PETER MERTS SPOTLIGHT
EX CRUCIBLE: The passion of Incarcerated Artists
WHY MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
In these pictures, you will witness the radical changes that will happen to individuals when they are reminded of their humanity and their value through participation in music, visual arts and theatrical programs”
Tim Robbins, Actor and Director, Artistic Director of the Actors' Gang.
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WACHSA seeks to connect correctional health providers in the Western States at our annual conferences and educational sessions.
Our goals are to increase education, health and safety for all in the correctional environment. We are proud of being the only correctional organization providing programs like this in the Western States.
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STRATEGIC PLANNING 2023, HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE
EDUCATION: Providing annual conferences with expert speakers, specialists in their fields. People in the know about providing care to the underserved, under budget constraints.
NETWORKING: Increasing networking opportunities to facilitate a collaborative care system within the corrections community.
EXPANDING OUR SCOPE:
PARTNERING WITH PUBLIC HEALTH POST-PANDEMIC
To improve infectious disease controls in jails and prisons; to increase the safety of all staff, inmates, and volunteers working in jails and prisons; Creating community for members to access resources increasing opportunity to connect in addition to traditional channels and networks.
PARTNERING WITH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS TO INCREASE HEALTHCARE AWARENESS IN CARCERAL SETTINGS.
THERE IS NO GREATER POWER AND SUPPORT YOU CAN GIVE SOMEONE THAN TO LOOK THEM IN THE EYE AND, WITH SINCERITY/CONVICTION SAY, 'I BELIEVE IN YOU.'
WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US IN SACRAMENTO, OCTOBER 25. 26, AND 27TH, 2023.
We are extremely proud of the feedback we get from our customers. We love hearing from them and are responsive to their ideas for improvement.
EVERY YEAR WE improve thanks to our members, exhibitors and attendees.
WACHSA provides support, skill development, and educational programs for healthcare personnel, organizations, and their decision-makers resulting in increased professionalism and community for correctional health personnel.
TOOLS FOR EFFECTIVE PLANNING
WASCHA provides a trusted source of knowledge that assists managers with opportunities for their staff. As a member you can gain access for lower cost educational tools and programs.
A LOOK AT CORRECTIONAL NURSING
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