Webinars

Upcoming Webinar: Hepatitis A Vaccination Among Persons Experiencing Homelessness

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Since 2016, over 17 states have been affected by hepatitis A outbreaks, and more than 15,000 cases, 8,500 hospitalizations, and 140 deaths have been reported. San Diego was one of the first jurisdictions affected. This outbreak was driven by conditions related to … More

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Nutrition and Diabetes: How Medical Nutrition Therapy Can Improve Diabetes Management

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. CT
March is National Nutrition Month! In recognition of this special month, the National HCH Council is hosting a webinar highlighting the important role Registered Dietitians (RDNs) play in the complex care of patients experiencing homelessness with diabetes. For people experiencing homelessness with … More

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Forsake Me Not: How HCH Providers Can Deliver Better Care to Pregnant Women Experiencing Homelessness

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 12-1 p.m. CT
The HCH model of care is often lauded for its patient-centered, trauma-informed approach to providing a wide range of health and support services to very vulnerable people experiencing homelessness. The HCH community rightly prides itself on a “whatever-it-takes” approach to engaging clients … More

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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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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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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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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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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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