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Umu Talk Podcast Episode 1: Pacific Pathways: Bridging Mental Health Gaps for Native Hawaiians & Pacific Islanders in Alaska (2024). Resource Type: Podcast. Description: The National Association of Pasifika Organizations (NAOPO) and Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) is excited to release “Umu Talk.” This podcast highlights the lived experiences of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NH/PI) community health workers (CHWs) and partners. Each episode features talk story interviews with NH/PI community members to destigmatize mental health topics while providing support and improving advocacy for our community. More Details...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool: Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Screening for colorectal cancer is a key preventive measure that can save lives by detecting cancer early when it’s most treatable. However, Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) face unique barriers that make accessing this crucial screening more challenging. Exposure to pesticides can increase their risk for cancers, including colorectal cancer, yet MSAWs often have lower health literacy and may not speak English, making complex medical information difficult to access. More Details...

Mental Health Needs Affecting Agricultural Workers: Cultivating Mental Health: The Community Health Worker's Role with Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: “Boosting Mental Health in Agriculture: The Vital Role of Community Health Workers,” a crucial conversation hosted by MHP Salud. This enlightening session, recorded on January 17th, sheds light on the significant mental health challenges faced by agricultural workers and the empowering role Community Health Workers (CHWs) play in addressing these issues. More Details...

Quality Improvement Strategies for LTBI Prevention and Care in A/AA and NH/PI-Serving Health Centers: National Clinical Quality Measurement - January 2024 (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: AAPCHO and the Tuberculosis Elimination Alliance held a learning collaborative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Health Resources & Services Administration, in April 2023. More Details...

How EHRs Can Be Leveraged to Streamline Social Needs Screening: Screening for Housing Status and other Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) measures Webinar (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Is your health center planning, implementing, or revamping a social needs screening program? The National Health Care for the Homeless Council and the HITEQ Center hosted a free webinar on Tuesday, February 6th, 2024, from 2 - 3 pm Eastern (1 - 2 pm Central) where they taught participants how to screen for housing status and other Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) measures that can be introduced or better integrated into health center clinical workflows. Presenters shared guidance on implementing and systematizing social needs data collection in Electronic Health Records (EHRs), followed by a panel of expert health center representatives who spoke about their programs & journeys with social needs screening programs. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions, share successes, or discuss specific challenges they faced regarding social needs screening. While this webinar focused on health care for the homeless (HCH) health centers, anyone involved directly in social needs screening or interested in improving screening processes was welcome to attend. More Details...

Creating Community-Based Health Education Materials for Indigenous Farmworkers (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit offers insight and strategies for creating culturally sensitive and accessible health educational materials for Mesoamerican Indigenous Farmworker Communities. More Details...

Enhancing Language Access: Assessing Health Center Staff Competency (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) will address the critical need for health centers to properly assess the language competency and qualifications of their staff, as well as highlight the significance of having adequate bilingual staff, to address language barriers for diverse patient populations. By the end of this webinar, health center staff will recognize the importance of minimizing language barriers in healthcare and access tools to assess language competency, including NCFH’s new tool, Assessing Bilingual Staff Competency Tool, to improve overall care and patient health outcomes. More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: PrEP Process Mapping Team Toolkit Demonstration: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Is your health center currently in the process of implementing or revamping your pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) workflow? Join this HITEQ webinar to learn how to use our PrEP Process Mapping Toolkit, which is designed to support team-based learning, reflection, and action on the use of process mapping as a tool to document PrEP clinical and EHR workflows. Your health center team can follow the steps outlined in the toolkit to develop a process map of an existing or planned PrEP service workflow and to identify opportunities to streamline and improve that workflow. More Details...

Harnessing the Power of Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Drivers of Health Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: As a part of a collaborative project for the Bureau of Primary Health Care’s National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement, the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), MHP Salud, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), and Health Outreach Partners (HOP) facilitated a webinar on enabling services (ES) and social drivers of health (SDOH). The facilitators and panel of speakers discussed the role of ES staff in screening for and addressing SDOH and how data can be used for meaningful change. Speakers also shared successes, challenges, best practices, and other useful knowledge on addressing social risk factors and building community partnerships. More Details...

Promoting the Health & Well-Being of Older Caregivers (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar focused on cultural considerations for understanding an informal caregiver’s experience as they age, as well as their utilization of related support services. Participants reviewed supportive strategies to promote the well-being of older patients as they are caring for their loved ones. More Details...

Enhancing Healthcare Access for Special Populations Through Telehealth and Home Visitation Services: Part Two (2023). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: Hosted by the National Nurse-led Care Consortium and the National Center for Health in Public Housing, this 2-part webinar series discussed promising practices in home visitation and telehealth as ways to support improved access to comprehensive primary care for communities with high levels of disability and isolation, lack of adequate transportation, and other social drivers of health that contribute to health inequities, particularly residents of public housing. More Details...

Enhancing Healthcare Access for Special Populations Through Telehealth and Home Visitation Services: Part One (2023). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: The first session took place on November 7. We examined how home visitation can be integrated into the provider panel to expand access for aging and disabled patients residing in public housing. More Details...

Three Ways to Support Migrant Farmworkers Families as They Move from Place to Place (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Migrant farmworkers and their families leave their homes to work in agriculture, affecting their mental and physical health. Moving often poses various challenges to migrant farmworker families. Migrant Health Centers, education programs, and legal aid services provide support to this migrant population. Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services is key to supporting this population as they move from place to place. More Details...

Regional Stream Forum Impact Report 2023: Regional Migrant Stream Forums 2023 Impact Report (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The 2023 Regional Stream Forum Impact Report offers summaries of the three annual Regional Stream Forum training events including the conference programs, participant demographics, conference sponsors, planning committee members and conference highlights. More Details...

At the Core of Care Podcast (2023). Resource Type: Podcast. Description: This Podcast highlights the consumer experience of patients, families, and communities and the creative efforts of nurses and other partners to better meet their health and healthcare needs through diversity, leadership, and practice innovation. More Details...

Strategies for Emergency Management of Chronic Conditions Among Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: People living with chronic conditions, and especially Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs), can encounter particular threats to their health during an emergency event. NCFH has developed a resource to assist health center staff, clinical coordinators, and emergency managers with tools to assist MSAW chronic care patients, so that the worst outcomes of these events can be avoided. This checklist includes risk factors for chronic care patients during an emergency, action items to help patients prepare, and disease-specific recommendations for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease. This resource also includes some additional outreach and communication strategies to reach MSAWs with chronic conditions during emergencies. More Details...

El Rol de los Promotores de Salud en la Detección Equitativa del Cáncer de Mama (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Este webinar explora la interseccion entre intervenciones de cancer de mama, determinantes sociales de la salud y la utilizacion de los promotores de salud en contextos de cuidado. Nuestros expertos presentan buenas practicas para apoyar a miembros del equipo de cuidado para aumentar el acceso a servicios de cancer y el compromiso de los pacientes y cuidadores, haciendo énfasis en centros de salud que atienden a residentes de viviendas publicas. More Details...

Assessing Patient Satisfaction with Telehealth at Community Health Centers: A Policy Brief (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This brief describes findings from a national assessment of health center patients’ experiences with telehealth and the policy implications of these findings. The assessment focused on three key aspects of telehealth utilization, including 1) ease of use, 2) interaction with the clinician, and 3) overall comfort/satisfaction. More Details...

Cultural Adaptation of Measures and Tools for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Data Collection (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar will highlight opportunities to adapt SOGI data collection measures and tools through culturally and linguistically affirming approaches, to better serve multilingual, multiethnic, and racially diverse communities. Participants will hear from bilingual-bicultural researcher Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz, PhD, MPHE, MCHES who will share his experiences developing culturally relevant strategies with Spanish-speaking communities, and Dr. Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, who will highlight SOGI resources from the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center. More Details...

Sensitive Information and the Electronic Patient Record: HITEQ Center, June 2023 (2023). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: With nearly 100% of community health centers utilizing electronic health records (EHR) to care for patients, focus has pivoted from implementation and new workflow development to enhancement in order to drive value and reflect patient needs and population trends. EHR technology presents potential opportunities and significant constraints. Providers frequently document and share potentially sensitive information in the EHR, such as risk for intimate partner violence (IPV), consistent offers of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), or patient sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). More Details...

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