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Population Health Management Task Force National Learning Series 2024 (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This national learning series, sponsored by HRSA, takes a deeper dive into issues related to HIV, Diabetes, and Chronic comorbid disease management, which all impact population health management. More Details...

CHWs: The Key Players in Heat Stress Management Strategies Among MSAWs (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As global temperatures rise, Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) are increasingly at risk for heat-stress health issues due to their work conditions. Proactively involving Community Health Workers (CHWs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and local communities can raise awareness and provide essential support to mitigate these risks. By collaborating on education, emergency preparedness, and advocacy, stakeholders can take a strategic approach to improve conditions and health outcomes for MSAWs facing the impacts of climate change. More Details...

CHWs Supporting MSAWs' Health Across Life's Seasons (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Community Health Workers (CHWs) are essential frontline public health workers with deep cultural understanding and adaptable skills. They play a crucial role in supporting Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs), who face unique challenges due to their transient work and diverse backgrounds. CHWs provide vital services such as healthcare access, language interpretation, legal guidance, and culturally appropriate support, ensuring MSAWs receive comprehensive care across different locations and life stages. This integrated approach supports positive health outcomes and addresses systemic barriers through community-driven initiatives. More Details...

2025 NAP Grant Opportunity Available: The HCH Helpdesk Blog (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: In light of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) long anticipated release of the 2025 New Access Point (NAP) grant opportunity, this post will review the Health Center Program, HCH designation, and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council's technical assistance offerings building off a previous HCH Helpdesk blog post and publication "So You Want to Start a Health Care for the Homeless Program." More Details...

Improving Access to Behavioral Health Services for Populations Facing Homelessness (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Mental health issues can both cause and result from homelessness, with factors like substance use, economic instability, and limited access to housing and healthcare contributing significantly. Behavioral health providers should focus on flexible outreach, partnerships with housing organizations, peer support, and sustainable financing to effectively support this population. The guide will cover the central role of peer support and outreach and engagement strategies. Finally, the guide will cover the financing possibilities and challenges of supporting outreach and engagement efforts. More Details...

Outreach and Unsheltered Homelessness: Strategies for Health Centers and Service Providers (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Due to limited resources, fewer community connections, and more exposure to the elements, people experiencing unsheltered homelessness have a heightened risk of injury and severe health issues. This is especially true during times of disaster and public emergency. As many communities learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, meaningful outreach and linkage to care for unsheltered individuals is vital for public health. This national webinar highlighted emerging practices in reaching unsheltered populations, with a focus on the importance of peer specialists with lived expertise. Attendees learned and discussed relevant strategies for health and housing-focused outreach to people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. More Details...

Supporting Transitions from Medical Respite Care: Roles for Providers and Community Partners (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Medical Respite Care (MRC), also known as Recuperative Care, is acute and post-acute care for people experiencing homelessness who are not ill enough to remain in a hospital but are too ill to recover on the streets. This model of care has grown rapidly in recent years, with more than 145 known programs nation-wide. As more communities develop and increase MRC services, so does the importance of building capacity to support consumers during their time in MRC and after discharge to housing, shelter, etc. This webinar highlighted opportunities for providers, community partners, and stakeholders to connect individuals transitioning out of MRC with resources and wrap-around services that they need. More Details...

Optimizing Health and Housing Partnerships: A Toolkit for Health Centers (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit contains resources including specific action steps to take and detailed, practical information on the most common housing programs and how to access them. With this information, health centers will have the knowledge to navigate the housing sector and build internal support for deep, more sustainable partnerships addressing SDOH. More Details...

Medicaid and Housing Related Services Toolkit (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit informs how states have taken to improve service delivery and financing of the services that cover Housing Related Services (HRS) and are now commonly delivered by supportive housing providers. The second half of this toolkit also teaches how to access these services in each state that has been implemented or is in the process of implementation. In states with recently approved waiver More Details...

Leveraging Opioid Settlement Dollars - Benefits and Strategies for Health Centers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As of February 2022, 48 states have accepted settlement for various lawsuits brought against pharmaceutical opioid distributors and one manufacturer in response to the national opioid and overdose crisis. Commonly referred to as the “Opioid Settlement funds”, approximately $26 billion have been distributed to states and local governments to support a range of activities addressing the root causes and impact of the opioid crisis. Beyond the Approved Uses Guidance, there is wide latitude for how to use these funds. The national Opioid Settlement Tracker is a resource that can help Health Centers and Primary Care Associations determine the process for how these funds are allocated and any pathways to influence that process. Housing creation, including supportive housing and recovery housing are cited in the national settlement agreement as potential approved uses. This analysis will focus on how and where funds are being leveraged to support housing access and other services that benefit health center patients. More Details...

How Using Tobacco Can Affect You and Your Family (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This bilingual educational door hanger, available in English and in Spanish provides health centers with an education tool to address tobacco use among agricultural workers during their education and outreach efforts. The door hanger provides information for agricultural workers on the various methods of tobacco consumption, related health risks, and the benefits of quitting tobacco use specific to agricultural workers. This door hanger can be used when health center staff conducts education and outreach to support agricultural workers. More Details...

Housing as an Intervention for HIV Linkage to Care (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication aims to increase the recognition of housing as an evidence based, multifunctional intervention for people with HIV experiencing homelessness. Housing is a strategic and powerful driver for improving clinical outcome measures on a client, clinic, and systems level. This publication will elevate key findings in research, best practices, and community strategies where housing as an intervention for HIV linkage to care has been realized and implemented. More Details...

Housing and HIV: Bridging the Gap between HIV and Housing in Special and Vulnerable Populations (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: On Wednesday, March 13, 2024, CSH joined National Center for Health and Public Housing and the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center to host session 2 the Population Health Management National Learning Series. This session featured a discussion on the drivers of health for individuals at risk for or living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. Panelist providers shared lessons from the field on addressing social drivers of health (SDOH) needs with special emphasis on housing as an intervention and the importance of cross sector partnerships. More Details...

Cómo el uso del tabaco puede afectarle a usted y a su familia (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este colgador de puerta educativo bilingüe, disponible en inglés y español, proporciona a los centros de salud una herramienta educativa para abordar el consumo de tabaco entre los trabajadores agrícolas durante sus esfuerzos de educación y alcance. Este recurso tambien ofrece información a los trabajadores agrícolas sobre los diversos métodos de consumo de tabaco, los riesgos para la salud relacionados y los beneficios de dejar el consumo de tabaco específicos para los trabajadores agrícolas. Este colgador de puerta se puede utilizar cuando los trabajadores del centro de salud realizan actividades de educacion y alcance para apoyar a los trabajadores agrícolas. More Details...

Aging Patients Facing Long-term Homelessness (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This national webinar provided an overview of best practices developing or strengthening health and housing partnerships to support aging patients experiencing long-term homelessness. Participants will understand how long-term homelessness accelerates aging, the types of partnerships that are essential to supporting aging patients, and the community housing models that support the needs of aging patients. More Details...

A Guide for Health Centers to Address Tobacco Use Among Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This guide provides information to help health centers address tobacco use among agricultural workers and it includes a bilingual educational door hanger for agricultural workers that health centers can use during their education and outreach efforts. The guide provides information to health center staff about the various methods of tobacco consumption, related health risks, and the benefits of quitting specific to agricultural workers. it also highlights cessation and tobacco use screening tools and strategies to motivate change, identify a patient's level of readiness to quit, conduct outreach, and build collaborative partnerships to address tobacco use. This guide and door hanger can be used to support agricultural worker patients in a health center setting or while conducting outreach. More Details...

Social and Structural Impacts on Diabetes and Comorbidities Management for AA and NH/PI Populations Learning Series: Module 4: Bridging Community and Clinic to Promote Diabetes Equity in South Asian Communities (2024). Resource Type: Micro-Learning. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health organizations (AAPCHO) chronic disease management programs, expertise, and national network in the AA and NH/PI community health center space, will feature research, community intervention strategies, and historical context for diabetes and other co-morbidities among AAs and NH/PIs. This self-paced learning series will feature modules that outline various social, political, and structural drivers of health for diabetes and comorbidities management. Modules will include case studies which promote resources, strategies, and interventions to support health center performance improvement and transformation efforts. This is module 4 and was recorded on June 5, 2024. More Details...

Supporting People Experiencing Homelessness in Smoking Cessation: Healing Hands (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: In this issue of Healing Hands, we will look at the impact of cigarette smoking, vaping, and other tobacco use among people experiencing homelessness, including children, teens, families, Indigenous communities with cultural experiences of medicinal tobacco use, and people who experience other forms of social marginalization. We will also consider key aspects of communication and intervention in the realm of smoking cessation, including motivational interviewing, harm reduction, trauma-informed care, and the five stages of change model. We will end with one individual’s story about quitting smoking that illustrates both the challenges and benefits of engaging in tobacco cessation. More Details...

Shelter Health: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Access and Build a Healthier Shelter Environment (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit contains resources health centers and shelters may use to improve access to primary care for people experiencing homelessness and identify strategies to create strong partnerships between shelters, health centers and local health departments. More Details...

Advancing Equity: Community Health Workers' Role in Enhancing Breast Cancer Screenings and Linkage to Care (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join NNCC to explore breast cancer disparities & their impact on different communities. Discover the crucial role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in bridging gaps & facilitating screenings & care. Learn practical strategies & best practices to implement CHW programs effectively within your practice. Additionally, find out how engaging community partnerships & collaborations can lead to holistic care solutions. Attending gives you valuable insights, actionable strategies, & real-world advice to enhance your approach to breast cancer screenings & care in your health center. More Details...

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