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APHA Presentation: Transitional Care Coordination: Providing a Supportive Link Between Jail and Community HIV Care

Authors: Fox, J., Barker, K. , Betteridge, C., Farel, C.

Date: 2017

Project: The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 annual meeting, this presentation introduces an adapted model and implementation results to date of the ongoing implementation and evaluation of an intervention to facilitate linkage of people living with HIV to community-based care and treatment services after incarceration. The intervention is one of four interventions related to improving health outcomes along the HIV care continuum that are being evaluated by the Dissemination and Evaluation Center.

APHA Presentation: Dissemination of Evidence-Informed Interventions: Peer Linkage and Re-Engagement in HIV Care

Authors: Fox, J., Ferguson, A., Weck, L., Berthaud, V., Marbach, A.

Date: 2017

Project: The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 annual meeting, this presentation outlines implementation results and lessons learned to date of a peer-based intervention currently being implemented at three clinics: Meharry Medical College, AIDS Care Group, and Howard Brown Health. It introduces standardized intervention materials to provide guidance in implementing a program linking women of color who are newly diagnosed with HIV to care. The intervention is one of four interventions related to improving health outcomes along the HIV care continuum that are being evaluated by the Dissemination and Evaluation Center.

APHA Presentation: Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care

Authors: Baughman, A.

Date: 2017

Project: Improving Access to HIV Care Using CHWs

Keywords: HIV/AIDS

Presented at American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting in November 2017, this presentation describes the project to train and integrate Community Health Workers (CHWs) into primary HIV care. It describes how the project relates to the C3 Project and the federal HIV continuum of care and identifies ways that CHWs have been integrated into the project.

Finding Home: Tips and tools for guiding people living with HIV toward stable housing

Authors: de Groot, Alexander, Ablavsky, Edi, Apt, James

Date: 2017

Project: Med-HEART

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Homelessness

This toolkit is designed to provide resources to organizations to increase access to stable and permanent housing for people who are homeless or unstably housed, living with HIV, and who may have persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders. It is primarily intended for Ryan White providers, medical case managers, peers/community health workers, and other “front-line staff” who provide direct services to individuals living with HIV who are experiencing homelessness.

HRSA Meeting Presentation Slides for the SPNS initiative Building a Medical Home for Multiply Diagnosed HIV-Positive Homeless Populations

Authors: Multiple authors

Date: 2017

Project: Med-HEART

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Medical Home

On June 27, 2017, the grant recipients of the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) funded initiative Building a Medical Home for Multiply Diagnosed HIV-Positive Homeless Populations convened a day-long meeting to present results to staff from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). They presented the strategies that collectively led to more than 1,300 people nationwide being served over the five-year initiative.