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Homelessness 101 – 2 Day Training – DAY 2

May 1, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Day 2 of 2 day training.  Registration on Day 1 is for BOTH days.

Day 2: Wednesday, May 1, 8:45-3:30

  • History of Homelessness will examine the socio-economic and political factors that cause homelessness, as well as attitudes and responses toward people experiencing homelessness through several major periods of history.
  • Housing First/Harm Reduction is a best practice approach to quickly and successfully connect individuals and families experiencing homelessness to permanent housing without preconditions and barriers to entry, such as sobriety, treatment or service participation requirements. Housing First is also a philosophy that shapes the crisis response system and Coordinated Entry and is important knowledge for everyone, not just those working in Housing First programs.
  • Ending Homelessness can seem like a daunting task. Is it even possible? This section of Homelessness 101 will explore the strategies and programs that Minnesota is using to prevent and end homelessness such as continuum of care, coordinated entry, and a slew of acronyms, and will seek to clarify and simplify some of the complexities of these different strategies. We will explore the multi-faceted approaches needed to reach “functional zero” to help participants better understand their personal and professional role in this work!

Check in starts at 8:30


May 1, 2019
8:45 am - 3:30 pm


Center for Changing Lives
2400 Park Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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