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- Week 1 Webcast: What has the Convergence of COVID-19 and Racism 20 taught us about the way forward in building a new homeless/housing response system?
Week 1 Recording
Week 1 PPT Slide Deck
Week 1 Webcast: September 9, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:00 PM EST
Week 1: Readings and Resources
Week 1 Quiz
- Week 2 Webcast: Culturally Responsive Services and Practices
Week 2: September 16, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:00 PM EST
Week 2 Recording
Week 2 PPT Slides
Week 2 Quiz
Week 2 Resources
- Week 3 Webcast: Foundation Part 1: Building the framework for an Equitable System
Week 3 Recording
Week 3 Resources
Week 3 Quiz
Week 3 PPT Slide Deck
Week 3 Webcast: September 23, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:00 PM EST
- Week 4 Webcast: Foundation Part 2: Building out the System
Week 4 Webcast: September 30, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:00 PM EST
Week 4 Recording
Week 4 PPT Slides
Week 4 Resources
Week 4 Quiz
- Course Follow Up
Racial Equity and Homelessness: Working Towards Systems Change: Evaluation
Racial Equity & Homelessness: Working Towards Systems Change: Fall 2020
Black, Indigenous and other people of color have been systematically denied equal rights and opportunities to own homes and accrue generational wealth, fair and just treatment from the criminal justice system, and quality and timely healthcare. The effects of that long-standing discrimination linger and perpetuate disparities in wealth, arrests and jail and prison sentences, health care, and safe, stable housing. This convergence of structural racism and discriminatory policies and practices across systems contributes to more people of color, especially Black people, experiencing homelessness.
Homelessness housing and services programs and systems have a responsibility to ensure that they are not, themselves, having a disparate impact on people based on their race or ethnicity. During this four-week live online course, C4’s Regina Cannon and Nastacia' Moore will present and discuss the historical context and provide relevant and practical skills to identify and dismantle racism in your program, agency, and community. Topics will include COVID-19 and racism, racial trauma, how to create and implement culturally responsive services and practices, and how to build a framework for an equitable system.
- Date: Wednesdays, September 9 - September 30, 2020
- Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM EST
- Location: Online meeting room
- Subject: Race equity, racial trauma, cultural humility, homelessness
- CE credit:
- ASWB: 6 hours
- NAADAC: 6 hours
- NBCC: 6 hours
- Practice level: Beginner to Intermediate
As a result of this course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to conceptualize their data within historical and current discrimination and racial bias
- Describe elements of racial trauma and cultural humility
- Give an example each of how white dominant culture shapes their service delivery
- Describe how systems work is different from symptoms works
- Identify three benefits of integrating racial equity in service delivery
- Name the principles of targeted universalism
Meet the trainers:
Regina Cannon, MS, has dedicated her career to being a vocal, active leader fighting for equitable policies, systems, and institutions and addressing marginalization of people of color. She has more than 18 years of experience leading anti-poverty initiatives addressing homelessness, supportive housing, criminal justice reform, community capacity building, and youth leadership development. She leads C4 Innovations’ internal and external equity initiatives and directs SPARC: A C4 Racial Equity Initiative.
Nastacia' Moore, BA, is a Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator for SPARC: A C4 Racial Equity Initiative working with communities to develop systems-level responses to historical racial inequities. She also provides technical assistance to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuums of Care. Prior to joining C4, she was lead HMIS trainer for the Indiana Balance of State and Program Manager of a permanent supportive housing program for families in Dayton, OH.
Genesis Garcia is a Project Coordinator supporting communities and projects working on racial inequity. Ms. Garcia provides administrative and logistical assistance including event planning (virtual and on-site), technical assistance, and technology support at C4 Innovations. Additionally, she assists with the collection and analysis of data for projects that focus on alleviating the effects of homelessness, behavioral health, and social determinants of health on members of underrepresented demographic groups. Ms. Garcia is also a native bilingual Spanish speaker who has assisted in the development and facilitation of products and points of contacts internationally at C4 Innovations.
Certificates of completion and continuing education are awarded to participants who attend the all four webcasts and complete the quizzes with a score of 80% or higher, complete the training evaluation form, and the certificate request form. Six (6) hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), and NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals. Certificates will be emailed directly to participants roughly two weeks after the completion of the final webcast.
If you need accommodations for disability, please contact C4’s Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, email@example.com.
C4 Innovates, Provider #1457, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ACE program. C4 Innovates maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/17/2017 to 10/17/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 continuing education clock hours.
C4 Innovates 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 Innovates is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
This course has been approved by C4 Innovates as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovates is responsible for all aspects of their programing.