Showing posts from August 8, 2019

Registration Reminder: Use of CDBG Funds for Code Enforcement Webinar – August 2019

Resources and assistance to support HUD's community partners Home Programs Resources Training Registration Reminder: Use of CDBG Funds for Code Enforcement Webinar – August 2019 The Office of Block Grant Assistance (OBGA) is hosting a webinar to provide guidance on code enforcement activities for entitlement communities in the Community Developm

Headlines: Latest News from SAMHSA

August 8,  2019 The SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Events Training and events are available for practitioners through many of SAMHSA's Training and Technical Assistance Centers. Some of these are highlighted below.  Note that some of them require advance registration. Visit SAMHSA's Practitioner Training webpage for a more complete listing. Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation – Part 1 – Webinar Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 PM EDT Part 1 of 2. This session will explore how this evidence-based communication style can increase capacity to effectively engage people in their own care and make changes to support their health. You will develop a few of the necessary skills to access motivation and strengthen commitment to change. Part 2 will take place Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

SOARWorks for Children and Youth

Plus, success stories from Ohio and Virginia! CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR IN YOUR STATE SOARWorks for Children and Youth Did you know that the SAMHSA SOAR model works for children and youth? Select providers in a few states have been tracking their outcomes for SOAR-assisted Supplemental Security Income (SSI) applications for children and youth under age 18. As of July 2019, 359 decisions had an average 68-percent approval rate and an average of 107 days to decision. While SOAR works for children and youth, it is important to note that the process is slightly different for children than it is for adults. For instance, the Social Security Administration's (SSA's) definition of disability for children is broader than th