Health Related Resources

Health Professions Week

Sep 21, 2018

Health Professions Week, held November 5-9, is a free week-long event of interactive events for high school and college students interested in the health professionals. Scholarships and other prizes for Health Professions Week registrants will be available.

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Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual: An Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program

Aug 17, 2018

As part of CDC’s Collaborative for Alcohol-Free Pregnancy, NASW is working with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and other health organizations to promote prevention practices targeting risky alcohol use. AAFP’s new guide to using alcohol SBI in primary care provides strategies for implementing a team-based “Screen and Intervene” approach. Social workers will find tips and techniques that are applicable across diverse practice settings where women access clinical services.

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CMS Roadmap to Behavioral Health: A Guide to Using the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services

Aug 09, 2018

Use this guide to understand how to use your coverage to improve your mental and physical health. This guide adds to the 8 steps of the Roadmap to give important information about behavioral health.

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Commonwealth Fund ROI Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health

The Commonwealth Fund

May 25, 2018

This calculator is designed to assist community-based organizations and their medical partners in creating mutually advantageous financial arrangements for funding the delivery of social services to high-need, high-cost (HNHC) populations. These complex care populations are likely to benefit most from a holistic model of care that addresses the social determinants of health. This financial tool will calculate the return on investment (ROI) from integrating social services with medical care.

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National Center for Health in Public Housing Resources

May 03, 2018

The National Center for Health in Public Housing provides training and technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of federally-funded health centers to increase access to health care, eliminate health disparities, and enhance health care delivery for the millions of residents of public and assisted housing. The National Center for Health in Public Housing hosts educational webinars to keep our community health center clinicians and others up to date on the latest issues, trends and developments affecting health care delivery to the medically underserved.

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CDC Tips From Former Smokers Partnership

May 02, 2018

NASW is a proud partner of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign. The CDC recognizes the important role of behavioral health providers in promoting smoking cessation and has a page dedicated to resources for individuals with mental health conditions.

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