2014 Regional Training – Berkeley, CA

berkeley widget August 14-16, 2014 | University of California, Berkeley – Clark Kerr Campus

Jointly sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council

The Health Care for the Homeless Regional Training brings together individuals and organizations that provide care and compassion to people experiencing homelessness throughout Region IX and the rest of the western United States. The training offers two-and-a-half days of professional development and networking opportunities. Workshop topics include trauma-informed care, integrating HIV testing into primary care, and an introduction to the new recuperative/medical respite care standards. This accredited training was planned in collaboration with the Region IX Health Care for the Homeless Advisory Committee to address current needs and concerns of health care, housing, and other service providers in this region.

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Thursday, August 14, 2014


Plenary Session – Using Policy, Research, and Practice to Maximize Supportive Housing

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1–2:30 p.m. Workshops

Moving Forward with ACA Part 1: Enrollment Challenges 

Implementing New UDS Measures

Care Management and Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Frequent Users of Crisis Health Care Services


3–4:30 p.m. Workshops

Effective and Sustainable Street Medicine

HCH Governance Requirements: Co-Applicant Boards for Public Entities

Infectious Disease Screening and Treatment: TB and Hep C

Slide presentation 1      Slide presentation 2


Moving Forward with ACA Part 2: Strategies for Increasing Provider Capacity and Improving Patient Engagement and Retention


Friday, August 15, 2014


9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Implementing an Enabling Services Data Collection Model to Improve Quality and Eliminate Disparities


10–11:30 a.m.Plenary Session – Beyond ACA: How a Single-Payer System Can Guarantee Health Care for All


1–2:30 p.m. Workshops

Taking a History of Sexual Health: Opening the Door to Effective HIV and STI Prevention 

Federal and State Policy Matters: Why It Is Important and How to Get Involved

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Creating a Trauma Informed Organization


3–4:30 p.m. Workshops

Creating a Trauma Informed Organization

Effectiveness in Consumer Governance

Increasing Access to Health Care for Trans People Experiencing Homelessness


Saturday, August 16, 2014

9 a.m.–12 noon

Intensive Workshops

Forging the Path for Medical Respite Care in Health System Reform

Slide presentation 1      Slide presentation 2      Handout 1      Handout 2


Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorder

Using Your Story to Change the World