Homelessness 101: Boundaries & Ethics
November 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Homelessness 101 is comprised of a series of 7 trainings covering basic content & best practices relevant and necessary for all people working in housing and homeless services. September-November 2023 will address all 7 topics. You do not have to attend them all or in any particular order.
Maintaining professionalism and healthy personal boundaries are critical if you want to do good work, avoid burnout, and really help empower your clients to achieve their goals. Boundaries & Ethics will address some of the most common ethical challenges you might face when working with people who experience homelessness, and will use real-life scenarios to challenge your thinking about this topic.
Presented by: John Petroskas is a policy specialist at the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Before joining DHS, John worked in programs that served homeless families and adults. At Catholic Charities, he helped start the Housing First program, which provides supportive housing for adults who have experienced long-term homelessness. He also worked for the Wilder Foundation, MN Engagement on Shelter and Housing (MESH), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
How to register: Registration below is broken into Member & Non-Member. If you are unsure whether you are part of a member organization or would like more information about membership, please contact Michele. If you choose to pay by credit card, you will be walked through payment process and receive an automated email confirming your payment and registration. If you choose to pay by check, you will receive an invoice from MESH. Payment is expected prior to training date. Please contact Michele if scholarship help is needed. You may register more than 1 person at a time and note the names in the space provided. I will send out the Zoom link to participants the day prior to the training. If you do not see the reminder email with the link – please check your spam/junk folder or email Michele right away.