Adoption Assistance or Permanency Care Assistance...

People in the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DPFS) Adoption Assistance or Permanency Care Assistance (AAPCA) programs will begin getting their Medicaid services through managed care beginning Sept. 1, 2017. People who get...

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The 85th Texas Legislature - Special Session

Use The Texas Tribune's Legislative Special Session page to watch state House and Senate livestreams and to stay caught up on the special session.

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Dr. Arthur "Tim" Garson Jr., who spoke at OVT Pre-Legislative Conference

Opinion contributor

Health care fixes both Republicans and Democrats could...

CLOSE Too many politicians insist that if low-income people want insurance, they can simply get a job. But most of them already have jobs. Can Obamacare be killed by Republicans and fixed by Democrats simultaneously? Both parties seem intent on...

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Ken Janda, CEO of Community Health Choice Responds to Trib Talk

Texans deserve better than the Better Care...

The revised BCRA is basically the same harmful bill with financial incentives for states like Alaska. Simply capping the amount the Feds pay into Medicaid doesn’t solve the problem - it just dumps costs on the states and on county taxpayers. And...

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Ross Ramsey, Executive Director of Texas Tribune

Analysis: A 2018 Texas legislative battle map, federal...

Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. The three federal judges hearing the latest arguments in the state's redistricting case could make significant changes to the makeup of the Texas...

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Lawyer who filed hundreds of ADA suits barred from...

A lawyer in Austin, Texas, has been suspended from practice in a federal court for three years based on a finding he "unquestionably acted in bad faith" in six cases. Omar W.

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UPCOMING TRAININGS AND EVENTS
  On December 8, 2010, the Department of Veterans Affairs hosted a National Forum on Ending Homelessness among Veterans in Washington, DC. At this event, the Secretary introduced the Ending Homelessness Among; Veterans working Five –Year Working Plan initiative which directed the Veterans Health Administration’s Under Secretary for Health to serve as VA`s lead integrator in developing synchronized plans related to the mission to end and prevent homelessness among Veterans. As one of the 153 Veterans hospitals in our nation, the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) has taken steps toward initiating programs that will strengthen our goal of ending homelessness among our local Veterans, including the upcoming Houston Veterans Homelessness Summit , July 27, 2017. 
NAMI Provider Education Program

The NAMI Provider Education Program is a 5-week course that presents a penetrating, subjective view of family and consumer experiences with serious mental illness to line staff at public agencies who work directly with people with severe and...

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The program is also available in an introductory 4-hour format to better accommodate professionals schedules!

EIGHT OPEN SLOTS WAITING FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS!


When:

August 5-6, 2017
Saturday 8:30am - 8:00pm through
Sunday 8:30am - 3:00pm
ALL MEALS PAID FOR BY NAMI Greater Houston

Where:

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD
9401 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77074, 1st-floor conference room

 

 For more information, please email Angelina Hudson, NAMI Greater Houston Program Director, or call 713.970.4489 

Event - 2017 DePelchin Trauma Informed Care Conference

September 15th Venue: DePelchin Children's Center Registration: $65 CEUs, Professional Development Hours, Breakfast and Lunch included in registration fee. Registration is non-refundable. If you would like to transfer your registration to another ...

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