Webinars

Making the Connection: Improving the Relationship Between Shelters and Health Centers

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Join us for another session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
With a multitude of case management obligations, constant staff turnover, and an important emphasis on housing first – it can be difficult for emergency shelter … More

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Understanding the Health Impacts of Weather on People Experiencing Homelessness: Using Research to Inform Healthy Public Policy

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 11 a.m-12 p.m. CT
Join us for another session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
People experiencing homelessness are vulnerable to the adverse health impacts of weather, and these impacts may worsen with climate change. This study was conducted … More

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Introduction to the Health Care for the Homeless Model of Care

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Meeting the complex needs of patients experiencing homelessness can be difficult to do in traditional health care settings. Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Programs are specifically designed to meet the specialized health care needs of these patients.
This webinar will give … More

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Tips and Techniques to Support Residents Adapting to the Smoking Ban in Public Housing

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Join us for the second session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
In November 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule requiring local public housing agencies (PHAs) to adopt … More

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Preparing and Responding to Natural Disasters: Health Care for the Homeless Perspectives

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 11 a.m-12 p.m. CDT
Join us for the first session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
With recent natural disasters striking major metropolitan areas, the need for preparedness and response discussions has drastically increased. Preparing our health centers, our … More

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Trauma-Informed Organizations Learning Collaborative

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. CST
The Trauma-Informed (TI) Organizations Learning Collaborative is a 3-year project launching in January 2018. The Learning Collaborative aims to create a common understanding of how to design a TI health center and develop resources to help organizations assess and implement the components … More

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Nutrition and Diabetes: Special Considerations for Clients who Are Unstably Housed

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, November 16th, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. CST
Diabetes occurs at approximately the same rate in the homeless and general populations; however, diagnosis and management of diabetes in individuals experiencing homelessness remains greatly challenging. Homelessness creates additional difficulties when clients are trying to manage diabetes within the constraints of living … More

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Street Medicine for Gravely Mentally Ill Patients: Strategies for Establishing Conservatorship

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. CDT
Patients experiencing homelessness who suffer from severe and persistent mental illness and terminal addiction, dementia, and co-morbid medical conditions are at high risk of dying on the streets. These individuals may lack the ability to seek safety and accept treatment because … More

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