Alliance for Health Equity – Models for Training and Integrating the Peer Workforce in Chicago and Suburban Cook County
(August 16, 2018)
Peer support refers to practical, social, emotional, ongoing support from a person who shares similar experiences with a disease, health problem or condition (Peers for Progress). The peer workforce can include Certified Recovery Support Specialists (CRSSs), recovery coaches, Peer Support Specialists, and Community Health Workers (CHWs) among others. The core competency of the peer workforce is the lived experience that is shared with the clients and communities they serve. During this webinar, models for training, supporting, and integrating the peer workforce into various behavioral health roles will be discussed.
Video Recording: https://vimeo.com/285870902
Alliance for Health Equity – Cardiff Pilot Information Exchange and Planning
(August 8, 2018)
The Cardiff Model was developed in the UK to collect data through collaboration with law enforcement, hospitals, emergency services, and communities to predict and prevent violence. This model is now being implemented in the United States. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cardiff Model pilot programs in Atlanta Georgia and Milwaukee Wisconsin will present on their progress towards implementing the model. The webinar concludes with discussion of how this model could be implemented by Alliance for Health Equity partners in Chicago and Suburban Cook County.
Video Recording: https://vimeo.com/284226883
Alliance for Health Equity – Food and Healthcare Strategy Webinar
(February 9, 2018)
This webinar provides a snapshot of current healthcare and food access/food security initiatives in Chicago and Suburban Cook County and includes a discussion of key collaboration opportunities for Alliance for Health Equity partners.
Video Recording: https://vimeo.com/255620922
PDF of Slides: Food and Healthcare Strategy Webinar Slides