Creating a Client-Centered Housing Stabilization Plan

Please register here: This training will review the importance of a Housing Stabilization Plan and the key principles of it. During the training we will review the four steps of creating a client-centered housing stabilization plan. • Step 1: Assessment of Housing Barriers & Strengths • Step 2: Goal Setting & Action Planning • Step […]

CT CAN End Homelessness: Policy Subcommittee

Policy & Advocacy Committee The Policy and Advocacy Committee, in partnership with the newly hired CCEH lobbying firm, will lead the development of policy and advocacy efforts of the Homeless Response System throughout the calendar year.    Co-Chair: Teth Pickens, CLIP and ODFC Co-Chair: Kara Capone, Community Housing Advocates   Tuesday, May 9 10-11:00 AM […]

Problem Gambling Training

Register Here: Meeting Registration - Zoom There has been a dramatic shift in the past 10 years in both the substance use and mental health fields. Not only are providers recognizing the importance of integrating treatment for multiple substances (e.g. alcohol, drug and tobacco use) but also the need to include mental health disorders into […]

Motivational Interviewing – Two Day Workshop

Registration link forthcoming. June 13 and 14, 9am - 4pm This workshop of fast paced interactive learning will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills to use Motivational Interviewing (MI) with your clients. Across a broad range of care settings, being able to successfully engage and harness client’s own motivations for making important life […]

Crisis Intervention and De-escalation Training

This interactive virtual workshop will cover techniques for de-escalating complex client encounters, incidents, and crises. We will cover developing both interpersonal skills – practical techniques and exercises to best work with our clients when they aren’t “at their best.” This training will also include agency and systems level considerations, crafting and implementing agency policies and […]

Older Adults: Mental Health + Homelessness + Services and Supports

There has been an increase in older adults entering our homeless response system with mental health conditions. This training will highlight some of the root causes of homelessness for the older adult population and review common mental health conditions that they experience. Services and supports that homeless service providers can use to support their clients […]

A Strategy Session with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Please join us for a Strategy Session with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) on September 6th from 10am – 12pm. We will be joined by Nichele Carver, USICH Senior Regional Adviser, to discuss how to establish an interagency council on homelessness (ICH) in Connecticut. To solve homelessness in Connecticut, it will take […]

Understanding SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance), SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery)

With rental amounts steadily increasing in Connecticut, it is extremely important to explore ways to increase income to assist with preventing and ending homelessness. The Social Security Administration will be providing a training that will focus on SSI (supplemental security income), SSDI (social security disability insurance), and SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery). This training […]