Showing posts from June 6, 2018

Tell Your Senator to Protect USICH

This week we got a first look at the Senate's proposed FY2019 budget for federal homelessness programs. This new draft from the Senate Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommit

SOAR Webinar Series on Completing Quality SOAR Applications

Plus a SOAR success in Minnesota CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR VOICES BLOG SOAR Enhances Recovery by Providing a Pathway to Employment Text Alternative SOAR Enhances Recovery by Providing a Pathway to Employment Working is a critical step in the recovery process for people with serious mental illness. While 66 percent of people with a serious mental illness want to work, only 15 percent are working. Competitive employment through Individual Placement and Support leads to increased income, improved self-esteem, and improved quality of life. SOAR can be the link between benefits and employment! Maximizing income supports through an integration of benefits and employment increases housing stability for people with serious mental illness. Careful

TOMORROW-- SAMHSA Care Coordination for OTPs: “Building a Roadmap for Success: Part 1” Webinar on June 7th

JOIN US TOMORROW FOR THE THIRD WEBINAR IN SAMHSA CARE COORDINATION FOR OTPS WEBINAR SERIES -- Innovative and Integrated Treatment Models: Increasing Impact of Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) through Care Coordination Webinar 3 – Building a Roadmap for Success: Part 1 Thursday June 7th, 2018 1:00-2:30 pm ET Register today at: Are you an OTP provider interested in enhancing services for your patients? Or do you have a full continuum of behavioral health or primary healthcare and are interested in integrating opioid treatment into your system? Join us for the third webinar in SAMHSA's Care Coordination for OTPs webinar series: " Building a Roadmap for Success: Part 1 ." During this webinar, you will hear from Linda Hurley, CEO/President of the CODAC Behavioral Health in Cranston, RI, about implementing care coordination activities in an OTP setting and how to take the first steps i

JOBS: Housing Specialist (Baltimore, MD)

Facility:  Weinberg Housing & Resource Center,  620 Fallsway Baltimore, MD 21202 Department:  Weinberg Resource Center - 620 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202 Schedule:  Full time Shift:  Evening shift w/ weekend work Hours:  Tues.-Fri.1p-9p/Sat.9a-5p Contact: Mary Ann McCloskey Job Details: Bachelors degree is required Current driver's license w/ no more than 3 points 2-3 years related experience Must be at least 21 years old   Position is grant funded through February, 2020 with possibility of renewal SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Manager of Client Services, the Housing Specialist will assist residents who are residing at WHRC Emergency Shelter with a "Housing First" approach to assist them in becoming housed as quickly as possible. The Housing Specialist will assist clients with their housing search and placement along with providing casework services and leveraging supportive services that will assist the participant to maintain pe