Webinars

Upcoming Webinar: Clinicians’ Coffee Chat: Adverse Childhood Experiences

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, February 27, 2018 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. CT
In this third of a four-part “Clinicians’ Coffee Chat” series, participants will share questions, wisdom, and resources on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and homelessness.
This interactive discussion will foster peer learning and support across the homeless health care community.
Speakers:

Ellen Bassuk… More

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Upcoming Webinar: Distinct Health Disparities of LGBQ Women Experiencing Homelessness

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
Lesbian/gay/bisexual/queer (LGBQ) women experiencing homelessness present unique health challenges, ranging from reproductive health issues, lack of routine screenings, and high rates of mental illness and sexual violence, which are compounded by overall lack of access, visibility, and sensitivity in women’s and LGBTQ … More

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Upcoming Webinar: An Attack on Women: The Intersection of Violence and Homelessness

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
In 2014 the National Health Care for the Homeless Council published a study exploring the relationship between homelessness and violence. Nearly half the study’s ~500 participants experienced violence while homeless, and findings revealed that although males and females experienced violence at virtually … More

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Upcoming Webinar: Assessing the Needs of Women in Medical Respite

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
Medical respite is a safe and stable place for people experiencing homelessness to heal from illness or injury. This resource is vital as it provides the opportunity for a safe transition from a hospital stay for especially vulnerable individuals. As communities work … More

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Upcoming Webinar: The Nexus of Sex Work and Homelessness

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
The sex trade industry comprises a wide range of activities, in several different settings from street-level sex work, to escort services, to exotic dancing. Many of the folks involved in the sex trade industry are experiencing or have experienced some type of … More

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Upcoming Webinar: Safety Planning with Women Experiencing Homelessness

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
Assist your clients in developing a concise, unique, practical plan to address the many dangers and challenges they face as women experiencing homelessness – for any reason. How, when, where, and why a safety plan is developed will largely inform its effectiveness, … More

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Upcoming Webinar: Minority Stress: Racism and Women’s Issues

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
We know that homelessness is harmful to one’s health and that women experiencing homelessness face unique challenges and different issues than men experiencing homelessness.
This webinar will explore the impact that racism has on women of color experiencing homelessness individually and through … More

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Upcoming Webinar: Trauma-Informed Cervical Cancer Screening in Women with Experience of Homelessness: Translating Principles Into Practice

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
The incidence of cervical cancer in women experiencing homelessness is 4.4 times higher than the general population, and women who are unstably housed are 6 times more likely to die from cervical cancer than their counterparts in the general population. There are … More

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