Moving Forward, Together: Integrating Consumers as Colleagues
12/22/2014 10:38 AM

Moving Forward, Together: Integrating Consumers as Colleagues
The Moving Forward, Together series was written by two consumers to inspire agencies, consumers, and advocates to work toward integrating people with experiences of homelessness into all levels of policy, planning, evaluation, and homeless service delivery. The series addresses consumer integration in the context of transforming systems and services to become more recovery-oriented, person-centered, and trauma-informed. Benefits and challenges to consumer integration are identified and practical guidance provided.
Article topics include:
1. Introduction
2. Why Integrate People with Experiences of Homelessness?
3. Challenges to Consumer Integration
4. Maximizing Consumer Integration: Recommendations and Strategies
* Recommendation 1: Create a Recovery Culture in the Agency
* Recommendation 2: Create a Range of Opportunities for Consumer Integration
* Recommendation 3: Keep Changes Sustainab...
5. Moving Forward, Next Steps
6. Portraits of Commitment

Articles will be available below as they are released.
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