Webinars

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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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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PCMH Updates for Safety Net Providers

Thursday, February 28, 2013
The next webinar on the patient-centered medical home will include important updates on 2011 standards for the safety net community as well as a review of past resources and guidance for those new to the process. Topics in the webinar will also include the funding application to cover recognition fees for HCH grantees and examples of … More

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Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment, and Outreach: Changes Coming to the HCH Community

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
This webinar will identify the Affordable Care Act’s policy changes related to eligibility and enrollment and the areas of flexibility that states have for making further changes, provide examples of enrollment best practices being implemented in health centers, and outline public resources available to help with outreach and enrollment activities. The Affordable Care Act gives states … More

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Employment Support in the HCH Setting

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
This webinar will address several approaches HCH projects can take to support consumers in considering, looking for, obtaining and maintaining gainful employment. Unemployment and homelessness are very closely associated, but many individuals who are homeless are not only able but also eager to work. People who are homeless may already engage in temporary employment or under-the-table … More

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Integrating Behavioral Health & Primary Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
This webinar will discuss how two health care for the homeless projects have implemented integrated behavioral health and primary care models and what factors have contributed to their successes. HCHs are increasingly witnessing the benefits of health care delivery models that integrate behavioral health and primary care services. Because of high rates of co-occurring mental health … More

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HCH Goes to Washington: Legislative Visits during the 2013 National HCH Conference and Beyond

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium offers an excellent opportunity for attendees to meet with their congressional representation. This webinar will provide information on scheduling meetings, communicating with other conference attendees from their state who are interested in attending the meetings, and the suggested policy issues to be discussed. Additionally, grantee … More

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