03/19/19 - Housing First: An Evidence-Based Approach To Ending Homelessness (Brookyln) Print Handouts

1 session

James Kennedy, LCSW



Housing First is an evidence-based practice that is a proven method of ending all types of homelessness and is the most effective approach to ending chronic homelessness. Housing First offers homeless persons immediate access to permanent affordable or supportive housing. Both federal and local government agencies and funders are prioritizing the housing first model as a means to house chronically homeless individuals and families effectively. This implementation package offers an overview of the Housing First model and information on the efficacy and principles of this evidence-based practice.


Attendees will explore the philosophical underpinnings of Housing First. Using first hand experience in adopting Housing First, programs are offered tested strategic planning issues to facilitate the implementation process. Options for additional training supports are offered to programs adopting this exciting and promising evidence-based practice.

Accredited as a New York State Social Work Continuing Education Course


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate CASAC Housing First 3.19.19

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03/19/19 - Housing First: An Evidence-Based Approach To Ending Homelessness (Brookyln)

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