ACL Webinar: Session #1: Federal Action to Address the Direct Care Workforce Crisis

Event Start Date: March 07, 2024 - 10:30 AM EDT
Event End Date: March 07, 2024 - 11:30 AM EDT

Please click here to register for the webinar.

Join ACL for the first webinar in the Direct Care Workforce Strategies Center technical assistance series: Federal Action to Address the Direct Care Workforce Crisis.

Webinar participants will learn about the Strategies Center and hear from senior leaders from the White House and across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The speakers will discuss work that federal agencies are doing to strengthen the nation’s capacity to support community living by improving the recruitment, retention, and training of this vital workforce.

Speakers include:

  • Ramsey Alwin, President & CEO, National Council on Aging
  • Alison Barkoff, Performing the duties of the ACL Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging
  • Melissa Harris, Deputy Director, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Caroline Ryan, Deputy Director, Center for Innovation and Partnership, ACL
  • Jessica Schubel, Special Assistant to the President for Health Care, White House Domestic Policy Council
  • Tisamarie Sherry, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS
  • Meg Sullivan, Counselor to Secretary Becerra, HHS
  • Daniel Tsai, Deputy Administrator and Director, Medicaid & CHIP Services, CMS
  • Kimberly Vitelli, Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Administration, DOL
  • Taryn Williams, Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy

The webinar will include CART and ASL interpretation.

A calendar of topics and registration details for additional webinars in this monthly series will be posted on the DCW Strategies Center website soon.

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