Last week’s Needs Assessment Webinar for HCH Grantees is now available along with the additional resource, “Assessing Your Community’s Health: A Needs Assessment Toolkit for HCH Grantees.” The webinar addresses the following questions about meeting HRSA requirements: What is sufficient evidence in assessing needs of homeless in the service area? What kind of data is used for your … More
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Drawing from the paper “Work Matters: Employment as a Tool for Preventing Homelessness and Improving Health” by the National Transitional Jobs Network and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, this 1.5 hour webinar will summarize workforce development models, asset-building strategies, federal funding sources, and recommendations for employment and homeless services providers seeking to address … More
This webinar describes Community Health Center Week and provides specific information on Health Care for the Homeless Day. Over 20 million individuals receive services from community health centers every year, nearly 2 million of those are individuals experiencing homelessness. HCH projects play a vital role in providing medical and other important services to individuals experiencing homelessness. HCH Day provides HCH … More
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Participants on this webinar on permanent supportive housing will illustrate the common clinical challenges practitioners and clients report, describe challenging clients and strategies employed to overcome these challenges, and discuss the policy and practice recommendations to be considered in order to strengthen a growing housing model targeted to very vulnerable populations.
Much of the current policy … More
Thursday, June 27, 2013
In this webinar, three projects from New York, Baltimore, and Oakland, California, will explain how their consumers assist in ACA education and outreach.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has the potential to improve the health and financial security of millions by offering non-disabled adults affordable health care coverage. The success of this endeavor will rely in … More
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
This webinar will address the benefits and important site information that health care for the homeless grantees should know about the National Health Service Corps. The NHSC programs provide scholarships and repay educational loans for primary care physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, behavioral health providers, residents, and other primary care providers who agree to practice … More
Understanding SSA’s Policy on Drug Addiction and Alcoholism and Its Impact on Disability Determinations
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
In this special collaborative webinar of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery TA Center, a representative from SSA’s Office of Disability Programs will describe the new ruling and how it aims to improve disability determinations for people who have a co-occurring substance use disorder. Additionally, attendees will … More
Promoting Healthy Habits: Innovative Nutrition Education & Physical Activity Programs for Homeless Children & Families
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In this webinar, participants will discover ways to address obesity prevention, promote healthy habits, and overcome challenges inherent in working in homeless shelter settings. To address issues of accessing healthy food and venues for physical activity, the New York Children’s Health Project conducts CHEFF’s and Microwave Cooking classes, aimed at increasing nutrition-related knowledge and skills in … More
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Would you like to engage consumers in leadership decision-making at your health care for the homeless project? Are you considering developing a consumer advisory board? In this webinar, consumer leaders will discuss how consumer advisory boards and consumer board members have helped to maximize the ease of use and comfort of their facilities for all of … More
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This webinar will address the dynamic role of Continuums of Care in addressing homelessness while defining the array of services available to vulnerable populations. The presenters will describe the many opportunities to learn, communicate, collaborate, and integrate CoC and HCH training, planning, services, and programs to better serve people experiencing homelessness and other underserved populations.