Housing First as an Outreach and Engagement Strategy
SAMHSA's Homeless and Housing Resource Network
Tuesday, May 16, 2017; 11:30-1:00 p.m. ET
SAMHSA's Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) invites you to join "Housing First as an Outreach and Engagement Strategy," the first webinar in the Outreach and Engagement: Evidence-based Practices that Promote Recovery and Resilience webinar series.
During this presentation, you will learn the following:
The effectiveness of the Housing First model in housing-focused outreach and engagement
How providers can engage individuals in their own recovery by providing - housing without requiring that people participate in treatment, as well as - flexible support services that meet the individual's needs.
Peggy Bailey, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Health Integration Project, has more than 13 years of experience in federal, state, and local policy and behavioral health service delivery, as well as youth homelessness policy and service delivery.
Julie Steiner, Abt Associates, brings more than 11 years of experience as a homeless services provider using the Housing First approach.
Marge Wherley, Abt Associates, has more than 30 years of experience in housing services planning and monitoring, including Housing First programs.
Additional webinars in this series:
Tuesday, June 20, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET: Evidence-based Approaches to Outreach and Engagement for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
Tuesday, July 18, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET: Engaging Individuals who have Experienced Chronic Homelessness
This webinar will showcase three effective approaches that can be integrated into service delivery to help individuals who've experienced homelessness with advancing their recovery and supporting a wellness lifestyle. These evidence-based approaches are tools that programs, peer providers, and individuals with lived experience can use to foster overall well-being.
This is your opportunity to gain more information about three evidence-based practices in recovery and wellness:
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM)
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSM)
Dr. Benjamin Druss, Rosalynn Carter Chair in Mental Health at Emory University
Mr. Matthew Federici, Executive Director of the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery
Mr. Larry Fricks, Director of the Appalachian Consulting Group and Deputy Director of the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
The SOAR TA Center is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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