Provider Webinars

Free, credible webinars that span the spectrum of homeless services to help support your COVID-19 crisis response.

 

Click here for a calendar of free, upcoming webinars. 

 

Recordings, Slides, and Takeaways from Past Webinars

A Colorado Lawyer's Guide to Evictions and COVID-19 developed by the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project and the Colorado Center on Law and Policy (Webinar password: 4b^mT+j1) 

Understanding & Planning for Federal Funding

First in the COVID-19 Webinar Series, this webinar provides an overview of federal stimulus funding to address the novel coronavirus pandemic among people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. It also provides recommendations for how community and system leaders should be planning and strategizing to implement those funds to achieve maximum benefit to reduce infection, negative health outcomes, and homelessness.

Slides (PDF)

Key Takeaways (PDF)

Protocols for Addressing Sheltered and Unsheltered Homelessness

This webinar will present the guidance developed by the State of California with the University of California San Francisco Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative, and protocols being used by Abode Services in the San Francisco Bay Area. Guidance and protocols will include suggestions for shelter and emergency housing providers, outreach workers, and coordinating public health systems for how to reduce risk for the most vulnerable in unsheltered and congregate settings.

Slides (PDF)

Serving and Supporting Unsheltered People During COVID-19

This webinar, facilitated by Iain De Jong of OrgCode Consulting, Inc., examines the following:

  • a rationale for why/under which conditions street outreach should continue

  • re-configuring the workflow for responding to unsheltered homelessness

  • engagement precautions and considerations

  • supporting and responding to encampments

  • prioritizing who to see

  • harm reduction considerations

  • responding to food insecurity

  • protocols for encountering ill or deceased unsheltered persons

Slides (PDF)

Key Takeaways (PDF)

Supporting People Remotely in Housing Programs During COVID-19

This webinar, facilitated by Iain De Jong of OrgCode Consulting, Inc., highlights a number of considerations for staff that work in Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) and Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) programs to support people remotely during the coronavirus pandemic. Topics include:

  • staff wellness

  • communicating with program participants

  • considerations for prioritizing time and who to serve

  • staying connected

  • supporting financial matters

  • supporting harm reduction

  • addressing food security

  • changing support plans

  • assisting with crisis planning

  • supporting landlords

Slides (PDF)

Key Takeaways (PDF)


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