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Nov 20, 2017

The Intersection of Faith and Health Care Presentation and Panel Discussion

The next free training in the "Cultural Diversity/Health Literacy" series will focus on 
The Intersection of 
Faith  and Health Care 
and will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017.
  • To understand the influence of religious beliefs, faith and spirituality on decision-making related to general health care, medication adherence, relationship with physicians and other medical personnel;
  • To understand the role of religion, faith and spirituality as strengths and coping mechanisms for patients dealing with life-threatening and life-altering medical conditions in themselves and/or their loved ones;
  • To learn specific practices utilized by various religions to address routine medical conditions, chronic illnesses and end-of-life care;
  • To understand methods of appropriately incorporating clergy into the multidisciplinary care team based on patient care needs;
  • To consider the beliefs of medical providers and team members, and how to assure non-biased approaches to patient care while supporting staff needs.
Date:         Friday, December 15, 2017
Coffee and Networking: 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Training Time:       09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Wellness Center

199 Mount Eden Parkway (corner of Morris Ave)  Bronx, NY


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Oct 06, 2017

Free Training: Using Evaluation Research in Developing your Value Proposition

Research has shown that the social determinants of health play a large role on impacting public health outcomes. On Friday, October 20, 2017, BHA PPS will be offering a unique training opportunity for our community based partners that offer crucial services including access to housing, healthy food, alternatives to incarceration, and vocational training.  Research Scientist and Professor Dr. Angela Aidala and colleagues from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health will facilitate this one-day practical and hands-on workshop for BHA Tier 1 and Tier 2*CBO partners. 

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What will you achieve?
  • Gain skills and resources for conducting program evaluations under budget, time, and data constraints
  • Receive program-specific technical assistance to implement/ strengthen local evaluation research capacity
  • Assist your agency in quantifying and qualifying your value proposition as we head into the new world of value based payment
Who Should Attend?
  • Executive Directors, Program Directors, Supervisors, Evaluators
  • At least 2 staff (1 senior level) who will be involved with supervision or conducting evaluation and research at their sites.

Date:  Friday, October 20, 2017 
Time:  9:00am - 4:30pm (lunch provided)
Columbia Community Partnership for Health
390 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10033

*Note: The New York State Department of Health defines Tier 1 CBOs as non-profit, non-Medicaid billing, community based social and human service organizations (e.g., housing, social services, religious organizations, food banks), and Tier 2 CBOs as non-profit, Medicaid billing, non-clinical service providers (e.g. transportation, care coordination).