2016 conference: los angeles, ca "taking housing first to scale"



Workshop materials

[There are workshop materials that HFPC did not received.  If you would like to contact the presenters directly to request these materials, we would be glad to provide you their contact information.  Please contact Maria Jacinto at mjacinto@desc.org for this information.]

March 22, 2016 - Pre-Conference Institute

DESC Pre-Conference Housing First Training (the 2 videos included on the slides are missing; we will update the file as it becomes available)

March 23, 2016 - Workshops 101-133

101a The FUSE Model of Supportive Housing: Evidence from the Field Demonstrates that a Housing First Approach Works to Reduce Recidivism and Improve Lives
101b The Intersection of Housing and Reentry in Los Angeles County

102a Substance Use Management Conversations in Housing First Programs
102b Unconventional Treatment Groups in Housing First Settings

103a The All-Inclusive Health and Social Services Team: A Pilot Program
103b Integrated Care Management Strategies: Caring for the Chronically Homeless

104a Leading with Emergency Shelter
104b Stretching the Limits of Emergency Shelter: Filling the Gap when Housing First Permanent Supportive Housing Isn't an Option in your Community

105a A Housing First Model for Unaccompanied Women
105b Global Study Abroad University Course - Housing First

106a Housing First Experience of Rural and Urban Housing First Approaches
106b Collaboration, Advocacy, Iteration: Housing First in Smaller Urban Centers

107a 10 Secrets of Success in Working with Frequent Users and Other People Who are Chronically Homeless
107b What's Next in Housing First?  Housing and Employment Integration Strategies

108a Patterns and Determinants of Housing First Utilization and Success in Calgary
108b Efficient Data Collection, Analysis and Implementation for Evidence-Based Practices

109a Housing First with Scattered Site Permanent Supportive Housing: How Do We (Re)Create Community?
109b The Effects of Isolation and Increased Alcohol Use After Placement in Scattered-Site Housing

110 Recovery Housing as Part of a Housing First System

111a Housing First and the Child Welfare System: What We Are Learning and Opportunities for Integration
111b Aftercare Program as Housing First: The Case of Peel Youth Village in the Greater Toronto Area

112a A Housing First Model for You
112b Utilizing Resident Mentors and Harm Reduction Principles in Permanent Supportive Housing for Transition Age Youth

113a Creating a Community of Healing: Utilizing Trauma-Informed Care in Housing First Programs
113b How to Incorporate Occupational Therapy (OT) Techniques into Your Housing Program

114a How We Use Integrated Health Care at Horizon House
114b The First ‘Housing First’ Medical Clinic

115a Making the Most of Outreach: Five Simple Changes to Make Your Outreach Team More Efficient, More Successful and More Engaged
115b How to Move People From a Vehicle to a Home: From Four Wheels to Four Walls

116a How to Hold onto Our Values When the S@#% Hits the Fan! 
116b An Integrated Treatment Approach: How Innovative Health Strategies Contribute to Housing Stability

117a Is Homelessness a Math Problem? 
117b Ending Homelessness Through Housing First: Implications for Community Investment, Economic Impacts

118a If I Stay by Myself, I Feel Safer: Dilemmas of Social Connectedness Among Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities in Housing First
118b How Supportive Housing Impacts the Networks of Formerly Homeless Individuals

119a The LEAP Program: Community-Based Participatory Research in Single-Site Housing First
119b Seeing Through a Camera Lens: Photographic Accounts of Recovery by Consumers in Supportive Housing

120a Building a More Effective Organization Through Consumer Empowerment
120b Transforming Your Organization Through the Infusion of Peer Values

121a Housing First and Coordinated Entry: A Win-Win Solution to Ending Homelessness
121b Housing First...What’s Second

122a It Takes a Village: Public-Private Partnerships in Housing First for Homeless Families
122b Supportive Housing for Homeless Families: Research Findings and Implications from an Evaluation of High Needs Family

123a Adapting Housing First for Corrections
123b Transitioning from Jails to Communities

124a The 1811 Art Collective: A Client-Led, Art-Based Harm Reduction Intervention
124b Art Therapy in Housing First: A Visual Perspective

125a Collaborating to Deliver Mobile Physical-Behavioral Health Integration for Vulnerable Populations
125b Integrating Healthcare and Harm Reduction Via an Assertive Community Treatment Team in a Scattered-Site Housing First Program for Chronically Homeless and Disabled Individuals

126a What’s Your Overdose Plan? Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution
126b Responding to K2/Spice with a Dedicated Harm Reduction Approach

127a Measuring the Capacity of Supportive Housing Providers
127b Housing First Italia: Results, Best Practices and Political Challenges

128a Creating a Medicaid Supportive Housing Services Benefit
128b Make Funding Work for You: Successful Development and Implementation of Housing First

[There is no workshop 129]

130a Successful Independent Living Through Collaboration and Engagement
130b Bringing the Hearing Voices Movement to Low-Threshold Housing

131a Peers as Integral Members of the Supportive Housing Team: RHD’s RIST Model Experiences in New Jersey and Iowa
131b Providing Support and Supervision to Peers in a Housing First Program

132a Using the ACA’s Health Home Benefit to Fund Services in Housing
132b The Role of Medicaid in Housing First

133 The Wellness Skills Model: A Research-Based, Harm-Reduction Program for Integrating Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Health Education Interventions for Chronically Homeless Individuals

March 24, 2016 - Workshops 201-233

201a Preventing Senior Homelessness by Integrating Healthcare and Housing
201b Focusing and Coordinating Care for an Aging Population in a Housing First Setting

202a Success No One Could Predict: Lower Level of Care
202b Prioritizing and Coordinating Client Access to Housing Resources

203a Exploring How to Integrate Peer-Led Healthy Lifestyle Interventions in Supportive Housing
203b Better Health Outcomes and Heath Care Savings with the Homeless: Chicago Pilots Between Housing First/ Supportive Housing Providers and Health Care Systems

204 Vulnerability Assessment Tool: Bridging the Gap

205a Crafting Productive Partnerships with Public Housing Agencies to END Homelessness
205b Talk Is Cheap! Acting in Whatever Ways Necessary to Make Emotional and Financial Connections Between People Experiencing Homelessness and Those Who Can Help

[There is no workshop 206]

207a Beyond Training: Implementing Clinical Best Practices in Housing First Programs
207b The (Canadian) Housing First Provider’s Guide to the Galaxy: Creating and Sustaining an Intensive Case Management Program Utilizing the Housing First Model

208a Data-Driven Training and Supervision to Improve Housing First Outcomes
208b Assuring a “No Wrong Door” Policy – Harm Reduction in the Era of Housing Regulations

209a Community Integration with Chronically Homeless Individuals: Making Room for Innovative Services
209b Community Integration in Action: A Panel Discussion Sharing Perspectives of Implementation from Program Participants and Certified Peer Specialists

210a Housing First is Achievable within the Dept. of Veterans Affairs: A Dynamic Process of Cultural Change
210b Utilizing Peer Specialists as Housing Specialists on Housing First Teams

211a Domestic Violence Housing First: From Promising Practice to Evidence-Based Approach
211b Rapid Rehousing, Domestic Violence and Housing First

212 Creating Sustainable Funding for Housing First Organization

213a Landlords: A Critical Partner in the Housing First Model
213b Managing Scattered-Site Housing First/Harm Reduction Housing: Challenges and Opportunities

214a LA County’s Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool
214b The Challenge of Scaling Housing First with Medically Compromised Patients: A Case Study in Portland, ME

215a The Importance of Housing First Emergency Bridge Housing: It’s All About Permanent Housing
215b LA Family Housing’s Transitions in Independent Living Program

216a Fun Activities to Revitalize and Increase Communication in Group Supervision
216b The Role of a Supervisor in a Housing First Context

[There is no Workshop 217]

218a Principles of Housing First in Single-Site and Scattered-Site Settings
218b Engaging the Gifted: Recognizing and Responding to the Unique Vulnerabilities and Experiences of Highly Intelligent and Creative People Who Are Chronically Homeless/Mentally Ill

219a Community Participation Among Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities Living in Supported Independent and Congregate Housing
219b Housing First and Mental Health Recovery: Consumers’ Voices Heard

220a Recovery-Oriented Practice: Delight, Pleasure and Love are the Bases of the Relationship with Clients
220b Navigating Gender, Homelessness and Mental Health: A Personal Narrative

221a Moving Evidence into Policy in Canada: The Story of ‘At Home/Chez Soi’
221b We Aren’t in Kansas Anymore: Moving Housing First from Demonstration Project to the Real World in Canada

222a Changing the Path of Homelessness: Bringing Rapid Rehousing to Scale
222b Beyond Shelter: Using Rapid Rehousing and Collaboration for Families Experiencing Homelessness as a Bridge Toward Permanent Housing

223a Meeting the Needs of Our LGBTQI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex) Participants
223b Serving Transgender Clients in Housing First Settings

224a Training Psychiatry Residents in Housing First
224b Harm Reduction-Informed Mental Health Approaches

225 After 2015: VA’s Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness

226a Obstacles to Supported Housing in Urban and Rural Settings: Creative Problem-Solving – One Unit at a Time – with Realtors, Landlords, Developers and Property Managers
226b Putting the Housing into Housing First: Designing and Developing Single-Site Housing First Programs

227a Opportunities for Housing First in the Olmstead Decision
227b We Have Rights and It’s Our Time Now: Successes, Challenges and Lessons Learned in Implementing Large- Scale Housing Integration in New York City

[There is no workshop 228]

229a Increasing Engagement and Avoiding Isolation in Scattered-Site Housing
229b They Can Run, but They Can’t Hide: Assertive Engagement and the Art of the Home Visit

230a Emerging Adults in Housing First Programs: A Qualitative Study
230b Design, Anonymity and Time: Challenges and Successes Associated with Community-Based Housing Research in the Greater Toronto Area

231a Pop-Up Front Porches and Housing First Residents as Community Activists
231b Investing in Lived Experience

232a Progress in Expanding Supportive Housing Stock Using Healthcare Financing
232b Weaving Scattered-Site and Site-Based Approaches: Making Housing First Work in a Small Community

233a Building Landlord Relationships: Creating Housing Solutions
233b Rapid Re-Housing for Families and Individuals: Best Practices

March 25, 2016 - Workshops 301-322

301a Housing and Serving Undocumented Individuals and Families
301b Ending Homelessness with Rural Street Outreach

302 Housing and Healthcare: A Cast Study from Austin, TX

303 Embracing Fidelity to Improve Program Outcomes

304a From Both Sides Now: How Being a Small Landlord of Scattered-Site Condos Brings Perspective to our Housing First Practice
304b Two Steps Forward and One Step Back: The Role of Transitional Housing in Housing First Programs

305a Applying Housing First Principles in Occupied Rehabs
305b An Atomic Approach to Sustainable Communities

306a Large Scale Systems Change in Michigan: Furthering the Practice of Housing First Through Interdepartmental Collaboration within State Government
306b Systems Change: Be the Change You Want to See

307a Employment First: Best Practices on Linking Employment and Housing
307b Exile on Main Street: Unemployment and Housing First

308a Inclusive Housing: A Community-Based Approach to Housing First
308b A Motivational Social Network Intervention for Housing First Residents

309 Giving Your Clients a Voice

310a Bridging the Gap: Serving Female Veterans Through Utilizing Critical Time Intervention and HUD-VASH
310b Reducing Non-Urgent Emergency Department Visits of Homeless Veterans with a Comprehensive Plan of Care

311a Student and Family Stability: PHA Collaborations with Schools for Housing Success
311b Family Program Integration

A conversation with Dr. Carl Hart: Addiction and Harm Reduction

312a Adapting Housing First Models in the Midst of an Affordable Housing Shortage
312b Assessing the Effectiveness of the 100,000 Homes Campaign in Reducing the Prevalence of Chronic Homelessness

313a Assisted Outpatient Treatment and Housing First: Can They Coexist?
313b Prison Break: Housing First and Justice Supports

314a Housing First Saves Lives! Housing as a Social Determinant of Health
314b Housing First: The Neighborhood Model

315a Challenging Assumptions: Housing First for People in Long-Term Shelter Settings
315b Dealing with Client Ambivalence to Housing

316a Faith Community Partnership: Equipping Chronically Homeless Neighbors Entering Housing
316b Housing First: Hoax or Hope? Re-Structuring the Community and Empowering Neighbors to Instill Hope and Success Through Housing First Options

317a Taking Housing First to Scale: Re-Imagining the Regional Stakeholder Collaboration in Connecticut
317b Focusing on Housing Stability: Minnesota’s Foundational Service Practices to Make Mainstream Systems More Effective Tools for Ending Homelessness

318a Failure Is the New Success: The Supported Fail as a Therapeutic Intervention
318b I Hate You/Don’t Leave Me: Supporting Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder in a Housing First Context

[There is no workshop 319]

320 The Hope Network: A Peer Support Program

321 Using Data to Address the Homelessness and Behavioral Health Crisis

322a Ethical Dilemmas in Housing First for Families
322b Using ABCD Practices to H.E.A.L. and Harvest Health Improvement Solutions