May 21-22, 2009
Saint Paul School of Theology
5123 East Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64127
What Can Participants Expect?
To develop an understanding of a person-centered, recovery-oriented, trauma-informed model of care
To learn practical skills in the following areas:
* Health information for non-medical providers
* Creating trauma-informed care for families and individuals who are homeless
* Ensuring consumer voice in the design and delivery of homeless services
To explore strategies of self-care and to experience a sense of renewal and rejuvenation.
Who Should Come?
This training is applicable to anyone providing homeless services including direct service providers, consumers, administrators and policy makers. We particularly invite participation from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) and Services in Supportive Housing (SSH) grantees.
Who Are the Trainers?
Trainers will include national experts from the Homelessness Resource Center and its partners:
~Center for Social Innovation (formerly Institute on Homlessness and Trauma)
~Boston Health Care for the Homeless
~National Center on Family Homelessness
~National Health Care for the Homeless Council
For more information on the Homelessness Resource Center and the training team, please visit www.homeless.samhsa.gov.
Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of local lodging options for the event.
Continuing Education Units
The Homelessness Resource Center is pleased to offer 11 hours of CEUs with the following Approved Education Provider programs: NAADAC, NBCC, NASW and CRCC.