Homeless Health Initiative

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May 9-10, 2013

HHI leaders will be attending the National Health Care for the Homeless Council Northeast Regional Training on May 9-10, 2013, at the Hyatt Morristown, Morristown, NJ. Learn more or register for the event.

May 10, 2013

The 37th Annual Philadelphia Regional Conference on Developmental Disabilities, "Celebrating the Past: Creating the Future,"  will be held Friday, May 10, 2013, on the 16th Floor of 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. 

This conference provides a forum to highlight practices in the field of developmental disabilities, as well as techniques and models of service for individuals with developmental disabilities from birth to senior citizens and their families.

HHI staff members Karen Hudson, MSW, LSW, and Katherine Streit, MSW Intern and LEND Fellow, will present "Parenting a Child with Special Healthcare Needs in a Shelter Setting: A View from Multiple Perspectives."

Families experiencing homelessness face multiple obstacles accessing preventative healthcare, including medical, dental, and mental health services. This presentation will share how Philadelphia city officials, family homeless shelter providers, and families are addressing the needs of children with special healthcare needs in shelters.

The session will be held 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. 

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Reviewed by: Karen Hudson, MSW, LSW
Date: May 2013

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