Strategies for Change - Module 1: Homelessness 101

Strategies for Change gives a comprehensive overview of the information you need to end chronic homelessness for people who have serious mental illnesses, including those with co-occurring substance use disorders. It offers practical advice for how to plan, organize, and sustain a comprehensive, integrated system of care. Each module is worth one CEU credit (type varies depending on module). Feel free to complete just one, or as many as you would like.

Module 1: Homelessness 101

Course Description

This module provides basic information about homelessness. It provides an overall description of causes of homelessness and information on how people become homeless. It focuses on factors that increase the risk for long-term homelessness, explains why ending homelessness is important, and introduces key characteristics of promising solutions to the problem.

Publication Date: 
Rockville, MD, USA