Webinars

Being Trauma Informed and Its Role in Ending Homelessness

Presented by the National HCH Council and Coldspring Center for Social and Health Innovation
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 | 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT
We sit at the edge of a paradigm that has the power to transform not only our work with patients, but our communities and nation as well. Ending homelessness will never happen as long as the majority of … More

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Hospital Community Benefit Funding: Potential Resources to Meet the Needs of Homeless Populations

Presented by the National HCH Council
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | 2-3 p.m. ET

To qualify for tax exemptions as charitable organizations, not-for-profit hospitals are required to engage in activities that benefit their communities, often known as “hospital community benefit.” These activities can mean additional funding for programs, staffing, and other tangible assistance that meet the needs of people who … More

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We All Do IT: UDS and Reporting Software

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | 3-4 p.m. ET
Each year, every community health center program is required to submit data for HRSA’s Uniform Data System (UDS). Technology can help in the process, but with several IT vendors promising fast and easy solutions, it can be an overwhelming decision as well … More

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Managed Care and Homeless Populations: Linking the HCH Community and MCO Partners

Presented by UnitedHealthcare and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. EDT
In states that expanded Medicaid, many people experiencing homelessness became eligible for health insurance, often enrolling in a Medicaid plan offered through a managed care organization (MCO). This development means that there are new opportunities for managed care plans and … More

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Engaging Homeless Youth: Recommendations and Resources

July 29, 2015 | 1-2 p.m. Eastern
Understanding the totality of youth homelessness is essential to engagement and the development of interventions and policies that promote the wellbeing of young people experiencing homelessness. All clinicians, administrators, and policy and advocacy staff working for or with youth populations (ages 12-24) would benefit from a deeper understanding of engagement strategies. This webinar … More

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Effectiveness in Consumer Governance

June 25, 2015 | 3-4 p.m. Eastern
Consumers have a unique role in Health Center governance and advocacy as their experiences can guide policies and practices at health centers and in the larger community. The National Health Care for the Homeless Council recommends HCH grantees create consumer advisory boards (CABs) as the vehicle for meaningfully engaging consumers in their governance … More

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Integrating Routine HIV Testing into Care: Strategies for Improvement and Partnership

June 24, 2015 | 1-2 p.m. Eastern
In recognition of HIV testing day (June 27, 2015), the National HCH Council will host a webinar on HIV testing strategies. HIV testing and counseling are the cornerstones of HIV prevention response, allowing individuals to know their HIV status and access appropriate services. However, testing rates in primary care settings remain low. The … More

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Adapted Anticipatory Guidance for Infants and Toddlers

June 15, 2015 | 1-2 p.m. Eastern
Children experiencing homelessness are significantly more likely to have acute and chronic illnesses and have much higher rates of emotional and behavior problems and developmental delays than housed children. In this webinar we will discuss strategies from a forthcoming Council resource, Adapted Anticipatory Guidance for Infants and Toddlers Experiencing Homelessness, which adapts … More

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