & introduction to the Center of Excellence in Faith and Health. Introductions of participants and staff . Who are you, your agency and what do you hope to learn? The concept of the Center of Excellence.   CHN as an asset-based community partnership.  Why CHN works in Memphis – Mission – Ministry – Market Share. Initial Group formation.

11:20 – 11:30  Break

11:30 – 12:30  More CHN History. Covenant Committee; Organization chart and governance, Congregational integration, Spiritual Care Component; Hospital Integration and Training; Science, Assets and Leadership

12:30 – 1:00  Lunch and conversation 

1:00 – 1:40  System overview. Setting the stage: Strategic Plan Development and Community Health Needs Assessment.                                                                                                   

2:00 – 2:10  Break

2:10 – 3:45  Community Health Asset Mapping, Tracking and Technology. Identifying the assets, CHN data collection, CERNER, tracking the data and technology

3:45 – 4:00  Questions & Answers and End of Session


Tuesday, December 12

9:00 – 9:15 am  Opening Prayer,  remarks and review

9:15 – 10:15  Roles and Integration

  • Video
  • Roles: Navigator & Liaisons
  • Navigator Job Description
  • Registering Congregations
  • Tracking the Engagement data
  • CHN Education Strategy and classes

10:15-10:35  Lead Navigator

  • Choosing Liaison(s)
  • Liaison Training
  • Liaison Reporting

10:35-11:00  Community pastor; Community liaison. Testimonies and discussions with community pastor and community liaison

11:00  – 11:45  CHN Cancer Program Specialist. Komen grant, CHN and The West Clinic specialty cancer navigation, PBS video

11:45 – 12:30  Working Lunch, International navigation

12:30  – 1:30  CHN and Community Health in 38109

1:30 – 2:00  Foundation & financial support;  Summary & Closing discussion

2:00  Evaluation


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