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Upcoming: Coordinated Entry: Perspectives from the Field Webinar - December 7, 2015 - 1:30 PM EST

Webinar Announcement:
SAMHSA’s Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) presents:
Coordinated Entry: Perspectives from the Field
December 7, 2015
1:30 – 3:00 PM EST

SAMHSA’s HHRN is pleased to announce the upcoming webinar, Coordinated Entry: Perspectives from the Field. This webinar will provide a concise overview of coordinated entry and qualities of an effective coordinated entry system. Community organizations, including SAMHSA grantees, will share their experiences of coordinated entry planning and implementation, such as successes, challenges, and promising strategies. Presenters will highlight the roles of mental health and behavioral health organizations in the process and the benefits of coordinated entry for their clients.

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand different roles that agencies play in coordinated entry;
  • Understand the roles of coordinated entry in behavioral health and in the homelessness assistance system;
  • Become acquainted with various models of coordinated entry;
  • Recognize qualities of effective coordinated entry systems;
  • Understand key components of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) coordinated entry policy brief, including prioritization of persons who are most vulnerable; and
  • Understand how coordinated entry can be valuable in connecting clients in their SAMHSA-funded programs with housing resources.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Norm Suchar, Director of the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, HUD
  • Lindsay Knotts, Policy Advisor, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
  • Kelly King Horne, Executive Director, Homeward, Richmond, Virginia
  • Christy Respress, Executive Director, Pathways to Housing DC, Washington, DC

Space is limited.
Please go to the SAMSHA event registration page to register.

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