About the Training
Become a Certified Trainer!
This training is intended for adults who work with Native youth. Participants who complete the training will be certified trainers in the Native Wellness Institutes, 10 lesson “Native Youth Leadership” curriculum. The training will be hands-on, experiential and participants will give presentations to display their knowledge and understanding of the curriculum. The curriculum is great for any youth program. Each person will receive a curriculum kit - curriculum, lanyard, name tag, and certificate.
FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT CEU'S
Community Education & Engagement Coordinator
Northwest Indian College
2522 Kwina Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
Who Should Attend
Youth Program Staff, Social Service and Tribal Health Staff, Education and Recreation Program Staff and others interested in working better with Native Youth.
Registrants who are unable to attend may send a replacement participant at no additional charge. Please provide us with the name of the replacement before the training. If a participant is unable to attend and no cancellation is made prior to the training or replacement is made, the FULL amount of registration will be charged as a no-show fee.
Meet the Trainer
Jillene is an enrolled member of the Gros Ventre or Aaniiih people from Fort Belknap, Montana. She lives in Oregon with her life partner and children. She is the Executive Director of the Native Wellness Institute and helped to found the national non-profit organization in 2000. She has a Bachelors of Science degree in Community Health Education and has served Indian Country for 30 years providing training and technical assistance in a variety of areas. Jillene has traveled to hundreds of Native communities and interacted with and learned from thousands of people. Whether she is providing youth leadership training, assisting women heal from childhood trauma or helping to bring wellness to the workplace, Jillene shares her passion for being positive, productive and proactive. She enjoys beading, reading, pow wowing and spending time with family and friends.
The Bahia Resort Hotel
998 West Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
The room rate is $119.00 single and double rate, $139 triple rate, $159 quad rate. Mention the Native Wellness Institute to receive the discounted rate. The cutoff date for making room reservations is Monday, November 1, 2019, after this date the discounted room rate can not be guaranteed.
Standard amenities in every studio, room, and suite include: complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, HBO, AM/FM radio, coffeemaker, ironing board and iron, hairdryer, refrigerator and signature bath supplies.