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June 2017

Legal Compliance for FQHC Supervisors

June 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This 2-hour webinar will introduce human resources laws that are applicable to FQHC supervisors. Participants will understand important legislation necessary to make sound management decisions and learn to handle common management issues in a legally compliant and effective manner.

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Corporate Compliance Workgroup

June 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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HIPAA breach educational seminar, presented by guest speaker Joan W. Feldman, Parter, Shipman & Goodwin, will take place the first hour (11:15 am to 12:15 pm).

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November 2017

CT Speaks Out on Health Care Costs

November 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Generations Family Health Center, 40 Mansfield Avenue
Willimantic, CT 06226 United States
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February 2018

Health Center Marketing/Communications Meeting

February 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Join your health center colleagues for a discussion of marketing and communications topics: Tuesday, February 6th from 9:30-11 CHCACT: 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2, Cheshire, CT 06410 Got questions? Contact Deb Polun

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March 2018

AmeriCorps Week 2018: Healthy Futures in Connecticut

March 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
244 University Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604, 244 University Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations across the country, to the members who have committed to "Get Things Done" since the program’s inception in 1994. As part of the 2018 festivities, CHCACT STICH and RYASAP Prevention Corps have come together to host a celebration of AmeriCorps programs for healthy futures in Connecticut. Join us on Friday March 16th, 2018 at the University of Bridgeport…

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April 2018

CHCACT Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

April 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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The CHCACT Corporate Compliance Workgroup will be convening on April 13, 2018. Shipman & Goodwin Attorneys Stephanie Gomes-Ganhão and Damian Privitera, joined by Joan Feldman and William Roberts, will provide an overview of the rules and tips for how to develop a practical and compliant privacy program.The privacy rules set forth in 42 CFR Part 2 governing the use and disclosure of patient information by substance abuse programs were recently revised for only the second time in the past 30…

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LGBTQ Behavioral Health for the LGBTQ Population

April 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CT Nonprofit Center, 146 Wyllys Street
Hartford, CT United States
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  Dr Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH Director of Education and Training Programs Dr. Keuroghlian received his medical degree and Masters in Neurosciences from the Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatry residency at the MGH/McLean Hospital training program, where he also served as Chief Resident in Public and Community Psychiatry. Dr. Keuroghlian was awarded the annual HMS Primary Clinical Experience Teaching Award by Harvard medical students. For two years he was a Partners Healthcare Kraft Fellow in Community…

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May 2018

Health Care for Homeless Work group

May 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  4/25/18 11:00-12:00 1.) Introductions 2.) FTCA Credentialing Process for Volunteers: Speaker from PA that has recently started this 3.) HCH Activities around CT 4.) Challenges with HCH 5.) Upcoming Activities for FY 17/18 and 18/19 6.) HCH Summit 2018:  Planning for event in November 6.) Questions/Comments

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Critical Management Skills for New Community Health Center Supervisors

May 11, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Free

5.11.18 Training Flyer   Presented by Sogence Training and Consulting and CHCACT This intensive, highly interactive, full-day training enables new or first-time CHC managers and supervisors to develop and hone critical skills to successfully lead and manage employees in today’s challenging and fast-changing CHC environment. Participants will gain crucial skills to put into immediate action! Learn to: Hire employees with the right skills and "fit" for long-term success Establish or strengthen credibility, break-down barriers and build positive and professional relationships…

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June 2018

340B Summit: Strategy and Compliance

June 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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$150

6.5.18 340B Summit Flyer   DATE: TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018 LOCATION: HILTON MYSTIC, 20 COOGAN BLVD, MYSTIC, CT TIME: 8:00AM-8:30AM (REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST); 8:30AM-4:30PM (PROGRAM) REGISTRATION FEE: $150 PER PERSON   Overview: The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut and the Rhode Island Health Center Association invite you to a one-day 340B summit for CT and RI FQHC staff and leadership. We welcome multidisciplinary teams to attend this summit, including but not limited to CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs, Compliance Officers, FQHC staff that manage the…

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De-escalation and Engagement Strategies: A Trauma-Informed Approach

June 5, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
Fair Haven Community Health Center, 374 Grand Ave
Fair Haven, CT United States
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Please see flyer for more detailed information: 2018 De-escalation Trainings Flyer   Aggressive and drug-seeking behaviors creates unique and often frustrating challenges in clinical settings. Often these behaviors are fueled by substance use and trauma related disorders. This presentation will offer strategies for addressing these behaviors in an assertive and therapeutic approach, while retaining patient engagement. This interactive and experiential presentation offers an overview of the impact of trauma on the recovery process from a social, biological, psychological, and spiritual…

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De-escalation and Engagement Strategies: A Trauma-Informed Approach

June 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
CT Nonprofit Center, 146 Wyllys Street
Hartford, CT United States
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Free

Please see flyer for more detailed information: 2018 De-escalation Trainings Flyer   Aggressive and drug-seeking behaviors creates unique and often frustrating challenges in clinical settings. Often these behaviors are fueled by substance use and trauma related disorders. This presentation will offer strategies for addressing these behaviors in an assertive and therapeutic approach, while retaining patient engagement. This interactive and experiential presentation offers an overview of the impact of trauma on the recovery process from a social, biological, psychological, and spiritual…

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CHW Work Group

June 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Representative from Non Emergency Transportation Service VEYO will be here to discuss transportation services with group.

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De-escalation and Engagement Strategies: A Trauma-Informed Approach

June 29, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
Optimus Health Care, 982 East Main Street
Bridgeport, CT United States
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Free

Aggressive and drug-seeking behaviors creates unique and often frustrating challenges in clinical settings. Often these behaviors are fueled by substance use and trauma related disorders. This presentation will offer strategies for addressing these behaviors in an assertive and therapeutic approach, while retaining patient engagement. This interactive and experiential presentation offers an overview of the impact of trauma on the recovery process from a social, biological, psychological, and spiritual perspective and will provide participants with skills to work with people affected…

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July 2018

CHCACT Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

July 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Please contact Katie Henley for more information at khenley@chcact.org.

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September 2018

CHCACT Community Health Summit

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Oakdale Theatre, 95 S Turnpike Road
Wallingford, CT 06492 United States
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The 2018 Community Health Summit will be CHCACT’s first organization-wide conference. This event will bring together CHCACT partners, stakeholders and members to demonstrate the work accomplished by Health Centers throughout our state. Attendees will explore new learning initiatives and ways to elevate their work to better prepare for the future and continue to make Connecticut a healthier place to live for everyone.

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CHCACT All-Boards Training

September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Oakdale Theatre, 95 S Turnpike Road
Wallingford, CT 06492 United States
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This event will bring together board members of CT's health centers for a day of training and networking.   By invitation only.

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FOCUS learning Collaborative

September 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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FOCUS program participants meet to share success and challenges and resources to support best practices surrounding HIV and HCV screening and linkage to care

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Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

September 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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October 2018

CHW work group meeting

October 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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CHW's from CT FQHCs met to learn and share resources and best practices.

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Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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CHCACT Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Please contact Katie Henley at khenley@chcact.org for more information.

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Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

October 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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November 2018

Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

November 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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December 2018

Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

December 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

December 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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January 2019

Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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Occurs on the first and third Fridays of each month.  Uses ZOOM to support a clinicians learning forum with didactic and case based learning. Please email Projectecho@chcact.org for more information

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March 2019

CHERN Workgroup Meeting

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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The Community Health Emergency Response Network (CHERN) Workgroup consists of FQHC staff working in emergency preparedness, safety management, and infection control. The CHERN group meets on a quarterly basis to share and discuss emergency preparedness best practices, updates, programs, and initiatives. For more information on CHERN, please contact Domina DiBiase (ddibiase@chcact.org).

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Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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This quarterly workgroup meeting is geared toward CT FQHC compliance staff. For more information, contact Katie Henley.

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Project ECHO

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Occurs the first and third Firday of every month
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This first and third Friday of every month CHCACT holds a Project ECHO Clinic. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed by the University of New Mexico to link expert specialist teams at a "hub" with primary care clinicians in local communities, or "spokes." These primary care clinicians become part of a learning community, where they receive mentoring and feedback from specialists. Together, they manage patient cases so that patients get the care they need. CHCACT's Project ECHO…

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April 2019

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Workshop

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Marcia K. Petrillo Community Center, 912 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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The Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT) will be hosting a Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Workshop on Thursday, April 4th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Marcia K. Petrillo Community Center in Wethersfield CT. At the workshop attendees will learn; •How Federally Qualified Health Center staff can become transgender allies and how to better serve that population •The stigma and discrimination faced by the transgender population •How certain health conditions, like HIV/ AIDS, affect transgender individuals…

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Project ECHO

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CT United States + Google Map

This first and third Friday of every month CHCACT holds a Project ECHO Clinic. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed by the University of New Mexico to link expert specialist teams at a "hub" with primary care clinicians in local communities, or "spokes." These primary care clinicians become part of a learning community, where they receive mentoring and feedback from specialists. Together, they manage patient cases so that patients get the care they need. CHCACT's Project ECHO…

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May 2019

Project ECHO

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CT United States + Google Map

This first and third Friday of every month CHCACT holds a Project ECHO Clinic. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed by the University of New Mexico to link expert specialist teams at a "hub" with primary care clinicians in local communities, or "spokes." These primary care clinicians become part of a learning community, where they receive mentoring and feedback from specialists. Together, they manage patient cases so that patients get the care they need. CHCACT's Project ECHO…

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Continuity of Operations: Planning & Implementation

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CT United States
Free

WEBINAR Continuity of Operations: Planning & Implementation DATE: April 19, 2019 TIME: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM This webinar will support the development of your health center’s individualized Continuity of Operations (COOP) plan and program. This will be a 2-hour virtual plenary workshop led by professionals from Tetra Tech and will include two modules: •  Module 1: What is a Continuity Program? •  Module 2: Continuity Template Overview The webinar will be geared toward all individuals involved in emergency preparedness…

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Understanding and Addressing the Mulitple Roots of Addiction

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
United Way of Greater New Haven, 370 James Street
New Haven, CT United States
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The Community Health Center Association of CT will be offering a workshop on addiction called "Understanding and Addressing the Multiple Roots of Addiction." Participants will learn about what addiction is and what the root causes are. The workshop will explore the neurological, experiential, and social underpinnings of behavioral and substance addictions, with a focus on the impact of childhood trauma and neglect. The workshop will include a viewing of the CT based documentary: "Uprooting Addiction." Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC and…

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Mental Health First Aid Training for CHWs

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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The Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT) will be holding a Mental Health Frist Aid Training for Community Health Workers at Federally Qualified Health Centers in the state. During the training participants will develop a basic understanding of what mental illnesses (including; depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychosis and substance use disorders) are, how mental health challenges can affect a person’s daily life and the types of support available to help struggling individuals live happy, healthy lives. The…

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Project ECHO

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CT United States + Google Map

This first and third Friday of every month CHCACT holds a Project ECHO Clinic. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed by the University of New Mexico to link expert specialist teams at a "hub" with primary care clinicians in local communities, or "spokes." These primary care clinicians become part of a learning community, where they receive mentoring and feedback from specialists. Together, they manage patient cases so that patients get the care they need. CHCACT's Project ECHO…

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Understanding and Addressing the Multiple Roots of Addiction

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Marcia K. Petrillo Community Center, 912 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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The Community Health Center Association of CT will be offering a workshop on addiction called "Understanding and Addressing the Multiple Roots of Addiction." Participants will learn about what addiction is and what the root causes are. The workshop will explore the neurological, experiential, and social underpinnings of behavioral and substance addictions, with a focus on the impact of childhood trauma and neglect. The workshop will include a viewing of the CT based documentary: "Uprooting Addiction." Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC and…

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Critical Management Skills for New CHC Supervisors Training

May 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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5.31.19 Critical Management Skills for New CHC Supervisors - Flyer and Agenda   Community Health Center Association of Connecticut is pleased to host: Critical Management Skills for New Community Health Center Supervisors May 31, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Presented by Sogence Training and Consulting and CHCACT Location: CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suites 2 & 3, Cheshire, CT 06410 This intensive, highly interactive, full-day training enables new or first-time CHC managers and supervisors to develop and hone critical skills…

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June 2019

Project ECHO

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Occurs the first and third Firday of every month
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This first and third Friday of every month CHCACT holds a Project ECHO Clinic. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed by the University of New Mexico to link expert specialist teams at a "hub" with primary care clinicians in local communities, or "spokes." These primary care clinicians become part of a learning community, where they receive mentoring and feedback from specialists. Together, they manage patient cases so that patients get the care they need. CHCACT's Project ECHO…

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Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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This quarterly workgroup meeting is geared toward CT FQHC compliance staff. For more information, contact Katie Henley.

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Project ECHO

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Occurs the first and third Firday of every month
CT United States + Google Map

This first and third Friday of every month CHCACT holds a Project ECHO Clinic. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed by the University of New Mexico to link expert specialist teams at a "hub" with primary care clinicians in local communities, or "spokes." These primary care clinicians become part of a learning community, where they receive mentoring and feedback from specialists. Together, they manage patient cases so that patients get the care they need. CHCACT's Project ECHO…

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October 2019

Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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This quarterly workgroup meeting is geared toward CT FQHC compliance staff. For more information, contact Katie Henley.

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December 2019

Corporate Compliance Workgroup Meeting

December 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2
Cheshire, CT 06410 United States
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This quarterly workgroup meeting is geared toward CT FQHC compliance staff. For more information, contact Katie Henley.

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