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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 [...]


Jessica Flaherty

Jessica most recently worked at Fenway Health as their Manager of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs. In this capacity, she directed the implementation of all aspects of Fenway Health’s HIV/AIDS Prevention and Screening Programs and served as the primary liaison with federal, state, and local Project Of [...]

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Benefits Counseling

Some Title V programs and family leader organizations provide benefits counseling to help families understand the full range of health insurance benefits and any additional coverage options available in their state.


Title V and Medicaid/CHIP Interactive Worksheets

The Catalyst Center created two interactive worksheets for Title V program staff, family leaders, and other stakeholders. These worksheets provide an overview of Title V, and Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Each worksheet includes resources you can use to find and ins [...]

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The Wilson Family

Amy and Tim Wilson describe themselves as “forced poor.” Their annual income of $25,000 makes it a constant challenge to support a family of five, but it keeps them eligible for the Medicaid program that covers most of their son Hunter’s ongoing medical expenses. “I would be cutting my own t [...]

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