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New Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions: Information for Patients Translated into 10 languages (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This pamphlet was developed as a companion for health centers asking their patients’ sexual orientation and gender identity. This handout walks patients through why they are being asked these questions and what all of the answer options mean. Patients will be guided on how to choose the best answer, as well as what to do if they do not want to answer these questions. There is also information for patients about why this information is important to the health center, and what will be done with the answers to these questions. More Details...

National Outreach Guidelines (Spanish) (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Outreach is a critical function of health centers serving underserved populations. In 2000, Health Outreach Partners (HOP) developed its Farmworker Outreach Program Guidelines based on 30 years of experience providing direct outreach services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers. In 2012, HOP collaborated with four national partner organizations (the National Association of Community Health Centers, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations and Migrant Health Promotion) and an Advisory Panel made up of representatives from community health centers and other support organizations across the country to update and expand on those guidelines, creating the current National Outreach Guidelines for Underserved Populations. More Details...

Medication Adherence in Elderly With Diabetes: Strategies to Improve Outcomes Amidst Challenges in the Geriatric Population (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar explored the challenges of multiple medications and complex comorbidities, including cognitive impairment. The presenters provided an overall view of improving medication adherence in the population of diabetic older adults, with special consideration given to the management of these patients in the Community Health Center. More Details...

MCN Pesticide Exposure Clinical Guidelines and Assessment Form (2013). Resource Type: Template. Description: Template guidelines and form to assist clinicians in the recognition and management of acute pesticide exposures. More Details...

Keeping Children Safe From Lead Poisoning (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This story series follows the medical-legal partnership at Erie Family Health Centers, which built a multi-state coalition to secure children’s health by updating federal regulations related to lead levels in federal housing. More Details...

Job Description for Data Team Research Assistant: Skills and Job Descriptions (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is an actual job description for a Data Team Research Assistant in a well-staffed Health IT department of a health center. Job Description: Reporting to the Project Manager, the Research Assistant assists in the performance of current research studies and projects in the department, in collaboration with the Health Center. More Details...

It’s Hot and It’s Dangerous! A Webinar for Community Health Workers to Learn about Heat Related-Illness and How to Help Prevent It. (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This workshop will help community health workers recognize and prevent heat-related illness among at-risk workers. Case studies will show how to recognize the symptoms and health effects of heat-related illness. Participants in this workshop will receive resources for preventing heat-related illness. More Details...

Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Communities (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, Xavier Quinn will explore the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) when LGBTQ individuals are involved. This includes exploring tactics of abuse that are unique to LGBTQ communities and the culturally-specific needs of LGBTQ survivors. This webinar will also share best practices for working with LGBTQ survivors of IPV and culturally-specific resources. More Details...

Insurance Considerations and Navigating Gender Affirming Care (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Cei Lambert, Program Manager for The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center, discusses insurance barriers and navigation solutions for assisting gender diverse patients in accessing gender affirming care. More Details...

Innovative Programming and Partnering for People Experiencing Opioid Addiction - Series Part III: Challenges and strategies to address the opioid crisis among those facing homelessness and especially the unsheltered homeless population. (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Communities are developing innovative programs to address the needs of people experiencing opioid addiction and in particular those who are also experiencing homelessness or housing instability. Join leaders from Philadelphia, San Diego and San Francisco who are developing program models to address those needs. More Details...

Increase Access to Care Self-Assessment (2019). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: Our Migrant Health Program Self-Assessment tool will provide your health center with the framework to assess and document current status of your MSAW program, and to identify gaps and areas of improvement to better reach and serve your MSAW population. More Details...

Implementing Mobile Dental Services in an Elder Care Facility: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Harbor Health Services in MA identified a need for oral health care for the elderly population in their community. As a result, they implemented a program to offer dental services in an elder care facility in their community. This promising practice describes their program and lessons learned. More Details...

Implementing a Pediatric Teledentistry Program: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Finger Lakes Community Health in New York established a successful teledentistry program. The teledentistry program focuses on providing pediatric dental care since. This promising practices will discuss lessons learned for this program. More Details...

Identifying CHWs in Your Health Center (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This tool will facilitate the identification of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Unifrom Data Systems; this is key to accurately measure health access as a result of CHW programs within a health center and to pinpoint appropriate training and technical assistance for your CHWs. More Details...

Identifying Adolescent Victims of Human Trafficking (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Human trafficking & commercial sexual exploitation is a significant public health concern. Over 87% of survivors report having contact with medical providers while being trafficked. However, victims of trafficking report not disclosing their status to providers due to obstacles including fear, shame, language barriers, & limited time with staff. This interactive webinar covers signs of trafficking and sexual exploitation among adolescents and young adults, strategies for providers and staff to support trafficked and sexually exploited patients, and resources for providers and health center staff. More Details...

HUD Policy Brief for Health Centers - Rural Homelessness: Understanding the Role and Impact of Housing Policy for Health Centers (Rural Homelessness) (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: HUD's 'All Routes Home' initiative targets resources and technical assistance to strengthen collaborations in rural communities to address needs of homeless and vulnerable populations. More Details...

How to Effective Manage Social Media within the Health Center Setting: A HITEQ infographic of key principles (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This article written by Dr. John Halamka, CIO at Harvard Medical School and a Health IT adoption thought-leader, provides examples from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on best practices for healthcare providers in trying to manage social media efforts. This article written by Dr. John Halamka, CIO at Harvard Medical School and a Health IT adoption thought-leader, provides examples from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center BIDMC on best practices for healthcare providers in trying to manage social media efforts. Topics covered include communication strategies, responding to positive and negative comments, and staff awareness. These topics, while garnered from Mr. Halamka's experience with being CIO for BIDMC  are discussed in a way that is relevant to all health care settings, including health centers. Included in this article are straightforward policies or concepts that are easily adopted into an organization's social media policies no matter what their size. Click on the link below to gain access to the related article... More Details...

How Medical-Legal Partnership Services Can Help Address the Opioid Crisis (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief from the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership examines how legal services delivered alongside medical and behavioral health services can help support successful recovery from substance use disorders. More Details...

Health Network: A Care Coordination Program for Mobile Patients (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provides an overview of Health Network, a bridge case management program for mobile patients. Health Network assures continuity of care and treatment completion by providing comprehensive case management, medical records transfer and follow up services for mobile patients. As rapid travel and ease of mobility make it possible to arrive anywhere in the world in a matter of hours and as shifting economic conditions require individuals and families to move in order to stay employed, Health Network has proven to be an easily modifiable patient navigation system with application in disease surveillance and treatment management for any number of injuries, illnesses or care needs among mobile populations. More Details...

Health Equity Starter Kit (2019). Resource Type: Starter Kit. Description: To best support health centers who are committed to serving vulnerable and underserved populations, HOP created the Health Equity Starter Kit. The Starter Kit contains resources related to health equity all in one place. This resource provides support in better understanding health equity as a broader framework to explain and address structural factors, social determinants of health, and health disparities. The Starter Kit includes a collection of innovative strategies, as well as examples of data and measures to track and evaluate health equity efforts. More Details...

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