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Changing the Narrative About Homelessness

April 30, 2019. This one-hour webinar reviews how to address homelessness with new messages and interventions.

Quick Facts

Topics: Communication, Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, reviews how to address homelessness with new messages and interventions.

Air date: April 30, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

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Learning Objectives

  • List the upstream determinants of homelessness.
  • Describe evidence-based approaches to preventing homelessness (primary, secondary, and tertiary).
  • Describe mechanisms to fund housing initiatives in major cities on the West Coast.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; community development and housing specialists

Slides and Resources

Quick Facts

Topics: Communication, Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Presenter

Hilary Godwin, PhD, Dean, University of Washington School of Public Health

Discussion Questions

  1. What can we do as individuals to foster greater empathy among the public towards individuals experiencing homelessness?
  2. As public health professionals, how can we better communicate what "social determinants of health" are and why they are important to lay audiences?

Image Credit

Photo by David Lee. Used under Creative Commons BY-SA 2.0.

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