Housing-Focused Outreach: An Emerging Approach

Housing-Focused Outreach: An Emerging Approach

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Description:

As communities shift towards a Housing First approach to end homelessness, they are also employing a housing-focused approach to outreach. In this unit, you will learn how outreach to people experiencing homelessness has evolved over the past decades, how housing-focused outreach differs from conventional outreach, key elements of a successful housing-focused outreach model, the attributes of Housing First and permanent supportive housing, and key tips for outreach workers.

Who should take this module:

  • Managers
  • Directors
  • Outreach workers

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the recent evolution of outreach to people experiencing homelessness
  • Understand how housing-focused outreach differs from conventional outreach
  • Identify key elements of a successful housing-focused outreach model
  • Identify the attributes of Housing First and permanent supportive housing approaches
  • Identify key tips for outreach workers

Meet the authors:

  • Ken Kraybill
  • Megan Edson Grandin

Module facts:

  • Estimated length: 1 hour
  • Subject: Housing-focused outreach  
  • CE credit: 1 hour
  • Course type: Self-paced module
  • Covered topics: homelessness, Housing First, outreach, housing-focused outreach

Curriculum

  • Course handouts
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part One
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 1
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Two
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 2
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Three
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 3
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Four
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 4
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Five
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 5
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Six
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Feedback

About this module

Viewing this module:

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  • Ensure you don't have firewalls blocking the video (some firewalls block some HTTP addresses)

Description:

As communities shift towards a Housing First approach to end homelessness, they are also employing a housing-focused approach to outreach. In this unit, you will learn how outreach to people experiencing homelessness has evolved over the past decades, how housing-focused outreach differs from conventional outreach, key elements of a successful housing-focused outreach model, the attributes of Housing First and permanent supportive housing, and key tips for outreach workers.

Who should take this module:

  • Managers
  • Directors
  • Outreach workers

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the recent evolution of outreach to people experiencing homelessness
  • Understand how housing-focused outreach differs from conventional outreach
  • Identify key elements of a successful housing-focused outreach model
  • Identify the attributes of Housing First and permanent supportive housing approaches
  • Identify key tips for outreach workers

Meet the authors:

  • Ken Kraybill
  • Megan Edson Grandin

Module facts:

  • Estimated length: 1 hour
  • Subject: Housing-focused outreach  
  • CE credit: 1 hour
  • Course type: Self-paced module
  • Covered topics: homelessness, Housing First, outreach, housing-focused outreach

Curriculum

  • Course handouts
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part One
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 1
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Two
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 2
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Three
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 3
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Four
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 4
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Five
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Quiz 5
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Part Six
  • Housing-Focused Outreach: Feedback