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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Office of Regional Operations (ORO), Region 10 (AK, ID, WA, OR)

July 27, 2016, from 10:00 am – 11:15 pm PST (1:00 pm – 2:15 pm EST)



Objective
This will be an open community of sharing with subject matter experts from Federal, State, and local agencies and community partners who provide care and service to homeless persons. Discussion will focus on strategies to improve health outcomes among the homeless in healthcare settings, and effectively leveraging healthcare resources to improve health and wellness in homeless populations.

This webinar will feature presentations from:

  • Janice Holt, Program Specialist, Runaway & Homeless Youth, Administration for Children and Families
  • Gillian, Staff Attorney, Homebase/ Healthcare and Housing (H2) Systems Integration Initiative
  • Edward Dwyer-O'Connor, UW Medicine - Harborview Medical Center Downtown Programs

Target Audience

Medical providers, community health workers, case managers, public health professionals and those who serve homeless persons are invited to participate in this webinar. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers during and after the presentations. Please feel free to send in questions in advance of the event to Aphrodyi Antoine by email at aantoine@hrsa.gov.

Discussion Topics

  • System of healthcare and outreach for the homeless
  • System of intake and identification for persons at risk
  • Activities and actions that are being taken in the Nation, region state, and local community to improve health and wellness through housing

How to Access the webinar

To access the webinar, copy and paste or type the following url into your search bar: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/r10v8jn0rzp/.

Select “Enter As Guest” and follow the prompt to type your name into the entry field. Please note, for audio, please see "how to listen in." Please note, the webinar time listed is 11 am PST.

How to listen in

To listen in, dial 888-847-9712 and enter participant passcode 8229213

More Information

For more information, please contact Aphrodyi Antoine at (206) 615-2058 aantoine@hrsa.gov

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