Webinars

Employment, Health Care, and Housing

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Drawing from the paper “Work Matters: Employment as a  Tool for Preventing Homelessness and Improving Health” by the National Transitional Jobs Network and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, this 1.5 hour webinar will summarize workforce development models, asset-building strategies, federal funding sources, and recommendations for employment and homeless services providers seeking to address … More

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Consumer Involvement in ACA Education and Outreach

Thursday, June 27, 2013
In this webinar, three projects from New York, Baltimore, and Oakland, California, will explain how their consumers assist in ACA education and outreach.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has the potential to improve the health and financial security of millions by offering non-disabled adults affordable health care coverage. The success of this endeavor will rely in … More

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The National Health Service Corps: The Ins, Outs, and Opportunities for HCH Grantees

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
This webinar will address the benefits and important site information that health care for the homeless grantees should know about the National Health Service Corps. The NHSC programs provide scholarships and repay educational loans for primary care physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, behavioral health providers, residents, and other primary care providers who agree to practice … More

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Understanding SSA’s Policy on Drug Addiction and Alcoholism and Its Impact on Disability Determinations

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
In this special collaborative webinar of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery TA Center, a representative from SSA’s Office of Disability Programs will describe the new ruling and how it aims to improve disability determinations for people who have a co-occurring substance use disorder. Additionally, attendees will … More

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Promoting Healthy Habits: Innovative Nutrition Education & Physical Activity Programs for Homeless Children & Families

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In this webinar, participants will discover ways to address obesity prevention, promote healthy habits, and overcome challenges inherent in working in homeless shelter settings. To address issues of accessing healthy food and venues for physical activity, the New York Children’s Health Project conducts CHEFF’s and Microwave Cooking classes, aimed at increasing nutrition-related knowledge and skills in … More

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Consumer Involvement in Governance—Chicago

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Would you like to engage consumers in leadership decision-making at your health care for the homeless project? Are you considering developing a consumer advisory board? In this webinar, consumer leaders will discuss how consumer advisory boards and consumer board members have helped to maximize the ease of use and comfort of their facilities for all of … More

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Let’s Work Together: HCH and CoC Collaborations

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This webinar will address the dynamic role of Continuums of Care in addressing homelessness while defining the array of services available to vulnerable populations. The presenters will describe the many opportunities to learn, communicate, collaborate, and integrate CoC and HCH training, planning, services, and programs to better serve people experiencing homelessness and other underserved populations.
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Teaching Health Centers: Seeking Accreditation to Provide Graduate Medical Education

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
This webinar will provide an overview of the HRSA THCGME Program, eligibility requirements, and what health centers can do to prepare to apply. Many health centers recognize the benefit of having residents serve patients and learn at their sites, and thus, consider themselves, “Teaching Health Centers.” However, many of these health centers are not accredited and … More

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