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Continuing Education courses about Homelessness

Building Partnerships to Support Stable Housing for Child Welfare-Involved Families and Youth (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course explores the overlap between housing instability and child welfare involvement and examines how providing housing-related services to youth and families can support the goals of child well-being and safety.  An overview of housing programs and services is provided and includes a discussion of Continuums of Care, Housing First, Rapid Housing, and Public Housing Authorities.   The course offers guidance for how to collaborate with housing and homelessness services.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  

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Co-Occurring Disorders Among Special Populations- Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course explores the co-occurrence of substance use disorders and mental disorders.  It examines co-occurring disorders among special populations, including people experiencing homelessness, those involved with the criminal justice system, women, and people of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds.  Strategies and recommendations for treatment are given.  The reading includes Chapter 6 of SAMHSA’s TIP 42 Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  

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