Session Materials

2016 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium

This page include archived session materials from the 2016 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium. Slides and other materials, where available, are listed directly below the title of each session.

 

Pre-Conference Institutes | Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Medical respite care: positioning your program for success

View slides from this presentation (PDF): Medical Respite Funding and Return on Investment; Strengthening Care Coordination and Transitions in Medical Respite Care; Medical Respite, Health Care, and Housing.

Presented by: Donna Biederman, DrPH, MN, RN, Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Nursing; Brandon Clark, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Circle the City; Honora Englander, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Community & Clinical Integration, Oregon Health & Science University; Henry Fader, JD, Attorney, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Jessie Gaeta, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Carrie Harnish, LMSW, Clinical Director Community Benefit, Trinity Health; Jennifer Nelson-Seals, MSHRM, Executive Director, The Boulevard; Rebecca S. Ramsay, BSN, MPH, Director-Population Health Partnerships, CareOregon; Caitlin Synovec, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Baltimore Health Care for the Homeless

Emerging from the abyss: Programmatic and professional strategies to help people recover and grow

Presented by: Matt Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovations Officer, Coldspring Center; Deborah Borne, MD, MSW, Medical Provider and Principal Investigator, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Siotha King-Thomas, Drug and Alcohol Certificate, Case Manager, Homeless Outreach Team, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Primary care providers and psychiatric care: The next level

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Session Agenda and Medication-Assisted Treatment: Buprenorphine in the HCH Community.

Presented by: Lynda Bascelli, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Project HOPE; Susan Marie, PMHNP, PhD, Medical Director for Behavioral Health, Old Town Clinic, Central City Concern; Marianne Savarese, RN, BSN, Program Coordinator, COO, City of Manchester Health Care for the Homeless Program

A seat at the table: Influencing state health care delivery system reforms & aligning internal HCH operations

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Managed Care and Homeless Populations:Linking the HCH Community and MCO Partners, Medicaid & Permanent Supportive Housing: A Quick Guide for Health Centers, Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Medicaid Enrollees: State Strategies, and How has the ACA Medicaid Expansion Affected Providers Serving the Homeless Population: Analysis of Coverage, Revenues, and Costs.

Presented by: John Lozier, Executive Director, National HCH Council; Barry Bock, CEO, Boston HCH, Boston, Massachusetts; Bobby Watts, Executive Director, Care for the Homeless, New York, New York; Kevin Lindamood, President & CEO, Baltimore HCH, Baltimore, Maryland; Catherine Anderson, Vice President, State Programs, UnitedHealthcare; Paul Leon, CEO & President, Illumination Foundation, Irvine, California; Ed Stellon, Executive Director, Heartland Health Outreach, Chicago, Illinois; Tom Andrews, President, Mercy Care/CEO, Saint Joseph’s Health System; Rachel Solotaroff, MD, Chief Medical Director, Central City Concern, Portland, Oregon; Marty Sabol, Director of Health Services, Nasson Health Care, Springvale, Maine; Frances Isbell, MA, CEO, Health Care for the Homeless Houston; John Gilvar, Mobile Medical Van Manager, Seattle King County Department of Public Health; Leslie Tallyn, Director of Quality and Compliance, Central City Concern; Hannah Katch, Senior Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Kathy Moses, Senior Program Officer, Center for Health Care Strategies; William Kennedy, Medical Director, CareOregon; Sean Kolmer, Senior Vice President of Policy & Strategy, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS).

Moderated by: Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Senior Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

You receive federal funding! Why should we support you? How would you answer that question?

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: The CHS Value Model for Community Health Centers.

Presented by: Caitlin Feller, MPP, PCMH CCE, Principal, Community Health Solutions (CHS); Maureen Neal, CFRE, COO, Advancement, The Daily Planet; Donald Shepard, PhD, Professor, Brandeis University; Helena DeLigt, LCSW, COO of Programs, The Daily Planet

Your oral health program: Strategies for success

Presented by: Colleen Anderson, DDS, Dentist, Boston Health Care for the Homeless; Danielle Apostolon, Technical Assistance Project Manager, Safety Net Solutions; Dori Bingham, Program Manager, DentaQuest Institute, Safety Net Solutions; Daniel Brody, DMD, Dentist, Valley Health Systems; Andrea Dickhaut, RDH, BSDH, MHA, Practice Administrator, DentaQuest Oral Health Center; Mark Doherty, DMD, Executive Director, DentaQuest Institute; Mark Koday, DDS, Chief Dental Officer, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic; Bob Russell, DDS, MPH, Public Health Dental Director, Iowa Department of Public Health

 

Workshops | Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Session I: Workshops

Without housing, without rights
Presented by: Monia Beemer, MSW,
Development Director, WRAP; Paul Boden, Executive and Organizing Director, Western Regional Advocacy Project
Healing from the outside in: Developing a comprehensive wound care program in your HCH clinic

Healing from the outside in: Developing a comprehensive wound care program in your HCH clinic

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Presented by: Pat Buckley, PA-C, ND, WCC, Physician Assistant, Central City Concern – Old Town Clinic; Teresa Ransom, CMA, Medical Assistant, Central City Concern – Old Town Clinic

Integrating and sustaining patient navigators in a primary care medical home

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Presented by: Christa Black, MPH, Project Manager, Multnomah County Health Department; Maurice Evans, SPNS Navigator Team Lead, Cascade AIDS Project; Angie Harbin, Director of Housing & Support Services, Cascade AIDS Project

Community model for moving law enforcement reform forward: Essential elements of Albuquerque’s APD Forward campaign & consumer-driven training

Presented by: Adriann Barboa, Field Director, Strong Families NM of Forward Together; Kristin Leve, Consumer Board Advisory Committee Member, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless; Jennifer L. Metzler, MPH, Executive Director, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.; Carmon Ryals, Consumer Board Advisory Committee, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless; Peter Simonson, Ph.D., Executive Director, ACLU of New Mexico

TransAccess: Gender affirming HIV primary care for San Francisco’s transwomen of color

Presented by: Talia de la Cruz, Health Promotions Specialist, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center; Kate Franza, MSW, Project Manager, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center; Royce Lin, MD, Principal Investigator, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Addressing brain injury within HCH settings: Screenings, interventions, and outcomes

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Presented by: Jan Caughlan, MSW, LCSW-C, Sr. Director of Behavioral Health, Baltimore Health Care for the Homeless; Caitlin Synovec, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Baltimore Health Care for the Homeless

Data driven quality: A participatory discussion on improving health through data

Presented by: Chuck Amos, MBA, Director of Performance Improvement, Health Care for the Homeless; Chris Espersen, MSPH, Quality Director, Primary Health Care; Mandy Graves May, MPH, Vice President, Evaluation and Quality Assurance, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Voting matters: From voter registration to getting out the vote

Presented by: Joseph Benson, NCAB Member, Community Health Worker, Health Care for the Homeless Houston; Iris Hodge, BS, Outreach Coordinator, Main Street Alliance; Matt Warfield, MSW, MUP, Health Policy Organizer, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

What’s new in homeless health care? A no-jargon summary of the latest research

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Annotated Bibliography.

Presented by: Travis Baggett, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham; Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital

Health care for the homeless in Oregon: A panel discussion

Moderated by: Craig Hostetler, MHA, Executive Director, Oregon Primary Care Association

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Oral Presentations:

Efforts and interventions in the engagement of homeless populations and partners

Presented by: Libby Guthrie, EdD, MA, MHRS, Executive Director, MCAVHN

Addressing the health and quality of life among vulnerable people experiencing homelessness in Northwest Arkansas

Presented by: Kevin Fitzpatrick, PhD, University Professor, Jones Chair in Community, Director of the Community and Family Institute, University of Arkansas

Who needs oral health care? Why? And how?

Presented by: Beverlee Cutler, DMD, Multnomah County Health Department.

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Session II: Workshops

The effects of clinic and staff attitudes about people experiencing homelessness

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: City of Pasadena Public Health Department: Operation Link and Building Medical Homes Among Multiply Diagnosed HIV+ Homeless Persons in Rural North Carolina.

Presented by: Robert Betancourt, LCDC, LCSW, Harris Health System; Lisa McKeithan, CRC, SPNS Project Manager, CommWell Health; Sandy Sheble-Hall, RN, ACRN, HIV/HCV Clinic RN, Boston Health Care For The Homeless; Angelica Palmeros, MD, MSW, Pasadena Public Health Department

Coordinated entry: Understanding and improving the way your clients enter permanent supportive housing

Presented by: Kim Keaton, MPA, Senior Program Manager, Corporation for Supportive Housing

The quality and compliance connection: From the board to the frontline, strategies for building accountability

Presented by: Barry Bock, RN, CEO, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Dianne Pledgie, Esq, Compliance Counsel, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Eliminating barriers to care for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Providing Health Services for Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Persons: Resource List.

Presented by: Claudia Davidson, MPH, Research Associate, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

The activist consumer advisory board: Using CABs for policy, advocacy, health education and social justice

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Presented by: T. Sukari Finley, NCAB Secretary, Co-chair Los Angeles Christian Centers Consumer Advisory Committee, Los Angeles Christian Centers; Tina Hayes, NCAB Co-Chair, Chairperson Mercy Care Consumer Advisory Board, Mercy Care; David Peery, JD, Chairperson, Camillus Consumer Advisory Board, Camillus Health Concern

The power of value-based leadership and decision-making

Presented by: Matt Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovations Officer, Coldspring Center; Kevin Lindamood, MSW, President & CEO, Health Care for the Homeless; Jennifer L. Metzler, MPH, Executive Director, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.

Homelessness screening in the emergency department: Mending the holes in your safety net

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Presented by: Brett Feldman, MSPAS, PA-C, Director and Founder Health Care for the Homeless, Street Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network

A doctor, a pharmacist, a public health activist call for hepatitis C treatment for active users

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Presented by: Mindy Butler, RPh, Pharmacist, Outside In; Ryan Hutchison, MD, Physician, Outside In; Haven Wheelock, BS, IDU Health Services Program Coordinator, Outside In

Medical home without walls: Community integrated mobile care for people experiencing homelessness with HIV

Presented by: Deborah Borne, MD, MSW, Medical Provider and Principal Investigator, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Molly Driscoll, Consumer, Consumer of HHOME: Homeless Health through Outreach and Mobile Engagement, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center; Carole Hohl, PA-C, Consultant, BU ETAC, Boston Health Care foe the Homeless Program; Siotha King-Thomas, Drug and Alcohol Certificate, Case Manager, Homeless Outreach Team, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Ruthanne Marcus, Project manager, Yale University; Lindsay Powell, DNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Yale University

HRSA, SAMHSA, and HUD update

Presented by: Jayme S. Marshall, Chief, Homeless Programs Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA; Tonya Bowers, Acting Associate Administrator, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA; Jennifer Ho, Senior Advisor on Housing and Services, HUD

Moderated by: Matthew Doherty, ED, USICH

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Oral Presentations:

Medical legal partnerships: Taking the relationship to the next level

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Presented by: Tom Bednar, JD, Staff Attorney, Legal Clinic for the Disabled; Mudit Gilotra, MD, Director of Integrated Healthcare Services, Project HOME

Housed and healthy: An urban initiative integrating health services and supportive housing

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Presented by: Dana Schultz, MS, Supportive Housing Healthcare Coordinator, Central City Concern

Here and now: Reducing barriers to behavioral health integration

Presented by: Samuel Vincent, MSN, DNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Director of Behavioral Health, Wasatch Homeless Healthcare

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Session III: Think Tanks

Health care for the homeless for dummies: How to integrate and navigate the system

Presented by: Heather Cedermaz, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Contra Costa County Health Care for the Homeless; Joseph Mega, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Contra Costa County Health Care for the Homeless

What did you say? Reframing and messaging in HCH advocacy

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Presented by: Jeff Foreman, JD, MGA, MA, MS, Policy Director, Care for the Homeless; Philip Malebranche, BA, Sociology, Member, National Consumer Advisory Board, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Dominiq Williams, Policy Associate, Care for the Homeless

When street medicine isn’t enough: Effective transitions from the street to the clinic

Presented by: Brett Feldman, MSPAS, PA-C, Director and Founder Health Care for the Homeless, Street Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network; Joel Hunt, MSPAS, PA-C, Care Connections Outreach Team Lead, John Peter Smith Health Network

Improving access to housing choice vouchers for people experiencing homelessness

Presented by: Ehren Dohler, MSW, Coordinator, HCV Funding Project, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Frances Isbell, MA, CEO, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston

Beating the blues: improving depression screening rates in two FQHCs

Presented by: Nikki Allen, LCSW, LAC, Program Manager, Integrated Behavioral Health, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Laura Garcia, CRNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, PCP, Healthcare for the Homeless

Crossing the abyss: Engaging people experiencing homelessness in health care through innovative service delivery models

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Presented by: Bryan Swisshelm, MPH, Clinic Systems and Partnerships Supervisor, Outside In; Mary Tegger, PA-C, AAHIVS, MA, Physician Assistant, Multnomah County Department of Health

New Access Point Orientation Session

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Session IV: Workshops & Roundtables

ROSE (Recovery Oriented Supports and Engagement): Engaging youth experiencing homelessness towards recovery

Presented by: Celia Luce, Peer Mentor, Outside in; Jasmine Pettet, CADC1, Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Administrative Coordinator for ROSE, Outside In

Demystifying Medicaid Managed Care: Maximizing Opportunities to Partner More Effectively with MCOs

View materials from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Why Does a Health Care Company Care About Housing?

Presented by: Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Senior Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Clayton Chau, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Care Management, Behavioral Health & Provider Continuing Education Health Services, L.A. Care Health Plan; Peggy Bailey, Director of the Health Integration Project, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Catherine Anderson, MPA, Vice President, Positioning and Strategy, UnitedHealthcare; Hieu Nguyen, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Strategic Initiatives Manager, L.A. Care Health Plan.

Transformative care through collaboration: One city’s approach from the streets to housing

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Presented by: Marrisa Axelrod, RN, Registered Nurse Manager, OPCC; Heba Elzawahry, MD, Physician, Venice Family Clinic; Rose Garcia, MA, Clinical Case Manager, OPCC

Driven to care: A mobile solution for providing health care for the homeless

Presented by: Michelle Keller, BA, MA, VP, Patient Services, Swope Health Services; Martin Murphy, FNP, Family Nurse Practitioner-Homeless Outreach, Swope Health Services; Leah Murry, BA, Community Outreach Coordinator, Swope Health Services

Advocating for justice, organizing for power: Legislative advocacy, community organizing, and policy change

Presented by: Vanessa Borotz, Community Organizer, Health Care for the Homeless; Gary Cobb, Community Outreach Coordinator, Central City Concern; Jeff Foreman, JD, MGA, MA, MS, Consumer, Care for the Homeless; Adam Schneider, MA, MSW, Director of Community Relations, Health Care for the Homeless Baltimore; Matt Warfield, MSW, MUP, Health Policy Organizer, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

A collaborative model for housing and services for veterans

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional resources include: Selected Veteran Bibliography and Additional Table.

Presented by: Kevin Fisher, Director of Veterans Services, MSgt, USAF (RET), Chaplain, Master of Divinity, Director of Veterans Services, The Bridge; Ansell Horn, PhD, Family Nurse Practitioner, Writer, Photographer, Family Nurse Practitioner, NYU Lutheran Family Health; Jeffery Reid, Formerly street homeless, Veteran, Artist, Videographer, Artist, The Bridge

Integrating trauma informed care and harm reduction philosophies and practices to improve participant health outcomes

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Presented by: Susie Bernero, LCPC, Therapist and Mental Health Specialist, Chicago House and Social Service Agency; James Kowalsky, BA, Engagement Services and Practice Enhancement Specialist, Heartland Health Outreach

Empowering change: Improving self-management among food-insecure diabetics

Presented by: Amber Richert, DNP, CRNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Health Care for the Homeless

Health care (maintenance) for the homeless: Integrating preventative care into a HCH clinic

Presented by: Joanna Eveland, MS, MD, AAHIVM, ABAM, Clinical Chief for Special Populations, Mission Neighborhood Health Center; Megan Greenberg, MS, FNP, Clinic Manager, Mission Neighborhood Health Center

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Oral Presentations

Measuring what matters: Creating and adopting quality metrics to address substance use disorders

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Presented by: Sanju Forgione, Quality Data Analyst, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Safe injection facilities: Why it matters

Presented by: Therese Sonesson, MSW, Harm Reduction Coordinator, Community Access

A Baltimore story: Hepatitis C from epidemic to cure

Presented by: Chuck Vrasich, MD, Medical Provider, Healthcare for the Homeless Baltimore

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Roundtables

Moving from consumer engagement to consumer leadership

Presented by: Katherine Cavanaugh, MSW, Consumer Advocate, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Research in an HCH setting: Working together to conduct research with limited resources

Presented by: Casey Leon, MPH, Research Manager, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Beyond access to care: How outreach workers can advance social justice and health equity

Presented by: Megan O’Brien, MA, Client Services and Marketing Manager, Health Outreach Partners

Adapted anticipatory guidance for school age children and adolescents

Presented by: Lily Catalano, Project Manager, National Healthcare for the Homeless Council

HRSA/SPNS initiatives to improve housing and health outcomes for HIV homeless populations

Presented by: Serena Rajabiun, MA, MPH, Senior Evaluator, Boston University School of Public Health; Melinda Tinsley, MA, Public Health Analyst, Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau

Excellence in health care for the homeless executive leadership

Presented by: Matt Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovations Officer, Coldspring Center; Doreen Fadus, MEd., Executive Director, Community Benefit & Health, Mercy Medical Center

 

Workshops | Thursday, June 2, 2016

Session V: Workshops

The other side of the coin: Financial measures from programmatic data

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Presented by: Fran Pruce, MBA, Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Health Care for the Homeless; Todd Studeny, CPA, Director of Finance, Health Care for the Homeless; John White, Director of Information Technology, Health Care for the Homeless

Consumer safety at health care for the homeless: Results from the consumer participation outreach survey

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Presented by: Joseph Benson, NCAB Member, Community Health Worker, Health Care for the Homeless Houston; Valarie Dowell, BA, NCAB Co-Chair, Cincinnati Health Network; T. Sukari Finley, NCAB Secretary, Co-chair Los Angeles Christian Centers Consumer Advisory Committee, Los Angeles Christian Centers

Strategic funding: Aligning partner expectations with clinical priorities

Presented by: Kevin Feldt, MPA, Director of Development, Health Care for the Homeless; Margaret Flanagan, LGSW, Director of Grants Management, Health Care for the Homeless

There is no “us” vs. “them”: A stepping stone toward organizational transformation & culture change

Presented by: Duysal Karakus, MSW, Practice Specialist, Community Access, Inc.; Karen Rosenthal, CPRP, Director of Training, Community Access, Inc.

Homelessness is a symptom of racism, and we’re only treating the symptom

Presented by: Gerardo Benavides, Disability Assistance Outreach Specialist, Health Care for the Homeless; Leonard Croft, Client Access Associate, Health Care for the Homeless; Marc Dones, BA, Senior Analyst, Health Policy, Center for Social Innovation; Jeff Olivet, MA, CEO, Center for Social Innovation; Heather Strauss, Client Access Associate, Health Care for the Homeless

Peer support as part of the integrated care model: Integrated experience with a holistic eye

Presented by: Sophia Franklin, LCSW, Behavior Health Coordinator, Mercy Care; Adina Lewis, CPS, CPS & Program Participant, Mercy Care; Krystal Toland, MSIDT, Behavior Health Day Services Specialist, Mercy Care

It takes a community: A collaborative approach to providing outpatient-based opioid treatment

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Presented by: Rita Chapdelaine, LICSW, Director of Behavioral Health, New England Center for Homeless Veterans; Kristin Hirth, RN, Registered Nurse, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Geren Stone, MD, Physician, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

The most challenging respite patients: Opportunities for improvement

Presented by: Heather Cedermaz, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Contra Costa County Health Care for the Homeless; Sue Dickerson, RN, Respite Nurse, Contra Costa County Health Care for the Homeless; Joseph Mega, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Contra Costa County Health Care for the Homeless
From research question to legislation: How community-based participatory research can foster social change

Presented by: Lisa Klingenmaier, MSW, MPH, Assistant Director for Social Concerns, Catholic Charities of Baltimore; Adam Schneider, MA, MSW, Director of Community Relations, Health Care for the Homeless Baltimore; Tony Simmons, Community Organizer, Right to Housing Alliance

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Oral Presentations

The development and programming of a patient housing guide

Presented by: Joanne Guarino, Chairperson of two BHCHP Consumer Advisory Boards and Member of BHCHP Board of Directors, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Improving health and housing outcomes through systems coordination: Partnering homeless assistance and mainstream health care

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Presented by: Gillian Morshedi, Staff Attorney, HomeBase

Linking health and housing: Improving resident health and reducing health care costs through affordable housing

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Presented by: Amanda Saul, Senior Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners

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Session VI: Workshops

Taking the journey together: Increasing access to palliative care for people experiencing homelessness

Presented by: Angela Lee, RN, BSN, Nursing Director, Hospice Without Borders; Meg Martin, MSW CPC, Program Director, Interfaith Works Emergency Overnight Shelter; David Slack, MD, Executive Director, Hospice Without Borders

Overcoming data challenges and creating new links in housing and health care

Presented by: Jasper de Guzman, CIS Manager, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County; Kim Keaton, MPA, Senior Program Manager, Corporation for Supportive Housing; Paul Rossi, Director, Client Services, Foothold Technology

The clinical is the political: Talking social justice in treatment settings

Presented by: David Avruch, LCSW-C, Mental Health Therapist, Health Care for the Homeless; Bilqis Rock, LGSW, SOAR Coordinator, Health Care for the Homeless

The integrative pain management program: Expanding options for chronic pain treatment

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Presented by: Barbara Wismer, MD, MPH, Physician, Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Health care for the homeless and community health workers: A guide to integrating CHWs into clinical practice

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Presented by: Susan Childs, CPS, Community Health Worker, Duffy Health Center; Rodney Dawkins, Community Health Worker, Heartland Health Outreach; Susan Moore, MPA, MPH, Director of Homeless & Public Housing Health Services, Charles Drew Health Center

States of emergency: How jurisdictions are re-framing homelessness as a crisis

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Presented by: John Gilvar, Mobile Medical Van Manager, Seattle King County Department of Public Health; Amber Roth, MSW, MS, Director of Operations & Programs, Homeless Health Care Los Angeles; Matt Warfield, MSW, MUP, Health Policy Organizer, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Empowerment in consumer governance

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Presented by: Tina Hayes, NCAB Co-Chair, Chairperson Mercy Care Consumer Advisory Board, Mercy Care; Carmon Ryals, Consumer Advisory Board Committee Member, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless; Derek Winbush, Board Member, Boston Health Care for the Homeless

Predicting wellbeing and housing loss in supportive housing programs: Lessons learned from a longitudinal evaluation

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Presented by: Kwynn Gonzalez Pons, Graduate Research Assistant, University of North Texas Health Science Center; Emily Spence-Almaguer, PhD, Associate Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center; Otis Thornton, MDiv, Executive Director, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition

The pathways into and out of LGBTQ youth homelessness

Presented by: Amanda Antenucci, LCSW, Clinical Services Manager, Outside In; Joseph Bonnell, CADC, QMHA, Street RISE Case Manager, Outside In; Eva Fury, Student, Robert W Deutsch Social Design Fellow, Maryland Institute of Art; Lisa Stambolis, CPNP, Director of Pediatrics, Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.

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Oral Presentations

Breaking the cycle: Identifying and addressing risk factors for 30-day hospital readmission among people experiencing homelessness

Presented by: David Munson, MD, Medical Director, Barbara McInnis House, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Melanie Racine, MPH, Project Manager, Boston Health Care for the Homeless

Will we teach on the street?

Presented by: Doug McMullin, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, UC Davis, Shasta Community Health Center; Jennifer Shresta, MS3, UC Davis School of Medicine

Identifying homelessness at a community health center

Presented by: Rosemary Fister, MN, RN, PHN, Psychiatric/Mental Health DNP Candidate, University of Minnesota, Hennepin County Health Care for the Homeless Project

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Session VII: Think Tanks

More than lockers: Chicago’s plan to promote health, safety, and connection through storage

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Chicago Youth Storage Initiative: Needs Assessment and Recommendations.

Presented by: Lara Brooks, Director, Chicago Youth Storage Initiative; Ka’Riel Gaiter, Community Engagement Coordinator, Chicago Youth Storage Initiative

Crucial conversations to empower the underserved: Integrating alcohol, drug and tobacco interventions into primary care

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Presented by: Amy Hardy, RN, BSN, Nurse Manager, Central City Concern; Kerith Hartmann, Health Educator and Project Coordinator, Central City Concern

Are we doing enough to end homelessness? A thoughtful discussion of what is working and what remains to be done

Presented by: Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Senior Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Kevin Lindamood, MSW, President & CEO, Health Care for the Homeless; Jim O’Connell, MD, Founder, Boston Health Care for the Homeless; Jeff Olivet, MA, CEO, Center for Social Innovation

Enabling access to hepatitis C cure for people experiencing homelessness

View slides from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Primary care management for patients with hepatitis C and Additional Table.

Presented by: Marguerite Beiser, NP, Director of HCV Services, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Adapting housing first models for new projects in the midst of an affordable housing shortage

Presented by: Matthew Mollica, MBA, Director of Housing Intake and Placement, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; John Parvensky, J.D., President, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Lisa Thompson, DNP, PMHNP-BC, Director of Housing First and ACT Services, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

State-based strategies for implementing universal health care

Presented by: Peter Mahr, MD, Family Medicine physician, Multnomah County Department of Health, Oregon, Portland chapter, Physicians for a National Health Program; Samuel Metz, MD, Member, Portland chapter, Physicians for a National Health Program; Charlie Swanson, PhD, Chair, legislative committee, Health Care for All Oregon

The personal is political: Liberating consciousness through storytelling

Presented by: Vanessa Borotz, Community Organizer, Health Care for the Homeless; Gary Cobb, Community Outreach Coordinator, Central City Concern; Morgan Fritz, PhD, Development Writer, Health Care for the Homeless, Maryland; Tony Simmons, Community Organizer, Right to Housing Alliance

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Session VIII: Workshops & Roundtables

Working together to deliver mobile physical-behavioral health integration for people experiencing chronic homelessness

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Presented by: Joseph Benson, NCAB Member, Community Health Worker, Health Care for the Homeless Houston; Andrew Berger, Nurse Practitioner, Care Alliance Health Center; Dave Buck, MD, MPH, Professor – Baylor College of Medicine, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston, Baylor College of Medicine; Dan Meges, MD, Medical Director Emeritus, Care Alliance Health Center; Dr. Katherine Nagel, Chief Administrative Officer, Care Alliance Health Center; Mark Sperber, MA, LPC-S, LCDC, LMFT-Asssociate, Behavioral Health Consultant, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston; Cynthia Vrabel, MD, Medical Director, FrontLine Service

Transforming stress and trauma in public service delivery systems

Presented by: Briana Moore, MS, Family Permanent Supportive Housing Program Manager, San Francisco Human Services Agency; Kaytie Speziale, MS, Trauma Informed Systems Coordinator, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Housing, not handcuffs: Criminalization of homelessness, constructive alternatives, protecting the human rights of people experiencing homelessness

Presented by: Jeff Foreman, JD, MGA, MA, MS, Consumer, Care for the Homeless; Eric Tars, JD, Senior Attorney, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty; Raymond West, Consumer Advocate, Care for the Homeless

So you want to start a medical respite program? Here’s how!

Presented by: Sarah Ciambrone, MS, Director of Clinical Innovations, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; Leslie Enzian, MD, Medical Director, Edward Thomas House Medical Respite Program, Harborview Medical Center

A team-based approach to reducing HIV viral load in patients experiencing homelessness

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Presented by: Emily Borke, LCSW, Medical Case Manager, Multnomah County Health Department; Angela Kuzma, BA, Community Health Worker, Multnomah County Health Department; Mary Tegger, PA-C, AAHIVS, MA, Physician Assistant, Multnomah County Department of Health

Consent, dementia, and surrogate decision-making: Ethical challenges in the context of homeless health care

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Presented by: Mark D. Fox, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Associate Dean and Director, Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend; Laura Kaplan-Weisman, MD, Family Physician, The Institute for Family Health, Care for the Homeless; Ricky Munoz, JD, MSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Oklahoma

Measuring what matters: How can homeless health care providers shape the measurement of our performance?

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Presented by: Eowyn Rieke, MD, MPH, Associate Medical Director of Primary Care, Central City Concern; Rachel Solotaroff, MD, MCR, Chief Medical Officer, Central City Concern; Mindy Stadtlander, MPH, Director of Network and Clinical Support, CareOregon

Results from a NIAAA-NHCHC study: Women’s alcohol, drug, health, mental health risks, implications for improving care

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Presented by: Claudia Davidson, MPH, Research Associate, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Improving TB control quality among people experiencing homelessness: New treatments, partnerships & no new disease

Presented by: Tom Andrews, MBA, President, Mercy Care of Atlanta; Sapna Morris, MD, MBA, Medical Officer, CDC, Mercy Care of Atlanta

Development and implementation of buprenorphine maintenance program in a primary care setting

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Presented by: Julie Rushkewicz, LCPC, CADC, Senior Mental Health Clinical Practitioner, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights; Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Heartland Health Outreach

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Oral Presentations

Providing optimal contraceptive care for gender variant youth experiencing homelessness

Presented by: Catherine Verriere, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner at Homeless Youth Clinic, Neighborcare Health

Get hip, get connected: A social networking platform

Presented by: Rameses Frederick, BS, Health Promotion Specialist, Mercy Care

Home and health: Experiences of transition into permanent supportive housing from youths previously experiencing homelessness

Presented by: Jessica Lin, MPH, Specialist, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health

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Roundtables

Sharing stories wisely

Presented by: Josephine Ensign, ARNP, DrPH, Associate Professor, University of Washington; Amy Grassette, Case manager, Managed Care Assistant, Family Health Center

Sharing lessons from consumer advisory boards

Presented by: Derek Winbush, Board Member, Boston Health Care for the Homeless

Providing palliative care for people experiencing homelessness facing end of life: Lessons from a Veterans Affairs study

Presented by: Jacqueline Jones, PhD, BN, RN, FRCNA, FAAN, Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Denver

A survey for the primary care concerns of people who have experienced homelessness: Practical introduction

Presented by: Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center / University of Alabama, Birmingham; Casey Leon, MPH, Research Manager, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Looking for resources? How hospital community benefit can help you

Presented by: Doreen Fadus, MEd., Executive Director, Community Benefit & Health, Mercy Medical Center; Vondie Woodbury, MPA, Vice President, Community Benefit, Trinity Health

Coordinated entry: Understanding the basics and maximizing opportunities

Presented by: Sylvia Nelson, MPA, Associate, Center for Social Innovation

 

Learning Labs | Friday, June 3, 2016

Comprehensive opioid safety initiatives and programming

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Presented by: Maya Doe-Simkins, MPH, Manager, Training & Technical Assistance, Heartland Health Outreach; Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Heartland Health Outreach; Haven Wheelock, BS, IDU Health Services Program Coordinator, Outside In

Connecting quality management to passion, change, and advocacy

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Presented by: Brooke Bender, MPH, Quality & Evaluation Specialist, Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation; Matt Bennett, MBA, MA, Chief Innovations Officer, Coldspring Center; Bettina Harmon, MDiv, President & Chief Quality Officer, Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation

How to develop and implement medical-legal partnerships to address the housing and other social needs of people experiencing homelessness

Presented by: Ellen Lawton, JD, Co-Principal Investigator, The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Department of Health Policy & Management, The Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University; Brian D. Johnston, MD, MPH, Chief of Service, Department of Pediatrics, Harborview Medical Center; Madlyn C. Morreale, JD, MPH, Supervising Attorney, Medical-Legal Partnership Program, Legal Aid of North Caroline, Inc.; Charita McCollers, MSW, LCSWA, Social Worker, Lincoln Community Health Center

Navigating the housing arena from public to supportive housing

Presented by: Kim Keaton, MPA, Senior Program Manager, CSH; Alex Lehr, MPH, Program Director, Community Health Partners for Sustainability

How does evidence influence practice? Understanding trauma from a perspective for consumer providers and advocates

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Presented by: Wayne Centrone, NMD, MPH, Senior Health Advisor, Center for Social Innovation; Ken Kraybill, MSW, Senior Associate and Director of t3 training, Center for Social Innovation

Special session: HCH pioneers explore the past and address the future of HCH

View the agenda from this presentation (PDF). Additional materials include: Health Care for the Homeless: What We Have Learned in the Past 30 Years and What’s Next, and Additional Slides from Gary Cobb and Ed Blackburn of Central City Concern, as well as Further Slides from Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.

Presented by: Sharon Brammer, CRNP, Program Director, Franklin Primary Health Center; Jim O’Connell, MD, President, Boston Health Care for the Homeless; Jean Hochron, MPH; Vincent Keane, MDiv, CEO, Unity Health Care; John Parvenksy, JC, President, CEO, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; Ed Blackburn, MA, CEO, Central City Concern; Bobby Watts, MPH, MS, CPH, Executive Director, Care for the Homeless; Heidi Nelson, MHSA, CEO, Duffy Health Center; Kevin Lindamood, MSW, President, CEO, Health Care for the Homeless; Jenny Metzler, MPH, Executive Director, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless; Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Senior Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Baltimore Health Care for the Homeless; Gary Cobb, Outreach Worker, Central City Concern

Moderated by: John Lozier, MSSW, Executive Director, National Health Care for the Homeless Council