Veterans and Homelessness: Building Community Supports

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Description:

Historically, homelessness increases surrounding armed conflicts, but it is in more recent history that we have seen a rise in veteran homelessness. It is estimated that 1 in 150 veterans will experience homelessness over the course of a year. In this course, you will learn about definitions and statistics related to homelessness among veterans; the needs of veterans from different conflicts; the unique needs of female veterans; challenges, including trauma and homelessness, that veterans often face after returning home from deployment; the needs of families of service members and veterans; the service delivery system for veterans; barriers to accessing care; and strategies for serving those who have served. Case studies featuring veterans from different conflicts complement the information provided.  

Who should take this module:

  • Managers 
  • Directors

Learning objectives:

  • Understand challenges facing veterans
  • Identify pathways to homelessness for veterans
  • Understand the service delivery system available to veterans
  • Identify strategies for serving those who have served

Meet the authors:

  • Megan Edson Grandin
  • Katie Volk
  • Steven Samra

Module facts:

  • Estimated length: 1.5 hours
  • Subject: Homeless veterans
  • CE credit: 1 hour
  • Course type: Self-paced module
  • Covered topics: homelessness, homeless veterans, homeless vets, veterans, vets, veterans support, vets support

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 # 886478600-1120) for 1 continuing education contact hour. 

Curriculum

  • Course handouts
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part One
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 1
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Two
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 2
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Three
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 3
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Four
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 4
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Five
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 5
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Six
  • Veterans and Homelessness: 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:

Historically, homelessness increases surrounding armed conflicts, but it is in more recent history that we have seen a rise in veteran homelessness. It is estimated that 1 in 150 veterans will experience homelessness over the course of a year. In this course, you will learn about definitions and statistics related to homelessness among veterans; the needs of veterans from different conflicts; the unique needs of female veterans; challenges, including trauma and homelessness, that veterans often face after returning home from deployment; the needs of families of service members and veterans; the service delivery system for veterans; barriers to accessing care; and strategies for serving those who have served. Case studies featuring veterans from different conflicts complement the information provided.  

Who should take this module:

  • Managers 
  • Directors

Learning objectives:

  • Understand challenges facing veterans
  • Identify pathways to homelessness for veterans
  • Understand the service delivery system available to veterans
  • Identify strategies for serving those who have served

Meet the authors:

  • Megan Edson Grandin
  • Katie Volk
  • Steven Samra

Module facts:

  • Estimated length: 1.5 hours
  • Subject: Homeless veterans
  • CE credit: 1 hour
  • Course type: Self-paced module
  • Covered topics: homelessness, homeless veterans, homeless vets, veterans, vets, veterans support, vets support

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 # 886478600-1120) for 1 continuing education contact hour. 

Curriculum

  • Course handouts
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part One
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 1
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Two
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 2
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Three
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 3
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Four
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 4
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Five
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Quiz 5
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Part Six
  • Veterans and Homelessness: Feedback