College of Health and Human Services

Programs & Services

Health Awareness and Careers Presentations with pre-college students

  • Dental Health Awareness education for pre-K & elementary school youth

  • Nursing Lab and hospital simulations at IPFW

  • Health careers counseling

  • Health Careers Day of Exploration, Job Shadowing, etc with Parkview Health Systems

Insight Youth Corps

  • Insight = Indiana’s Network of Students Inspiring Good Health Today
  • Collaboration with Indiana State Dept of Health, developed out of InShape Indiana, Governor Mitch Daniels statewide health initiative
  • Pilot will include a minimum of 20 Indiana high schools (6 in NEI-AHEC counties) for 2006-07 school year
  • High school students are trained as mentors and leaders to become health advocates in their schools and community

PROMISE (Partners Recruiting Opportunities for Minority Student Education)

  • Five Year Collaboration with Indiana State Department of Health Office of Minority Health (SOMH), the Indiana Area Health Education Center (IN-AHEC), the Indiana Minority Health Coalition (IMHC), as well as other state and regional partners.
  • Expose ninth grade students to opportunities in health careers and track their progress toward career choices (specifically for those who choose health careers) through college

Health Careers Summer Day Camp

  • Collaboration with IFPW School of Health Sciences and Parkview Health Systems
  • Four day intensive and interactive learning environment at IPFW
    and Parkview hospitals provided comprehensive information on
    health careers

Continuing Education

  • Partnering with IPFW, Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Park Center, and others to present Cultural Competency Conference for Healthcare Professionals on Friday, February, February 23, 2007 at IPFW Walb Union

Service Learning for Health Career Students in MUA

  • Includes Medical, Physician Assistant, Nursing, and other health career students from local universities (i.e. IFPW, University of Saint Francis, Ivy Tech, etc.)
  • IPFW Dental Clinic for student learning at NEI-AHEC location

Community Collaborations & Partnerships

  • Allen County Health Disparity Coalition (ACHDC)
    • IPFW NEI-AHEC is a member with 50+ organizations addressing health disparity issues in Allen County