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  • HPOG Proactive Case Management Video

    Published: September 25, 2019
    This video explores the role of the Navigator in guiding HPOG participants through barriers to individualized healthcare career pathways at Health Workforce for the Future in King County, Washington.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Buffalo and Erie Workforce Development Consortium, Partnership–Employment Strategies

    Published: September 11, 2019
    Now in its third program year, HPOG Buffalo experienced difficulty recruiting Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training candidates. After reaching out to several employer partners in search of collaborative opportunities, HPOG Buffalo discovered a way to enhance their service offering and attract more CNA candidates.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Zepf Center, Education, Training, and Support Services

    Published: September 5, 2019
    The Northwest Ohio Pathway to Healthcare Careers (NOPHC) program empowers low-income individuals to obtain education and training needed for the healthcare field. NOPHC training and support is administered by NetWORK, a workforce division of Toledo’s Zepf Center.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Partnership – Education, Training, and Support Services

    Published: August 23, 2019
    To boost class attendance and completion, the Work Attributes Toward Careers in Health (WATCH) Project provides tailored, whole family assistance to parents striving to achieve their health education goals. With funding from a Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG), the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) is using a national model to overcome family obstacles and increase completion of healthcare career training.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Edmonds Community College, Partnership–Recruitment

    Published: August 20, 2019
    Edmonds Community College in Washington State manages Innovations in Creating Access to Careers in Health (I-CATCH). Funded by Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG), the program makes healthcare training accessible to low-income and underrepresented individuals such as recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). I-CATCH delivers healthcare training through Edmonds Community College, Everett Community College, and Skagit Valley College.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board–Education, Training, and Support Services

    Published: August 12, 2019
    Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) manages the Health Careers Advancement Project (Health CAP), funded by the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program. In 2018, Health CAP developed a strategic relationship with EASTCONN, Eastern Connecticut’s adult education providers to develop and conduct HPOG bootcamps at three Workforce Alliance training sites to increase healthcare training access. Participants complete a two-week employability and work readiness skills course. Included within is a basic skills introduction, contextualized for the healthcare field, to prepare them for entry-level vocational training.
  • HPOG 2.0: Fostering HPOG and TANF Partnerships for Participant Success

    Published: August 7, 2019
    The purpose of this paper is to offer technical assistance to current HPOG grantees and other workforce development projects that serve customers receiving TANF benefits. This paper provides tips on creating and maintaining successful partnerships with TANF agencies and other organizations that serve the same customers as the HPOG grants.
  • HPOG Whole Family Approach Infographic

    Published: August 7, 2019
    The Whole Family Approach allows HPOG grantees to support current and future generations of parents, caregivers, and children on the path to economic mobility by aligning child-focused and adult-focused services.
  • Employer Investment in HPOG

    Published: July 23, 2019
    This paper will examine what deep employer engagement looks like and which elements of the HPOG Program and actions by grantees provided the incentive for employers to engage with the program and its participants. It will outline the nuts and bolts of several HPOG grantees’ employer partnerships and pull out promising practices.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Alamo Colleges District, Partnership – Employment Strategies

    Published: July 23, 2019
    True collaboration with employer partners opens sustainable pathways to employment success. From participant preparation to job placement, a robust commitment to communication and collaboration with employers makes this program buzz with promise. The Alamo Community College District’s Health Profession Opportunity Grants (Alamo HPOG) program is reaching Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals in San Antonio, Texas. The program’s emphasis includes public housing recipients, individuals with limited English proficiency, veterans, and people with disabilities.