Florida Housing Coalition Presents

Diversion and Early Intervention

Introducing Diversion and Early Intervention to front-line staff, discharge planners, and other personnel working in jails and Hospitals. 

​Florida Housing Coalition will introduce Diversion and Early Intervention strategies to ensure those patients exiting jails and hospitals are not exited to a literally homeless situation.

Diversion is a strategy that prevents homelessness for people seeking shelter by helping them identify immediate alternate housing arrangements and, if necessary, connecting them with services to help them return to permanent housing.

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Diversion and Early Intervention

Introducing Diversion and Early Intervention for case managers

 

This session will provide proven tools and best practices for diversion and early intervention. Diversion and Early intervention strategies can help those who at risk of experiencing homelessness self-resolve with little or no need for financial assistance. Differences between early intervention, prevention, and diversion will also be discussed, along with tools and alternatives case managers can utilize to guide a client away from an occurrence of homelessness.

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Diversion Eligibility Checklist

 

 

Strengths-Based Case Management

What is Strengths-Based Case Management?

Strength-based practice is a social work practice theory that emphasizes people's self-determination and strengths. It is a philosophy and a way of viewing clients as resourceful and resilient in the face of adversity.

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Case Manager Strengths-Based Self-Assessment

Deficit vs strengths Self-Description Activity

Goal Mapping Template

Reframing Activity

Central Fl Welcome Home

Strengths-Based Assessment

 

Working with Difficult Cases

This training will look at the role of case management when working with households experiencing homelessness.

Difficult cases are a part of the job with case management. This training will dive into what makes a case difficult, how to handle exceptionally difficult cases, and staying resilient. We will look at the importance of effective supervision and case conferencing. Participants will be given tools to assist in navigating difficult cases.

 

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Decisional Balance Worksheet

Difficult Behaviors

Division of Duties

Staffing Form

Strengths Base Language Exercise

My-Tiggers Worksheet

Roadblocks to Listening

Cultural Competency

This training focuses on utilizing cultural humility to practice cultural competence. ​

 

Cultural humility is a willingness to suspend what you know, or what you think you know, about a person based on generalizations about their culture. Rather, the worker learns about their clients’ culture, and the ways they self-identify, from being open to what they themselves have determined is their personal culture and identification.

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Motivational Interviewing

Introducing Motivational Interviewing for case managers

 

Motivational Interviewing is a technique and style of interacting with clients that helps to move people through the stages of change. It provides a non-judgmental way of interacting with clients. It is a practical, empathetic, and short-term process that takes into consideration how difficult it is to make life changes.

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​​Trauma-Informed Care

Introducing Trauma-Informed Care for case managers

Chronic exposure to traumatic stress is increasingly understood as a common denominator for some of our clients. Whether clients have experienced trauma as a result of homelessness or their homelessness was a result of a trauma, clients deserve a systemic approach to service delivery that is grounded in an understanding of the causes and consequences of trauma and promotes resilience and healing.

 

This training discusses the principles of Trauma-Informed Care as well as discuss trauma-informed policies and procedures which will help providers understand the trauma clients have experienced and what the appropriate response should be in order to minimize harm and provide sensitivity

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Life Assessment

 

Rapid Rehousing and Housing Based Case Management

Introducing Rapid Rehousing and Housing Based Case Management for case managers

The first half of the training will provide information on rapid rehousing, funding sources, and troubleshooting, with second-half tailored to housing case management best practices such as progressive engagement, sustainability planning, and working collaboratively.

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Crisis Plan

Staffing Form

Client Visit Record

Harm Reduction

Service Plan Example

Progress Note Example

 

 

 

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1750 17th Street / C-1

Sarasota, FL 34234

T: 941-955-8987

F: 941-209-5595

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