Showing posts from August 23, 2018

August 2018 NCHV eNewsletter

The latest veteran homelessness news, resources, and funding opportunities August 2018 NCHV eNewsletter NCHV is ending homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers Harbor Freight Tools Accepting Donation Requests from Veteran Causes Harbor Freight Tools supports veteran-related nonprofit organizations that by donating gift cards to Harbor Freight, which can be utilized in employment training/assistance efforts, maintenance and renovation, or anything else your organization or the veterans you serve may need. Harbor Freight carries a wide variety of quality tools and related items available at the lowest prices. Click here for more information

Final webinar in SAMHSA's Care Coordination for OTPs Series -- this Monday 8/27

FINAL WEBINAR IN SAMHSA’S CARE COORDINATION FOR OTPs WEBINAR SERIES Innovative and Integrated Treatment Models: Increasing Impact of Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) through Care Coordination Webinar 5:  Pulling it All Together – Action Steps for Implementation Monday August 27, 2018 1:00 – 2:30 PM Eastern (10:00 – 11:30 AM Pacific) Register today at Join us for the final session in SAMHSA’s webinar series on increasing the impact of opioid treatment programs (OTPs) by enhancing care coordination.  In this webinar you will hear presentations from two providers who have implemented care coordination activities in an OTP setting.  They will present participants with action steps for implementation, including implications for staffing, workflows, and other aspects of running a practice. Speakers are: John Brooklyn, M.D. – University of Vermont, Burlington VT Dr. Brooklyn is affil

Headlines: Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit Available in Spanish

August 23, 2018 SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Resources Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit Available in Spanish SAMHSA announces the release of the Spanish translation of the updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit. This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Because interdisciplinary collaboration is critical to success, resources and information are specifically tailored for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose. Online Training Course - Service to Self: Behavioral Health for Fire and EMS Personnel This new, online training course includes videos featuring emergency medical technicians and fire personnel, scenarios, and interactive quizzes. The course addresses

August Local Lead Ledger

LOCAL LEAD LEDGER LEADERS ONLY LIBRARY SOAR ONLINE COURSE You've Collected Outcomes, Now What? Congratulations! You have successfully tracked and reported your community's SOAR outcomes and hopefully you have some great numbers to show for all your hard work! But, alas, a SOAR Local Lead's job is never done. Once you've finished your outcomes collection happy dance, it's time to take a look at that data and determine next steps. Evaluate SOAR data to identify technical assistance (TA) or training needs. Key things to look for: Providers with low approval rates Providers who were not using all of the SOAR critical components Applications with longer than average decision times Trends in reasons for denial (e.g. earning SGA, no significant impairment, etc.