Webinars and Learning Collaboratives

We host a range of free webinars and learning collaboratives to help health organizations incorporate legal expertise and services into their approach to addressing health-related social needs, and to help legal organizations align their service delivery with health partners.

Are you interested in being a presenter on one of our training and technical assistance (TTA) events? 

Please click the link below to complete our brief presenter interest form today.  We will follow up with you to learn more about your expertise and provide additional information on our upcoming opportunities. Note: If you have a resource to share, please send us an email at ncmlp@gwu.edu

Presenter / Speaker Interest Form

Upcoming Webinars

The Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships in Harm Reduction Models

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership and medical-legal partnership (MLP) practitioners from HealthLinc (FQHC) and Indiana Legal Services, Inc. will share strategies to help health centers and MLP staff increase their understanding of current public health approaches to designing and implementing effective harm reduction models. The harm reduction model provides a practical method for meeting the needs of individuals where they are. The webinar will discuss how MLPs can be a part of a health center’s holistic harm reduction approach and highlight best practices for conducting outreach and screenings effectively.

Date and time:
December 14, 2021 at 1 – 2 PM ET

Panelists:
Beth Wrobel, CEO, HealthLinc (FQHC)
Cara Jones, Program Manager, Integrated Behavioral Health, HealthLinc (FQHC)
Sarah Everett, Senior Staff Attorney, Indiana Legal Services’ HealthLinc Medical Legal Partnership

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This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

The SDOH Academy Innovations Showcase Competition: Helping Health Centers Build Healthier Communities

The SDOH Academy is kicking off a multi-part interactive activity structured to address SDOH through a combination of training modules and an innovations showcase: the SDOH Academy Innovations Showcase Competition. The activity kicks off with a webinar on January 13 featuring guest speaker, Hasshan Batts, DHSc, MSW,  Robert Wood Johnson Culture of Health Leader and Executive Director of Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley. 

Through the kick-off webinar, participants will learn more about how to access an on-demand 3-part micro-training module on the SDOHs and enter a competition to be featured as an outstanding SDOH innovation on our May 12, 2022 “SDOH Innovations Showcase” national webinar.

Date and time:
          January 13, 2022 at 3 – 4:30 PM ET

Panelists:
Hasshan Batts, DHSc, MSW Robert Wood Johnson Culture of Health Leader and Executive Director of  Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley

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"Bringing lawyers onto the health center care team to promote patient & community health" | MLP in Health Centers Toolkit, Webinar Series
Toolkit: A planning, implementation, and practice guide for building and sustaining a health center-based MLP

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is offering four 90-minute webinars designed to help health centers receive information and resources to start, strengthen, and sustain a medical-legal partnership (MLP) to address the social and legal needs of patients. This series is designed to ensure continued dissemination of the MLP in Health Centers Toolkit, “Bringing lawyers onto the health center care team to promote patient & community health,” and help both new and advanced health center-based MLP practitioners engage in continuous quality improvement.

Session 1:  A Deep Dive on Laying the Foundation and Funding the Model
In this first session of the webinar series, the panelists will help health center and MLP staff better understand how to develop and implement their MLP models and explore effective methods for funding.

Date and time:
January 18, 2022 at 1 – 2:30 PM ET

Panelists:
Ann C. Mangiameli, Managing Attorney, Health, Education & Law Project, Legal Aid of Nebraska
Brad L. Meyer, CMPE, CEO, Bluestem Health (FQHC)

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Upcoming Sessions (dates and registration links to be posted soon):

  • Session 2:  Tools to Facilitate Healing-Centered Engagement and Collaboration between MLPs, Civil Legal Services Providers, and Domestic Violence Advocacy Programs
  • Session 3:  Best Practices in Screening and Data Collection for MLPs Serving Immigrant Populations
  • Session 4:  Focus on Rural/Frontier Population and Community Health

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Upcoming Learning Collaboratives

Rights, Equity, and Health: The Legal Needs of Agricultural Workers and LGBTQIA+ People (2022 Learning Collaborative)

In this 4-session learning collaborative, health center participants will develop strategies for screening and documenting the legal issues related to the social determinants of health (SDOH) of patients, particularly agricultural workers and LGBTQIA+ people. Health center participants will increase their capacity to use screening tools that incorporate SOGI data collection and identify the legal SDOH needs of patients, collaborating with peers and expert facilitators to implement best practices for the screening, identification, and referral of patients with legal needs.

Dates and times:
February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2022 at 3 – 4:30 PM ET

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The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, and Farmworker Justice have partnered to offer this opportunity to staff of FQHCs, FQHC look-alikes, PCAs and HCCNs for the purpose of improving their capacity to respond to the legal needs of patients. Health center-based MLP staff are welcome to attend.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Registration opening soon. RSVP now to express interest.

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership will soon launch three (3) HRSA-supported learning collaboratives for health centers and civil legal services partners. These are free training and technical assistance opportunities designed to help health centers address the health-harming legal needs of their patients and communities.

Medical-Legal Partnership as a Community Health Strategy to Improve Maternal and Child Health Access & Outcomes (Winter 2021-Spring 2022)

Medical-Legal Collaboration and Partnerships with Domestic Violence Programs: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence, Human Trafficking and Exploitation in Community Health Centers (Spring 2022)

Complete our *RSVP FORM to let us know that you are interested in participating in our upcoming learning collaboratives.