Showing posts from October 5, 2016

EMPLOYMENT OPP: Community Resource Specialist (Baltimore County, MD)

Job Title : Community Resource Specialist Position Type: Full-time Level / Salary Range : $14.00 to $16.49 Hourly Travel Requirements: Some Travel  Applications Accepted By : Fax/E-mail/US Mail Fax No : (410)285-6707 E-Mail :     Subject Line : Community Resource Specialist US Mail :  Community Assistance Network, Inc., 7900 E. Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21224 Attention : HR Department Job Purpose : The Community Resource Specialist supports the mission of the Community Assistance Network by forming partnerships with the community. The Community Resource Specialist provides supportive services to clients such as utility assistance, rental eviction prevention, prescriptions, referral information, and budget counseling. The position networks with other organizations, churches, and vendors in order to expand potential client resources. This position report to the Director of Services. Job Description : Provide holistic and comprehensi

SSA Revises Criteria for Evaluating Mental Health Conditions

SSA published new rules for how they will evaluate mental health conditions SSA Revises Criteria for Evaluating Mental Health Conditions On September 26th the Social Security Administration (SSA) published new rules updating how they will evaluate mental health conditions. We want to reassure you that while this means some changes in how we organize and present evidence, and modifications to our SOAR training, the SOAR TA Center will be working in partnership with you every step of the way to ensure you are fully informed and prepared for this transition.  When do these new rules go into effect? January 17, 2017 Why is SSA making these changes? SSA has not fully revised the Blue Book listings for mental health conditions since 1990 and proposed these rule changes in November 20

SSVF Program Update September 30, 2016

Hi Team, I apologize for the delay. This is the program update from Friday. From: Foley, Sandra Sent: Friday, September 30, 2016 12:04 PM To: VHAPHI SSVF Staff Subject: SSVF Program Update September 30, 2016 Topics: 1.      Important: ***HMIS Data Upload for FY2016 Closeout*** Last Day to Export is 9/30/2016 2.      HHS Subaccount Transfer Process for FY2016 Closeout 3.      FY2017 Grant Resolution Process HMIS Data Upload for FY2016 Closeout:  Last Day to Export is 9/30/2016 The HMIS data upload period to close out FY 2016 will end on September 30, 2016. All data for FY 2016 must be entered into HMIS prior to export (through 9/30) for the final FY 2016 upload. This upload should reflect all of your grant performance for the year, including all entries, exits, services and TFA. Only data exported from HMIS and uploaded to the Repository will be considered in evaluating grantee performance. Data collection and upload requirements for FY 2016