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Podcast episode: Aligning legal services with enabling services screening and data collection

By Health Center Association of Nebraska & Health Outreach Partners

Monday, June 15, 2020

The Health Center Association of Nebraska, in partnership with Health Outreach Partners, created a seven-episode podcast exploring different aspects of health center enabling services. Episode four is a conversation with Ellen Lawton, director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, who shares how health centers can integrate community legal services into their on‐going SDOH work, and how to think about measuring the value of legal services in the health center context. The interview focuses on how to align enabling services screening, data collection and interventions with medical-legal partnership services within a specific population or SDOH domain. Read More

Webinars & Podcasts Health Centers

Webinar: Delivering Telelegal Services During COVID-19, An MLP Town Hall

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Thursday, April 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing protocols have forced legal aid offices and medical-legal partnerships to deliver legal services remotely. This town hall featured teams from Los Angeles, Montana, and Alaska who have experience delivering remote medical-legal partnership services in urban, rural, and frontier settings. Panelists addressed a number of the challenges presented by telelegal work, including collaborating with partners at a distance, meeting with patient-clients remotely, communicating with patient-clients who have limited access to technology, dealing with court and agency closures, signing and notarizing documents electronically, and planning for the medium- and long-term legal consequences of the pandemic.Read More

Webinars & Podcasts COVID-19 Health Centers Hospitals & Health Systems Veterans

Webinar: Advance Care Planning During COVID-19, An MLP Town Hall

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increased and urgent need for advance care planning. This town hall conversation explored the legal, policy, operational, and capacity issues related to advance care planning. Presenters also shared tools that outpatient health care providers can use to guide conversations with patients.Read More

Webinars & Podcasts COVID-19 Health Centers Hospitals & Health Systems Veterans

Webinar: Operating a Medical-Legal Partnership During COVID-19, A Town Hall

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Monday, March 30, 2020

This town hall conversation explored strategies for coordinating health and legal efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, and ways to navigate medical-legal partnership operational challenges during the crisis. Special attention was given to ongoing work nationally to prevent evictions during the pandemic.Read More

Webinars & Podcasts COVID-19 Health Centers Hospitals & Health Systems Veterans