Las Cumbres will be represented by Child and Family Services department teams at upcoming events on October 8th and 9th.
On October 8th the agency's Confident Parenting Home Visiting team will staff a table at the Jicarilla Men and Women's "Road to Wellness" Annual Conference, "Ikin dooshdiniigo ye changal", from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Jicarilla Community Health and Fitness Center, the conference will host informative sessions including: "Drugs in Indian Country"; Pre-Diabetes; Parenting; Sexual Assault; Tobacco Prevention; and Cancer Screening. Lunch will be provided. New location just announced: Wild Horse Event Center at the Wild Horse Casino. A health fair will be taking place simultaneous with the conference in the casino fitness center from 9 a.m until 3 p.m. For more information and a current schedule of events, call the Jicarilla Fitness Center at (575) 759-3690.
The Dulce Child Find health fair, October 9th, 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m, will find Las Cumbres Family Infant Toddler (FIT) clinicians as well as Confident Parenting Home Visiting staff on site available to screen families with children ages birth to 21. The Child Find event will be held at the Jicarilla Service Unit of Indian Health Services. Screenings will include hearing, vision, dental, and developmental screenings for speech and language, gross motor, and social/emotional concerns. Free to the public. For more information, contact Jeff Versaw, (575) 759-3343 of Robin Dishman, (575) 759-2908.