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Telehealth Office Hour: Telehealth Policy Updates (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: As telehealth policy continues to change throughout the Public Health Emergency (PHE), it is imperative for health centers to understand what steps to take throughout the PHE and when it concludes. Join NACHC and the Center for Connected Health Policy as we review the most recent telehealth policy updates in 2023 that could impact your operations. More Details...

Using MLP to Address the Legal Needs among Racial & Ethnic Minorities Living with HIV (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, the presenters discussed recent HIV epidemiological data and the current landscape of healthcare and social needs for this patient population. Presenters also shared best practices and examples for health center and MLP staff to improve screening and implementation of legal interventions that are designed to help reduce and prevent racial disparities and health inequities for people living with HIV. More Details...

Recommendations for Mental Health and Underserved Latino Populations: Special Focus on Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Mental health is crucial to an individual’s overall health and well-being. Research has shown that mental health diagnoses, such as depression, are linked to an increase in the risk of many types of physical health problems, particularly chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Improving access to mental health services is a complex and multifaceted endeavor. The recommendations in this publication are offered to overcome barriers expressed by the Hispanic/Latino and MSAW population. More Details...

Advancing MLP in Health Centers Serving Special Populations: Case Studies Covered through an MLP Peer Learning Collaborative (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: In 2021, health center MLP practitioners gathered for a four-part learning collaborative designed to help them develop and improve their partnership models to better serve the needs of special populations. This factsheet summarizes the learning goals, case studies, and some of the salient points shared throughout the four sessions. More Details...

“No Wrong Door” for Veterans: Veteran Cultural Competency Training for MLP Teams (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Partnerships between health centers, the VA, and civil legal services providers help to ensure that Veterans can access health care through “no wrong door.” To improve the capacity of these partnerships to meet the holistic needs of Veterans, medical-legal partnership staff of all backgrounds and skill sets were invited to this free training event on Veterans cultural competency. Through this webinar, the audience learned about current best practices for serving Veterans across settings and increase their understanding of how to use the medical-legal partnership approach to address the health-harming legal needs of Veterans and their families. Attendees heard from Emily Edwards, PhD (DBT for Justice-Involved Veterans, VISN 2 MIRECC, TASC, James J. Peters VA Medical Center); Lara Eilhardt, JD (Office of General Counsel), and Madolyn Gingell, LCSW (Legal Services for Veterans Program). More Details...

Concurrent Treatment of Smoking Cessation and SUD in Primary Care (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) and the National Nurse-led Care Consortium (NNCC) hosted a webinar focused on strategies to support smoking cessation and substance use disorder (SUD) in primary care for residents of public housing. Speakers presented gaps in knowledge regarding policy related to public housing and smoking, more recently around the increased use and concern of vaping. Subject matter experts discussed the importance of clinical interaction, readiness to change, and implementation of motivational interviewing in mental health treatment while addressing substance use disorder. This session is intended for clinicians, RN care managers, social workers, and intake coordinators. More Details...

How Compassion and Relationships Reduce Chronic Stress (2022). Resource Type: Podcast. Description: The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) invites you to listen to the first episode of their Fall podcast series. Join them in reflecting on how compassion and relationships can mitigate the negative health impacts of chronic stressors. More Details...

Developing Screening, Referral, & Service Delivery Workflows for MLPs (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this first webinar of the MLP in health centers toolkit series, we revisited our foundation and learned about the evolving health and social needs of health center patients. This time, we took a deeper dive into how PRAPARE is being used to screen for social needs and risk stratification as well as how to build a screenings/referrals/service delivery workflow specific to MLPs. More Details...

Regional Stream Forums 2022 Impact Report (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Regional Stream Forums 2022 Impact Report provides a summary of results for 3 regional Stream Forums, (East Coast, Western and Midwest). 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...

Increasing Capacity to Address Health, Justice, & Equity Through Partnerships (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Given their disproportionate share of patients or clients who are survivors, this guide provides select tools and resources for the following key partners and allies: HEALTH CENTERS | To promote collaboration with DV programs and civil legal aid organizations, and help establish medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) DV PROGRAMS | To promote collaboration with HCs/civil legal programs CIVIL LEGAL AID ORGANIZATIONS | To promote collaboration with HCs/DV programs/establish MLPs ESTABLISHED MLPS | To promote DV/HT/E as issues they can address, intersectional with other I-HELP areas of work More Details...

Long COVID: Farmworker Rights and Protections (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The issue brief provides an overview of the legal protections available for farmworkers who may still be working or, due to disability, are no longer able to work. It also includes considerations for clinicians who may treat workers suffering the long-term effects of COVID. More Details...

The Health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2020 Uniform Data System (2022). 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...

Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As an exploration of the intersection of health and justice, Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities offers nine major recommendations for health centers and courts to better support the behavioral health of justice-involved people. This brief proposes ways in which these organizations can collaborate and ultimately foster the next phase of the medical-legal partnership movement: bringing the health provider into the legal context and expanding the pool of potential legal services providers. More Details...

CalAIM: Major Components and Current Implementation Status (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar reviews the major components of the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) initiatives, including: Enhanced Care Management, Community Supports, Behavioral Health (Criteria to Access Specialty Mental Health and No Wrong Door), and the Population Health Management Strategy and Roadmap. Presenters will provide an overview of the initiatives, timeline, and strategic implications for health centers. This conversation is meant to be a high-level overview of the most impactful initiatives to health centers. More Details...

Primer on Health Center Pharmacy Operations (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The purpose of this resource is to orient new readers to pharmacy operations at health centers with a specific call-out section for the 340B program. Target audiences are health center C-Suite, Board Members, new health center 340B program staff, pharmacy leaders and new health center staff. More Details...

Manufacturer Restrictions on Contract Pharmacies (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This NACHC Brief explains how Gilead’s new “Contract Pharmacy Integrity Initiative” leads to manufacturer restrictions which require health centers and other covered entities to provide claims-level data from contract pharmacies. Merck has recently included Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in their contract pharmacy restrictions when previously only hospital covered entities were impacted. Restrictions do not apply to in-house/entity owned pharmacies. More Details...

Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This tip sheet provides advice as well as key resources to help staff of health centers and look-alike programs quickly improve their understanding of the important role they can play in helping to identify discrimination at its earliest stages and how to mitigate it by leveraging their own medical authority and resources within the community. More Details...

How Health Centers Can Promote Benefits of Exercise to Diabetic Public Housing Residents and Promising Practices (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication by NCHPH discusses the importance of exercise among public housing patients with diabetes, in addition to how it can benefit them. More Details...

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