Upcoming COHHIO Trainings

Case Management 101: Best Practices for Homeless and Housing Case Managers (Webinar)
Tues. Sept. 25, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

Case Managers are a linchpin to the success of the homeless and housing system. In this webinar, case managers and service providers will learn about the best ways to serve individuals engaging in your services. Topics to be covered include best practices in documentation, goal planning, housing first, harm reduction and other techniques to assist case managers and providers.

Protecting Survivors of DV: Being Trauma-Informed in Housing and Homeless Services (Webinar)
Tues. Oct. 16, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

In this webinar attendees will learn how to better serve survivors of domestic violence. Information shared in this webinar will include the dynamics of domestic violence, warning signs, types of abuse, safety planning, relationship building, and more. This presentation is for anyone who works in the homeless and housing profession and desires to increase their understanding of what survivors experience, in order to improve survivor assistance.

Understand, Prepare, React: Addiction 101(webinar)
Wed. Oct. 24, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

Substance use among people experiencing homelessness is a complex issue. In Part I of a three-part series on Addiction in the Homeless and Housing System, presenters will provide an overview of the signs and patterns of addiction, relevant terminology, addiction data, and ways that providers can use their understanding to assist those struggling with addiction in their programs.

Housing First and Harm Reduction 101 Akron Ohio (In-person)
Tues. Oct. 30, 2018 10:30 AM- 3:30 PM EDT

This in-person training will cover the basics of Housing First and Harm Reduction. Housing First is an approach to ending homelessness that centers on providing people experiencing homelessness with housing quickly and providing services as needed. To ensure fidelity to the housing first model, harm reduction practices will need to be incorporated into your program. This training will introduce the philosophy, principles, and strategies of the Harm Reduction model and how it could be helpful in strategizing safer use, managed use, or abstinence in your program.

Improving Impact: Serving LGBTQ Individuals with Dignity and Respect (Webinar)
Thurs. Nov. 8, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

In this webinar, homeless and housing providers will learn about the concepts of sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression. We will build on the common understandings of the LGBTQ community and invite participants to engage in shaping the culture of more inclusive organizations through everyday interactions. Participants will learn about the importance of ally-ship and how to navigate the role of an ally in conjunction with their role. The ability to offer support to those who are undergoing a gender transition in any organizations is nuanced. So, significant time discussing how to meet some of the needs that transgender people face and strategies that can be implemented to meet those needs. A culture can be created and a structure can be put in place which will allow for all who engage with your organization to thrive.

For a list of previous trainings click here.

For any questions please reach out to JoshJohnson@COHHIO.org