Webinars

Keeping Homeless Children Safe from Lead Poisoning

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
This workshop will discuss the issue of childhood lead poisoning, particularly as it relates to homeless families, program successes and challenges, and how the program can be implemented nationwide. Homeless children are at a particularly high risk for lead poisoning. A recent study shows homeless children in Philadelphia suffer from twice the rate of lead poisoning … More

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Infection Control Policies and Practices for Medical Respite Program

Thursday, January 26, 2012
This webinar will describe infection control policies and practices to prevent the spread of infections related to respiratory disease, wounds, and gastrointestinal illnesses in medical respite programs. Medical respite programs provide post-acute clinical care and 24-hour bed rest to people experiencing homelessness and recuperating from illness or injury. With patients often sharing the same quarters, effective … More

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Developing a Cold Weather Sheltering Plan for People Experiencing Homelessness Webinar

Thursday, January 12, 2012
With the arrival of the winter season, many communities are developing and activating emergency cold weather sheltering plans for people who are experiencing homelessness. This webinar, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, will provide … More

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How to Partner With Your Local Housing Authority

Tuesday December 13, 2011
This webinar will focus on the barriers that public housing residents share with homeless individuals and the benefits of partnering with your local housing authority to surmount them. Alex Lehr O’Connell will also discuss HRSA’s Public Housing Primary Care Program.
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Alex Lehr O’Connell, MPH, CPH; Manager, Technical Assistance and Consultation, Community Health Partners for Sustainability, … More

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Patient Centered Medical Home Case Study featuring Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services, a member of the Council, and a 330 funded HCH program will share their journey as the first Community Health Center in Washington State to achieve Level 3 NCQA Recognition - for our 8th Street CHC, as well as our Satellite HCH clinic - Neighborhood Connections.
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Home Visiting Program for Underserved Families (for Administrators)

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program is a federally funded initiative to provide educational, preventive and social services to at-risk families to foster positive parent child relationships that result in healthy outcomes for children. This webinar will teach administrators about a Home Visiting Program based in New Mexico and the resources necessary to run this type of program, including needs assessments, funding, community partnerships and staffing.
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Patient Centered Medical Home Case Study Featuring Mary Howard Health Center

This webinar is the third in a four-part series on Patient Centered Medical Home; recordings and presentations from previous webinars are available in the "Webinar Archives" section below. In this case study of Mary Howard, a nurse-managed health center, presenters will discuss the NCQA's PCMH standards and how they relate to an HCH grantee, the role of outreach staff and a Trans-disciplinary Team in securing level 3 PCMH certification, and resources to help in preparing for the PCMH evaluation.

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Addressing Key Preventive Health Measures in Health Care for the Homeless Settings

October 27, 2011
This webinar will highlight major components of the recommendations and clinician experiences from the field. The HCH Clinicians’ Network has developed Health Care Delivery Strategies: Addressing Key Preventive Health Measures in Homeless Health Care Settings (edited by Patricia Sergeant, MPH) to help clinicians prioritize preventive health measures during primary care visits.
Presenters:

Gregory Morris, PA-C; Director of … More

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