Webinar: Insights and Strategies for Reducing Suicide among Older Adults

This webinar is intended to raise awareness about suicide and highlight strategies to help professionals, consumers, families, and communities understand the role they can play in promoting emotional well-being and preventing suicide. Speakers will discuss the impact of suicide in later life, the implementation of 9-8-8 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and highlight community-based programs and resources that can help. This webinar is hosted by ACL, the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCMHA), and the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

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For registration questions, contact Binod Suwal.

ACL/CMS Webinar: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among Direct Service Workers

Thursday, July 1, 2021, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET Registration Vaccine uptake among direct service workers (DSWs) is particularly important for personal health and safety and to the many individuals that DSWs support, due to the high contact, personal nature of home care. However, DSWs experience many barriers to vaccination including culturally competent and accessible…

ACL/CMS Webinar: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among Direct Service Workers

Vaccine uptake among direct service workers (DSWs) is particularly important for personal health and safety and to the many individuals that DSWs support, due to the high contact, personal nature of home care. However, DSWs experience many barriers to vaccination including culturally competent and accessible information, paid sick leave and/or time off, and transportation.

In this webinar, experts in the field will discuss demographics of the DSW workforce, barriers to vaccination, strategies to increase vaccine confidence and uptake, and promising practices.

Panelists:

  • Cory Nourie, Director of Community Services, Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Ramu Iyer, National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals Advisory Council Member
  • Robert Espinoza, Vice President of Policy, PHI
  • Trudy Rebert, Federal Policy Counsel, National Domestic Workers Alliance

Questions? Please contact Meredith Raymond