Webinar Archive

Our free monthly webinars will help you solve homelessness in your community. They’re ideal for community leaders and program staff. The webinars provide an opportunity to debrief, consult, have round-table sharing, discuss case scenarios, have topic presentations and learn from experts and their peers in the delivery of Housing First practices, gain insight in By-Name Lists and Coordinated Access and other best practices.

2020 Recorded Webinars

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BNL/CA Webinars    
February 4, 2020   BNL/CA: Matching and Referral – How the match to a caseload or vacant unit occurs, who needs to be involved, and when and how case conferencing makes sense (and when it does not).

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January 20, 2020   BNL/CA: Prioritization – Examining three dominant approaches to prioritization: descending acuity, frequent service users, and universal system management.

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BNL/CA Community of practice Calls    
February 13, 2020   BNL/CA: Lessons from a Community Just Getting Started – Some communities across Canada may be just starting to consider what Coordinated Access looks like in their community and maybe wishing they had more information about what it’s like to get started. Lynda Dechief of Nelson, BC has been steadily working in her community to help them get their Coordinated Access plane off the ground. 

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January 17, 2020   Starting Small and Scaling Up – Hear from a community that is implementing Coordinated Access in a phased approach.

Additional Materials

Saint John BNL Intake Form (PDF)

Making Zero Count – User-Centred Design & Strengthening Buy-in for Greater Coordination Handbook (PDF)

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hOUSING  fIRST community of practice    
February 20, 2020  TTA HF CoP: Principles of HF – Community and Social Integration – It often seems that two of the most common reasons why Housing First participants lose their housing are boredom and loneliness. At the very least these elements are connected. This leads individuals to gravitate to old habits and activities, or bringing those activities to their new home. This often results in eviction. Having strong social relationships and connections in the community established soon after housing can often mitigate this problem. In this CoP call Wally Czech, Director of training for CAEH will outline some key elements in the Housing First principle of Community and Social Integration which will then hopefully lead into a discussion amongst the participants about how this occurs in their programs or challenges they face in making this principle a reality.

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The CAEH TTA program is funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Community Capacity and Innovation funding stream of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy.