Persons with Lived Experience Spotlight Series: Understanding the Experience of Family Homelessness: Supports, Barriers, and Solutions
SAMHSA's Homeless and Housing Resource Network
Tuesday, June 6, 2017; 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. ET
SAMHSA's Homeless and Housing Resource Network is pleased to announce the next webinar in its Persons with Lived Experience Spotlight Series, Understanding the Experience of Family Homelessness: Supports, Barriers, and Solutions.
The webinar speakers will share personal experiences with family homelessness, an understanding of those unique experiences, and recommendations for increasing the effectiveness of supports and services for families.
Matt Canuteson, M.A., Project Associate, Policy Research Associates, Inc. (Moderator)
Michelle Sese-Khalid, WRAP Facilitator who has worked with Vocal, Inc., in Virginia and Mental Health America of Virginia
Nisrin Abdel Rahman, Client Advocate Speaker, Health Care for the Homeless - Baltimore and Maryland
Hayley Winterberg, Executive Director, Hand in Hand: Helping Kids
Join SAMHSA's Program to Achieve Wellness on Thursday, June 8 for Organizing Health Fairs for Physical Wellness, a webinar that will highlight practical tools and resources for coordinating a physical health fair in your community. Moderated by Dr. Peggy Swarbrick, Senior Consultant for the Program to Achieve Wellness, this webinar will offer step-by-step guidance on all phases of the health fair coordination process. This is the perfect webinar to join to start planning your health fairs for National Wellness Week (September 10-16, 2017)!
The conversation will help enhance your understanding of how you can organize a health fair to benefit people with mental and/or substance use disorders in your community. The guest speakers will provide the content suggestions, tools, tips, and resources needed to coordinate an effective health fair for promoting physical wellness in a variety of community locations.
Organizing Health Fairs for Physical Wellness is a must for community-based organizations, primary, behavioral health and integrated care providers, homelessness service providers, and mental health and integrated care advocates.
The SOAR TA Center is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Disclaimer: The SOAR Technical Assistance Center is sending this NewsFlash with support from SAMHSA, HHS. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of HHS or SAMHSA.