Health Careers NW (HCNW)Visit disclaimer page provides healthcare training and job search assistance to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, and individuals covered under Medicaid through the Oregon Health Plan.
Montefiore Medical Center focuses on promoting healthier neighborhoods through commitment to community and population health. They are helping build healthcare workforce development opportunities for residents of the Bronx, New York and its surrounding communities. Montefiore Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG)Visit disclaimer page provides support to its participants to complete home health aide training, obtain employment, and pursue career advancement. To date, Montefiore HPOG has helped hundreds along career pathways to self-sufficiency.
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.
Hostos Community College proves that personalized case management and career services are the keys to successful employment in healthcare.
For their Allied Health Career Pipeline ProgramVisit disclaimer page , Hostos Community College utilizes a three-phase case management approach to ensure successful outcomes: Orientation to Training, Completion to Career Services, and Career Services to Employment. By focusing on student engagement and individual case management throughout the program, students are motivated, supported, and empowered to achieve their goals.
With funding from the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program, Southern Oregon Health Occupations Poverty Elimination project (SOHOPE)Visit disclaimer page provides financial assistance for eligible students to become educated, trained, and certified in high-demand healthcare careers through Rogue Community College’s Allied Health Occupations department. Two out of every three program applicants are randomly selected to receive paid tuition and fees, textbooks, and supplies as well as job placement and support services designed to promote higher levels of achievement and success.
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.
In collaboration with Metropolitan Family Services (MFS) and South Suburban College (SSC), Chicago State University administers the Partnership to STEP-UP in Health CareersVisit disclaimer page HPOG program. The program is an evidence-based, multi-institution collaboration that uses a multitiered approach to career laddering. STEP-UP aims to provide career pathways for high demand health professions through training and support services that help participants reach the highest level of their career trajectory.
The event provides essential training and motivation to HPOG participants with a foundation based upon the Native American Medicine Wheel philosophy. This holistic philosophy serves as a learning tool rooted in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual elements. It aids in the decision-making process by demonstrating balance, illuminating wisdom, and highlighting values.
San Jacinto College re-engages and incentivizes students to complete their training.
In August of 2017, Hurricane Harvey devastated much of the Houston area, affecting many students and staff of the San Jacinto Community College District both financially and emotionally. After the storm, the college’s Health Career Pathways PartnershipVisit disclaimer page HPOG program struggled to maintain its relationships with students. This took a major toll on the program’s ability to create successful pathways towards employment.
To address these issues, San Jacinto College made efforts to staff up after displaced staff and faculty caused high turnover. The College then set out to implement a student re-engagement strategy to bring participants back into the fold.