This Week in CHCACTion
July 17, 2017
This Week in CHCACTivities
Do you want more training in protecting health records? How about in social media skills, immigration laws or emergency preparedness?
Please complete this 30-45 minute survey on CHCACT Training/Technical Assistance (T/TA) activities by Friday, July 21st to help us improve our training and other offerings!
Your feedback will be used to ensure that the T/TA activities conducted by CHCACT are in compliance with the T/TA needs identified by Connecticut federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), as well as measure satisfaction levels of the programs offered. In addition, your feedback will be used to strengthen the clinical, financial and operational performance of your health center.
This Week in Social Media
This Week in Funding Opportunities
|Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP)
The program expands the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers trained to provide mental health and substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD) services in underserved community-based settings that integrate primary care, mental health, and SUD services.
|Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals
The BHWET Program for Paraprofessionals develops and expands community-based experiential training to increase the supply of students preparing to become peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce.
This Week in Health Policy News
Here is a sampling of health policy news from around the state. If you see something in your local newspaper that you would like featured here in future weeks, please contact Deb Polun at email@example.com. Check out all the Health Policy News from the past month here!
7.11.17 Norwich Bulletin — Ground Broken on Griswold Health Center (feat. UCFS)
7.14.17 Fairfield County Business Journal — CT Nonprofits on the Chopping Block Amid State Budget Impasse
7.14.17 CT NewsJunkie — Blumenthal Continues Health Care Education, Fight Against Republican Proposal
7.14.17 Hartford Business Journal — Report: CT’s Medicaid Program a Model at Controlling Costs
7.14.17 Kaiser Health News — Millions More Uninsured Could Impact the Health of Those With Insurance, Too
7.13.17 ProPublica — Extreme Use of Painkillers and Doctor Shopping Plague Medicare, New Report Says