Technical and Training Assistance

Heartland Alliance Health is a leader in multiple fields and offers its expertise in key areas to help Chicago-based individuals and organizations improve programs and adopt policies to foster efficiency and effectiveness. Training and Technical Assistance is available through these programs:

MIDWEST HARM REDUCTION INSTITUTE » MHRI provides assistance to Chicago area permanent and supportive housing providers committed to adopting the Housing First approach based on the philosophy and practice of harm reduction.

THE ORAL HEALTH FORUM » CCOHF is committed to improving oral health programs, services and disparities in care for all Chicago residents through education, assessment, policy and program development and collaboration.

ILLINOIS CO-OCCURRING CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE » ICOCE provides training, technical assistance and consultation to licensed agencies of the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA). Training focuses on co-occurring conditions in four services areas: HIV/AIDS, trauma, drug abuse and cultural competence.

CROSS-CULTURAL INTERPRETING SERVICES » CCIS improves access to services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) participants, as well as recruits and trains people in the medical interpreting field.