Context Clues: Using Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) to Enhance Treatment

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Context Clues: Using Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) to Enhance Treatment

 

This monthly training series co-developed by the Mid-America MHTTC and Aetna Better Health of Kansas will provide health care providers and other interested parties the tools they need to identify social determinants of health and strategies for addressing them. Attendees will learn how economic stability, education access and quality, health care access and quality, neighborhood and environmental factors, and social and community context affect patients’ health and quality-of-life outcomes.

A certificate for one contact hour will be provided upon completion of each session.

 

Upcoming Webinars

 

Internet Access (30 minutes) / Transportation and Social Support (30 minutes)

12-1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16

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Domestic Violence (30 minutes) / Suicide and Self-Harm (30 minutes)

12-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20

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Trauma and Chronic Stress (30 minutes) / Military Deployment (30 minutes)

12-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17

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Pediatric Sleep (30 minutes) / Adolescent and Adult Sleep (30 minutes)

12-1 p.m. Thursday, March 17

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Adjustment to Diagnosis (30 minutes) / Adherence (30 minutes)

12-1 p.m. Thursday, April 21

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Webinar Archive

 

Addiction: Gambling, Alcohol, Drug Abuse

Thursday, Nov. 18

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This presentation provides an orientation to addiction as a social determinant of health. Attendees will:​

  • Understand gambling as an addiction
  • Define how gambling can interfere with a persons physical and mental health​
  • Review screenings and assessments for gambling​
  • Identify referral sources for gambling issues

 

Work Stress and Burnout

Thursday, Nov. 18

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This presentation provides an orientation to employment and burnout as a social determinant of health. Attendees will:​

  • Learn how employment is related to physical and mental health
  • Learn how to assess for unemployment and problems related to employment​
  • Learn how to make referrals to employment support

 


 

Education

Thursday, Oct. 21

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This presentation provides an orientation to education as a social determinant of health.

 

Trauma

Thursday, Oct. 21

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This presentation provides an orientation to trauma as a social determinant of health.

 


 

Employment

Thursday, Sept. 16

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This presentation provides an orientation to employment as a social determinant of health. You will:

  • Learn how employment is related to physical and mental health
  • Learn how to assess for unemployment and problems related to employment
  • Learn how to make referrals to employment support

 

Housing

Thursday, Sept. 16

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This presentation provides an orientation to housing instability as a social determinant of health. You will:​

  • Learn what housing instability includes (e.g., cost burdened, overcrowding, forced/multiple moves, homelessness) ​
  • Learn how housing instability affects physical and mental health.
  • Learn how to assess for housing instability and make referrals for appropriate supports.

 


 

Orientation to Z Codes (30 minutes)

Thursday, Aug. 19

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This presentation provides an orientation to Z-codes and how they are utilized in primary care settings to improve care. You will:​

  • Learn what Z-codes are​
  • Learn how Z-codes are predictive of health status​
  • Learn to utilize Z-codes to track, report, and make referrals to address social determinants of health

 

Food Insecurity (30 minutes)

Thursday, Aug. 19

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This presentation will introduce food insecurity. You will learn:

  • Food insecurity's impact on health
  • How to identify food insecurity
  • How to address food insecurity

 


 

Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care Settings

12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 15

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In this presentation, Mid-America MHTTC provides a rationale to address Social Determinants of Health in primary care settings. The presentation provides a broad overview of the topic and serves as introduction to future presentations of specific conditions by which people live, work and age. In particular, participants of this presentation will:

  • Define social determinants of health, health equity and health disparities
  • Describe the impact of social determinants on health outcomes
  • Understand the importance of assessing for common social determinants of health in primary care settings
  • Identify actionable steps to screen and refer to community supports for social determinants of health

 


 

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