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SAMHSA Webinar: Overview of Permanent Supportive Housing and Recovery Support
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This Free SAMHSA Webinar aired on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 2-3:30 pm ET. The presenters went over the core elements of the Permanent Supportive Housing model and provided an orientation to SAMHSA's Permanent Supportive Housing Evidence-Based Practices KIT.

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Permanent Supportive Housing is an evidence-based practice that combines housing with services to support people moving out of homelessness and through their recovery journeys. Join us for a free SAMHSA webinar to learn more about the core elements of Permanent Supportive Housing and how you can use SAMHSA’s Permanent Supportive Housing Evidence-Based Practices KIT to support your community’s efforts to end homelessness.

Presenters Ann Denton, and Joseph Tardella, with an introduction by Fran Randolph, will provide an overview of the core elements of the Permanent Supportive Housing model and a general orientation to the SAMHSA Permanent Supportive Housing Evidence-Based Practices KIT. They will share lessons learned from the process of implementing Permanent Supportive Housing in Detroit, Michigan by Southwest Counseling Solutions. This is the first of a series of four webinars on SAMHSA’s Permanent Supportive Housing Evidence-Based Practices KIT.

About the Presenters

Ann Denton serves as Managing Director of the Albany Office of Advocates for Human Potential, directing housing, homelessness, mental health, system change and substance abuse services projects. She served as the Director of Housing and Residential Services for the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for 10 years, developing a statewide supported housing/housing first program.

Joseph Tardella is Executive Director of Southwest Counseling Solutions (SWCS), a community-based mental health/human services organization located in Detroit. SWCS provides mental health, substance abuse, supportive housing, supported employment, juvenile justice, youth development, family literacy and early childhood education services to individuals and families. SWCS currently supports over 450 individual/families in its permanent supportive housing programs. He currently serves as the president of the Homeless Action Network of Detroit.


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SAMHSA
2011
Rockville, MD
617-467-6014