Celebrate MayView in May!
Please join us for “May is MayView’s month” when we will celebrate all things MayView! Through speakers, classes and fun activities, we will showcase MayView’s mission, values, and service to our patients and to the community.
This May is extra special because we are celebrating our 45th anniversary!
May 25, 2017: This year our featured speaker will be Sarah de Guia, Executive Director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN)!
Please join us and Sarah at 3 p.m on May 25 at Foothills Congregational Church at 461 Orange Avenue in Los Altos. There will be a reception following her presentation.
Sarah de Guia is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, where she was awarded the 2011 Student Award for Social Justice and was the 2010 recipient of the Herman Wildman Social Justice Writing Award. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley in Ethnic Studies and Public Policy in 1999. Sarah previously worked with CPEHN in 2008 as Project Manager for the Having Our Say Coalition, where she organized the statewide coalition to advocate on behalf of communities of color for health care reform. Sarah has also served as the Health Program Manager for Latino Issues Forum and as Legislative Analyst for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Sarah has advocated on women’s health and reproductive justice, language access, immigrants’ rights, and expanding health care to communities of color through legislative, budgetary and regulatory processes.
May 3rd, 10th and 17th: Parent Workshop presented by Healthier Kids foundation of Santa Clara County
This event will be held at our Mountain View Clinic and each workshop will start at 5:30pm! Please see the front desk staff, or call our office to register for this workshop!
Program Outcome: Parents and caregivers experience knowledge change as a result of the parenting workshops, which leads to sustained behavior change.
‘10 Steps to a Healthier You’ Program Summary:
Workshop I – ’10 Steps to a Healthier You’ Lifestyle Skills Training: Focus on lifestyle habits rather than body shape or weight; present PHLC’s 10 Steps lifestyle recommendations; introduce the concept of trick foods; present visuals to demonstrate the amount of sugar and fat in processed foods; provide shopping strategies to facilitate bringing only healthy foods into the home; review and discuss the need to make lifestyle changes as a family; and review and discuss the process of behavior change.
Workshop- II – Developing Structure & Routines: Experiential approach to establishing structure in the home specifically related to mealtime and bedtime routines to support the implementation of the ’10 Steps to a Healthier You’; engage in activities that help families create and sustain routines; and discuss strategies for establishing effective communication between parents/caregivers and children and collaborative problem solving skills.
Workshop III – 5 Keys to Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater – Division of Responsibility: The division of responsibility for feeding young children with an expanded curriculum that will include an experiential component where participants experience the child’s perspective of being restricted or forced to eat.
May 22nd- May 23rd: Diabetes Workshop
Carmen Navarez, MD, was our keynote speaker for our 2016 May is MayView’s Month. Dr. Navarez is the Public Health Institute’s vice president for external relations, preventive medicine advisor and director of the Center for Health Leadership and Practice. A long-standing voice for the public’s health, Nevarez is responsible at PHI for developing relationships with health and public health organizations and interests, incubating new project areas and public health advocacy. In 2010, she served as president of the American Public Health Association and was their first Latina President.