HomePath Shared Medical Appointment Model

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Come learn about implementing the HomePath Shared Medical Appointment (SMA) Model For People Experiencing Homelessness with Opioid Use Disorder in Healthcare for the Homeless Clinics and other clinical settings.

Explore resources below, including a comprehensive webinar overview of the model, supplemental PowerPoint slides, and current and past research findings.

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HomePath: Recovering Togetherwebinar fist slide with play button overlaid

Learn how the HomePath SMA model can be developed in your own clinical setting. The list of highlights below describe critical components of the model to implement in your own setting. View panelist bios.

Webinar Highlights: HomePath SMA component timestamps

7:12 - Overview of the SMA model
11:28 - Multidisciplinary team
13:05 - Embedding housing supports
14:11 - Recognizing patient treatment goals
15:42 - Peer-to-peer interactions & support
16:38 - Intersection with other best practices
18:19 - Embedding psycho-education sessions
19:22 - Group Appointment demonstration
40:35 - Systems level implementation
42:52 - Billing
47:17 - Guided panel discussion with our panelists below


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SMAs and Housing Coordination for People with Opioid Use Disorder Experiencing Homelessness supplemental PowerPoint






research study

Shared Medical Appointments - Health Care and Housing Coordination research article







literature review

Shared Medical Appointments (SMA) literature review







Additional skill sets and tools to support implementation of HomePath SMA for people experiencing homelessness with opioid use disorder.


trauma informed care

Trauma-Informed Care recorded webinar and tip sheet



intro to harm reduction

Intro to Harm Reduction recorded webinar and tip sheets


Technical assistance

Technical assistance is available to clinics interested in implementing the HomePath SMA model. Please contact training@pthpa.org to discuss implementation support with Housing First University and Dr. Lara Weinstein.

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