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What Changes Can I Expect From the ACA?

Authors: Tobias, C., Comeau, M., Ewig, B., Dworetzky, B.A.

Date: 2012

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financing, Medicaid/CHIP

This webinar is an opportunity to learn about some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that were designed to protect both eligibility and covered services for the 35.9% of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) who rely on Medicaid or CHIP (NS-CSHCN 2009/10 ). Participants will also learn about building partnerships amongst Medicaid, CHIP, Title V, patients, families, and other stakeholders to identify improvement projects in their state to better serve all children, including CSHCN.

Supervising peers who support clients in HIV care and treatment (Part 1)

Authors: Fizek, L., Downes, A., Miles, L.

Date: 2009

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This webcast is the first of a two-part seminar. It is designed as an introduction to approaches for supervising peers. It will describe three distinct areas of supervision which together can help peers to thrive in the workplace. It will include case examples consisting of issues that are common for peers working in the field of supporting clients: boundaries, confidentiality and integrating peers into the health care team.

Recruiting, Hiring and Supporting Peers

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Slovacek, S., Brosnan, E., Riordan, M., Turner, D.

Date: 2009

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This Webcast will help participants learn to identify strategies for recruiting and hiring peers including what qualifications to look for, how to conduct interviews, how to orient and train peers prior to working with clients, and how to introduce and retain peers as part of the health care team.

New England Children with Genetic Disorders and Health Reform: Information and Recommendations for State Policymakers

Authors: Comeau, M.

Date: 2014

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Health Reform, Medicaid/CHIP

On Sept. 2, 2014, Meg Comeau, in her capacity as chair of the Health Care Access and Financing Work Group, New England Genetics Collaborative (NEGC), presented the information described in a new policy brief titled New England Children with Genetic Disorders & Health Care Reform: Information and Recommendations for State Policymakers. The webinar and policy brief outline gaps in insurance coverage and benefits experienced by children with genetic disorders and their families, based in part on the results of an online survey of families of children with genetic disorders living in the six New England states. The policy brief and webinar include recommendations for stakeholders under the ACA and beyond.

The Roles of Peers in HIV Care and Treatment

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Colson, P., Miles, L., Peterson, J., Eddens, S., Young, S.

Date: 2009

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This webcast is intended for anyone interested in learning about the roles of peers in providing HIV care and treatment. Peers working in clinics and community-based organizations will discuss their work and activities with clients and HIV providers.