Topics
A to Z
Data &
 Statistics
Forms &
Publications
News &
Advisories
Licensing &
Certification
Rules &
Regulations
Public Health
Directory
Print this Article   Bookmark and Share
2013 Self-Management Forum

The Self-Management Forum provides a unique opportunity for representatives of health systems, state and local public health agencies, community-based organizations and aging and disability services to learn about the most effective means to foster the growth of self-management resources in the state. In 2013 it was held at the Airport Sheraton in Portland, Oregon.

Below are the available materials from the event.


Keynote Address
Morning Plenary Session

Closing Plenary Session
Breakfast Session: Introduction to the Living Well Business Plan

Oregon is embarking on a multi-year process to develop a sustainable delivery system for self-management program delivery and financing in Oregon. Get an overview of the plan and learn what steps the Oregon Health Authority and Living Well Network will take over the next few years to build the Oregon Self-Management Alliance.


10:10 - 11:25 AM Morning Breakout Sessions
Supporting Tobacco Cessation through the Oregon Quit Line

Tobacco addiction is the leading preventable cause of chronic disease. Learn about a free, proven resources for helping tobacco users quit, and hear how a major Portland clinic system is helping patients seamlessly access services.

Tomando control de su Salud

A highly interactive session designed to build leader facilitation skills as we highlight similarities and differences between the cultural approach and content of Living Well (CDSMP) and Tomando Control programs.

Creating Welcoming Programs

Learn how to make your programs accessible and welcoming to people with various disabilities, i.e., sensory, physical, intellectual and/or developmental, with tips on effective outreach and recruitment, and program logistics and delivery.

Opportunities to Integrate Self Management in Coordinated Care Organizations

Learn about how self-management programs can take advantage of health system transformation to become more sustainable through new workforce opportunities (community health workers) and financial support from Coordinated Care Organizations.

  • Presentation (pdf)

2:00 - 3:00 PM Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Putting it All Together: the Participant Perspective (panel)

Hear about a variety of self-management programs from the perspective of individuals who've benefited from them.

Successful Recruitment and Retention Strategies: Marketing on a Shoestring

Join a diverse and interactive group of leaders and program coordinators from a variety of self-management programs to share ideas and solutions to issues we all face.  How do we recruit participants who'll keep coming back?

Focus on the National Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year, community-based lifestyle change program proven to prevent type 2 diabetes in adults at risk for developing diabetes. Learn about the components of the program, how and where it's working Oregon, and plans for expansion from a lifestyle coach master trainer and a leader in the national effort to implement this effective community-based program.

When Opportunity Knocks: the Living Well Business Plan

The Living Well Business Plan outlines a multi-year process to develop a sustainable system for a self-management program delivery and financing in Oregon.  Hear specifics of the plan and learn what steps the Oregon Health Authority and Living Well Network will take over the next few years to build the Oregon Self-Management Alliance.

  • Handout (pdf)​