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INNOVATIVE PROGRAM & POLICY WORK > CHICAGO MEDICAL-LEGAL PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN (CMLPC)

CMLPC BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND MEDIA COVERAGE

CMLPC Background Information:

Training health care providers, social workers, case managers, volunteer attorneys and other service providers is a core component of the CMLPC’s work. As part of this training, the CMLPC has developed a set of informational materials targeted at specific service providers. To see a complete set of the CMLPC training materials click here.

CMLPC Articles & Press Materials:

Several articles have been written about the CMLPC, its service model and success stories. To see the CMLPC articles and related press materials click here.

Online Library

HDA has a wide variety of documents related to programs & services for children and medical-legal collaborations in our online Materials Library.

Here are some of the valuable resources you'll find there:

HDA Tips Public Benefits Resource Materials

HDA TIPS (formerly known as TAP TIPS) are a public benefits resource guide for case managers, social workers, and healthcare professionals to use in answering questions that they or their clients have about the specific programs and services available to them. This pocket advocacy guide was updated in September, 2008.

Children's Health Policy Report

The 2007 Children's Health Policy Report describes the recent health care expansions for children in Illinois and explains HDA's role in furthering those expansions. In particular, the Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (CMLPC) has played a key role in identifying systemic barriers to health care coverage for Illinois' children.

Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children Medical Provider Perspective Presentation

This presentation offers the medical provider's perspective on the effectiveness and efficiency of medical-legal collaborations.

Web Resources

HDA also maintains a list of Links with many other websites and online resources on programs & services for children and medical-legal collaborations.