Community Health Education

COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION

Contact Information:
Location:

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Health Care Center, 100 Lake Traverse Drive, Room E22, Sisseton, SD 57262

Phone:

605.742.3651

Fax:

605.698.4239

Mailing Address:

PO Box 509, Agency Village, SD 57262

Program Information:
Program Manager:

Audrey German

Service Hours:

8:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday

Service Area:

Lake Traverse Reservation

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Service Description

Community Health Education staff work in the schools and community to provide
health education on subject areas, including but not limited to: HIV education, tobacco prevention, cancer screening, injury prevention, behavioral health, etc. Health education information is presented in a variety of methods such as obtaining qualified health professionals to present information, public service announcements on the radio, articles published in the news media, health brochures, cartoons, posters, and one-to-one counseling.

Other Services Offered by this program:

Promoting opportunities for Tribal members to enter the health professions and learn about health careers is also within the scope of the program.

Summer Student Extern Program Information

This is the 11th summer this program will be offered. Its purpose is to provide post secondary health career students the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in one of our health care delivery programs. This ten (10) week program runs May 26 – July 31st. See application documents below.

Summer Student Extern Program 2015

Program Guidelines

SWO Application for Employment HR Form 201

Supplemental Application for Extern Program 2015

Program Events:

Wellness Conference, Youth Wellness Fair and Annual Health Fair.