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Support Services offer various programs to address social determinants of health, including housing and employment coaching and placement, among other critically needed services.

In this course we will look at the factors that contribute to the homeless population including the role of cultural variables and the subculture of homelessness that can be difficult for individuals to leave. We will discuss the triggers and risk factors as predictors of homelessness and why accepting shelter can be challenging for within the homeless population. We will discuss the principles of care for working with clients who are experiencing homelessness and the importance of cultural humility when working with clients.

Objectives: As a result of attending this training, participants will be able to:

  • Name 2 demographic factors that are risk factors for homelessness.
  • Name 2 triggers for homelessness
  • Describe the reasons why a person might be reluctant to leave the homeless community and obtain permanent housing.
  • Describe the difference between transitional homelessness and episodic homelessness.
  • Define cultural humility

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