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Background. Social Determinants of Health are the social conditions that influence individual and community health. Those determinants include housing, poverty, nutrition, education and family stability.

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Your Health Care Home ​Keeping Your Diabetes Under Control​ (2017). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: This guide provides key recommendations for diabetes control and a personal diabetes care plan sample for patients with diabetes. More Details...

Viajando con un plan (2019). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Este recurso educativo proporciona información para que los pacientes tomen decisiones saludables mientras viajan, planificando con anticipación y manteniéndose físicamente activos. More Details...

Traveling with a Plan (2019). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: This educational resource provides informationfor patients to to make healthy choices while on the road by planning ahead and staying physically active. More Details...

Trauma-Informed Self-Care for Outreach Workers (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has been a traumatic event for people around the country and around the world. In their work, outreach workers have also navigated the trauma of farmworkers and their families, sometimes taking it on themselves. In this training, participants learned how to identify burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma that they, as providers, may experience when working with vulnerable populations. Facilitators led participants in exploring techniques to prevent or address it and will create and maintain a safe space for the participants to share their experiences, support each other, and engage in healing and mindfulness techniques. More Details...

The Importance of Recognizing and Responding to Toxic Stress in Primary Care Settings (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Presented by Dr. Elena Reyes. This webinar will provide an overview of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and their relationship to Toxic Stress, including models explaining their impact on chronic health conditions. Presenters will review the importance of recognizing a history of toxic stress and responding to patients with a trauma-informed approach in primary care settings. Presented on 5/25/2021 More Details...

Taking Action to Change: Brief Motivational Interviewing Techniques for Better Health Outcomes (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: This one hour training webinar is presented by Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, MS, ABPP, CSOWM. The training is focused on how you can use brief motivational interviewing techniques to improve health outcomes for patients diagnosed with diabetes. More Details...

Su Hogar de Salud Manteniendo su Diabetes Bajo Control (2017). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Esta guía provee recomendaciones clave para el control de la diabetes y una muestra de un plan de cuidado personal de la diabetes para pacientes con diabetes. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)Hub (2021). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: The SDOH Resource Hub provides health centers (HCs) access to available screening tools, educational materials such as guides, fact sheets, infographics, videos, and other resources related to the social factors that affect people’s health, to assist staff efforts in screening, documenting, and addressing SDOH factors impacting the MSAW population. More Details...

Shopping and Cooking Healthy Foods (2019). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Interactive map to guide patient's healthy food shopping and cooking. More Details...

Promising Practices in National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) Implementation, Part 2 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) and the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES) invite you to participate in a webinar where health centers will share successful strategies to find the right lifestyle coaches for your team, build awareness among providers, partners, and patients, engage program participants, and overcome challenges due to COVID-19. ADCES will also spotlight two programs that are “making it happen” through innovative in-person and virtual strategies. Whether you are new to prevention or taking your National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) to full recognition, you will leave this webinar with new ideas to make it happen in your community. More Details...

Promising Practices in National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) Implementation, Part 1 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) and Sinfonia Rx invite you to participate in a webinar where health centers will identify experiences and unique challenges in providing a successful Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). This webinar is part 1 of a two-part webinar series where we will provide an overview of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), including program statistics, outcomes of participants, CDC PreventT2 Curriculum, common barriers to participation, and solutions. More Details...

Promising Practices for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Implementation (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) and Sinfonia Rx invite you to participate in a webinar where health centers will identify experiences and unique challenges in providing a successful Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). This webinar is part 1 of a two-part webinar series where we will provide an overview of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), including program statistics, outcomes of participants, CDC PreventT2 Curriculum, common barriers to participation, and solutions. More Details...

Patient Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)(SDOH) Screening Tool (-). Resource Type: Template . Description:  Set of questions for patients to evaluate their present situation and for health care teams to use this information to refer patients to available services. More Details...

Orientation to Ag Worker Health Webinar (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Learn more about this special population that is so essential to our food system, and the Migrant Health Program that provides funds to Community and Migrant Health Centers across the country to care for Agricultural (Ag) workers and their families. This webinar is a great introduction for new health center staff members and a refresher for more seasoned staff. Presenters will provide an overview of the Migrant Health Program, as well as information about Ag worker demographics and culture, and the unique challenges and barriers that impact health care access for Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers and their families. More Details...

Options for Healthy Cooking (2019). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: This educational resource provides helpful tips for patients to cook healthier meals. More Details...

Opciones para cocinar más saludable (2019). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Recurso educativo para pacientes que ofrece consejos útiles para cocinar de forma saludable More Details...

Online Jeopardy Game "Keep Your Heart Healthy" - Sp (2021). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: El Centro Nacional para la Salud de los Trabajadores Agrícolas en asociación con la Asociación de Especialistas en Educación y Cuidado de la Diabetes desarrolló la guía ¡Mantenga su Corazón Sano!. Esta guía de paso a paso ayuda a crear su propio juego de Jeopardy con los participantes de su Programa Nacional De Prevencion de la Diabetes (DPP) para la sesión: “Mantenga su Corazón Sano.” More Details...

Online Jeopardy Game "Keep Your Heart Healthy" - Eng (2021). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: The National Center For Farmworker Health in partnership with the Association Of Diabetes Care And Education Specialists developed the Keep Your Heart Healthy Jeopardy!. This step-by-step guide helps to set up your own jeopardy game with national Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) participants for session on “Keep Your Heart Healthy.” More Details...

Mental Health Amongst Agricultural Workers (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: This webinar discusses the importance of mental health outreach and integrated services to Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs). The webinar will also share results from NCFH’s Mental Health Learning Collaborative and feature the upcoming Mental Health Resource Hub that will provide patient education materials, mental health screening tools, and national resources that support mental health outreach to this vulnerable population. In sharing these resources, NCFH seeks to build capacity within Health Centers in utilizing integrated behavioral health interventions amongst MSAWs and provide this population greater access to culturally appropriate mental health services across the country. This webinar is great for health center staff who conduct outreach to MSAWs including Promotores de Salud and those involved with service delivery of integrated behavioral health programs. Presented on May 4th. 2021 by Gladys Carrillo, LCSW. More Details...

Mental Health Amongst Agricultural Workers (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: This webinar discusses the importance of mental health outreach and integrated services to Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs). The webinar will also share results from NCFH’s Mental Health Learning Collaborative and feature the upcoming Mental Health Resource Hub that will provide patient education materials, mental health screening tools, and national resources that support mental health outreach to this vulnerable population. In sharing these resources, NCFH seeks to build capacity within Health Centers in utilizing integrated behavioral health interventions amongst MSAWs and provide this population greater access to culturally appropriate mental health services across the country. This webinar is great for health center staff who conduct outreach to MSAWs including Promotores de Salud and those involved with service delivery of integrated behavioral health programs. Presented on May 4th. 2021 by Gladys Carrillo, LCSW. More Details...

Keeping Farmworkers COVID-19 Safe (2021). Resource Type: Educational Video. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and it will once again impact the 2021 growing season. Whether you hire a local workforce or utilize the H-2A program, learn about the effective strategies used to prevent outbreaks last year and what you can be doing now to prepare for the upcoming season. We will also review the latest information on vaccine distribution in Colorado. More Details...

Integrating Diabetes Self-Management Education into a Federally Qualified Health Center (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services (BJHCHS) maintains an accredited Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program in rural South Carolina. Intended for health centers looking to offer diabetes self-management education, this presentation will detail the integration of a DSME program into eight Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) using quality improvement data, as well as future plans to expand the program's integration and a discussion of the role DSME assumes in improving diabetes outcomes nationwide. Presented by Susan Mills Tucker, MNS, RD, LD, CDE and Madeline Lasell, MPH, RD, LD More Details...

Insuficiencia Cardíaca-Heart Failure (2018). Resource Type: Educational Video. Description: This is the story of Ada and how she manages her heart failure diagnosis with the help of her medical team and family. More Details...

Increase Access to Care (IAC) Q&A Packet (-). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This list provides a compilation of questions and answers gathered from past Increase Access to Care workshops, webinars, and trainings. This Q&A Packet for Increasing Access to Care provides Health Centers a one-stop shop for information related to the accurate identification and classification of agricultural workers. Information has been categorized by familiar topics to enable the user to find related information quickly. More Details...

IAC Plus Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)Checklist (2020). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This checklist serves to identify Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) SDOH challenges, resources available, and strategies implemented to manage these barriers. More Details...

IAC Plus Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Screening Tool (2021). Resource Type: Template . Description: This tool assist health care providers in assessing, screening, and documenting SDOH factors among MSAW patients and create an action plan to enhance population health outcomes and UDS reporting.  More Details...

Healthy Habits from Home (2020). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Fillable flyer for diabetes 2 and healthy habits for health centers. More Details...

Health Center Role in Housing Innovations: Pay for Success Models: Publication Series highlighting health center role to advance innovative housing models (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Learn more about the role for health centers in Pay for Success Models as part of the current trend towards measuring outcomes to understand successful social interventions to address the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), including housing.  More Details...

Health & Housing Partnership E-Learning Guide: Self-Pace E-Learning - Strategic Health and Housing Partnership Guilde (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This self-paced e-learning offers strategic guidance in building, assessing and/or strengthening various types of partnerships between Health Center Program Grantees, behavioral health providers and supportive housing providers. More Details...

Hábitos saludables desde su hogar (2020). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Folleto rellenable de Diabetes 2 y hábitos saludables para centros de salud. More Details...

Farmworkers and the State Monitor Advocate System (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Presented by Jeremy Dondlinger, Timmy Dudley, and Yu-Mon Luis Chang. The Ag Worker Access Campaign Taskforce is pleased to host this webinar, where participants will learn from the State Monitor Advocate guest presenters about the State Monitor Advocate (SMA) system, their role, and how SMAs can assist health centers and other Ag worker serving agencies in forging relationships with growers, resulting in increased access to care for Ag worker families. Presenters will also share information and resources available on the DOL website. The webinar includes a presentation and Q&A discussion. More Details...

Diabetes 101 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Hosted by NCFH and in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), this training will aim to provide general information on diabetes health education and target overall support in diabetes management efforts. Health Centers and Community Health Workers (CHWs) will be provided with opportunities for trainings, resources to aid in patient care, updates on diabetes standards, and additional support to address all the factors that contribute to implementing the most effective care for persons with diabetes. Presented on 5/6/2021 More Details...

Cultural Competency Checklist (2018). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This publication provides information on the issues, solutions, and strategies of culturally competency among Agricultural workers in the U.S. More Details...

Cuidado personal informado sobretrauma para promotores de salud (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: La pandemia de COVID-19 ha sido un evento traumático para todos. Dentro de su trabajo, los promotores de salud han manejado el trauma de los trabajadores agrícolas y sus familias, a veces asumiéndolo. En este entrenamiento, los participantes aprenderán cómo identificar el síndrome de agotamiento profesional, la fatiga por compasión y el trauma vicario que podrían sentir en su trabajo con poblaciones vulnerables. Los facilitadores llevarán a los participantes en explorar estrategias para prevenir y manejar estos efectos y crearán un espacio para compartir las experiencias, apoyarse unos a otros y practicar técnicas de sanación y la atención plena. El entrenamiento será realizado en español. More Details...

COVID-19 Housing Innovations for Health Centers: Understanding Alternative Care Sites to meet the needs of vulnerable populations (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Webinar features 3 health center strategies to meet housing and healthcare needs during COVID-19 More Details...

Controlando mi Asma - ​Managing My Asthma ​ (2018). Resource Type: Educational Video. Description: An educational video showing Elvia's experience with being diagnosed with asthma. Learn more about the condition and possible treatment options. More Details...

Comprando y Cocinando Alimentos Saludables (2019). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Mapa interactivo para guiar a los pacientes a comprar y cocinar de alimentos saludables. More Details...

Como Manejo mi Dolor de Espalda - How I Manage My Lower Back Pain (2018). Resource Type: Educational Video. Description: An educational video portraying the story of Teresa and how she manages her lower back pain with the help of doctors, friends and family, and a positive attitude. More Details...

Cómo Manejo mi Colesterol Alto - How I Manage My High Cholesterol (2018). Resource Type: Educational Video. Description: An educational video showing Nereyda's experience with being diagnosed with high cholesterol and how she managed her symptoms. Learn more about the condition and possible treatment options. More Details...

Community Asset Mapping with NCFH (National Center for Farmworker Health) (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: NCFH’s webinar on community asset mapping will train health centers on how to successfully develop a community-asset map, the importance of partnerships, and how they can address Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)(SDOH). NCFH’s community-asset map template will be provided to participants and can be used as a starting point to identify potential partnerships in their service area. Following the webinar, NCFH will provide office hours to assist in the implementation process, discuss lessons learned, successes, challenges, and strategies. More Details...

Brief: Leveraging legal services on the Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT) (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT) is a medical home treatment model being implemented at over 50 VA medical centers (VAMCs) nationwide. The goal of the H-PACT model is to provide the collaborative care necessary to tackle the physical, mental, and social determinants of health which can lead to homelessness. Currently, one-quarter (25.9 percent) of VA health care systems that have an H-PACT, also have an on-site VA medical-legal partnership. More Details...

Best Practices in Cooking and Nutrition Education from Sustainable Food Center's The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: NCFH is partnering with the Sustainable Food Center's The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre to provide this informative webinar on a nutrition program that can become an essential component for addressing diabetes prevention and management with health center patients. Sustainable Food Center’s The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® has been offering cooking and nutrition education to the Austin, Texas community since the late 1990s. Classes feature recipes that are delicious, nutritious, seasonal and affordable, plus peer-facilitated nutrition education on topics such as incorporating more vegetables and reading nutrition labels. Program Manager, Molly Costigan, shares program history, lessons learned, best practices, and how these classes may be integrated into a health center’s health and wellness program More Details...

Alergias - Allergies​​​ (2018). Resource Type: Educational Video. Description: An educational video portraying a story of a man who was diagnosed with allergies and how he is currently managing his diagnosis. More Details...

Ag Worker Health 102: Supporting Agricultural Worker Health (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Health Centers serving the agricultural worker community are adept at addressing the unique needs of agricultural worker patients and families by developing innovative and strategic models of service delivery. Even with the recent national pandemic, health centers across the country have shown their ability to quickly adapt to meet the new and expanding needs of their agricultural worker patients as traditional barriers to care have been exacerbated with COVID-19. In this webinar, faculty will share information on the most relevant current agricultural worker policy issues. We will also explore effective service delivery models that include recent adaptations due to COVID-19. Finally, faculty will highlight training and technical assistance (T/TA) opportunities, resources, and promising practices to help support health center staff in the implementation of service delivery changes and adaptations when serving agricultural workers. This webinar is developed and presented by the Farmworker Health Network, a six-member network of organizations with decades of experience working with health centers to address agricultural worker health needs. More Details...

Ag Worker Health 102: Supporting Agricultural Worker Health (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Health Centers serving the agricultural worker community are adept at addressing the unique needs of agricultural worker patients and families by developing innovative and strategic models of service delivery. Even with the recent national pandemic, health centers across the country have shown their ability to quickly adapt to meet the new and expanding needs of their agricultural worker patients as traditional barriers to care have been exacerbated with COVID-19. In this webinar, faculty will share information on the most relevant current agricultural worker policy issues. We will also explore effective service delivery models that include recent adaptations due to COVID-19. Finally, faculty will highlight training and technical assistance (T/TA) opportunities, resources, and promising practices to help support health center staff in the implementation of service delivery changes and adaptations when serving agricultural workers. This webinar is developed and presented by the Farmworker Health Network, a six-member network of organizations with decades of experience working with health centers to address agricultural worker health needs. More Details...

AADE: Your Resource for Diabetes Prevention, Self Management Education, and Accreditation (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Presented by Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, Director of Accreditation with AADE, this session will provide an overview of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and their AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors Framework, along with a review of their other products and services offered to help those who work with people with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Attendees will also learn the pros and cons of accreditation and the steps and structure needed to apply for accreditation to provide diabetes self-management and diabetes prevention services. More Details...

A Promising Practice Model for Diabetes Prevention The Program at Su Clinica Familliar (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Diabetes is an epidemic and a true problem across the United States. Participation in a Diabetes Prevention Program can be very beneficial in enhancing a patient’s understanding of diabetes, while learning about the critical components of lifestyle changes that may prevent it. In this webinar, Su Clinica Familiar in South Texas will share a road map to the American Diabetes Association 1705 Program, based on the one implemented at their health center. This will serve as a Promising Practice Model for other community healthcare centers that may be interested in incorporating a similar Diabetes Prevention Program. In addition to highlighting the details of the program at Su Clinica, the presentation will include a discussion on the partnerships, barriers, challenges, and successes of implementing it. Presented by Lino Zamora, Marlen Chavarin-Andrews, and Dr. Elena Marin. More Details...

A Patient Model for Diabetes Management (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: The purpose of this webinar is to demonstrate an example of a patient-centered model program, such as the Diabetes Education Program at Brownsville Community Health Center (BCHC) in South Texas. More than 90% of BCHC patients are Hispanic and Spanish speaking, with most having a limited education and many challenges related to economics and family dynamics. In this 60-minute webcast, the presenter will share information on the development of this program, how it integrates understanding of the specific needs of the population served, the use of motivational interviewing techniques, and the importance of building relationships to promote lifestyle changes. At the center of the program is acknowledging the value of life experiences and belief systems that adult learners bring to an educational session and leveraging these patient experiences to promote active self-management. More Details...

The Health Of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians And Pacific Islanders Served At Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2019 Uniform Data System (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. More Details...

The Health of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2019 Uniform Data System – Webinar (June 2021) (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: AAPCHO hosted the “Health of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2019 Uniform Data System” where we shared our data analysis of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 2019 Uniform Data System (UDS) and made recommendations to increase access to care and improve health outcomes for Asian American (AA) and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (NH/PI) patients served at HRSA-funded health centers. Presenters will share key findings from AAPCHO’s updated and annual report, “The Health of AAs and NH/PIs Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2019 Uniform Data System.” More Details...

Strategies to Increase Diabetes Screening Among Asian American (AA) Populations – Learning Collaborative (March 2021) (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The Strategies to Increase Diabetes Screening Among Asian American (AA) Populations Learning Collaborative was hosted by the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO). Participants gained in-depth knowledge about diabetes and BMI screening for AA populations. More Details...

Quality Improvement Strategies for Latent Tuberculosis Infection Testing and Treatment for Health Centers Serving Asian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Tuberculosis Elimination Alliance held a learning collaborative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Health Resources & Services Administration, during March/April 2021. In the learning collaborative, health center clinicians and/or enabling services providers explored quality improvement strategies for standardized LTBI testing and treatment data collection. More Details...

Incorporating Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data into Risk Stratification Models to Improve Health Equity – Webinar (April 2021) (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: AAPCHO hosted the Incorporating Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data into Risk Stratification Models to Improve Health Equity webinar. In this webinar, participants gained in-depth knowledge about the foundations of risk stratification through findings from the 2019 PRAPARE Risk Stratification Learning Collaborative. Health center staff and AAPCHO facilitators provided context and promising practices from a national and local perspective. More Details...

Identifying The Enabling Services Workforce For SDOH Screening And Documentation Webinar (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, Health Outreach Partners, MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council partnered on this webinar to explore strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for SDOH and build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through Enabling Services. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, this training highlighted the critical importance for ES providers to collect social risk data among health center patients. More Details...

Healthy Eating Educational Resource for Asian American Populations: Brief Report on Survey Findings (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: AAPCHO and MHP Salud released a report, “Healthy Eating Educational Resource for Asian American Populations: Brief Report on Survey Findings.” More Details...

Asian Patients Confront Multi Pandemics: Racism, Immigration, and COVID-19 Advocacy Brief (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The brief, Asian Patients Confront Multi Pandemics: Racism, Immigration, and COVID-19, is based on a KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) survey conducted in-language of more than 1,000 health center patients at AAPCHO member health centers—Asian Health Services (AHS), International Community Health Services (ICHS), HOPE Clinic, and North East Medical Services. More Details...

Addressing Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Tuberculosis in Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities: The Role of Health Centers for Testing and Treatment – Webinar (August 2021) (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, Tenzin Kunor from We Are TB and Dr. Sheldon Riklon from UAMS Health Family Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR and Community Clinic in Northwest Arkansas spoke about a TB survivor’s experience, and the role of community health centers around latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and tuberculosis (TB) disease testing and treatment. In 2019, a total of 8,916 TB disease cases were reported in the United States and its Territories. Out of those cases, TB disease was reported in 3,150 Asians. Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are disproportionately impacted by TB at a greater rate compared to other racial and ethnic groups. For example, the rate of TB disease is 32 times higher for Asians than whites. Considering the complex health and social needs of the Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities, health centers play a critical role as a safety net provider and community partner to address special and vulnerable populations with increased risk of TB. This webinar shared a patient survivor experience with TB; discuss successful strategies for chronic disease management and LTBI/TB screening, testing, and treatment in high need populations in community health care settings; and share information about the TB Elimination Alliance initiative. More Details...

Filling the HCH Gap: Case Studies of Non-HCH Health Centers Serving People Experiencing Homelessness (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication highlights five health centers that do not have Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) designation but provide excellent services to people experiencing homelessness regardless. More Details...

Brief: Leveraging legal services on the Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT) (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This brief highlights the potential for partnership between the legal community and H-PACTs at VAMCs, and profiles MLPs that are successfully tackling the unmet legal needs of Veterans experiencing and at-risk of homelessness through this approach More Details...

Healthcare for Transgender and Gender Diverse People (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This module will guide learners through the basics of health care for transgender and gender diverse people. Participants will learn terminology, demographics and health disparities along with gender affirmation care and treatment. More Details...

Healthcare for LGBTQIA+ Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This module provides an overview of the unique medical, behavioral health, and social service needs of LGBTQIA+ older adults, as well as strategies to address these needs. More Details...

Foundations of LGBTQIA+ Health, Part 2: For Administrators (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This module builds upon Foundations of LGBTQIA+ Health, Part 1 by offering specific information for health care administrators, including: strategies for making health care settings more welcoming for LGBTQIA+ people, and collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data. More Details...

Why Weight? Improving the health of LGBTQIA+ patients by reducing weight stigma (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Weight-related discrimination in the U.S. is common and is associated with substantial social, economic, and health costs. Allegra Gordon (she/her), ScD, MPH, Assistant Professor at Boston University’s School of Public Health and Jamie Dannenberg (she/they), MS, RD, LDN, outpatient eating disorder dietitian at Metrowest Nutrition and co-creator of thirdwheelED, invite you to explore how we can improve health outcomes of LGBTQIA+ patients through a weight-inclusive approach to healthcare. This webinar will offer an introduction to the current state of the science on weight stigma and its effects on health, as well as critical insights on weight stigma in relation to LGBTQIA+ identities. Participants will come away from the webinar with concrete recommendations for creating a weight-inclusive medical practice. More Details...

Supporting LGBTQIA+ Youth Who Have Experienced Trafficking (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In partnership with Futures without Violence, this webinar provides strategies for the identification of LGBTQIA+ youth at risk for trafficking. Participants will learn about the health impacts of this experience for LGBTQIA+ youth, and explore research-informed and promising practices for the implementation of trauma-sensitive policies and practices. More Details...

PrEP Care for Patients Experiencing Homelessness (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this national, panel-style webinar, participants will learn about promising and best practices for PrEP programming for patients experiencing homelessness. Panelists, including a medical provider, an administrator, and a nurse, will discuss barriers to care, ideas for creating welcoming and affirming environments, and strategies for PrEP navigation for people experiencing homelessness. More Details...

LGBTQIA+ Patients and Social Determinants of Health Screening and Documentation (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, Dr. Bisola Ojikutu discusses screening for Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and other gender minority (LGBTQIA+) patients. Webinar content will focus on SDOH disparities for LGBTQIA+ people, existing screening tools, and their adaptation for culturally affirming screening and referral for LGBTQIA+ people. More Details...

Housing, Health, and LGBTQIA+ Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication provides health centers with promising practices for supporting LGBTQIA+ older adults with their housing and related health care needs, including screening for homelessness and housing, supporting aging in place, providing affirming referrals for housing and supportive services, and offering inclusive health care environments. More Details...

Housing and Older LGBTQIA+ Adults – Part 1 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This two-part webinar series will explore the impact of housing as a social determinant of health, particularly for LGBTQIA+ older adults. Participants will learn how structural inequity in housing assistance programs, family systems, and limited affirming placement options can lead to increased challenges for LGBTQIA+ older adults when securing safe and stable housing. Webinar attendees will learn best and promising practices for inclusive screening, and how to provide affirming referrals for housing or support for aging-in-place. More Details...

Foundations of LGBTQIA+ Health, Part 1 (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This module provides an overview of LGBTQIA+ health terms, concepts, and disparities. We recommend that all learners start here. More Details...

Health Equity and COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: COVID-19 has been shown to disproportionately affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups due to deep-rooted inequities in health and social systems. Participants in this webinar will discuss the unique challenges and barriers to care faced by members of these communities in the time of a global pandemic, including best practices for culturally responsive care. More Details...

Behavioral Health Care for LGBTQIA+ Patients during COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound negative impact on the mental health of people in marginalized communities across the United States. Issues of isolation, anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, all have seen a dramatic rise over the past year. For LGBTQIA+ communities, where many of these issues were already alarmingly high, the impact has been even more concerning. In this webinar, Dr. Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, will address the ways mental health disparities effecting LGBTQIA+ people have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and discuss how providers might meet the needs of those within this community. More Details...

Sexual Health and Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Sexual health is an integral part of overall health, and this remains so as people age. In this webinar, Dr. Kevin Ard and Dr. Mark Simone-Skidmore discuss core terms and concepts for sexual orientation and gender identity and address common misconceptions about sexuality and aging. Participants will learn special considerations for the sexual health care of older adults, including a demonstration of how to elicit an affirming sexual history. More Details...

Engaging the Families of Transgender and Gender Diverse Children (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication engages pediatric primary care providers, mental health providers, health center administrators and support staff in learning how to actively engage families in the support of their transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) children, with the aim of improving the health outcomes for TGD youth. More Details...

Centering Safety: Partnering with Black Transgender and Gender Diverse (TGD) Communities to Promote Wellness (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This panel-style webinar will explore the topic of safety for Black and African American transgender and gender diverse people. Expert panelists will provide insight into how health centers can partner with communities to promote safety and wellness, and to examine the role of structural and institutional violence as a social determinant of health. Participants will learn strategies for mitigating risk by identifying and supporting individual and community-level protective factors and strengths. More Details...

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part IV: Applying the MLP Approach to Housing- Evictions and City Ordinances (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: This four-part learning collaborative explored the ways medical-legal partnerships can leverage the patient-centered legal services to implement clinic- and policy-level solutions to address the housing crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants received information through a blend of brief didactic presentations followed by peer-to-peer learning. This learning collaborative is specifically for health centers and their legal partners, but individuals from other health systems that collaborate with health centers are welcome to attend. More Details...

Growing Our Own: Cultivating the Next Generation of Primary Care Physicians in Community Health Centers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: It is critical to advance policies and programs that help community health centers (CHCs) become Educational Health Centers (EHCs)2 and “grow their own” primary care training opportunities. This paper explores several pathways for promoting CHCs as teaching environments - enhanced partnerships between Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) and CHCs (with either the AMC or the CHC as the sponsoring institution3), and CHCs participating in HRSA Teaching Health Center (THC) funding opportunities (with sponsorship either by the CHC alone or by a consortium body) - and posits a spectrum of options and costs associated with each of these pathways to train medical residents. More Details...

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part III: Applying the MLP Approach to Housing Issues for Children and Communities (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: This four-part learning collaborative starting in January will explore the ways medical-legal partnerships can leverage the patient-centered legal services to implement clinic- and policy-level solutions to address the housing crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will receive information through a blend of brief didactic presentations followed by peer-to-peer learning. This learning collaborative is specifically for health centers and their legal partners, but individuals from other health systems that collaborate with health centers are welcome to attend. More Details...

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part II: Applying the MLP approach to Housing for Patients with Complex Needs (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: This four-part learning collaborative explored the ways medical-legal partnerships can leverage the patient-centered legal services to implement clinic- and policy-level solutions to address the housing crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants received information through a blend of brief didactic presentations followed by peer-to-peer learning. This learning collaborative is specifically for health centers and their legal partners, but individuals from other health systems that collaborate with health centers are welcome to attend. More Details...

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part I: An introduction to Health, Housing and the Role of MLPs (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: This four-part learning collaborative explores the ways medical-legal partnerships can leverage the patient-centered legal services to implement clinic- and policy-level solutions to address the housing crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants received information through a blend of brief didactic presentations followed by peer-to-peer learning. This learning collaborative is specifically for health centers and their legal partners, but individuals from other health systems that collaborate with health centers are welcome to attend. More Details...

Laying the Foundation for Lawyers on the Health Center Team Part III: Advancing workforce goals for health center and legal services staff (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is launching a 5-part Webinar Series to disseminate the Health Center Guide toolkit that provides the health center community with information and resources to start, strengthen, and sustain a medical-legal partnership. The toolkit will help health centers to 1) have the important conversations to plan for a MLP’s long term success; 2) understand the specifics on developing screening, referral, and service delivery workflows for a MLP; 3) to look at how integrating legal services can support health center workforce development; and 4) move upstream to address social determinants of health and health equity at a policy level. More Details...

Laying the Foundation for Lawyers on the Health Center Team Part II: Funding, MoUs & Sustainability (2020). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is launching a 5-part Webinar Series to disseminate the Health Center Guide toolkit that provides the health center community with information and resources to start, strengthen, and sustain a medical-legal partnership. The toolkit will help health centers to 1) have the important conversations to plan for a MLP’s long term success; 2) understand the specifics on developing screening, referral, and service delivery workflows for a MLP; 3) to look at how integrating legal services can support health center workforce development; and 4) move upstream to address social determinants of health and health equity at a policy level. More Details...

Health Center Toolkit Series Part 5: Moving Upstream to Address SDOH and Health Equity at a Policy Level (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is launching a 5-part Webinar Series to disseminate the Health Center Guide toolkit that provides the health center community with information and resources to start, strengthen, and sustain a medical-legal partnership. The toolkit will help health centers to 1) have the important conversations to plan for a MLP’s long term success; 2) understand the specifics on developing screening, referral, and service delivery workflows for a MLP; 3) to look at how integrating legal services can support health center workforce development; and 4) move upstream to address social determinants of health and health equity at a policy level. More Details...

Approaches to Financing Medical Respite/Recuperative Care Programs (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Also known as recuperative care, medical respite care is short-term care for individuals experiencing homelessness who are too frail to recover from illness or injury on the streets or in shelters but not sick enough to remain in the hospital. This white paper describes trends and opportunities for funding medical respite programs and services and offers methods to expand and scale programs through innovative financing mechanisms and increased flexibility in payment policy. The paper outlines various approaches to finance medical respite programs, offering providers, state and federal Medicaid leadership, policymakers, and managed care organizations (MCOs) specific partnership options to ensure continuity and quality of care for patients with long-term health and housing needs. More Details...

How to care for your baby if you have COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is an illustrated brochure that provides recommendations for farmworker parents who have COVID-19 and have to care for their babies. More Details...

How to breastfeed your baby if you have COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is an illustrated brochure that provides recommendations for pregnant or breastfeeding farmworkers who have COVID-19. It includes information on breastfeeding practices during the pandemic. More Details...

Cómo cuidar a su bebé si usted tiene COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso es un folleto ilustrado que provee recomendaciones para trabajadores agrícolas que son padres, tienen COVID-19 y deben cuidar a sus bebés. More Details...

Cómo amamantar a su bebé si usted tiene COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso es un folleto ilustrado que provee recomendaciones para para trabajadoras agrícolas que están embarazadas o amamantando y tienen COVID-19. Incluye información sobre prácticas de amamantamiento durante la pandemia. More Details...

Health Center Toolkit Webinar Series Part 4: Creating screening, referral and service delivery workflow for an MLP (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: In this session, we heard from three panelists: Lara Cartwright Smith from the George Washington University, Jess Holmes from St.Louis Integrated Health Network, and Paul Sorenson from St.Louis Regional Data Alliance. Panelists discussed ways of overcoming barriers to MLP integration by sharing successful models of information sharing from the field between health care and social services. The session was followed by a brief Q&A with the speakers. More Details...

Understanding and Applying SDOH Screening Data to Address Barriers to Health: Webinar (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Health centers provide high-quality primary and preventive care to diverse populations in special and vulnerable populations in underserved communities. Health centers also provide a host of enabling services – non-clinical services that aim to increase access to health care and improve population health outcomes. The ability to track and evaluate these services is an important tool for health centers to demonstrate their value in addressing patients’ social determinants of health; of equal importance is the ability to make this data actionable in order to address patients’ barriers to access. More Details...

A Guide for Establishing Collaborative Relationships (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Guide for Establishing Collaborative Relationships was developed by the National Center for Farmworker Health in partnership with Health Outreach Partners and Farmworker Justice. It incorporates information and resources gathered from the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Community Partnerships learning collaborative , that focuses on exploring and developing effective strategies for establishing community partnerships that address SDOH. This guide walks health center staff through the process of identifying and developing community relationships that will help increase access to care for Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) by addressing SDOH that impact this vulnerable population. More Details...

Where Does Homelessness Happen?: Understanding the Definitions of Homelessness (2021). Resource Type: Other. Description: This infographic succinctly depicts the various shelter arrangements that constitute the breadth of homelessness, distinguishing major differences between federal definitions, with considerations for screening. More Details...

Webinar: Laying the Foundation for Lawyers on the Health Center Team Part I: SDOH Needs and Legal Staffing (2020). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: As part of our work as an HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner (NTTAP), the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership published a toolkit that provides the health center community with information and resources on how to integrate patient-centered lawyers as part of the health care team. Learnings from the toolkit were unpacked in a 5-part webinar series. More Details...

Collaboration Between Medical-Legal Partnerships, FQHCs, and Domestic Violence Programs to Support Patients (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: Through this national webinar, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP) and Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) joined forces to share strategies on how MLPs can successfully partner with FQHCs and community-based domestic violence programs to improve health outcomes, decrease isolation, and support health care for survivors. Presenters highlighted how civil legal service providers partner with FQHCs to address the increased needs of individuals affected by IPV/HT during COVID-19. More Details...

Addressing Financial & Legal Problems To Improve the Mental Health of Adults & Children During the Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic’s compounding effects of job loss, isolation, dismantled support systems, grief, and disruptions in care, all resulted in significant financial strain and legal problems that impacted the mental health and well-being of adults and children. In this webinar, subject matter experts in social determinants of health and medical-legal partnership interventions discussed: 1) how financial strains such as high debt, low income and unemployment are associated with suicide attempts and should be considered key factors when assessing mental health interventions; and 2) how legal services delivered alongside social, medical, and behavioral health services can help improve the overall health and well-being of children. The multidisciplinary audience will be prompted to share insights, tools, and COVID-related strategies on how their health centers, legal services organizations, medical-legal partnerships, or other community based organizations have responded to the unique behavioral and mental health needs of adults and children during the pandemic. More Details...

Centering the Nurse Home Visitor Client Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has upended virtually every facet of life. By necessity, healthcare organizations have limited or restricted in-person care to reduce the transmission of SARS-CoV-2. Unfortunately, this has kept many consumers from accessing timely healthcare. More Details...

Food Insecurity: The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The fourth webinar in the Weitzman Institute's Path Forward "The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health" fall series focusing on addressing food insecurity as an important public health issue. The content expert for the webinar is Sarah Carroll; Director of the Center for Care Transformation at AVIA. The following organizations served as panelists for the webinar: Jacob Luria, Co-Founder and CEO, Algorex Health; Catherine Macpherson, Vice President Product Strategy & Development, Chief Nutrition Officer, Moms Meals; and Laura Robbins, Co-Founder and COO, Advocatia Solutions. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Barriers: A Resource for Health Centers, Vol. 1 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), four HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, released a report on lessons learned, challenges, barriers, and impact stories shared from the (4) sessions of the “Screening Methods and Using Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Determinants of Health” Learning Collaborative. This Learning Collaborative explored effective strategies to screen for SDOH and build effective practices to address SDOH by providing outreach and enabling services for health centers serving Special and Vulnerable Populations. More Details...

UDS Quick Guide for Federally Funded Health Centers: How to use UDS data to expand your understanding of SDOH (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This UDS Guide will inform health center staff on how UDS offers rich and detailed insight to inform operations at health centers. More Details...

Centering Equity in Health and Housing Partnerships in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Strategies and Best Practices for Health Centers to Priortize Equity in their Work (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This paper addresses how health centers, other health system providers, and housing partners can center considerations of equity in their shared work to address the needs of people most impacted by structural racism and its impact on health and Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). More Details...

Community Health Worker/Peer Workforce: Recruiting and Hiring for Social Determinants of Health Screening: Best Practices Guide and Findings from COVID-19 Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As our public health community continues to eliminate COVID-19-related disparities and health inequities in general, we can draw upon lessons learned and practices from health centers that have been successful in hiring, training, integrating, and retaining CHWs/Peers, with lived experience, to pave the way for our future work in addressing and eliminating social determinants of health disparities that impact our most vulnerable communities. In this guide, we share best practices around these topics that have been developed through interviews and research, focused on the CHW and Peer role in SDOH screening and addressing related disparities, like impacts of COVID-19. More Details...

Voices from the Field: Farmworker Communities Confronting COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Other. Description: This video shares stories and promising practices to support farmworker communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. It features farmworkers, farmworker community based organizations, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start, and migrant health centers. It is in Spanish and English with English subtitles. More Details...

Strategies for Supporting Health Center Patients Experiencing Food Insecurity (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Food insecurity has doubled since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, and has tripled among families with children. Not having enough access to food is a key contributor to negative health outcomes for adults and children alike, and it is important now more than ever for health centers to identify and support patients who are experiencing food insecurity. This resource is designed to support health center efforts to identify and assist patients who are experiencing food insecurity. It outlines key considerations around integrating social determinants of health (SDoH)-related screening and intervention into the electronic health record (EHR) workflow, highlights standardized screening tools and data elements to monitor the prevalence of food insecurity among patients, and describes several strategies to meet food-related needs. The downloadable guide, available in the Documents to Download section below, is split into the following sections, each of which draws on foundational work from health centers and national partners: Integrate your screening strategy into your EHR workflow-- several case studies are included Select a standardized tool to identify food insecurity-- several tools with their related EHR integration and workflow considerations are outlined Monitoring food insecurity among patients-- tips about coding and dashboarding are provided Connecting patients to available resources More Details...

Vaccination Testimonials (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This video shows NCFH's vaccine event in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and provides testimonials from agricultural workers and other community members sharing about their experience in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

Tips for Telehealth Communication (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This factsheet provides tiops and strategies to help improve communication during telehealth encounters with patients. More Details...

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know (Webinar) (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This video provides important information to agricultural workers about the COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is an Illustrated brochure for agricultural workers that provides information about the COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What Happens When You Get It? (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is an Illustrated brochure for agricultural workers that provides information about what happens after you receive the COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What Are the Side Effects? (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is an Illustrated brochure for agricultural workers that provides information about the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

The COVID-19 Vaccine: The Day of Your Appointment (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is an Illustrated brochure for agricultural workers that provides information about important considerations to take the day of the COVID-19 vaccine appointment . More Details...

The COVID-19 Vaccine: Side Effects (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This video provides information to agricultural workers about the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

Stories from the field (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This video provides an insight story from an agricultural worker and his experience with COVID-19. More Details...

Patient Telehealth Readiness Assessment Tool (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This patient telehealth readiness assessment tool is intended to assist healthcare providers to identify a patient’s willingness or need for resources and/or skills to engage in Telehealth services. The tool will help health center staff enhance the delivery of telehealth services to their patient population by providing the necessary support. More Details...

Messaging Strategies to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar addresses concerns and frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines. A series of real-world scenarios are used to demonstrate researched-aligned communication strategies to respond to common COVID-19 concerns. More Details...

Mass Media & Communication Strategies for Increasing Agricultural Worker Vaccine Confidence (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This training provides insight into key communication challenges and solutions around the COVID-19 vaccines with farmworker communities. Speakers addressed key messaging priorities, effective use of mass media, and how to implement face-to-face dialogues with farmworkers to increase confidence in the vaccines. More Details...

La vacuna contra el COVID-19: lo que debe saber (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso es un folleto ilustrado para trabajadores agrícolas que brinda información sobre la vacuna de COVID-19. More Details...

La vacuna contra el COVID-19: El día de su cita para la vacuna (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso es un folleto ilustrado para trabajadores agrícolas que brinda información sobre las consideraciones importantes que deben tomarse el día de la cita para la vacuna COVID-19. More Details...

La vacuna contra el COVID-19: ¿Que pasa cuando la reciba? (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso es un folleto ilustrado para trabajadores agrícolas que brinda información sobre lo que sucede después de recibir la vacuna COVID-19. More Details...

La vacuna contra el COVID-19: ¿Cuales son los efectos secundarios? (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso es un folleto ilustrado para trabajadores agrícolas que brinda información sobre los efectos secundarios de la vacuna de COVID-19. More Details...

COVID-19 Safety Measures for Transportation Teams (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: NFCH’s 2-part video series on occupational safety training on COVID-19 for healthcare teams shares tips and strategies to provide support to health care centers as they adapt their health care delivery services. This second video showcases how Sun River Health made adaptions to their transportation department's protocols ensure the safety of their patients and staff while providing care during the pandemic. More Details...

COVID-19 Measures for Mobile Health Units (Video) (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: NFCH’s 2-part video series on Occupational Safety Training on COVID-19 for healthcare teams shares tips and strategies to provide support to health care centers as they adapt their health care delivery services. This first video will showcase how Salud Family Health Centers in Colorado made adaptions to their mobile health unit to ensure the safety of their patients and staff while providing care during the pandemic. While mobile units are a good alternative for a service delivery model for agricultural workers, modifications are necessary due to the confined space which can pose additional risks from a traditional setting. More Details...

COVID-19 in Rural America: Impact on Farms & Agricultural Workers (1905). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is a fact sheet that provides information on the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural workers and farms. More Details...

Building COVID 19 Vaccine Confidence in Agricultural Communities (1905). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This training will prepare Community Health Workers (CHWs)/Promotores(as) de Salud, or similar professions, who work with Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) to discuss the Covid-19 vaccines. Trainers will provide insight on the development of COVID-19 vaccines and side-effects associated with the current vaccines available. Participants will learn about the benefits of getting vaccinated, common myths and misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine, and strategies to engage communities and individuals in discussions to build confidence about the vaccine. More Details...

Agricultural Workers and Mental Health Factsheet (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This factsheet includes a collection of recent facts and figures pertaining to the mental health of agricultural workers. In addition, it provides recommendations and adfvice for healthcare and service providers who work with this population. More Details...

Isolation & Loneliness: The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The third webinar in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health\" fall series focusing on addressing isolation and loneliness as an important public health issue. The content expert for the webinar is Gretchen Alkema, PhD; Vice President of Policy and Communications, The SCAN Foundation. Presenters for the webinar includes: Andrew Parker, Founder & CEO of Papa; Cindy Jordan, Founder & CEO & Christina Myren; Chief Operating Officer of Pyx Health; and Ashwin Patel, Co-Founder & CEO of InquisitHealth. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) & Diabetes Prevention Programs Among Public Housing Residents: Infographic (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This infographic provides examples of the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) contributing to the prevalence of diabetes among public housing residents with corresponding examples of diabetes prevention promising practices provided by Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC) grantees. More Details...

Using AI, Data, and Tech to Move from Screening to Solving for Social Needs: The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The first of five webinars in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health\" fall series focusing on addressing why SDoH matters and innovations in using AI, data, and tech to move from screening to solving for social needs. Panelists for this session include: Dr. Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM; Chief Transformation Officer, Innovaccer, Margaret Flinter, PhD, APRN, FNP-c, FAAN, FAANP, Senior Vice President and Clinical Director, Community Health Center, Inc., April Joy Damian, PhD, MSc, CHPM, PMP; Associate Director, Weitzman Institute, Nancy Lopez, PhD, Director & Co-founder, Institute for the Study of “Race” & Social Justice, University of New Mexico, and David Kulick, MPH, Co-founder, Adaptation Health More Details...

Predictive Analytics, Assessing Vulnerability, and Community Referrals: The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health: Predictive Analytics, Assessing Vulnerability & Community Referrals (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The second webinar in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health\" series focusing on predictive analytics, assessing vulnerability, and community referrals. Panelists include Kurt Waltenbaugh; Founder & CEO of Carrot Health, John Showalter; Chief Product Officer at Jvion, Erine Gray; Founder & CEO of Aunt Bertha, and Ruben Amarasingham; Founder & CEO of Pieces Tech. More Details...

The Path Forward: Re-Imagining Primary Care During and Beyond the Pandemic (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: As the nation struggles with the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racism, the moment is upon us to deeply examine and reshape the primary care delivery system for underserved communities. In this webinar, leadership of the Community Health Center, Inc. and its Weitzman Institute will lay out a road map for the new Path Forward. We invite health center and safety net providers, staff, consumer leaders and others to join the conversation and contribute their expertise, perspective and ideas. More Details...

Heat-Related Illness Clinician’s Guide (2021). Resource Type: Other. Description: Agricultural work, which requires performing physically demanding work for long hours in hot and sometimes humid weather, places workers at high risk. This guide provides information to clinicians on the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness. Since workers may not be familiar with all of the symptoms of heat stress, it is important that clinicians discuss heat illness symptoms and prevention with agricultural workers and others who are at risk. More Details...

TI-ROC Climate of Equity Assessment (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This tool was created to assist organizations in assessingtheir current climate to understand and improve diversity, equity and inclusionpractices. The information gathered from this assessment will aid organizationalleadership and staff in process improvement activities including modifications, and subsequent supportsthatmay need to be engaged into create safe and equitable spaces for staff More Details...

No Two People Are the Same: Respecting Cultural Diversity when Delivering Healthcare (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar defines health equity disparities and literacy, as well as the cultural competence that affect delivery of services. It focuses on barriers to culture, linguistic competency and cross-cultural communication in framework that allows organizations to plan and develop an equitable environment. REGISTRATION required to view this free webinar. More Details...

Cultural Humility Scale (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Built on recent theory stressing multicultural orientation, as well as the development of virtues and dispositions associated with multicultural values, this resource introduces the construct of cultural humility, defined as having an interpersonal stance that is other-oriented rather than self-focused, characterized by respect and lack of superiority toward an individual’s cultural background and experience. More Details...

Addressing Trauma, Racism, and Bias in Behavioral Health Service Delivery (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar focuses on trauma, racism and bias. It paints a portrait of the current landscape with health disparity data and a discussion of social determinants. It reviews trauma, with a focus on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their neurobiological impact. Finally, clinical bias is addressed, with a review of challenges and potential solutions. REGISTRATION required to access this free recording. More Details...

Woven with Elders: Pacific Islander Vaccine Toolkit (2021). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: The Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) was established to improve the health of Pacific Islanders (PIs) in the United States and U.S. Pacific through primary care support, research, workforce development, and community initiatives. More Details...

The Path Forward: Collaboration & Resources (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The fourth of five webinars in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"Moving from Screening to Solving for Social Needs\" series focusing on forging partnerships and collaboration among a wide spectrum of stakeholders to address the adverse social determinants of health with presenters Taylor Justice; Co-Founder & President, Unite Us, Sue Birch; Director, Washington State Health Care Authority, and Laura Sankey; Principal, Inspired Perspectives, and Nationally Recognized SDOH Expert. More Details...

The Path Forward Series Finale (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The final webinar in the Path Forward \"Moving from Screening to Solving for Social Needs\" series wraps up by highlighting all of the webinars in the series, examining the role of community centers in addressing social determinants of health (SDOH), and ending with a call of action with presenters Margaret Flinter, PHD, APRN; Senior VP and Clinical Director, CHC, Inc., Trishan Panch, MD, MPH; Co-Founder, Wellframe, Co-Director – Applied AI for Healthcare, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, President Elect – Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Alumni Association, and Yvette Highsmith-Francis, MBM; Vice President, Eastern Region, CHC, Inc. More Details...

The Path Forward on Social Determinants of Health: Environment (Heat) (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The third of five webinars in the Path Forward \"Moving from Screening to Solving for Social Needs\" series focusing on the intersection of health and environment, particularly heat, with presenters Jeremy Hess; Professor, Global Health, Medicine (Emergency Medicine), Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Dr. Vivek Shandas; Professor, Nohad A. Toulan School or Urban Studies and Planning – Portland State University; Founder and Director – Sustaining Urban Places Research Lab, and Dr. David Hondula; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation; Associate Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University; Faculty Affiliate, Epidemiology and Data Services, Maricopa County Department of Public Health. More Details...

The Path Forward on Social Determinants of Health: Safety: Advancing Community and Personal Safety (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The second of five webinars in the Path Forward \"Moving from Screening to Solving for Social Needs\" series focusing on community and personal safety with presenters Tracy Nordstrom; Placemaker and Principal, Verve, Dr. Mariela Alfonzo; Founder& CEO, State of Place, Frode Kjersem; CEO, bSafe USA. More Details...

The Path Forward on Social Determinants of Health: Housing (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The first of five webinars in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"Moving from Screening to Solving for Social Needs\" series focusing on the intersection of stable housing and health outcomes with presenters Tim Shaw; Associate Director of Policy, Financial Security Program, Aspen Institute, David Rich; Executive Director of Supportive Housing Works, and Jason Shaplen; Chief Strategy and New Ventures Officer, Community Health Center, Inc. More Details...

Strategies for Youth: COVID-19 Vaccination (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Weitzman Echo special one-time session to discuss Community Health Center Inc.\'s approach on the most reassuring and expedient ways to reach youth and their parents during the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. More Details...

Evolving Care Team Models, Strategies to Assess Provider Satisfaction, and Addressing Burnout (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Project ECHO Webinar was part of a three-part webinars series on provider burnout and satisfaction during the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. This session addresses the topic of emerging models of team-based care in the COVID and post COVID environment. This COVID-19 ECHO session is a collaboration with HRSA\'s National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance Partners on Team-Based Care. More Details...

Awareness Campaign Resources: COVID-19 Vaccine: available in Haitian Creole and Spanish (2021). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: Migrant Clinicians Network, in partnership with the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) created materials for COVID-19 Vaccine awareness campaigns for Spanish-speaking and Haitian Creole-speaking communities. More Details...

Health Center Showcase: The National Diabetes Prevention Program (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is an evidence-based lifestyle change program that aims to prevent diabetes among at-risk adults. In this webinar, health centers from across the country shared their National DPP experiences as showcased in NNCC\'s recent case study. The health centers also provided updates about developments with their programs since the onset of COVID-19. More Details...

Who Wants To Be A Vaccinator: Volunteers, Students, and Other Professionals (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: To meet the demand for knowledge on COVID-19 vaccines, CHCI and its Weitzman Institute is moving back to weekly COVID-19 national webinar sessions! More Details...

Staff Roles, Responsibilities, and Training Throughout the Vaccination Cycle (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: To meet the demand for knowledge on COVID-19 vaccines, CHCI and its Weitzman Institute is moving back to weekly COVID-19 national webinar sessions! More Details...

Essential Policies, Procedures, and Roles in Managing, Protecting, and Administering Your Vaccine Supply (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: To meet the demand for knowledge on COVID-19 vaccines, CHCI and its Weitzman Institute is moving back to weekly COVID-19 national webinar sessions! More Details...

A Multi-Pronged Approach to On-Site, Drive-Through, and Mobile Outreach Vaccine Clinics (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: To meet the demand for knowledge on COVID-19 vaccines, CHCI and its Weitzman Institute is moving back to weekly COVID-19 national webinar sessions! More Details...

Case Study: Building a statewide subscription model for MLP services in Montana with help from a PCA (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This case study looks at how the Montana Primary Care Association helped develop a statewide, subscription model for MLP services. More Details...

The COVID-19 Pandemic Resources and Information: Spanish and English (2020). Resource Type: Other. Description: We at Migrant Clinicians Network have a priority to support both clinicians and the vulnerable patients they serve. MCN continually develops strategies and resources to support health centers, health departments, community groups, and clinicians as they reach out to communities that are often overlooked and give care to patients who might otherwise have nowhere to go. We remain highly concerned for the vulnerable populations that already encounter numerous barriers to health and to care. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine:  Tips from your Community Health Worker (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: COVID-19 vaccines are a critical tool to help stop the spread of disease and protect our communities. MHP Salud\'s Tips from your Community Health Worker resource for is designed for health workers supporting patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). The tips and resources aim to help health centers build vaccine confidence among the migrant and agricultural worker population and their families. More Details...

Bridging Patient Access: Best Practices for Community Health Workers (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As telehealth services continue to bridge patient access to health services, it is important for health centers to focus on best practices that ensure excellent delivery of care. Thisguideincludeshelpful information about telehealth service delivery, tips for providing good virtual care, and how Community Health Workers(CHWs)can engage in telehealth. More Details...

National Diabetes Prevention Program: Final Summary 2021 (2021). Resource Type: Archived In-Person Training. Description: This program 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 $1,350,000 with 0 percent 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. More Details...

Module 1: Cultural and Self-Humility with Nationalities Services Center - Populations at Risk for HepB (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Ariel MacNeill and Bianca Taipe from the Nationalities Services Center, whose mission focuses on welcoming immigrants and refugees and connecting them to services in Philadelphia, PA, will discuss cultural and self-humility as it relates to providing health care and social services to people coming from different cultural identities. The presenters will also review trauma-informed practice and barriers that different populations face in accessing health care, as well as resources to address those barriers. More Details...

Community Health Workers and Peer Specialists: Key Roles in Addressing Diabetes Control Before and During COVID-19 Health Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication showcases the important role of front-line CHW/Peer Specialists in maintaining connections with the community for diabetes control, especially in the time of a health pandemic. More Details...

Population Management Approach to Reaching Key Populations as they Become Eligible (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: To meet the demand for knowledge on COVID-19 vaccines, CHCI and its Weitzman Institute is moving back to weekly COVID-19 national webinar sessions! More Details...

Health Policy Bulletin Winter 2021: Policies in Action to Promote Emergency Preparedness (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Farmworker Justice's Health Policy Bulletin is a summary of policy, program, and research developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on emergency preparedness in agricultural worker communities. More Details...

Strengthening Partnerships for Better Health Outcomes During COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: For the first time in recent memory, homelessness has been acknowledged as a public health crisis, one that community health centers of all kinds are beginning to confront. These case studies profile health centers that partnered with homeless services organizations to coordinate on COVID-19 services for people without homes. More Details...

COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Vaccine Planning and Distribution (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Vaccines are a vital, lifesaving tool that prevent illness and death. Vaccines have greatly reduced or eliminated many infectious diseases that once routinely killed or harmed adults and children, particularly those living in poverty. It is essential that households experiencing homelessness have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Many states and counties around the country have prioritized vaccine access both for homeless service providers and individuals experiencing homelessness. More Details...

Homeless Mortality and the Impact of COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar gave an overview of the new Homeless Mortality Data Toolkit, featuring two communities who conduct a thorough review of homeless mortality, including reflections on the impact of COVID-19 on untimely deaths. Determining leading cause of death is a crucial part of health centers\' needs assessment requirements; for any health center serving people without homes, the strategies shared in this discussion should be central. More Details...

Understanding Social Determinants of Health: Back to the Basics on the factors that impact health outcomes (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar highlights its not just the care received in the clinic. In reality the health outcomes are impacted by services throughout the community. Community partnerships are essential to leverage the resources to meet needs. More Details...

Physical Activity & Diabetes Prevention in the COVID-19 Landscape: Webinar highlights strategies to address diabetes through physical activity (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In the context of COVID-19 traditional strategies to engage patients in diabetes control were curtailed. This webinar highlights the why and how for physical activity to address diabetes in these constrained economic times and the key roles of community partners. More Details...

Data Integration Best Practices for Health Centers & Homeless Services Publication: Health Center Focus Group Recommendations on Data Integration (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers use data and technology to improve health outcomes of patients, speed administrative processes, and collect patients’ health and housing histories. This report advances strategies for large and small health centers to match data with homeless service systems to identify and coordinate care for high utilizers of crisis care systems. More Details...

Breaking the Cycle of Integenerational Diabetes Webinar: Webinar highlights strategies to address diabetes impacting multi-generational families (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar highlights health center programs that reach into underserved communities to address diabetes care across generations More Details...

A Call for Reinforcements in Diabetes Care: Maximizing the Role of Non-Clinical Staff and Partners Publication: Issue brief and case studies highlightin promising practices for non-clinical staff with links to the community (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Successful diabetes care for vulnerable populations demands a multi-prong approach and support from a range of community resources to address SDOH. This report outlines promising practices utilizing interdisciplinary teams and community resources to support consumers’ self-management and in-turn improve health outcomes More Details...

Federal Activities and Approaches to Advance Social Determinants of Health Data Use and Interoperability in Support of Community Health Centers: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: View this HITEQ Center webinar, where the The Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT present on the current state of federal activities and standards based approaches for collecting, sharing, and using SDoH data with a focus on technical and policy considerations. The presentation describes available standards, tools, and initiatives for health center use and input. More Details...

Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC) COVID-19 Dashboard (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This dashboard by NCHPH provides the latest COVID-19 statistics in Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC) Health Centers, including race and ethnicity data and additional resources. More Details...

Homeless Persons Mortality Toolkit (2020). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: Homelessness is deadly. People without homes are more vulnerable to virtually every illness and injury and die, on average, 30 years earlier than housed people. As part of health centers' required periodic needs assessment, cause of death for people experiencing homelessness must be measured: this toolkit shows you how. More Details...

Telehealth Office Hours: Caring for Vulnerable Populations during COVD-19 Pandemic (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar features Care for the Homeless in New York City and the steps they have taken to train staff in order to streamline care virtually and to ensure care is accessible to all regardless of housing status. More Details...

Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in Public Housing Primary Care Settings: Learning Collaborative (20; Session 2 11). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: During this learning collaborative health center staff learned about different aspects for implementation of smoking cessation programs. More Details...

Preparing Your Community for the Flu: Partnering with Health Providers to Prevent a Twindemic: Webinar (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: During this webinar, the Healthcare Resilience Working Group discussed the initiatives that are currently taking place at a national level to prepare health center communities for flu season 2020 and how partnerships with public housing agencies and health care providers to prevent a twindemic between flu and COVID-19 among vulnerable populations is important during these unprecedented times. In this session, various health promotion resources were shared as well other resources for patients to use to successfully locate a flu vaccine provider. More Details...

Diabetes and Seasonal Influenza (Flu) During COVID-19: Protect Yourself! (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This infographic addresses the importance of influenza (flu) prevention among public housing residents with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. More Details...

Culturally Competent Care: Learning Collaborative (20; Session 2 11). Resource Type: Other. Description: This is a learning collaborative series of 4 sessions where Health Center staff learned about standards for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) to their patients. Slides and recordings for all sessions are available here as well as resources to facilitate the implementation of CLAS in health center settings. More Details...

Considerations for Serving Residents of Public Housing During Emergencies and Disasters: Staff and Patient Wellness (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium and the National Center for Health in Public Housing for a one-hour webinar on staff and patient wellness during emergencies and disasters. This webinar will provide health center with guidance for developing tools and resources that enable health center staff and the patients they serve to navigate the practical and psychological after-effects of disaster events. More Details...

Uniform Data System Analysis of Agricultural Worker Patients & Household Members, 2019 (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: A brief visual overview of sociodemographic information about migratory and seasonal agricultural worker patients of Community & Migrant Health Centers. Based on the 2019 Uniform Data System More Details...

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Enabling Services Data Collection (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: As health centers are held accountable for cost containment and high quality of care under value-based pay arrangements, it is increasingly important for providers to document the social determinants of health (SDoH) barriers of their patients and what services they are providing (both clinical and non-clinical) in order to properly care for those complex patients. Some of these services are called enabling services (ES), defined as non-clinical services that aim to increase access to care and improve health outcomes. Standardized data collection on SDoH and ES are two sides of the same coin and provide the foundation for health centers to succeed in a value-based pay environment. This not only helps them address root causes of poor health, but also highlights the value of the health center model. More Details...

Telehealth for Supportive Housing Providers - CSH Three Part Telehealth Series: Guidance for Providers looking to adapt and are considering Billing for themselves (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: In the COVID19 environment technology can be used as a complement to face-to-face services, and also as a service on its own. Technology options can be especially useful for people with depression or suffering from distress, and when there are difficulties in physically meeting with tenants. More Details...

Telehealth Basics for Supportive Housing Providers and their Health Center Partners - CSH Three Part Telehealth Series: Guidance for Providers Looking to Support Residents Getting Connected to Telehealth (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic has required the health care sector including Community Health Centers and supportive housing providers to work in new ways to support their service participants (i.e. health center patients who are also supportive housing tenants). This brief considers the basics regarding telehealth for collaborations between health centers and the supportive housing field to consider as they adapt to provide services in a manner that protects both the client and staff. More Details...

Supporting Tenants During COVID-19 Using Technology Based Strategies - CSH Three Part Telehealth Series: Tips for Using Technology to Support Tenants in Supportive Housing Tenants (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: In Telehealth, the Technology can be used as a complement to face-to-face services, and also as a service on its own. Technology options can be especially useful for people with depression or suffering from distress, and when there are difficulties in physically meeting with tenants. This guide highlights the steps recommended for establishing your telehealth technology, connecting with residents and compliance with requirements such a HIPAA. More Details...

Farmworker Health Network 2020 Key Resources for Agricultural Worker Health (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Farmworker Health Network (FHN) is comprised of six National Cooperative Agreements in migrant health funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide training and technical assistance to current and potential Migrant Health Center Programs. The FHN is committed to supporting the development of leadership within Community and Migrant Health Centers and increasing access to care for the farmworker population. More Details...

Centering Equity in Health and Housing Partnerships in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Supporting front line health providers to understand and incorporate health equity in their policies, programs and delivery of health services. (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This paper addresses how health centers, other health system providers, and housing partners can center considerations of equity in their shared work to address the needs of people most impacted by structural racism and its impact on health and social determinants of health, including Black people, people of color, and Indigenous people. COVID19 has re-focused the inequities that must be addressed in our health care systems. More Details...

Flu LEAD (Linkages to End Access Disparities) Initiative 2020 Information: A Pilot Project to Increase Influenza Vaccination Coverage among HUD-Assisted Residents (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This NCHPH informational page provides an overview, and resources about the Flu LEAD pilot project directed by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase influenza vaccination coverage among residents of Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). More Details...

EnVision Centers, Jobs Plus and Health Centers Interactive Map (2020). Resource Type: Interactive Map. Description: NCHPH recently launched a new interactive map. This map shows the location of Health Centers, Envision Centers and Jobs Plus sites. EnVision Centers are centralized hubs that provide people living in public housing with resources and support needed to excel. Jobs Plus Sites. The place-based Jobs Plus Initiative program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment. Health Centers interested in partnering with near Envision Centers and Jobs Plus sites, visit this NCHPH resource and hover over the organization you want to partner with. Contact information will then be displayed in the information box. More Details...

Bringing lawyers onto the health center care team to promote patient & community health: A planning, implementation and practice guide for building and sustaining a health center-based medical-legal partnership (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The toolkit has four parts: 1. Outlines nine conversations that a health center team should have with its legal partners to plan for an MLP’s long-term success and to integrate it into the health center’s operations. 2. Is a deep dive into the specifics of how to develop screening, referral, and service delivery workflows. 3. Looks at how integrating legal services can support health center workforce development, with a particular focus on training. 4. Illustrates the types of projects MLPs can engage in to help your health center move upstream to address SDOH and health equity at a policy level. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health for Public Housing Residents: Access to Healthy Food (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Using data and maps created by National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) and other national data sources, this publication is one in a series that identifies the prevalence of social factors and population health indicators that affect public housing residents. It is intended for non-clinical health center staff, decision makers, and public housing stakeholders. More Details...

Leveraging the electronic health record (EHR) to link health center patients with MLP services (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief provides concrete examples of how health centers in Iowa, Montana, and Texas are leveraging the EHR to complement their screening for the social determinants of health as well as to increase their capacity to deliver targeted MLP-related interventions. More Details...

Fact Sheet: The role of medical-legal partnerships for socially vulnerable older adults. (2020). Resource Type: Fact Sheet. Description: This fact sheet looks at how integrating medical and legal services for older health center patients can help mitigate overlapping health and social challenges and begin to comprehensively address problems that directly impact a patient’s health and well-being. It examines how these partnerships work, and highlights two medical-legal partnership programs for seniors in San Francisco and Boston. More Details...

Bridging the Digital Divide: Using Technology to Improve Access to Health Care for Public Housing Residents (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The purpose of this report is to outline the digital needs and challenges of public housing residents, the risks and benefits of using technology to improve patient care, and recommendations on how to prepare health centers and patients to optimize digital tools, improve access to care, and enhance efforts through partnerships to bridge the digital divide. More Details...

Delivering Telelegal Services During COVID-19 (2020). Resource Type: n.a.. Description: This town hall featured teams from Los Angeles, Montana, and Alaska who have experience delivering remote medical-legal partnership services in urban, rural, and frontier settings More Details...

Advance Care Planning During COVID-19 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This town hall conversation explores the legal, policy, operational, and capacity issues related to advance care planning. More Details...

Operating a MLP During COVID-19, A Town Hall (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This town hall conversation explored strategies for coordinating health and legal efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. More Details...

Partnership Opportunities for Health Centers, EnVision Centers, and Public Housing Agencies (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The recent COVID-19 crisis his highlighted the magnitude of health inequities faced by public housing residents and the need for a coordinated approach in providing health prevention and treatment, as well as the basic goods and services needed to survive, e.g., food, medicine and shelter. More Details...

The Road to Health Guided Implementation Project (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Road to Health (RTH) Guided Implementation Project is an organizational effort aimed at highlighting the efficacy of CHW programs in addressing diabetes within Health Centers (HCs). More Details...

Su Corazon, Su Vida, Your Heart, Your Life Guided Implementation (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Su Corazon, Su Vida/ Your Heart, Your Life (SCSV/YHYL) Guided Implementation Project is an organizational effort aimed at highlighting the efficacy of CHW programs in addressing hypertension within Health Centers (HCs). More Details...

Medical-Legal Partnership Guide for Agricultural Worker-Serving Organizations (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: FJ’s Medical-Legal Partnership Guide for Agricultural Worker Serving Organizations shares strategies and resources to develop or strengthen medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) in agricultural worker communities. It highlights successful agricultural worker MLPs and resources for health centers and other agricultural worker-serving organizations. More Details...

Structural Competency: A Framework to Analyze and Address Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities: Recorded Workshop Training (2020). Resource Type: Other. Description: This workshop introduces the Structural Competency framework and key concepts like structural violence and racism, and structural interventions. This workshop aims to provide you with the ability to discern how structures impact the health of patients and communities, and to allow participants to apply case studies relevant to health center programs. More Details...

PCA Enabling Services Virtual Summit Podcast Series (2020). Resource Type: Other. Description: The first-ever PCA Enabling Services Virtual Summit and podcast series is co-organized and hosted by the Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) in partnership with Health Outreach Partners (HOP). The seven podcast episodes cover a variety of Enabling Services topics, with a focus towards Primary Care Associations. More Details...

Informational Guide for Public Housing Residents During COVID-19 – Know the Basics of Seeking Care: Know the Basics of Seeking Care (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This infographic provides general information on how public housing residents can seek care for COVID-19, testing services provided by health centers near public housing agencies and how the Public Charge rule does not apply for these services. More Details...

Informational Guide for Public Housing Residents — COVID-19: Know the Basics (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This infographic provides general information on COVID-19. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health for LGBTQIA+ People Part 2 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this second installment focused on social determinants of health for LGBTQIA+ people, Adrianna Boulin, the Community Outreach & Engagement Manager for Fenway Health discusses how community-based resources can help to mitigate the effects of stigma and marginalization for sexual and gender minority people. This webinar compliments Part 1 by providing actionable solutions to many of the inequities faced by LGBTQIA+ people. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health for LGBTQIA+ People Part 1 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar Sean Cahill, PhD, the Director of Health Policy and Research at The Fenway Institute discusses social determinants of health for sexual and gender minorities. This session addresses current stressors and solutions to health inequities for LGBTQIA+ people, including the implications of COVID-19 for the community. More Details...

Sexual Health and Wellness for Older Adults Part 2 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this second of our two-part webinar on sexual health and LGBTQIA+ Older Adults, Lisa Krinsky, LICSW and Kevin Ard, MD discuss social and care measures to support positive sexual health in sexual and gender minority elders. The session addresses social stigma toward the sexual health of older adults and provides guidance on how to best support elders in a healthy sex life. PrEP and other STI prevention and treatment measures are discussed in the context of LGBTQIA+ older adults. More Details...

Sexual Health and Wellness for Older Adults Part 1: Webinar (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this two part series, The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center and the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders provide guidance on how to care for the sexual health and well-being of LGBTQIA+ older adults. More Details...

Logrando Equidad en la Salud para las personas Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgénero y Queer (LGBTQ) – Parte 2 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Este seminario virtual en español cubrirá temas relacionados con el logro de la equidad en salud para las personas LGBTQIA+, particularmente aquellos en la intersección de las identidades latina, de minoría sexual, y de género. Esta sesión se dividirá en dos partes. La primera parte cubrirá la terminología básica, y una exploración de un modelo para entender como el estrés único de las minorías puede informar a las disparidades de salud experimentadas por las personas LGBTQIA+. More Details...

Logrando Equidad en la Salud para las personas Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgénero y Queer (LGBTQ) – Parte 1 (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Este seminario virtual en español cubrirá temas relacionados con el logro de la equidad en salud para las personas LGBTQIA+, particularmente aquellos en la intersección de las identidades latina, de minoría sexual, y de género. Esta sesión se dividirá en dos partes. La primera parte cubrirá la terminología básica, y una exploración de un modelo para entender como el estrés único de las minorías puede informar a las disparidades de salud experimentadas por las personas LGBTQIA+. More Details...

Caring for Intersex Patients (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar we will define what it means to be intersex, address common misconceptions about intersex experience, discuss specific challenges faced by the intersex communities in accessing high-quality care, and outline best practices for how providers at health centers can effectively serve intersex patients. More Details...

Tip Sheet: 3 Ways to Help Patients with Evictions and Foreclosures during the COVID-19 Pandemic (2020). Resource Type: Other. Description: This is a tip sheet that outlines 3 ways health care providers and staff can work with legal aid attorneys to help patients facing possible evictions and foreclosures while also working to strengthen long-term housing protections. More Details...

Enabling Services Data Collection: Documenting Health Center Interventions In A Value-Based Payment Environment (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In collaboration with Health Outreach Partners (HOP), AAPCHO promoted the importance of documenting social determinants of health (SDoH) interventions to demonstrate the value and scope of health center enabling services (ES). AAPCHO and HOP was joined by the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) to highlight how state, regional, and national partners can leverage SDoH and ES data for Value-Based Payment (VBP). More Details...

Navigating Emergency Food Resources in Times of Crisis & Beyond: Three Step Approach to Understanding food resources in your community (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This brief is intended to help supportive and affordable housing and health and human service partners understand and more effectively assess resident and client access to emergency food. This navigation is especially important during unforeseen disruptions to local economies such as natural disasters, public health emergencies, or civic unrest. More Details...

Lessons Learned in Diabetes Care for Homeless Populations: Best practices from peer collaborative of health centers and supportive housing providers (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication summarizes key barriers and promising practices in the field identified by collaborative participants related to diabetes care for individuals experiencing homelessness or formerly homeless in supportive housing. More Details...

Enhancing Social Connectedness in times of Physical Distance: Highlight promising practices for keeping connected with clients (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The current need for physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 means that many people may become more isolated. Here are suggestions for how to encourage social connectedness while practicing physical distancing and fo