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2017 Conference on Ending Homelessness
Program At A Glance

 

To see the full conference schedule click here.

Conference workshops and speakers are subject to change.
Continuing education credit information is coming soon. 
 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

Conference On Ending Homelessness Main Program.
Click within the program schedule for a detailed description of each workshop and presenter bios.
Workshops labled
 are part of the Emerging Advocates Program/Resident Action Project track.
Workshops labeled with 
 or  count toward continuing education credits.  

Conference Check-In 
7:00am-5:00pm
Breakfast Buffet 
7:00am-8:30am
Conference Boosters
7:00am-8:15am
Welcome Address
8:30am-9:00am
Dara Baldwin, MPA, Senior Public Policy Analyst, National Disability Rights Network
Travel Time 
9:00am-9:20am
Conference Breakout Sessions 
9:20am-10:50am

A1: Housing For Better Health: A Medicaid Transformation Demonstration Implementation Update 

A2: Homelessness And Barriers To Offender Reentry

A3: Diversion Crash Course And Interactive Session

A4: Program Rules: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

A5: How A Public Housing Authority Can Make Itself More Accessible And Relevant To People Who Are Homeless A6: Organizing Local Tenant Rights Campaigns
A7: Part I: Intersection Between Race, Class, And Homelessness
  
A8: Taming The Dragon: Trauma Informed Self Care
Travel Time 
10:50am-11:10am
Conference Breakout Sessions 
11:10am-12:25pm

A9: Mission Possible: Lessons From The Bumpy Road Of Creating A 24/7 Low Bsrrier Shelter

 A10: Building In Safety Nets To Prevent And Address Youth Homelessness

A11: Medication Assisted Treatment: Myths, Facts, And The New Reality

A12: Not Your High School Math: Using Data To Improve Homelessness Services

A13: Survivors Need You: How You Can Help!
A14: Movement Building In Turbulent Times
A15: Part II: Intersection Between Race, Class, And Homelessness
  
 
Lunch 
12:25pm-1:45pm
Keynote Address
Justice Mary Yu, Washington Supreme Court
Travel Time 
1:45pm-2:00pm
Conference Boosters
2:00pm-3:30pm

Conference Breakout Sessions
2:00pm-3:30pm

A16: Homelessness On The Rise: Understanding And Communicating The Drivers Of Homelessness
  

A17: Breaking The Charity Mentality: Unconditional Respect In Homeless Services

A18: Fair Housing: Consumer Rights And Housing Provider Responsibilities

A19: Youth Coordinated Entry

A20: Prioritization Pays Off!
A21: It Can Be Done! Translating Lessons Learned From Ending Veteran Homelessness Initiatives To Other Homeless Populations
A22: Moving From Talk To Action: An Introduction To Results Based Facilitation A23: Taming The Dragon: Trauma Informed Self Care
  
Travel Time 
3:30pm-3:50pm
Conference Breakout Session
3:50pm-5:05pm

A24: Federal Housing And Homelessness Policy Update

A25: By Name Lists: More Than Veterans And People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness
 

A26: Leveraging State Resources To Help People With Disabilities Access Housing And Employment

A27: Statewide Efforts To Prevent And End Youth Homelessness
  

A28: Race, Leadership, And Homelessness: The Intentions And Paradoxes
A29: Housing And Gender Justice
A30: Vulnerability Tool Round Table  
Conference Reception
 5:00pm-6:30pm

 

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PROGRAM SCHEDULE - THURSDAY, MAY 11

Click within the program schedule for a detailed description of each workshop and presenter bios.

Conference Check-In 
7:30am-3:30pm
Breakfast Buffet
7:30am-8:45am
Conference Boosters
7:30am-8:45am and 10:00am-12:00pm
Conference Breakout Sessions
9:00am-10:30am

B1: Opportunities To Expand Supported Employment Through Washington's Medicaid Trasformation Demonstration

B2: De-Escalation Strategies For Care Providers

B3: Building Power Through Organizing In Your Community

B4: Landlord Engagement And Retention

B5: Implementing A Diversion Strategy In Your Community
B6: Serving Transgender Clients

 
B7: Part I: SOAR Nuts And Bolts: Applications And Tracking
 
Travel Time 
10:30am-10:50am
Conference Breakout Sessions
10:50am-12:20pm

B8: Individualized Assessments: The Use Of Conviction Records In Housing

B9: Boots On The Ground: A Harm Reduction Case Management Approach Grounded In Relationships

B10: Moving On: Moving Stable Tenants Forward And Increasing Opportunities

B11: Shifting Sand: Crisis Intervention In The Workplace

B12: What Role Do Tiny Homes And Tiny Shelters Have In Responding To Homelessness? B13: Shame And Shame Resilience In Child Welfare
  
B14: Part II: SOAR Community Initiative Building
 
Lunch 
12:20pm-1:40pm
Keynote Address
Israel Bayer, Executive Director, Street Roots
Travel Time 
1:40pm-2:00pm
Conference Breakout Sessions
2:00pm-3:30pm

B15: Housing Immigrants And Refugees

B16: Dispatch From Under The Dome

B17: Youth Rapid Rehousing

B18: Peer Led Services For People With Mental Illness

B19: Living Paycheck To Paycheck: Examining The Impact Of Current Wages For Direct Service Workers

B20: Where Rubber Meets The Road: Integration Of Housing, Health Care, And Cost-Effective Outcomes
   
Conference Boosters
3:45pm-4:45pm

 

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