PICC Training on Immigrant Access to Health Care

The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC at http://www.paimmigrant.org) is presenting two training sessions for those who assist the immigrant community in obtaining access to health care.

 

Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Location:

Partners for Families

321 East Main Street

Norristown

Co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Latino Collaborative and HIP’s Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities

Cost: $40 for non PICC members, $35 for PICC members that are current on dues.

Still time to register!  Register online today at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9PJZ2SZ, or go to PICC’s website at http://www.paimmigrant.org/events/training-are-you-eligible-obtaining-health-care-immigrants-upper-darby to download a registration form to send to training coordinator Susan Kim by mail, fax or e-mail. If you do not e-mail or fax your form today, make sure to contact training coordinator Susan Kim (215-832-3482 or susankim@paimmigrant.org) to reserve your space.

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Location:

3535 Market Street, 16th floor, Room F

Philadelphia

Cost: $40 for non PICC members, $35 for PICC members that are current on dues.

Registration open until Friday, January 29, 2010. Register online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XSMC3NB, or go to PICC’s website at http://www.paimmigrant.org/events/health-care-training-philadelphia-february-2 to download a registration form and send it to training coordinator Susan Kim by mail, fax or e-mail.

 

More information on the Trainings

Are You Eligible? Obtaining Health Care for Immigrants

Training for Providers, Advocates, Community Leaders

These trainings are open to health care providers, advocates, social workers, case managers, community educators, school staff, and others who assist the immigrant community access needed health care services.

The skill based and participatory training will focus on how to identify and determine eligibility for health care services available to the immigrant community. Topics covered will include:

Immigration status in determining eligibility for services

Eligibility rules for major health programs including Medical Assistance, Emergency Medical Assistance and CHIP

Addressing barriers to care

Effectively advocating for your clients

Questions about the trainings? Contact Susan Kim at 215-832-3482 or susankim@paimmigrant.org.

 

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