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Intimate Partner Violence, Homelessness, and Behavioral Health: A Toolkit for Health Centers (2022). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: Developed in collaboration with the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, the following toolkit is intended to assist health centers and community-based programs in addressing the intersection of IPV and homelessness in four domains: Foundations of intersectional practice Provider self- and team-care Guidance on clinical conversations Community partnerships More Details...

Health Center & Justice System Collaboration to Improve Mental Health (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Recognizing the potential link between HCs and the justice system, Shannon Mace and James Teufel worked with a host of key informants to write the 2022 issue brief Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities, which explores the further integration of and partnership between health centers, certified community behavioral health clinics, and courts to improve the continuum of care. Attendees heard from the authors and Patti Tobias (National Center for State Courts) on October 11, 2022 as they discussed their findings and the ways in which Health Centers and Justice Systems can collaborate to improve the mental health of patients and justice-involved individuals. More Details...

Strengthening Social Connection in Older Adults (2022). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This guide details the impact of social isolation and feelings of loneliness on older adult health. Social isolation might be identified during SDOH screening and this oublication reviews patient resources that are appropriate for multiple levels of technology literacy. More Details...

Body Image, Perception, and Health Beyond the Binary (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar is designed to improve the capacity of health centers to meet the needs of non-binary patients, particularly through the understanding the relationship of body image and perception to health for people with gender identities and expressions beyond the binary. Participants will learn affirming language and terminology, including foundational concepts to understand the unique healthcare needs of non-binary people, and gain strategies for creating a welcoming and affirming environments for all patients. More Details...

Health at the Intersection of Sexuality, Gender, and Disability (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: At the intersection of LGBTQIA+ identities and disability status, patients face increased health disparities and increased barriers to care. This webinar will focus on the unique needs of disabled, mad, chronically ill, and neuro divergent LGBTQIA2S+ patients, helping health care providers and centers to provide support for overcoming challenges in access to care, including how to provide culturally responsive care, and how to manage and advocate for affirming and accessible referrals when additional services are needed. More Details...

Body Image, Perception, and Health Support for Older LGBTQIA+ Adults (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center and the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar will examine the relationship between body image, perception, and healthy movement for overall health and diabetes prevention, particularly for older LGBTQIA+ adults. Expert panelists will present approaches for supporting LGBTQIA+ patients with their health goals as they age, provide strategies for developing LGBTQIA+ and body-affirming and inclusive environments for older adults, and share best practices for connecting older LGBTQIA+ patients to appropriate and affirming services aimed at improving health outcomes. More Details...

Health Centers Are Addressing America's Mental Health Crisis (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This factsheet summarizes health centers’ behavioral health services. It highlights data from UDS that shows growth in patients and staff over the last decade, as well as the variety of behavioral health professionals and services offered at health centers. We discuss the growth in telehealth use to continue behavioral health services during the pandemic. Finally, policy suggestions to support behavioral health services at health centers are presented. More Details...

Five Strategies to Help Health Centers Protect Against Staff Burnout (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCFH created this visual resource to assist health centers in their efforts to enable and support a resilient workforce. More Details...

Supporting LGBTQIA+ Veterans and Connecting to the Veterans Health Administration (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar will increase the capacity of health centers to understand the unique mental and physical health needs of LGBTQIA+ veterans. An overview of how VHA addresses these needs and how to connect with what is offered for health center providers and veterans will be provided. More Details...

Telehealth Office Hours: Tele-Behavioral Health Best Practices for Health Centers Now and Into the Future (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this session, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Jonathan Neufeld will review the best practices for building, operating and sustaining a telebehavioral health practice in an FQHC setting. He will cover strategies for improving etiquette, assessing and mitigating patient risk, and updates on telehealth billing and policies related to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency. More Details...

Guide to Methamphetamine Use, Treatment, and Housing Considerations for People Experiencing Homelessness (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The transition into permanent supportive housing following homelessness or housing instability can be particularly challenging for individuals who use methamphetamine and other stimulants. However, there are interventions and supports that can help improve safety, independence, and recovery in housing. This guide explores how service providers can better support people who use methamphetamine in the process of transitioning into and maintaining housing. More Details...

Health at the Intersection of Body Image, Identity, and Development: LGBTQIA+ Children and Youth (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Webinar participants will consider the relationship of body size vs. the overall health of the body for LGBTQIA+ youth and learn how health centers can support LGBTQIA+ children and youth in developing a healthy perception of their bodies. Participants will explore the relationship of childhood identity development to beauty and health standards and learn strategies for providing, or referring to affirming services for LGBTQIA+ youth, including patients experiencing body dysmorphia and/or dysphoria. More Details...

Addressing Health Care Challenges for Migrant Farmworkers (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Today in the Golden State, farmworkers encounter numerous risks to their health and increased barriers to care before, during, and after migration. Health centers play a crucial role in addressing disparities in accessing COVID-19 services, education, and resources in special and vulnerable communities. Health centers that serve migrant farmworker and their families face unique challenges. Mobility results in poor continuity of care, and the health issues that fact migrant farmworkers and other mobile underserved populations are often magnified or compounded by their migratory lifestyle. In this webinar, we provide examples, tools, and best practices to help health centers better integrate health center teams (e.g., providers and community health workers) and external partnerships (e.g., community-based organizations and local government). More Details...

Addressing Financial Exploitation in Older Adults Through Community Partnerships (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar examined health, financial, and technological risk factors in older adults that contribute to susceptibility to fraud or exploitation and explained the benefits and limitations of social needs assessments to identify forms of elder abuse. This webinar featured the work of the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services to highlight the importance of coordinating supportive services that can assist in protecting older adults from financial fraud and abuse. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The harsh working conditions can place MSAWs at higher risk for health complications as they are most likely to skip meals and take medication at prescribed times when working long shifts.1 Besides lack of health insurance, linguistic barriers, and lack of time for general medical care, MSAWs face a lack of dental insurance and dental care, which can lead to deteriorating oral health. Dental disease is one of the most common and preventable diseases but is not always the priority of patients managing diabetes More Details...

Developing a Postdoctoral Psychology Residency Program in Your Community Health Center (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Two years later, we continue to witness the pandemic’s toll on mental health – and a sustained increased demand for mental health services. Behavioral health care providers who are experienced in integrated care settings are needed now more than ever. Join this webinar to learn how your health center can establish its own postdoctoral clinical psychology residency program. This webinar will address considerations such as program structure, design, curriculum, the supervisor’s role, required resources, and the benefits of sponsoring an in-house formal postdoctoral clinical psychology residency training program. More Details...

Leading with Optimism in Challenging Times (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Based on the works of positive psychology researcher, Shawn Achor and taught in Harvard’s famed happiness course and to companies worldwide, The Happiness Advantage provides a sustainable approach to increasing optimism and resilience, reducing stress, and enhancing productivity at the individual, team, and organization level. More Details...

Familismo & Fatalismo: How Cultural Beliefs Affect Health Care (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Hispanic/Latinos are the largest non-white group in the United States and have the highest rates of Diabetes as compared to other ethnic groups; this can be related to the lack of healthcare, genetics, obesity rates, insulin resistance, lower economic status, and sociocultural factors. The concept of Familismo & Fatalismo is central in Hispanic/Latino cultural values. If the health care provider does not consider these beliefs, treatment recommendations are likely to be ignored. A proven strategy to overcome these cultural barriers is the implementation of Community Health Workers (CHWs). More Details...

Providing Diabetes Control Education and Management: Guide for Community Health Workers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource provides educational prevention tools that Community Health Workers (CHWs) can use and share with Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers and other vulnerable populations to reduce diabetic health complications. There are several downloadable resources available to guide CHWs on risk factors and prevention methods in oral, eye, and foot health complications, which are commonly linked to diabetes. More Details...

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