Showing posts from March 31, 2020

Starting Tomorrow: New COVID-19 Webinar Series (NAEH)

Register for the Alliance's webinar series on COVID-19 response.  Best Practices A practical newsletter for people ending homelessness.

New COVID-19 Webinar Recording: Lessons from Seattle & King County

Homelessness Crisis Response ‌ ‌ March 31, 2020 Trauma-Informed Care + Affordable Housing = Housing Stability COVID-19 Webinar Recording Now Available Reinforcing the Homelessness Crisis Response System: Lessons Learned from Seattle & King County If you have questions regarding the material covered in this webinar, please contact your USICH regional coordinator using this map . View the Slides and Recording NEW Coronavirus Resources

CDC: Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

The following is a simple screening tool that can be used to identify people with symptoms that indicate they might have a respiratory infection. Although not every person who has respiratory infection symptoms will have coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), using this tool during community spread of COVID-19 may help separate those who are more likely to have COVID-19 from the general population at entry to a homeless shelter or other homeless service program. If someone screens positive for symptoms, they should be directed to where they can stay, either within the shelter or at another location, according to a predesignated plan developed with the local Continuum of Care (CoC), public health department, and community leadership. Determine if the client has a fever, by: Taking their temperature using a temporal thermometer (see box), or Asking “Have you felt like you had a fever in the past day?” Ask the client “Do you have a new or worsening cough today?” If t

WEBINAR: WellSky system administration orientation

The purpose of these webinar sessions is to welcome new system administrators to the family and set them up for success, insofar as understanding how to interact with WellSky staff, and how to use the various tools we've made available to them for communicating with us. WEBINAR: System Administration Orientation for WellSky Community Services Friday, April 3 at 3 pm ET / Noon PT  We want to help new system administrators of WellSky Community Services (ServicePoint) hit the ground running! Join us for this one-hour orientation that will direct you to all the resources that can help you succeed. Hosted by the WellSky account team, this session will cover: Support requests Customer Community resources Upgrade procedures Training opportunities Communications, roadmaps, and more You'll also have the chance to ask questions. This session is designed f

UPDATED: FAQs for Opioid Use Disorder Prescribing and Dispensing in the COVID-19 Emergency

UPDATED: FAQs for Opioid Use Disorder Prescribing and Dispensing in the COVID-19 Emergency In response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, SAMHSA is providing updates to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the provision of methadone and buprenorphine for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder for new and existing patients. Read More