Partnering for Change is available to conduct workshops and training specific to an organization’s or locality’s needs – particularly during the transition to new program designs mandated by the HEARTH Act. These services are also available through teleconferences and webinars.
Recent Technical Assistance Workshops & Presentations
April 19, 2012 – B’more for Healthy Babies Initiative, Housing Task Force, Baltimore, MD: Technical assistance workshop on rapid re-housing for vulnerable families, the use of master-leased apartments as emergency shelter for high risk pregnant women, and transition-in-place permanent housing models.
April 18, 2012 – National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children’s Bureau, Washington, DC. Panel presentation and webcast: “Partnering for Change: Housing Solutions for Child Welfare Families and Youth”
February 29, 2012 – Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Clinical Education Program - “Program Strategies to Screen, Assess and Respond to Housing Problems of Vulnerable Families”
February 9, 2012 – National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2012 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness, Los Angeles, CA: “Introduction to Rapid Re-Housing for Families” (Moderator)
January 11, 2012 – National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, University of California, Berkeley – 90-minute Webinar: “Program Strategies to Improve Housing Stability for Vulnerable Families”
2011 Institute Highlights
December 10, 2011 – US Human Rights Network Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA – Panel Presentation on “The Right to Housing”
November 16, 2011 – San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership – 5th Annual Homeless Summit, Panel: Building the WayHome – Housing First/Rapid Re–housing Evolution & Overview
November 4, 2011 – Foothill Child Abuse and Family Violence Council -The Housing and Child Welfare Connection: Dwindling Resources and Increasing Need – What Can Service Providers Do to End and Prevent Family Homelessness
September 22, 2011 – Guest Lecture by Tanya Tull at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
September 1, 2011 – Orange County Homeless Providers Forum – Presentation on the HEARTH Act and implementation of Housing First/Rapid Rehousing programs
April 28, 2011 – Housing California’s Annual Statewide Conference, held in Sacramento, CA – panel presentation for workshop entitled, “Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing (HPRP): Lessons Learned from HPRP and the Transition to the new ESG”
April 12, 2011 – Housing Rights Center’s 12th Annual Housing Rights Summit, held inLos Angeles,CA – panel presentation on Housing First and the human right to housing
March 1, 2011 – Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Countywide Housing Specialists’ Meeting, held inLos Angeles,CA – workshop on landlord recruitment, engagement, and retention for department and contract agency staff working with homeless households
March 24, 2011 – Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Service Area 6 Housing Meeting, held inLos Angeles,CA – presentation on permanent housing resources and working with landlords for DMH contracted housing specialists and case managers in Service Area 6
February 11, 2011 – National Alliance to End Homelessness’ National Conference on Ending Family Homelessness, held in Oakland,CA – workshop on advanced re-housing strategies for hard-to-house homeless families
February 10, 2011 – National Alliance to End Homelessness’ National Conference on Ending Family Homelessness, held inOakland,CA – one workshop on the basics of rapid re-housing, and one on using scattered-site, master-leased apartments as emergency shelter