Webinars

Coordinated Care for the Homeless Population

This webinar, presented in collaboration with the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, is an overview of Community Mental Health and Health Care for the Homeless services. There will be four case study presentations on successfully working in a partnership.
Presenters:

Barbara DiPietro, PhD; Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Kathy Reynolds, Vice President, Health Integration … More

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Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Case Study on Achieving Level 3

This webinar will examine the NCQA recognition process and the experience of Hudson River Health Care, which has achieved Level 3 Recognition.
Presenters:

Kathi Brieger, RD, CDE; Vice President, Quality Services, Hudson River Health Care; Peekskill, New York
Anna Gard, FNP-BC; Health Disparities Consultant, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved; Glenside, Pennsylvania

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Community Health Worker Guide

This webinar will orient participants to the new guide on integrating community health workers into an health care for the homeless project, with a focus on outreach and enrollment. Two HCH projects’ community health workers will be featured—one whose focus is on navigation and enrollment and the other whose focus is on outreach and education. Learn how community health workers … More

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Planning for HCH Day Activities

This webinar offers tips and strategies for planning HCH Day events during Health Center Week in August. While activities for HCH Day 2011 are discussed, this material can apply to HCH Day event possibilities for any given year.
Presenters:

Amy Grassette, Chair, National Consumer Advisory Board Chair
Katy Valesky, MSSW; Consumer Advocate, National Healthcare for the Homeless Council… More

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Steps to NCQA Recognition for Patient-Centered Medical Home

This webinar will review the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) 2011 Standards as well as the eligibility and application process, scoring guidelines, and the relationship between Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services’ (CMS) Meaningful Use Requirements and the 2011 Standards. The presenter will also provide information and resources on Regional Extension Centers (REC) and Health … More

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Strategies for Local and National Advocacy

This webinar contains information to help participants learn strategies for engaging in advocacy at the local level and in Washington, D.C., without adding significant burdens to the limited time and resources available to health care for the homeless grantees. Conscious economic and policy decisions over the last 30 years have contributed tremendously to contemporary homelessness. Advocacy in support of new … More

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Introduction to Community Health Worker Programs

The webinar will explore the role of a community health worker (CHW) and how a CHW program can be applied in the homeless health care setting. The session will also provide an overview of the Homelessness 101 program and its relevance to the advocacy role of a community health worker.
Presenters

Matt Leber, Community Organizer and Co-founder; Nashville Homeless … More

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Health Care for the Homeless Models of Integrated Care

This webinar will focus on the models of integrated care that three health care for the homeless projects have adopted in order to better serve homeless populations. Homeless populations are much more likely to have complex, multiple occurring disorders that include chronic, somatic conditions coupled with mental health and/or substance use disorders. Traditional models of care often separate primary care … More

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