Webinars

Immigration Enforcement and Health Centers: Knowing Your Rights as a Provider

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 | 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. EDT
In light of recent policy and enforcement activities involving immigrants, this discussion will provide legal background on providers’ rights and responsibilities with regard to law enforcement and the privacy and confidentiality of patients’ identifying information (as well as personal health information). … More

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Health Reform & the HCH Community: What You Need to KNOW, What You Need to DO

Presented by National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 1-2 p.m. EDT
While Congress did not pass the American Health Care Act, dismantling the ACA and overturning Medicaid expansion remains a priority for some lawmakers. Moreover, Medicaid coverage is at risk of being undermined by administrative and state-level changes that can happen immediately and will … More

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From Darkness to Light: Honoring Success and Resilience at the Summer Solstice

Presented by National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 | 3-4 p.m. EDT
Each year on December 21, the Winter Solstice, the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, Homeless Persons Memorial Day events honor individuals who have lost their lives while enduring homelessness. On June 21, the Summer Solstice, the first … More

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Medication-Assisted Treatment: Changes in Federal Policy Will Help Increase Access to Opioid Treatment in the HCH Community

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, January, 25th, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) expanded buprenorphine prescribing rights to nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants, while changes in federal regulations increased patient limits. At the same time, many homeless health care providers have been adding MAT services into … More

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Mitigating Risk: Seven Important Things You Need to Know about Volunteer Background Checks

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Employee screening is increasingly required for health centers and other nonprofits serving people without homes, and many organizations are expanding their screening practices to include volunteers and board members. Your reputation is paramount, and one rogue volunteer can negatively impact your program’s … More

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Hope, Transformation, and Post-Traumatic Growth

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and the Coldspring Center for Social and Health Innovation
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 | 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT
The amazing thing about humans is that, no matter how dark the situation, there is always hope for healing and growth. Trauma can either be a source of devastation or an opportunity to … More

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The Abyss: Addiction, Homelessness, and Trauma

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and the Coldspring Center for Social and Health Innovation
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT
Without healing, trauma can structure a person’s brain in a way that sets them up to be a high risk for addiction. Addiction is one of the most effective and efficient ways to … More

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Ask & Code: Documenting Homelessness Throughout the Health Care System

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT
The health care system is increasingly focusing on the social determinants of health that drive cost, service utilization, and health outcomes. Hospitals, Medicaid managed care plans, and health providers are particularly interested in the risk factor of housing status, a key element … More

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