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New Addiction Medicine Subspecialty

Deadline for Applications: July 15, 2017

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) is sponsoring a new addiction medicine (ADM) subspecialty for which board-certified physicians can now apply. The completion of an ADM fellowship is not required if your examination is completed before 2021.
Eligible physicians should apply for certification and share this invitation with others who currently work in addiction medicine. Applications for the exam will be accepted until July 15, 2017. The 3-hour exam will be administered to approved applicants in a range of locations beginning in October 2017.
For additional information about the application and eligibility requirements, please visit ABPM's ADM FAQ page.
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Product Development Updates

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Product Development Updates
We have covered a lot of ground since Boot Camp! Many thanks to those of you who have been working in Qlik Sense and to everyone who participated in May’s ServicePoint 6 Feedback period. Your input is greatly appreciated! While we have not been able to incorporate all of your feedback just yet, we have made significant improvements over the past two and half months.
We announced a timeline for Qlik Sense and ServicePoint 6 product development projects at Boot Camp which we are happy to report continues to be on track. Though we are still testing and adjusting, we’re excited to share the following updates.
Qlik Sense Update We will be updating the Qlik Sense app as soon as we complete our testing on the following features. We expect this update to be released by the end of July in anticipation of the User Conference, August 7-9th in New Orleans.
  • Security Context Enforced 
    • We are going to open access to Qlik Sense to System Admin I users who currently have ART Ad Hoc licenses.
  • Data Model Updates
    • We have updated the Data Model to include all fields that have been included in any ART report run over the past 18-months. This includes Fund Manager and ActivityPoint tables, as well as a few fields that are missing in the current data model. 
  • Complex Formula Library
    • We now have a set of “complex formulas” available for you to use in your own Sheets! 
  • Custom Variables 
    • We have developed a process that will allow you to request us to add custom variables to your App so that they are available to you to reuse in any of your own custom Sheets. We will provide instructions on how to follow this process upon release of the product update.
  • Sharing Sheets Across ServicePoint Sites
    • We have developed a process that will allow us to share Sheets across ServicePoint implementations. We will provide instructions on how to request this upon release of the product update.
ServicePoint 6 UpdateWe are very excited to cover these features and more at our upcoming User Conference in New Orleans on August 7-9th! Stay tuned for more updates and details regarding the next Feedback period.
  • Features New to SP6
    • One-Click Navigation – we’ve refined this new navigation menu based on your feedback
    • Forms with Conditional Logic – System Admin IIs now have the ability to create Show/Hide and Auto-Fill rules for Form Fields
    • Workflows – System Admin IIs now have the ability to create Workflows that guide users through various types of data entry steps
    • Accessibility – we continue to check our work to make sure the system is accessible to users with visual impairments. This is an ongoing effort that touches every aspect of the system.
  • Home Page Content
    • Summary Page, Client Profile, Release of Information, Entry/Exits, Case Mangers, Forms (formerly Assessments), Services, Referrals (using Referral Quicklists only at this time), Case Plans, and Visibility Settings on all of the above have been completed.
    • Measurement Tools – the Administration side of this has been coded and development of the client-side functionality is in progress. 
  • SkanPoint
    • Consolidated Single Service and Multiple Service modes. 
    • Client Lists implemented. 
  • Provider Admin
    • Basic Provider Admin has been coded. More configuration options and features will be coded over time.
  • License and User Admin 
    • These have been coded. More features related to License Administration and purchasing is forthcoming. 
  • Canned Report Rubric
    • Service Transaction Report has been coded. More reports to follow!
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Tiny Homes, More Than a Fad

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
In This Issue: Vision, Not Just Critique ● Planning With a Community Wealth Building Lens ● Tiny Homes, More Than a Fad ● Also: In Case You Missed It ● Jobs ● More
Sharon Lee, Low Income Housing Institute
Seattle is known for having mild winters, with average temperatures hovering around 45 degrees. Nevertheless, in December 2016, the King County Medical Examiner documented that four homeless people had died from hypothermia. Since January of this year, 37 homeless men and women have died living on the streets.

In 2016, at least 91 homeless men and women died on the streets. Some causes of death? Exposure, poor health, violence, drug overdoses, suicides, and being struck by cars. More people die as a result of their homelessness than are . . .
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Brent Kakesako, Hawai’i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED) 
Over an organization’s 25 years in existence, how do staff and volunteers measure impact and build off of lessons learned to guide their next steps forward?

Our community-based economic development organization turned 25 years old this year, and our team has begun to reflect on and attempt to capture the successes in its history. It is thus ideal timing that Shelterforce asked me to write up some thoughts on Democracy Collaborative’s new book Conversations on Community Wealth Building, because it provides us, as an intermediary, an opportunity to review and discuss our work in the context of the field.

The Democracy Collaborative’s senior fellow Steve Dubb introduces the book—a series of . . .
Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce 
Any successful resistance needs a vision to offer people, not just a critique. We need to keep talking about a world of opportunity, fairness, dignity, security, equity, and community. We need stories and plans that give everyone a sense that there could be a place for them in an inclusive America.

Our aim needs to be high enough that when we compromise at all, it’s for something meaningful and joyous, not merely the avoidance of utter ruin.

And to do that, we need the big picture ideas and stories, we need courage and boldness, and we need practical know-how. We must have a clear-eyed and honest look at what we need and . . .
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Chief Executive Officer
The East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation offers an entrepreneurial CEO the opportunity to further the impact of a respected community development organization with a four-decade track record . . . Read Full Listing
Two Project Manager Positions
Two project managers, one in Baltimore and one in D.C., will have responsibility for the overall management of developments from acquisition and entitlements through completion of construction. This includes coordinating . . . Read Full Listing
Senior Developer
This position requires a well-organized leader who takes initiative, thinks strategically, favors a collaborative approach to problem solving, and has a sense of humor. S/he must be an experienced manager with strong analytic . . . Read Full Listing
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Bob Annibale, Citi ● Laura Barrett, Interfaith Worker Justice ● Murtaza Baxamusa, Sol Price School of Public Policy, USC ● Michael Bodaken, National Housing Trust ● Bill Bynum, HOPE Credit Union ● Steve Dubb, Democracy Collaborative ● Jamaal Green, Portland State University ● John Henneberger, Texas Low Income Housing Information Service ● David Holtzman, newspaper reporter and former planner ● Josh Ishimatsu, National CAPACD ● Rick Jacobus, Street Level Advisors ● Daniel Kravetz, Freelance Writer ● Alan Mallach, Center for Community Progress ● Jonathan Reckford, Habitat for Humanity ● Doug Ryan, Prosperity Now ● Josh Silver, NCRC ● James Tracy, San Francisco Community Land Trust ● Eva Wingren, Baltimore Community Foundation