2014 Conference Resources

General Sessions

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Susan L. Neibacher Address
The Susan L Neibacher Address honors the memory of an early president of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. Susan was a social worker who founded Care for the Homeless in New York City and insisted that systems-level advocacy is an essential component of the HCH model of care.
Presenter: Bechara Choucair, MD, Chicago Department of Public Health

General Session
Presenter: Shaun Donovan, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Ellen Dailey Award
Ellen Dailey was many things, including a person who experienced homelessness. Ellen used this experience to champion the unique voice of those experiencing homelessness and the right of all people to play a role in the decisions affecting their lives. The award bearing her name honors her memory and her efforts as an advocate for persons experiencing homelessness.

Ellen Dailey Award winners are people who have experienced homelessness and have found their own voice as advocates for others who experience homelessness. Award winners are driven by a passion for justice and a commitment to ending homelessness.
Recipient: Amy Grassette

HRSA/CMS Update
Jim Macrae, MA, MPP
, Associate Administrator for Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Stephen Cha, MD, MHS, Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Slide presentation

 

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Introduction and Welcome
Presenter: John Lozier, MSSW; Executive Director, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

General Session
Presenter: Mark Horvath, Founder, Invisiblepeople.tv

Karen Rotondo Award for Outstanding Service
The Karen Rotondo Award for Outstanding Service honors a clinician working in health care for the homeless who has made a significant contribution to improving the health and quality of life of people experiencing homelessness. Recipients are hands-on caregivers who demonstrate vision and creativity in advancing the goals of ending and preventing homelessness.
Recipient: Rachel Solotaroff, MD, Medical Director, Central City Concern

Respite Care Providers’ Network Medical Respite Award for Excellence
The Medical Respite Award for Excellence is a new award that recognizes outstanding contribution to the field of medical respite care. Award recipients are individuals, teams, or agencies that promote access to medical respite care and quality services through innovative care, advocacy, collaboration building, and research, among other activities.
Recipient: Toni Harp, Mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, and Kelly Doran, MD, MHS, Department of Emergency Medicine and Population Health, NYU School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center

 

Pre-Conference Institutes

Building a Comprehensive Model for Serving Transgender Populations in Homeless Health Centers

Presenters: Tom Bardwell, MAEd, Senior Analyst, Center for Social Innovation; Tim Cavanaugh, MD, Medical Director, Transgender Health Program, Fenway Health; Wayne Centrone, NMD, MD, Vice President, Design Lab, Center for Social Innovation, and President, Health Bridges International; JoAnne Keatley, MSW, Director, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, UCSF; Harvey Makadon, MD, Director, The National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute; Jama Shelton, PhD, LMSW, Forty to None Project Director, True Colors Fund

Engaging Homeless Youth in Services

Presenters: Edward Bonin, MN, FNP-BC, Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Section of Adolescent Medicine, Drop-In Clinic at Covenant House; Richard S. Cho, MCP, MPhil, Policy Director, US Interagency Council on Homelessness;Eowyn Rieke, MD, MPH, Physician, Outside In; Shahera Hyatt, MSW, Director, California Homeless Youth Project; Kathleen Ryan, FNP, Larkin Street Youth Clinic

FacilitatorsMark Fox, PhD, MD, Associate Dean for Community Health and Research Development, University of Tulsa School of Community Medicine; Debbian Fletcher-Blake, APRN, FNP, Program Director, Care for the Homeless

The Social Determinants of Health and Homelessness

Two Steps Worksheet    THRIVE Community Tool    Slide presentation – Bharel

Slide presentation – DiPietro    Slide presentation – Iacino    Slide presentation – Jenkins

Slide presentation – Jester    Slide presentation – Kleiner

Slide presentation – Lehr O’Connell    Slide presentation – THRIVE

Presenters: Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Darlene Jenkins, DrPH, Director of Research and Evaluation, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Alex Lehr O’Connell, MPH, Director, Community Health Partners for Sustainability; Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; BJ Iacino, Vice President of Public Policy and Communications, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Lisa R. Kleiner, JD, MSS, Director of Assessments, Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC); Michelle Jester, MA, Research Project Specialist, National Association of Community Health Centers

Medical Respite Care: Making the Most out of Health Reform

Agenda

Session 1: Medical Respite Standards

Medical Respite Standards: An Overview

Breakout Session presentation – Medical Respite Standards: A Framework for Program Development

Breakout Session Materials – Implementing Standards: Taking the Next Step in Care Transitions

Breakout Session Materials – Implementing Standards: Taking the Next Step in High Quality Post-Acute Care

Session 2 – Health reform

Respite Care and the Affordable Care Act    Hospital Partnerships in Non-expansion States

Breakout Session Materials – Opportunities for Medical Respite Programs in a Health Reform Environment

Breakout Session Materials – MCO Contracting

Presenters: Sabrina Edgington, MSSW, Program and Policy Specialist, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Richard S. Cho, MCP, MPhil, Policy Director, US Interagency Council on Homelessness; Joanne Guarino, Consumer, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Henry Fader, JD, MEd, Attorney, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Rhonda Hauff, BA, COO, Deputy CEO, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services; Alice Moughamian, RN, CNS, Nurse Manager, San Francisco Medical Respite and Sobering Center; Brooks Ann McKinney, MSW, Director of Medical Respite and Safety Net Provider Relations, Mission Health & Hospitals; Jessie Gaeta, MD, Medical Director, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Ted Amann, MPH, RN, Director of Clinical Information Systems, Central City Concern; Paul Gregerson, MD, Chief Medical Officer, JWCH Institute; Leslie Enzian, MD, Medical Director, Edward Thomas Medical Respite

 

Workshops

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

1-2:30 p.m.

 

Marketing for Good: Even Mother Teresa Had a Marketing Plan

Presenter: Jennifer Hyvonen, MPC, External Affairs Director, Fourth Street Clinic

You Don’t Need a Home to Vote 

Presenters: Bob Erlenbusch, PhD, Executive Director, Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness; Joseph Benson, Chair, National Consumer Advisory Board, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Combating Overdose and Opioid Poisoning Death among People Experiencing Homelessness

Slide presentation

Presenters: Maya Doe-Simkins, MPH, Technical Assistance Manager, Heartland Health Outreach; James Kowalsky, BA, Mental Health Worker, Heartland Health Outreach

Putting Trauma at the Heart of Assessment: Using the Life Events Checklist

Life Events Pitch    Life Events Checklist

PresentersPetra Ulrych, MA, LPC, Program Manager Veteran and Native American Services; Sarah Parker, MSW, Family Resources Coordinator and Clinical Case Manager; Jessica Warren, MEd, EdS, Clinical Case Manager, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Housing the Whole Person: Lessons Learned, What Worked, What Didn’t

Slide presentation

PresenterRegina Shasha, APN, MS, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ANCHORS, Sarah’s Circle; Elizabeth A. Dunn, BA, Development Manager, Sarah’s Circle

Street Medicine Detroit: Lessons in Providing Interdisciplinary Holistic Care

PresentersJonathan Wong, MD, Candidate, Founder, Street Medicine Detroit; Dean Carpenter, FNP-BC, Clinical Preceptor, Street Medicine Detroit; Philip Ramsey, Certified Peer Support Specialist, Neighborhood Service Organization, Lydia Adkins, Certified Peer Support Specialist, Neighborhood Service Organization; Lucas Brown, Outreach Case Manager, Neighborhood Service Organization.

Implementing Effective HIV Programs for People Experiencing Homelessness

PresenterHarvey Makadon, MD, Director, National LGBT Health Education Center, the Fenway Institute and Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Forming and Maintaining a Consumer Advisory Board

PresentersDerek Winbush, Consumer, Boston Health Care for the Homeless; James Crawford, Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore Consumer Advisory Board; Raymond Burks, Chair, Heartland Health Outreach Consumer Advisory Board

Living in an Expanded World: A Sampling of Four Medicaid Expansion States

Slide presentation

ModeratorBarbara DiPietro, PhD, Policy Director, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

PresentersKevin Lindamood, MSW, President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore; BJ Iacino, Vice President of Public Policy and Communications, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Rachel Post, LCSW, Public Policy Director, Central City Concern; Jennifer Metzler, Executive Director of ABQ Health Care for the Homeless

How to Achieve Joint Commission Accreditation and NCQA Recognition for Your HCH Program

PresentersAlex O’Connell, MPH, Community Health Partners for Sustainability; Melissa Fox, Managing Director of Health Services, Public Health Management Corporation; Nancy Rothman, RN, EdD, Director of Community-Based Practices, Department of Nursing, CHP&SW, Temple University; Consultant Public Health Management Corporation

Thinking Outside of the Emergency Room: A Collaborative Response to Overuse of Emergency Rooms in Western Massachusetts Hospitals

Slide presentation

PresentersDoreen Fadus, MEd, Executive Director, Community Health, Mercy Medical Center; Sheila Mammen, PhD, Professor, Department of Economic Resources, University of Massachusetts Amherst

 

Wednesday, May 28, 3-4:30 p.m.

 

Building a Community Campaign to House Medically Vulnerable Homeless Individuals – Moving from the Impossible to the Possible

PresentersChristine Sippl, MPH, Project Director, Santa Cruz County Homeless Persons’ Health Project; Phil Kramer, Project Director, Santa Cruz 180/180; Monica Martinez, MPA, Executive Director, Santa Cruz Homeless Health Services

Hospital Collaboration and Funding Opportunities for Medical Respite and Other Program Initiatives

Presenter: Brooks Ann McKinney, MSW, Director of Safety Net Provider Relations and Medical Respite, Mission Hospitals

Using Motivational Interviewing to Increase Patients’ Commitment to Health Behavior Change

PresenterKen Kraybill, MSW, Director of Training, t3

Improving Health Care Outcomes through Outreach, Engagement, and Linkage to Care

Slide presentation

PresentersLesley Moody, CHES, Manager, Health Education, Care for the Homeless; Gillian Saunders, CHES, Senior Health Education Specialist, Care for the Homeless; Gabriela Gonzalez, BS, Health Educator, Care for the Homeless    

Population Management: Improving the Health of Our Highest-Risk Patients

Slide presentation

PresentersMonica Bharel, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Jessie Gaeta, MD, Medical Director, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Still Striving for an Expanded World: A Sampling of Three Medicaid Non-Expansion States

Slide presentation

ModeratorDan Rabbitt, MSW, Health Policy Organizer, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Presenters Jenn Hyvonen, MPC, Director of External Affairs, Fourth Street Clinic; Cathryn Marchman, LCSW, JD, Legal, Policy and Compliance Officer, St. Joseph’s Health System; Frances Isbell, MA, Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston

Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence

Slide presentation

PresenterMatthew Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovation Officer, Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation

 Rumors of the Decline of Homelessness Are Greatly Exaggerated

PresentersKevin Lindamood, MSW, President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless of Maryland; Damien Haussling, BS, MA, Word on the Street Newspaper; Jeff Olivet, MA, President and CEO, Center for Social Innovation

Housing First: Consumers and Providers Speak Out on Strategies to Support Housing Stability and Recovery

PresenterSuzanne Zerger, PhD, Research Coordinator, Centre for Research on Inner City Health 

Comorbidity and Homelessness: Experiences from the National Canadian at Home Study

Slide presentation     Handout 1    Handout 2    Handout 3    Handout 4    Handout 5    Handout 6    Handout 7

PresentersJames Frankish, PhD, Professor, School of Population & Public Health, University of British Columbia

Risk Strategies for HIPAA HITECH Security and Privacy Vulnerabilities in the HCH Setting

Slide presentation

PresentersAnna Gard, FNP-BC, Health IT and Quality Consultant; Henry Fader, JD, MEd, Attorney, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Robert Zimmerman, Chief Technology Officer, Managing Director, QiP Solutions

Chronic Public Intoxication: Considerations for Implementing and Running a Sobering Center

Slide presentation

PresenterShannon Smith-Bernardin, MSN, RN, CNL, PHN, Coordinator, San Francisco Sobering Center

 

Thursday, May 29, 10:15-11:45 a.m.

 

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Building Community in 140 Characters or Less

PresentersMark Horvath, Founder, Invisible People TV; Kevin Lindamood, MSW, President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless Baltimore

Patient-Centered Medical Home that Extends Beyond the Medical Clinic Through Information Technology Innovations

Slide presentation    Handout 1    Handout 2

PresentersAnita Cordova, MA, Director of Development, Planning, and Evaluation, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless; Debbie Hussey, BS, Director of Health Systems Management; and Paige Bowman, Computer Support Specialist 

Implementing Peer Support: Learning to Grow, Clarifying Roles, and Getting Out of the Way

Slide presentation

PresenterAndy Patterson, MSW, PhD, Director, Health Care for the Homeless, Family Health Center-Phoenix Health Care for the Homeless; William Woodard, CPSS, Certified Peer Support Specialist, Family Health Center-Phoenix Health Care for the Homeless; Nolan Nelson, MDiv, Health Care for the Homeless Supervisor, Family Health Center-Phoenix Health Care for the Homeless

House Calls: Multidisciplinary Team Visits to Chronic Rough Sleepers Placed in Low Threshold Supportive Housing, 2005-2014

PresentersRomeena Lee, MPH, Street Team Case Manager, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; David Munson, MD, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Jim O’Connell, MD, President, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Jill Roncarati, PA-C, MPH, Physician Assistant, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Samantha Siskind, BA, Street Team Outreach Coordinator, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program 

A Community Clinic and Local Health Department Partner to Tackle a TB Outbreak among the Homeless in Los Angeles

PresentersMary Marfisee, MD, MPH, Medical Director, UCLA School of Nursing Health Center at the Union Rescue Mission; Cristin Mondy, RN, MSN, MPH, Acting Area Health Officer, Los Angeles County-Department of Public Health; JoKay Chan, MPH, Epidemiologist, Tuberculosis Control Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Peter R. Kerndt, MD, MPH, Acting Director, Tuberculosis Control Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

The VA’s Call of Duty: Collaborating with Community Partners to Assist Female Vets and Families

PresentersAdrianne Atwater, LCSW, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs; Jemima Anglade, LCSW, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Leveraging Resources through Collaboration: Using Current Assets to Build Bridges

Slide presentation

PresentersAndrea Brooks, JBM Solutions, Inc. and Sabine Eustache, DrPH, MPH, MBA, SEJ Associates, Inc.

Getting Away from Grants: Developing Sustainable Funding Streams

PresentersAlex Lehr O’Connell, MPH, Director, Community Health Partners for Sustainability; Melissa Fox, Managing Director of Health Services, PHMC 

Red State Medicaid Expansion Strategies: The Utah Experience

PresentersKristy Chambers, CPA, CEO, Fourth Street Clinic; Matt Slonaker, BA, JD, Executive Director, Utah Health Policy Project

LGBTQ Homeless Youth: Stories of Risk and Resilience

PresentersMandy Lussier, Safe Spaces Coordinator, Youth on Fire/AIDS Action Committee; Ayala Livny, MEd, Youth on Fire Program Manager/AIDS Action Committee; Cassanova McKenzie, Youth on Fire Peer Leader; Britany Goldberg, Youth on Fire Peer Leader

Innovative Coordinated Care Models for People Experiencing Homelessness – An Update

Slide presentation 1    Slide presentation 2

PresentersKaren Batia, PhD, Executive Director, Heartland Health Outreach, CEO, Together4Health; Stephanie Luther, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Heartland Health Outreach, Medical Director, T4H; Rachel Post, LCSW, Public Policy Director, Central City Concern; Rachel Solotaroff, MD, Medical Director, Central City Concern

Health Insurance Marketplace 101

Slide presentation

PresenterGaye Humphrey, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Dallas Regional Office of External Affairs

 

Thursday, May 29, 1-3:30 p.m.

 

Fostering a Resilient Team Culture that Maximizes Staff Retention, Organizational Learning, and Optimal Service Delivery

Slide presentation

PresentersKelley Craig, MNPL, CDP, and Chloe Gale, MSW, Co-Directors of REACH Program, Evergreen Treatment Services

The Advanced Primary Care Home for Homeless: Principles, Partnerships, and Practice

PresentersHonora Englander, MD, FACP, Hospitalist, Oregon Health & Science University, Medical and Co-Principal Investigator, C-TraIn; Rachel Solotaroff, MD, MCR, Medical Director, Central City Concern 

Understanding High Risk Behaviors and Providing Trauma-Informed Care in a Mobile Health Care Setting

Slide presentation

PresenterJennifer Stout, LICSW, MLADC, Counselor, Families First

Providing Nursing Services in Supportive Housing

Slide presentation

PresentersJamie Moore, RN, Nurse Manager, Housing and Urban Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Adrianne Wynacht, RN, Housing and Urban Health, San Francisco Department of Urban Health; Sarah Dobbins, MPH, DART Administrator, Housing and Urban Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Joshua Bamberger, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Housing and Urban Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Rural Collaboration: A Recovery-Oriented System of Care Addressing Needs of Those with Co-Occurring Disorders, Chronic Conditions, and Recidivism

Slide presentation

PresentersLibby Guthrie, EdD, MA, Executive Director; Joann Brewer, AA, Care Coordinator, Mendocino County AIDS/Viral Hepatitis Network

Using Enhanced Outreach to Increase Access to Mainstream Benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance/Supplemental Security Income (SSDI/SSI) and Medicaid

Slide presentation 1    Slide presentation 2

 

PresentersAndy Patterson, MSW, PhD, Director, Health Care for the Homeless, Family Health Center-Phoenix Health Care for the Homeless; Kameron Fowler, LMSW, Program Director, Front Steps; Tarry Truitt, BA, Director of Projects and Communication, Mercer Alliance to Ending Homelessness; Pamela Heine, MSW, LSW, DRCC, Senior Project Associate, Policy Research Associates, Inc./SOAR Technical Assistance Center

Motivational Interviewing with a Twist: Facilitating Communication and Change with Policymakers

Slide presentation

PresentersBarbara DiPietro, PhD, Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Matthew Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovation Officer, Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation

Integration of Behavioral Health and the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) in a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Primary Care Setting

Slide presentation    Handout 1    Handout 2

 

PresentersDavid Pullen, MS, CRC, LMHP-E, The Daily Planet; Maureen Neal, CFRE, COO, The Daily Planet; Pam Pietruszewski, MA, Director, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

Protecting the Civil Rights of People Experiencing Homelessness and Promoting Alternatives to Criminalization

PresenterBob Erlenbusch, Chair, Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness

Listening to Portland’s Homeless and Recovering Community: The HEARTH Project

Handout

PresenterTed Amann, MPH, RN, Co-Director, HEARTH, Central City Concern; Gary Cobb, Outreach Worker, Central City Concern Health Improvement Project

Research in Action: Using Data to Fuel Changes in the Clinical Care of People Experiencing Homelessness and Addiction

Slide presentation

PresentersTravis Baggett, MD, MPH, Clinician-Investigator, Harvard Medical School; Jessie Gaeta, MD, Medical Director, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Jennifer Brody, MD, MPH, Staff Physician, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

How To Leverage Community-Based Partnerships to Launch a Medical Respite Program

PresentersMelissa Fox, Managing Director of Health Services, Public Health Management Corporation; Alex Lehr O’Connell, MPH, Director, Community Health Partners for Sustainability; Deborah McMillan, Director of Homeless and Social Service, Public Health Management Corporation; Sandra Guillory, Director, DePaul USA

 

Thursday, May 29, 3-4:30 p.m.

 

We’re Bringing Sexy Back: Putting Fun, Excitement, and Meaning Back into Performance Improvement

Slide presentation

Presenters: Chuck Amos, MBA, Director of Performance Improvement, Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore; Nilesh Kalyanaraman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore; Fran Bruce, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore 

Employment Services for People Experiencing Homelessness: Evidence, Principles and Guidance for Implementation

PresentersChristopher Warland, AM, Manager, Program Quality & Technical Assistance, National Transitional Jobs Network; Caitlin Schnur, AM, Workforce Policy & Research Fellow, National Transitional Job Network

Developing an Integrated Service Delivery Model for Homeless Families and Individuals in Colorado

PresentersJohn Parvensky, JD, President, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; David Otto, MD, Medical Director of Integrated Health Services, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Mary Lea Forington, Director of Integrated Health Services, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; BJ Iacino, Vice President of Public Policy and Communications, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Room: Balcony K

The Role of Patient Navigators in Integrating Health Care and Housing Support

PresentersJames Apt, BA, HIV Case Manager, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, MedHEART Project; Meghan Dalton, LMSW, Director of Homeless Programs, AIDS Arms, Inc; Angelica Palmeros, MSW, Program Coordinator, City of Pasadena Public Health Department; Mariana Sarango, MPH, Program Manager, Health and Disability Working Group; Jodi Davich, Director, Multnomah County HIV Health Services Center, Multnomah County Health Department 

Sustaining an Intervention for Homeless High Users

PresentersDavid Folsom, MD, MPH, Medical Director, St. Vincent de Paul Village; Marc Stevenson, MSW, Director, Project 25; Kris Kuntz, MA, Director of Outcomes, Project 25

Enhancing Care for People Experiencing Homelessness with Hepatitis C: A Patient-Centered Primary-Care Approach

Slide presentation    Handout 1    Handout 2

PresenterMarguerite Beiser, ANP-BC, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Spare Some Social Change? Integrating Direct Service Advocacy To Prevent and End Homelessness

Slide presentation

PresentersDan Rabbitt, MSW, Health Policy Organizer, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Lisa Stambolis, NP, Director of Pediatrics, Health Care for the Homeless; Samuel Weeks, DDS, Consumer Advocate, Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless Program

Breaking the Habit of Complacency: Addressing Tobacco Use among Individuals with Severe Mental Illness Who Are Homeless or Vulnerably Housed

PresentersDonna Pettey, MSW, RSW, PhD candidate, Director of Operations, Canadian Mental Health Association Ottawa Branch; Annette Bradfield, RN (EC), MScN, Nurse Practitioner Manager, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch

Integrated Care Model for Homeless Mothers with Depression: An Intervention in Family Shelter Clinics in New York City

PresentersDebbian Fletcher-Blake, FNP, Assistant Executive Director, Care for the Homeless; Benigno Rodriguez, MSW, Senior Case Manager, Care for the Homeless; Linda Weinreb, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School/UMass Memorial Health Care

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: What Health Providers Need To Know

Slide presentation

PresenterKaren Madrone, MPA, Program Specialist, National Center for Homeless Education, North Carolina Homeless Education Program 

Homelessness, Racism, and Social Justice

PresenterJeff Olivet, MA, President and CEO, Center for Social Innovation

Increased Health Care Utilization as a Result of Peer-Based Services for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness in an Urban Setting

PresentersMichael Brody, MSSW, Director of Service Operations, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania; Michelle Leister, BA, Supervisor of Peer AHEAD Program, MHASP

Friday, May 30, 10-11:30 a.m

On the Fast Track to Health Access: Transforming Vulnerable Patient Access with Rapid Redesign

Slide presentation

PresentersJoseph Pace, MD, Director of Primary Care Homeless Services, Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Barbara Wismer, MD, MPH, Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Mark Alstead, Administrator, Clinical Operations, Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic, San Francisco Department of Public Health               

Bringing Providers Together in the Field: Developing a Homeless Health Care Alliance

PresentersLadonya Brady, RN, BSN, Clinical Manager, Mount Carmel Outreach Mobile Coach and Street Medicine; Keith McCormish, MPA, Grants and Evaluations Manager, Southeast, Inc.

Trauma-Informed Care

Slide presentation

PresenterMatthew Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovation Officer, Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation

Cornerstone: Evidence-Based Supportive Services for Success in Permanent Housing

Slide presentation

PresentersHenry Parker, MS, LPC-S, Executive Director, Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority; Jerusha Burton, MS, Cornerstone Project Director; Lendy Holm, MS, ALC, Mental Health Therapist, Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority; Donna Leslie, MS, LPC-S, Director of Residential Services, Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority; David McIntosh, MBA, Chief, Operations Officer, Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority; Donald Bogie, PhD, Program Evaluator, Cornerstone Project, Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority; Cynthia Bisbee, PhD, Consultant, Cornerstone Project, Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority

Reducing the Need and Cost of Health Care for the Homeless

PresenterKar Woo, MRSS, President, Artists Helping the Homeless

Breaking Boundaries: An Innovative Cross-System Collaboration among Police, Prosecutors, and Social Workers

PresentersKris Nyrop, MA, LEAD Program Director, Public Defender Association; Cathy Speelmon, BA, NCACII, CDP, LEAD Program Director, Evergreen Treatment Services; Chloe Gale, MSW, Co-Director, REACH Program, Evergreen Treatment Services

Advocating for Ourselves: Creating a Client Speakers Bureau

Slide presentation

PresentersJeff Foreman, MGA, MSEd, MA, JD, Director of Policy, Care for the Homeless; William Bryant, AA, Health Care Advocate, Care for the Homeless; Anthony Williams, Consumer Advisory Board, Care for the Homeless, David Broxton, Consumer Advisory Board Member, Care for the Homeless

Bringing the Affordable Care Act to the Streets

Slide presentation

PresentersKatie League, LCSW-C, Outreach and Enrollment Manager, Health Care for the Homeless, Baltimore; Margaret Flanagan, LGSW, Public Benefits Coordinator, Health Care for the Homeless, Baltimore

Linking Causes and Gaps in Service for Adults Experiencing Homelessness

Slide presentation

PresentersJosie Parker, PhD, Project Manager, Research and Data Analysis, Pathways Community Network Institute; John Barile, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Addressing the Health Needs of Older Adults and Seniors Experiencing Homelessness

Slide presentation   Video presentation

PresentersPeggy Bailey, MPA, Senior Policy Advisor, Corporation for Supportive Housing; May Shields, RN, Chief Operating Officer,Hearth, Inc.; Rebecca Brown, MD, MPH, University of California at San Francisco

The Use of the MOCA as a Brief Screen for Cognitive Impairment

PresentersJonathan Feinberg, MS, Psychological Trainee, Palo Alto University; Ciara Mahan, PhD, Psychologist, Valley Homeless Healthcare Program; Janet Kohl, RN, Valley Homeless Health Program

 Slide presentation

Friday, May 30, 12:30-2 p.m.

 

Medical Home for People Experiencing Homelessness: Strategies and Lessons Learned During PCMH Transition

Slide presentation

PresentersKimberly Case, MSN, MPH, CPNP, Director, Quality and Risk Management, Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services; Mae Morgan, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services

Psychosocial Rehabilitation – An Integrated Approach to Wellness

PresentersAnitra Peten Walker, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health and Social Services, Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services, Inc.; Antoinetta McKay, BA, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Team Lead, Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services, Inc.

Transgender Medical Care: Advanced Case Discussion

Presenters:Barry Zevin, MD, Physician Specialist, Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic; Tim Cavanaugh, MD, Medical Director, Transgender Health Program, Fenway Health

Applying Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to a Medical Respite Environment

PresentersAudrey Kuang, MD, Medical Respite Director, Valley Homeless Healthcare Program; Ciara Mahan, PhD, Psychologist, Valley Homeless Healthcare Program; Amber Frymier, RN, Valley Homeless Healthcare Program; Lorna Lindo, MSW, Valley Homeless Healthcare Program 

Marketing for Permanent Supportive Housing

PresentersArturo Bendixen, MSW, Executive Director, Center for Housing and Health; Jessie Beebe, MSW, LSW, Health Services Specialist; Peter Toepfer, BA, Supportive Services Manager

Building an Effective Advocacy Campaign

Slide presentation    Handout

PresentersLiz Kuoppala, MA, Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless; Kenza Hadj-Moussa, MA, Communications Director, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless

Who’s Next in Line? A Dialogue on Housing Prioritization Practices in the United States

PresentersEmily Spence-Almaguer, MSW, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center; Vicki Nejtek, PhD, Associate Professor, Family Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Chronic Disease Management Strategies in Persons Experiencing Homelessness for Student Providers

Slide presentation

PresentersPia Valvassori, PhD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Project Hope, Health Care for the Homeless-Orlando; Elliot Sklar, PhD, Project Director, Project Hope, Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University; Nadine Chipon-Schoepp, DO, Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine; Kristi Messer, MSW, MPH, Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Homeless or Not: A Single Universal High-Quality Health System for All

PresentersMardge Cohen, MD, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Gordon Schiff, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Elizabeth Frost, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center

Addiction Recovery Housing: Choice Matters

PresentersJohn Parvensky, JD, President, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Rachel Post, LCSW, Public Policy Director, Central City Concern

 

Poster Presentations

Reducing Stigma in Health Care and Law Enforcement for Street Level Sex Workers