Webinars

The Health of LGBT People: Ending Disparities, Ending Invisibility

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
This webinar will describe health disparities found among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and some of the factors that influence these disparities. Participants will learn strategies for taking a sensitive history with LGBT people, ways of inquiring about and being supportive of a patient’s sexual orientation and gender identity, and resources and trainings available from … 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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Organizing Homeless Persons Memorial Day Events

This webinar will introduce Homeless Persons Memorial Day (December 21), which honors all those who have passed away without housing. Presenters will describe past events and discuss ideas for how communities can plan their own memorials.
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Joseph Benson, Community Outreach Worker, Health Care for the Homeless – Houston
Valarie Dowell, Community Health Worker, Cincinnati Health Network
Katy Valesky… More

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