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  • HPOG Promising Practice: Missouri Department of Social Services, Training and Supportive Services, Recruitment

    Published: April 11, 2019
    St. Louis residents have the opportunity to enter a career in the healthcare field. This is thanks to the Missouri Healthcare Industry Training and Education (HITE) program. The program helps low-income individuals improve self-sufficiency by offering healthcare training and support. To reach higher enrollment and post-training employment objectives, HITE enlisted the help of a few partners.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Montefiore Medical Center, Training and Supportive Services, Partnerships

    Published: March 29, 2019
    Living in the poorest county in New York State, residents of the Bronx in New York City face significant challenges. In 2017, the Bronx was deemed the unhealthiest county in the state for the eighth year in a row. Unemployment rates are almost 50 percent higher than state average. Almost half of the children in the borough live in poverty. Montefiore Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program is fighting these statistics by building healthier neighborhoods through a commitment to community health. The program creates opportunities for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals by offering workforce skills development in the healthcare field.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Rogue Community College District, Training and Supportive Services

    Published: March 21, 2019
    There is HOPE in Southern Oregon for a brighter future. The Southern Oregon Health Occupations and Poverty Elimination (SOHOPE) program has an ambitious goal of helping 500 participants obtain work in the healthcare field over five years.
  • Surgical Technician Career Pathway Infographic

    Published: March 21, 2019
    Our Surgical Tech Pathway infographic visually depicts the journey from education to career options and advancement for students entering the healthcare field as a Surgical Technician.
  • National Tribal TANF Characteristics Data

    Published: March 19, 2019
    National Tribal TANF characteristics data for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Workforce Development Board SDA-83 Inc., Training and Supportive Services

    Published: March 13, 2019
    There are certain skills that students cannot learn from books. Fostering the development of personal and interpersonal skills is strengthening the healthcare workforce in Northern Louisiana. Professional Healthcare Opportunity Career Center and Support (PHOCAS) at Workforce Development Board SDA-83 Inc. (WDB 83) hosts a monthly workshop, teaching skills that healthcare students may not find in a traditional classroom setting. WDB 83 developed the Essential Skills Workshop in response to a need expressed by the Northeast Louisiana (NELA) Healthcare Alliance for a better-equipped healthcare workforce. NELA Healthcare Alliance is a group of healthcare partners that acts as an advisory board to WDB 83.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board

    Published: March 8, 2019
    On the Job Training programs bridge the gap between employers and the talent pool in Connecticut. Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) paves the way with a new On the Job Training (OJT) incentive program. Connecticut Health Careers Advancement Project (Health CAP) at EWIB put a new spin on OJT. By restructuring training, Health CAP goes the extra mile for program participants. HPOG funding allows Health CAP to reimburse employers for the trainer’s, and not the employee’s time. This encourages employers to hire a participant who may have been otherwise overlooked.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Training and Supportive Services

    Published: March 1, 2019
    Healthcare-UTE (HCUTE) uses math and science to promote lifelong learning in Colorado. The program set out to boost enrollment rates, but the ultimate results were much more rewarding.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Chicago State University, Partnerships and Supportive Services

    Published: February 21, 2019
    The Partnership to STEP UP in Health Careers (STEP UP) is a career support program, which provides training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF) recipients and low-income individuals in the Chicago area.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: South Carolina Department of Social Services, Training and Support

    Published: February 14, 2019
    Hard work meets HOPE at the South Carolina Department of Social Services. Project HOPE is an award-winning training program serving the entire state of South Carolina. The program provides participants the chance to enter the high-demand healthcare field. Training and supportive services ensure all participants succeed from recruitment to job placement. Project HOPE’s success comes from five core phases, but one shines above the rest.