Full course description
This five-part series is designed for emergency shelter providers and Continuum of Care stakeholders. The series will include 60-minute live webcasts by Alliance staff and emergency shelter providers who have seen successes after adopting a housing first, low-barrier, housing-focused model in their shelters. The five webcasts will provide an in-depth review of the five key elements of effective emergency shelter, including:
- A Housing First approach
- Safe and appropriate diversion
- Immediate and low-barrier access
- Housing-focused, rapid exit services
- Data to measure performance
This weekly course includes live webcast (archived for later viewing), assignments, quizzes, discussion, optional reading, and supplemental resources.