Professional Development

We offer a broad range of in-service training workshops and seminars delivered on-site or via webinar.

Please refer to the menu below for a list of training topics currently available through the CAEH and the expert trainers we have contracted with and that are part of our training faculty.

Housing First Core Principles and Philosophy
  • Housing First 101
  • Housing First Core Principles and Elements
  • Housing First Fidelity and Evaluation
  • Housing First and Community and Social Integration
  • Housing First and Meaningful Daily Activity
  • Housing First and Recovery Orientation
  • Separating Housing and Supports/Services
Housing First Specific Populations
  • Housing First for Youth
  • Housing First and the LGBTQ2S Population
  • Housing First for Women
  • Housing First for Women of Domestic Violence
  • Housing First with Families
  • Housing First for Indigenous People
  • Housing First with Veterans
  • Housing First and FASD (In development)
  • Housing First in Rural Settings
  • Housing First for Youth Exiting Care
  • Housing First for Individuals Being Discharged from Mainstream Systems
Housing First Focus Areas
  • Housing First and Employment
  • Housing First and Landlord Engagement and Relations and Tenancy Considerations
  • Peer Support in Housing First
  • Self-Care for Housing First Teams
  • Partnerships in Housing First
  • Cultural Competency in Housing First
  • Intake and Prioritization Practices
  • Centralized Intake vs Coordinated Access
  • A Faith-Based Model for Housing First
Best Practices
  • Assertive Community Treatment (Development and Implementation)
  • Intensive Case Management (Development and Implementation)
  • Aboriginal Intensive Case Management Practices
  • Housing Procurement
  • Landlord Relations and Tenancy Considerations
  • Housing First Home Visits
  • Harm Reduction
  • Harm Reduction with Homeless Veterans
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Motivational Interviewing and the Medicine Wheel
  • Narrative Therapy in Housing First
  • Housing Focused Outreach
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Aboriginal Perspectives on Trauma Informed Care
  • Assertive Engagement
  • Understanding Concurrent Disorders
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Addictions Programming
  • Service Provider Self-Care in Housing First
  • Housing Focused Outreach
  • Housing First Team Meetings
  • Effective Team Leader Practices
  • Person Centred Strength Based Case Management and Service/Treatment Planning
Other Homeless Serving Practices
  • Critical Time Intervention
  • The 7 Sacred Teachings
  • Rapid Re-Housing
  • Permanent Supportive Housing
  • Effective and Ethical Documentation, Charting, and Note Writing
  • Aboriginal/Mainstream Partnerships
  • Managed Alcohol Program Development and Implementation
  • Creating a Collaborative Team Environment
Development and Evaluation
  • Developing a Housing First System of Care
  • Program/Framework Development and Evaluation
  • Outcome Evaluation and Data Management
  • HMIS Management
  • HIFIS Management with Housing First
  • Performance Measurement and Evaluation
  • System Mapping

There are likely many other areas that we can provide training on so don’t hesitate to ask.

For more information on our professional development training, please contact us.

The Training and Technical Assistance Program is supported by a grant from the Government of Canada