TennCare Shelter Enrollment Project Regional Trainings

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is hosting four regional trainings for shelter providers working with youth and families this year. These informative trainings are designed to help your program staff become more familiar with TennCare and opportunities to support the health needs of children experiencing homelessness.

Our 2018 Regional Training series is Shelter Health and features the following topics:  healthcare for the homeless basics, controlling communicable disease in community living settings, engaging consumers in a mental health crisis, and TennCare fundamentals for those living in poverty. 
These trainings are FREE and lunch is provided. 
Regional Training Dates:
Johnson City
Date/Time:  March 27, 2018 from 10am – 1pm
Location:  Johnson City Public Library

Date/Time:  May 9, 2018 from 10am – 1pm
Location:  Patterson Park Community Center

Date/Time: June 6, 2018 from 10am – 1pm
Location:  Crossville Housing Authority

Jefferson City
Date/Time:  September 26, 2018 from 10am – 1pm
Location:  Samaritan House in Jefferson City

Topics to be Covered:

  • Understanding and overcoming barriers to health care for the homeless
  • TennCare, the Marketplace, and health care options for the uninsured
  • Communicable disease control for shelters
  • Engaging clients in a mental health crisis
  • Prevention, intervention, and action steps for addressing health concerns
  • Community resources that offer health care for the homeless

To RSVP for a Regional Training, email Cindy Manginelli at cmanginelli@nhchc.org with the names and titles of those who will be attending.