Rachel Post, LCSW is a Senior Consultant at HMA, a leading independent national research and consulting firm in the healthcare industry where she is working with communities on advancing the financing of programming that address social determinants of health. Prior to joining HMA in 2018, Rachel served for over 17 years in key leadership roles at 2 FQHC Health Care for Homeless Clinic/ Affordable Supported Housing providers; Central City Concern (CCC) and Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH). At CCC, Rachel led their federal, state and local advocacy efforts as their Public Policy Director. In this capacity she contributed to Portland’s ending homelessness strategic plan and worked closely with city, county, state and federal government and stakeholders. Over the last 2 years she served as a SAMHSA technical assistant consultant and presented in a congressional briefing. Prior to Rachel’s work in public policy, she served as CCC’s Director of Supportive Housing & Employment, designing and implementing Portland’s nationally recognized chronic homeless Housing First team, IPS Supported Employment programming and a Benefits & Entitlement Specialist Team. She also worked to secure HUD, SAMHSA and USICH recognition of CCC's Recovery Housing portfolio targeted for those with primary substance use disorders. From 2003-2006, Rachel worked as the Director of Substance Treatment Services and Community Outreach at CCH. There she oversaw the implementation of 3 chronic homeless Housing First ACT teams, a Social Security Administration innovation grant and a city-wide homeless street outreach program.
2:10 PM–3:40 PM Jul 24, 2018 (US - Eastern)