334 search results for: Digital StoryA The Peer Program Makes a Big Difference



CISWH designs innovative training programs, curricula, and other tools to provide crucial knowledge and skills related to HIV, oral health, Medicaid/CHIP coverage for children and youth with special health care needs, and other areas. Developed for online or offline use and in multiple languages, th [...]



A BREADTH OF EXPERTISE, A FOCUS ON PEOPLE Our capabilities include research, evaluation, technical assistance, training, project implementation, and policy analysis. We actively engage the populations we serve as partners in our work. We are on the front lines of practice, where we can make a real d [...]

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Foster Care

Children and youth in foster care are an often overlooked subpopulation of CYSHCN with unmet health care needs.

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Behavioral Health

Behavioral health programs are those services and supports that address the mental, behavioral, emotional, and substance use needs of CYSHCN.


Housing Assistance and Health Outcomes

Regarding the first question, one of the strategic goals of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is to “utilize HUD assistance to improve health outcomes.” Yet research on how federal low-income housing programs impact health outcomes is limited. No study has been done to d [...]


CoIIN: Project Impact & Materials

At the end of four years, state teams will have improved outcomes for children with medically complex conditions, identified replicable care delivery and payment reforms, and developed methods to disseminate and spread them. Tools and resources will be available to share the learnings from the work [...]


Webinar, 9/12: Integrating Community Health Workers into HIV Care

Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:00 pm ET As Community Health Workers (CHWs) are used in more health settings, questions have emerged about the role of CHWs, how the CHW role is different from others on the care team, and best practices for integrating CHWs into care teams. In this webinar, participan [...]


Sexual Assault on Campus: How Social Work Can Guide Prevention Efforts

A Big Picture, Bottom-up Approach to Student Well-being Sexual assault affects one in five female college students, with LGBTQ+ students facing a greater likelihood of assault. In recent years, colleges nationwide have responded with new Title IX policies and resources to support survivors medically [...]



A manual developed by the Department of Health and Human Services based on the implementation of a peer program (SPECTRuM) into HIV care. Strategy 1 lists the protocol developed and implemented for integrating peers into HIV care teams. Provides sample forms as tools for organizations to use when re [...]


Addressing Barriers to HIV Care: the Med-HEART Project

The Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice and Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program have partnered to establish the Med-HEART (Medical Home-HIV Evaluation & Resource Team) project that serves as evaluation and technical assistance center for nine demonstration sites. As part of [...]

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