Philadelphia, PA – On July 13, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and co-sponsor Danny K. Davis (D-IL) introduced House Resolution 443 (H.Res. 443), a bi-partisan effort in the House of Representatives “recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care.”
Philadelphia – The Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) training and consultation division recently developed a new tobacco cessation training program for early childhood educators on behalf of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s (PDPH)Tobacco Policy and Control program.
The Reflective ECE Educator
Date: June 29, 2017, 9:00am-2:00pm
Location: Health Federation of Philadelphia | 1211 Chestnut Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia
Act 48 credits are also available.
Philadelphia – Kristin Walker, HFP’s coordinator of the Perinatal HIV Prevention Project, presented at the Fourth Annual Public Health Day Symposium held by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on April 3. Over 100 people and 20 presenters attended the symposium to learn about the variety of programs offered within the Philadelphia public health community.
Philadelphia – Ann Ricksecker, HFP’s Associate CEO, was honored at the Women’s Way 40th anniversary Powerful Voice Awards on May 11th. Ricksecker was recognized for her role as a groundbreaker within the organization, which was founded in 1977.
Philadelphia – Throughout the morning a crowd gathered around the Philadelphia ACE Project table during Philadelphia’s annual Block Captain Rally, which was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 25, 2017. Members of the Philadelphia ACE project held raffles and giveaways to raise awareness about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and collect feedback on a new community awareness campaign.
Philadelphia – On May 2 and 3, health care professionals from 16 health centers participating in the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Health Center Controlled Network gathered for training in quality improvement.
Philadelphia – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff were recently involved in three initiatives related to combatting the opioid epidemic in the Philadelphia region.
Philadelphia – Partnership. Humility. Solidarity. Possibility. These are words used to describe outcomes and results from the Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC) convening that was held in March of 2017. The convening brought together community leaders in the trauma-informed movement from 14 networks in 14 states.
Washington D.C. – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff joined leaders and board members of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) from across the country in Washington D.C. last Thursday to advocate for continued federal support from members of Congress.