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

Related resources:


C4 Innovations has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6576. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. C4 Innovations is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course has been approved by C4 Innovations, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovations is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886478600-8840) for 1 continuing education contact hour. 

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:

Please ensure your viewing computer complies with the following recommendation:

  • Flash Player v.10 or higher. Flash Player is free to download at: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  • Ensure you have a strong enough internet speed to stream
  • 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

Related resources:


C4 Innovations has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6576. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. C4 Innovations is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course has been approved by C4 Innovations, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovations is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886478600-8840) for 1 continuing education contact hour. 

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