Seattle Regional Training

Region 10 Fact Sheet | Training Program

Individuals and organizations interested in providing care and compassion to people experiencing homelessness met in Seattle on July 12 & 13, 2012, for a free regional training. This accredited training featured professional development and networking opportunities that served the needs of providers of homeless health care and shelter services. Presentation documentation is now available for download.

Thursday, July 12

7:00 AM Registration

7:30 – 9:00 AM Breakfast

8:15 – 9:45 AM Plenary Session with opening remarks by Executive Director John Lozier and Tukwila Mayor Jim Haggerton

10:15 – 11:45 AM

Core Skills for Homeless Service Providers, part 1

Medical Respite Care & Program Development

They’re Catchy, Part 1: STD Screening, Prevention, and Treatment (HIV, Chlamydia, HSV, HPV, Syphilis)

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Core Skills for Homeless Service Providers, part 2

They’re Catchy, Part 2: Infectious Disease Screening, Prevention, and Screening (TB, Hep B, Hep C)

National Outreach Guidelines for Underserved Populations

3:00 – 4:30 PM

Core Skills for Homeless Service Providers, part 3

Chronic Pain Management: Providing Safe, Effective and Compassionate Care

Building a Patient Centered Medical Home with Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

Friday, July 13

7:00 AM Registration

7:30 – 9:00 AM Breakfast

8:15 – 9:45 AM Plenary Session with opening remarks and special health care discussion

10:15 – 11:45 AM

The Nuts and Bolts of Health Reform: What’s Important and What You Need to Do

Hunger & Homelessness

Forming and Maintaining a Consumer Advisory Board

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transexual Health Care Challenges: Ending Youth Homelessness and Invisibility

How to Keep Motivational Interviewing Alive: Tools for Motivational Interviewing Champions and Supervisors

Integrating Service with Community Partners

3:00 – 4:30 PM

Integration of Service & Advocacy

Trauma-Informed Care

The Serial Inebriate Program: Coerced Treatment for Chronic Homeless Inebriate Persons