Making Sense of Health Reform
The Alliance for Children and Families is hosting three webinars to help our member agencies understand the challenges and opportunities inherent in the historic health care reform legislation passed by Congress.
Three 90-minute webinars, featuring Monica E. Oss, CEO of OPEN MINDS, will be held 30, 60, and 90 days from the approved bill.
The intent is to help members gain an understanding and appreciation of how the legislation will impact human service organizations and the services and programs they provide.
Each briefing will impart new information and opportunities based on changes and updates from the previous presentation(s).
The webinars will be limited to 150 member organizations. The dates and times are as follows.
- April 14, 2010, 1-2:30 p.m. CT
- May 25, 2010, Noon-1:30 p.m. CT
- June 22, 2010, 1-2:30 p.m. CT
Register for these webinars by e-mailing your name, title, organization, and e-mail address to Carey Drees, manager of member relations at the Alliance.
About the Author
Katherine Astrich is senior vice president of public policy and mobilization for the Alliance and UNCA.
She previously worked as a consultant for The Lewin Group, a national health and human services consulting firm. She has advocated for Medicaid, early education, and workforce assistance programs that benefit vulnerable children and families.
Her expertise includes regulatory and information collection policy. She also has eight years of experience working for the Office of Management and Budget. ... more
About the Author
Cecilia Fiermonte is director of child welfare policy at the Alliance. An attorney, she previously was assistant director at the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law, advocating for policy change and providing training and technical assistance.
She also previously:
- Supervised the child welfare program of the County Attorney's Office in Wyoming County, N.Y.
- Worked in research and evaluation at the Quality Improvement Center on the Representation of Children
- Represented children in family court matters ... more