Showing posts from November 28, 2017

Can We Finish the Job of Ending Homelessness Among Veterans in the United States?

Can We Finish the Job of Ending Homelessness Among Veterans in the United States?  Half of Continuums of Care with the Largest Number of Homeless Persons in U.S. Recently Reported Not Having Sufficient Resources to Move Homeless Veterans into Permanent Housing Using a Housing First Approach A brief prepared by Joe Colletti, PhD and Sofia Herrera, PhD - Hub for Urban Initiatives - As we await 2017 homeless count data to be released, a comparison of the number of veterans who were counted as homeless in the United States in 2016 reveals that the number of veterans has significantly decreased during the 10 previous years. The number of veterans decreased from 71,900 in 2006 to 39,471 in 2016, which represents a decrease of 32,429 or 45.1%.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) asked Continuums of Care (CoCs) the following three qu

SP 5.12.53 Is Now Available

Bowman Client Update SP 5.12.53 Is Now Available ServicePoint 5.12.53 is now available. This version contains several important fixes. Release notes can be found in the Libraries area of the Mediware Customer Community. Please contact your Customer Care Analyst if you have any questions.  Mediware Information Systems, Inc. 11711 W. 79th St. | Lenexa, KS 66214 | (888) MEDIWARE | 

KSOC-TV Webisode: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Persons Experiencing Homelessness

KSOC-TV LIVE: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth, and Families Experiencing Homelessness Thursday, November 30 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time Join SAMHSA for a live KSOC-TV webisode focused on addressing the mental health needs of children, youth, and families who experience homelessness. Webisode panel members will address the barriers to care that persons who experience homelessness and mental or substance use disorders often face. The webisode will also feature common concerns and experiences, tips, resources, and information about support programs. Participants will be invited to pose questions via phone, the web, or on Twitter using the hashtag #KSOCTV. Bookmark the link below to join the live virtual event. Bookmark the Webisode KSOC-TV, the Knowledge Network for Systems of Care TV, is a web-based technical assistance program featuring behavioral health experts discussing cutting-ed