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ORGANIZATION: United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2010

The presentation, delivered at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development 2010 HEARTH Conference, was designed to help participants understand the importance of transforming systems to improve performance and meet new performance measures under HEARTH.  In addition, the presenters reviewed systems change processes whereby local stakeholders pool knowledge, skills, and resources to shape a common future. (Author)

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008

"It is time to fix homelessness. It is long overdue. Seventeen years of economic growth yet the number of homeless people has risen. I was asked to address what should be considered if we are to make the most of the opportunity offered by the Federal Government. I will address what’s different, what’s possible, and what’s needed. Many of us have worked in this area for decades. Even when its been really tough – we have kept the ideal alive –...

ORGANIZATION: The Alliance to End Homelessness (ATEH)
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

Michael Shapcott, Director, Housing and Innovation, Wellesley Institute A decade of changes in Ontario and beyond and a look to the future: Presentation PDF

Researcher Presentation Donna Pettey, Canadian Mental Health Association Ottawa, PhD Candidate, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa Up in Smoke: Tobacco Use & Smoking Behaviours in Individuals...
ORGANIZATION: FEANTSA’s European Observatory on Homelessness and the European Network for Housing Research Working Group on Welfare Policy; Homelessness and Social Exclusion
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

European Research Conference
20th September 2013
Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin, University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany

Organised by: FEANTSA’s European Observatory on Homelessness and the European Network for Housing Research Working Group on Welfare Policy, Homelessness and Social Exclusion

ORGANIZATION: FEANTSA
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2012

Presentation given by Juha Kaakinen, Finnish Programme to End Long-term Homelessness at the FEANTSA/French Permanent Representation to the EU seminar, 'Housing First: A Key Element of European Homelessness Strategies', 23rd March 2012.

ORGANIZATION: FEANTSA
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2012

Context:
Members of the informal ministries’ forum facilitated by FEANTSA took part in this workshop which was co-organised by FEANTSA and the Permanent Representation of France to the EU.

Objectives:
1.Transnational exchange between ministries on Housing First as a means to tackle homelessness (national/regional experiences, best practices, evaluating effectiveness, common challenges and barriers)
2. Joint...

ORGANIZATION: FEANTSA
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

Hosts
FEANTSA - European federation of national organisations working with the homeless www.feantsa.org
HABITACT - European exchange forum on local homeless strategies www.habitact.eu

Context
Since 2010, the Europe 2020 Strategy, with its target of lifting 20 million people out of poverty, has revised the antipoverty policy context at EU level...

ORGANIZATION: National low income housing coalition
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

The t3 training institute, an initiative of the National Center on Family Homelessness and the Center for Social Innovation, has announced two upcoming sessions as part of its “Innovations in Ending Homelessness” webinar series. The series is intended for community-based practitioners who wish to learn practical strategies that help end homelessness.

The first webinar, “Housing First: What It Is and Why It Works,” will be held on...

ORGANIZATION: US Department of Housing and Urban Development
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008

The focus of this audio lecture is on what works in employment services. It examines what is known about successful employment programs and discuss how these results are quantified and replicated. It does not focus on the specific steps necessary to help a person who is homeless become job ready. For more information on that topic you can go to HUD’s Homelessness Resource Exchange at www.hudhre.info. (Authors)

The Department of Housing...

ORGANIZATION: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services & U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

This report includes twelve bibliographical papers from invited authors on the latest findings from homeless research and the implications of those findings for policy and practice. Topics include, for example, housing models, families and children experiencing homelessness, and chronic homelessness.

On March 1–2, 2007, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD...

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

In this electronic version of an academic poster session several presenters had a few minutes each to share their stories, data, research and ideas via PowerPoint.
These posters capture the highlights of Canadian homelessness research.

Research & Policy

Intimate partner violence among a cohort of homeless adults with mental illness:...
ORGANIZATION: The Urban Institute (UI)
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

Panelists analyzed the efficacy of federal policies to reduce youth homelessness, focusing on two groups: youth who age out of the child welfare system and those who never qualify for its supports. (UI)

This audio conference addresses foster care, youth homelessness, and mental health.

ORGANIZATION: Dominican University of California
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

Dominican University of California presents a panel discussion that will examine ways to end the cycle of despair, blame and homelessness amongst Marin County youth. The event is co-sponsored by Dominican's Service Learning Program and the Marin-based non-profit Ambassadors of Hope and Opportunity (AHO). (Dominican University)

ORGANIZATION: National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2012

The Annual NAEHCY conference is a unique showcase for best practices and services from across the country. It is the only national conference dedicated to improving the well-being of homeless children and youth. NAEHCYs conference equips educators and advocates nationwide with the knowledge, skills, information, and inspiration they need to remove barriers and help ensure that every child and youth experiencing homelessness is successful...

ORGANIZATION: American Public Health Association (APHA)
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the premier Public Health Educational Forum!  Learn from the experts in the field, hear about cutting edge research and exceptional best practices, discover the latest public health products and services, and share your public health experience with your peers. The world of public health is in continual motion, and there is no better time to stay abreast of the research and learn about emerging...

ORGANIZATION: Institute on Violence Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

This multidisciplinary conference brings together over 1,500 people and agencies to make a significant positive impact on creating violence and abuse-free homes, communities, and societies.

This conference is a unique forum for people from all disciplines and philosophies to gather together to exchange current information on what we know and do not yet know, and discuss differences and similarities in what we do and how we do it. The...

ORGANIZATION: Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

Too many youth become homeless each year. Youth who are LGBT are significantly overrepresented in homeless youth populations. These same youth are also more likely to experience stigma associated with their sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, trauma, and disparities in accessing resources from human service systems.

ORGANIZATION: The National Alliance to End Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

Presentation material from the 2013 National Family and Youth Conference:

ORGANIZATION: The National Alliance to End Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

The National Alliance's 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness was held on July22-24, 2013. A selection of the presentation material is available here.

Changing the Terms: How Communities are Leveraging Health Care for PSH Capacity

This half-day session is for policy...

ORGANIZATION: Homeless Hub
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

ORGANIZATION: Annual Conference of the European Network for Housing Research
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

This presentation is based on forthcoming research that will appear in the 2013-2014 edition of How Ottawa Spends (McGill-Queen's University Press).

Download: Powerpoint

JOURNAL NAME: The Rights Tenet
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 1999

This speech, presented for the National Leadership Summit on Self-Determination and Consumer-Direction and Control in Bethesda, MD on October 21 - 23. 1999, discussed his views on consumer-determination within the psychiatric community.

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2002

This report outlines the recommendations of Mayors National Housing Forum and covers the following topics: rental housing, home ownership, public housing, special needs, and preservation. (HRC)

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 1997

In January 1997, a conference was held on the issues surrounding homelessness in light of welfare reform. This conference brought together attorneys, legislators, policy makers, health care providers, and advocates to examine welfare changes and the impact welfare reform will have on America's homeless population on the national, state and local levels.

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2004

The following presentations are available on the Web site: •Keynote Address by Nan Roman, President of the National Alliance to End Homelessness •"Family Homelessness: Where to From Here?" A presentation of research by Dr. Dennis Culhane, University of Pennsylvania Professor of Social Welfare Policy, originally delivered as part of his keynote address •"Housing Homeless Families: What Role for Services?&...

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2001

This meeting was the result of a conversation discussing the power of words to heal or harm. CMHS partnered with On Our Own of Maryland, Inc. to create an opportunity to address discrimination and stigma. This symposium resulted from the collaboration of a national committee including consumers, family members, advocates, mental health professionals, and academians who were determined to create a conference that walked the talk and gave...

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 1996

This publication describes group sessions, discussion groups, innovative programs, lectures, multimedia sessions, poster sessions, symposia, and workshops that were part of the 1996 APA conference. Each individual session is summarized.

JOURNAL NAME: Proceedings/ AMIA... Annual Symposium 481-485, 1999.
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 1999

A computerized electronic medical record (EMR) system using client-server architecture was designed and implemented by the Laboratory of Computer Science for use by the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) to meet the unique medical record needs of the homeless. For the past three years, this EMR has been used to assist providers in the delivery of health care to the homeless population of Boston. As the BHCHP has grown and...

JOURNAL NAME: Delete
RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2003

Cultural competence is provision of effective and respectful care that is compatible with the cultural health and mental health beliefs, practices and languages of the people receiving services. Cultural Competence activities need to be imbedded within all stages of development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based practices. Readiness for implementation needs to include skill development and policy guidance to ensure clinical and...

RESOURCE TYPE: Conference/Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 1998

Consumer involvement in programs that serve homeless people has been growing in the past ten to fifteen years. There is a growing body of literature that supports the benefits of consumer involvement on the programmatic, policy, and administrative levels. Consumer empowerment ranges from participation in a community meeting or on an advisory board, to hiring consumer staff, to completely consumer-run programs and organizations. While there...

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