Asthma webinars present the latest knowledge and information from leading experts and asthma management program champions from across the country. Offered at no-cost, webinars are an opportunity to discover state of the art tools and resources, learn effective strategies in asthma program design and delivery, engage the experts through question and answer sessions, and contribute to the discussion through interactive polling features.
Whether you recently attended a webinar or need more information, access the archived presentation materials and audio/visual recordings below to learn more about home environmental interventions, best practices for asthma management, program evaluation basics, housing code enforcement, and more.
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Learn how Priority Health, a nonprofit health plan serving more than 19,000 people with asthma in 43 Michigan counties, formed a partnership with the Asthma Network of Western Michigan, a local multi-county asthma coalition, to achieve positive results.
Helping Children Breathe and Thrive in Chicago Public Housing (HCBT) is an innovative pilot program between Sinai Urban Health Institute and the Chicago Housing Authority in six Chicago public housing developments. Recruited from the housing properties, Community Health Workers help families of children and adults with asthma by addressing their homes' environmental triggers, connecting them with health and social services, and teaching them asthma self-management skills.
In this webinar Melissa Gutierrez Kapheim and Andy Teitelman share tips on collaboration between a community health organization and a public housing authority. They also share challenges and lessons they learned while jointly implementing HCBT.
Hear how a health plan organization successfully partnered with an asthma program to reduce asthma-related emergency department visits and the associated high costs for families. Learn how these programs collaborated on an asthma initiative that can be replicated across health care providers.
Hear two unique case studies on leveraging school resources to address asthma disparities in student populations and reduce school absenteeism due to asthma. Learn how the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) successfully addressed the 10 percent asthma rate in the district’s diverse student population. Then, hear how The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey (PACNJ), created a unified method of care for asthma and successfully raised awareness about New Jersey laws related to asthma management in schools.
Expand the traditional healthcare team to include asthma educators/counselors/coordinators could close the gap in care for children with asthma. Learn the barriers to the wide-spread integration of the asthma educator, which includes limited reimbursement for educational and counseling services despite a national standardized certification process and minimal awareness about the role and benefits of these professionals.
Learn about a cornerstone report from George Washington University, Changing pO2licy: The Elements for Improving Childhood Asthma Outcomes, which provides an evidence-based, national plan to improve life for the one in seven children with asthma and their parents.
Listen to Heidi LeSane LaShon Blakely, Dorothy Mabry and Stephanie Hall share their experiences working with Head Start and Child Care communities in two Georgia counties to better integrate asthma education into program activities. Learn how you can apply their best practices and resources to create effective partnerships with federal, state and local agencies and integrate asthma education into your local Head Start and Child Care programs.
This webinar discusses options for sustainably financing in-home asthma care services and provides examples from multiple programs working with Pay for Success models and other braided funding approaches.
Hear successful strategies from the 2016 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management winners on how building an effective asthma care team is a critical to providing comprehensive asthma care. Learn best practices for establishing your asthma care workforce and coordinating care with community partners. Discover how a strong workforce can serve as a building block for your program’s business case for future funding opportunities.
Learn from featured speakers from advocacy associations, health departments and housing commissions, discussing the national momentum towards smoke-free policies in federally subsidized housing and the collaborations that helped make them possible. This webinar focuses on successful programs and partnerships and the health disparities that motivated their implementation. It also demonstrates best practices and examples of successful collaborations between Public Housing Authorities and public health programs. These collaborative approaches can be replicated and adopted by smoke-free advocates everywhere in the nation.