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

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Upcoming Webinars

"Bringing lawyers onto the health center care team to promote patient & community health" | MLP in Health Centers Toolkit, Webinar Series

Session 3: Collaborating to Address the Health and Legal Needs of Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence and Exploitation

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The Unique Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships in Helping Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination | Webinar Series

The Unique Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships in Helping Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease DiscriminationThe National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, in collaboration with Health Outreach Partners, is offering four 90-minute webinars designed to help health centers address and redress discrimination against people living with disabilities or chronic disease. Given the prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes, asthma, HIV/AIDS, depression, heart disease, and others, many health center patients face discrimination at work or school, when accessing services or public places, or otherwise navigating daily life because of these conditions. While different groups of people have unique experiences with this discrimination—for example, migrant and seasonal agricultural workers and individuals with immigration status—health center patients facing disability discrimination may have limited access to quality, informed legal services. Health centers play a key role in identifying discrimination at its earliest stages and will learn how to mitigate it by leveraging their own medical authority and resources within the community.

Slides and recordings from past webinars in this series are available in our resources.

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On May 25, 2022, we’ll take a deep dive on the long-term implications of COVID-19 in “The New Kid on the Disability Block.” Hear from experts on employment and disability rights about some of the issues that have emerged as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Finally, on June 8, 2022, we’ll explore how health centers can develop medical-legal partnerships that are equipped to help patients with disabilities or chronic diseases.

Register Now!

You only need to register once to receive access to all of the webinars in this series and, while we would love to have you at every webinar, it is not a requirement—feel free to attend one, some, or all!

Please contact Katherine Stinton at kstinton@gwu.edu for any accommodation requests.

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This is a HRSA-Funded training event for Health Centers. Registration is required and priority will be given to health center staff and legal staff of health center-based MLPs. The event as well as content and resources shared by panelists are not for press purposes.

Understanding the No Surprises Act & the Role of MLPs in Helping Patients

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Upcoming Learning Collaboratives

Collaborating to Address the Health and Legal Needs of Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence and Exploitation

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation and the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership are collaborating to host a four-part learning collaborative on partnering to address the health and legal needs of patients and clients experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) and exploitation. The learning collaborative will feature several partnership models and promising practices to develop, sustain, and grow partnerships between health care professionals and legal services providers. Speakers from Colorado Legal Services, Alaska Legal Services Corporation, Asian Health Services, and the Indiana Legal Services Legal Assistance for Victimized Adults (LAVA) Project will each share how partnerships between providers and legal services partners have improved outcomes for survivors and increased access to services. The learning collaborative will also address creating MOUs between civil legal service programs, health centers, and domestic violence programs. Attention will also be given to tools to utilize “CUES”, a universal education approach that allows providers to reach more patients as a form of both prevention and intervention.

Learning Collaborative Session Dates/Times:

  • Session 1: Thursday, May 5, 2022 (10am PT / 11am MT 12pm CT / 1pm ET (1 hour)
  • Session 2: Thursday, May 12, 2022 (10am PT / 11am MT 12pm CT / 1pm ET (1 hour)
  • Session 3: Thursday, May 19, 2022 (10am PT / 11am MT 12pm CT / 1pm ET (1 hour)
  • Session 4: Thursday, May 26, 2022 (10am PT / 11am MT 12pm CT / 1pm ET (1 hour)

Registration closed on April 28, 2022.

Questions? Please email Camila Sanchez Tejada csanchez@futureswithoutviolence.org