Webinars

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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Financing Medical Respite Care: A Practical Discussion to Ensure Sustainability

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 2-3 p.m. CDT
As communities are looking to reduce health care costs and improve patient outcomes, medical respite care programs are filling a critical need for people who are experiencing homelessness. Whether providing hospitals with a safe and legal discharge option, or creating a bridge … More

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Coffee Chat: End Of Life

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. CDT
Part of the “Coffee Chat” series for clinicians, this session will examine issues related to end of life. Clinicians caring for people experiencing homelessness facing end of life sometimes grapple with challenging situations, including clarifying the individual’s wishes and values, finding ways … More

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Coffee Chat: Competency & Decision-Making

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
Part of the “Coffee Chat” series for clinicians, this session will explore issues related to competency and decision-making. Clinicians caring for people experiencing homelessness sometimes face challenging situations, including considering the role mental health and substance use play in a person’s ability … More

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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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Creating and Delivering Presentations that Inspire, Challenge, and Change the World!

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 3-4 p.m. EDT
Do you have something important to share that could change how people think and act? If so, the way you present your information is just as important as the information itself. People learn and … More

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Ethics Coffee Chat: Reproductive Health

Presented by National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 12-1 p.m. EDT
Part of our new “Ethics Coffee Chats” series for clinicians, this discussion will explore ethical issues related to reproductive health. Clinicians often face challenging ethical situations when assisting people of reproductive age who are experiencing homelessness—from knowing which reproductive health issues to discuss … 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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