From the Catalyst Center
New primer focuses on children in foster care and their special health care needs, the types of out-of-home placements children may experience, a synopsis of the funding, federal legislation and key players of the child welfare system; important elements in providing comprehensive health care for children in foster care; steps that federal and state officials have taken to improve the system of health care and examples of programs and models of providing health care services for children in foster care.
Financing the Special Health Care Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care: A Primer
The Catalyst Center also wrapped up its webinar series on Medicaid and CHIP and their role in the financing of health care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), with a webinar on what changes in the ACA will mean for CYSHCN
Medicaid/CHIP Tutorial Webinar Series
Jeopardy Game Teaches Oral Health Providers About Treatment for PLWHA
Who doesn’t like to win? The Evaluation Center for HIV and Oral Health (ECHO) program has designed a two-hour, fun-filled jeopardy game designed to educate and engage dental students and oral health providers. Learners compete by busting myths and learning facts about oral health treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
HIV and Oral Health Provider Jeopardy Game
PEER Center resources available
Although the PEER Center project ended over a year ago, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees, clinics, and organizations serving HIV-positive clients continue to request toolkits to train HIV-positive peers and implement peer programs to support their clients living with HIV.
The Health and Disability Working Group (HDWG)
The Health and Disability Working Group (HDWG) promotes strategies that improve the delivery of medical, behavioral, and support services to adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses, children with special health needs and people living with HIV/AIDS. Our primary focus is on low income, minority and disenfranchised populations. HDWG is a research, technical assistance and training program at the Boston University School of Public Health.