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An Introduction to the Health Care for the Homeless Model of Care

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Clinical Issues

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language: English

Developed by: National Health Care for the Homeless Council (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This archived webinar gives an overview of the HCH Program and the models of care used by HCH sites nationwide. Participants will also learn strategies in implementing the HCH model of care in medical practice.

Resource Details: Meeting the complex needs of patients experiencing homelessness can be difficult to do in traditional health care settings. Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Programs are specifically designed to meet the specialized health care needs of these patients. This archived webinar gives an overview of the HCH Program and the models of care used by HCH sites nationwide. Participants will also learn strategies in implementing the HCH model of care in medical practice.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.