Webinars

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) offers webinars throughout the year for service providers and advocates. These webinars provide an opportunity to engage with experts on a national level on best practices in everything from data collection efforts to advocating effectively.

Upcoming Live Webinars
Visit the training calendar to register and participate in an upcoming live webinar. After the live webinar has taken place, the recording will be added to the list below.

Recorded Webinars
Select the webinar link below to watch any of the recorded webinars. You will have to enter your name and email address before viewing it.

TopicTitleWebinar LinkResource PageDate
Unique Population Housing Persons with Sex Offenses

People convicted of sex offenses face numerous barriers to finding stable housing when they return to the community from jail or prison. This short webinar will discuss the challenges faced by this population as well as provide helpful tips and resources for providers working with this population.
WebinarResource Page9/4/2019
Housing Strategy CAN Guidance on Exit Destinations: Temporary VS Permanent

This webinar will review new guidance on how to distinguish between temporary exits to living with family/friends and permanent exits to living with family/friends.

This guidance was created by a task force within Statewide CAN Leadership to bring consistency to the classification of exits to living with family/friends. Please note that this guidance may not apply to every situation. When in doubt, defer to your supervisor or team and always use your professional judgement.
Webinar8/6/2019
Housing Strategy July 2019 New RRH Policies and Procedures
This webinar will outline the new Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) policies and procedures for all CT RRH programs, and will also highlight new information and changes regarding Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Rapid Re-Housing and Rapid Re-Housing for Domestic Violence survivors in partnership with Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
WebinarResource Page7/12/2019
Advocacy 2019 Reaching Home Advocacy Days Preparation
Kiley Gosselin from the Partnership for Strong Communities, Richard Cho and Sarah Fox from the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, and Bill Welz from Gallo & Robinson will provide you with an update on the budget, an overview of the 2019 Reaching Home Campaign legislative priorities, key messaging, and logistics for Advocacy Days.
WebinarResource Page4/2/2019
Unique PopulationAddressing the Needs of Older Populations Facing Homelessness
This webinar was presented by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Speaker: Erin Leavitt-Smith, MS, LPC, Director of Long Term Supports and Services for the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
Webinar4/1/2019
Unique Population Reducing Reproductive Health Risk Barriers in Women Experiencing Homelessness
Reducing Reproductive Health Risk Barriers in Women Experiencing Homelessness" is presented by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Presenting this webinar is Jordana Frost, DrPH, MPH, CPH, CD(DONA), Director of Maternal Child Health and Government Affairs, Connecticut and Rhode Island March of Dimes.
Webinar3/18/2019
Unique PopulationAdopting a Cultural Humility Approach
Presented by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Speaker is Ellen Boynton, Director of the Office of Multicultural Health Equity for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
WebinarResource Page2/25/2019
AdvocacyAdvocacy Reboot Webinar: New Leadership, New Resolve, New Opportunities
Join Kate Robinson from Gallo & Robinson, Kiley Gosselin from the Partnership for Strong Communities, and Richard Cho and Sarah Fox from CCEH, as they give an overview of the high stakes election season. They will also provide an in-depth analysis of the 2019 state-level election outcomes and what they mean for the path forward on our 2019 Reaching Home Campaign legislative priorities in the state.
WebinarResource Page1/31/2019
Case ManagementInspiring Internal Motivation: A Short Guide to Motivational Interviewing
"Inspiring Internal Motivation: A Short Guide to Motivational Interviewing" is presented by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. This webinar is part of the second annual Meeting the Needs of Your Clients: Building Competencies in Mental Health and Addiction Services webinar series.
Webinar1/14/2019
Unique PopulationIndividualizing Your Approach in Working with Diverse Populations
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness invites you to join us for the third and final webinar of our three-part Racial Inequities in Housing and Homelessness webinar series. Our third webinar will highlight best practices and techniques needed to individualize your approach in working with people from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. This webinar will also discuss cultural competency and cultural humility.
WebinarResource Page1/7/2019
Youth Count2019 Youth Count Volunteer Training
This training covers how to download and use the app used to administer the Youth Count survey as well as reviews the details and how to administer the survey as a volunteer. NOTE: Please remember to register to volunteer for the Youth Count by visiting “cceh.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer” as each CT region will have area specific guidance in administering the count.
WebinarResource Page12/26/2018
Case ManagementA Guide to Crisis Prevention and De-Escalation
“A Guide to Crisis Prevention and De-Escalation” is presented by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Our presenter for this webinar is Richard Fisher, LCSW. Richard is the Director of the Office of Workforce Development at DMHAS.
WebinarResource Page12/10/2018
Unique PopulationA Community Response to Racial Inequities in Housing
This webinar highlights community level barriers to housing as well as recommendations and current efforts to address racial inequities in housing.
WebinarResource Page11/29/2018
Mental HealthUnderstanding Medication Assisted Treatment
“Medication Assisted Treatment” is presented by CCEH in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
WebinarResource Page11/05/2018
Housing StrategyHousing Focused ShelterWebinarResource Page10/19/2018
DataGetting Out What You Put In: Rapid Re-Housing Data
Learn the key indicators used to measure a RRH program’s performance, how to pull reports from HMIS, how to use the new data dashboards, and what the data means for your program.
WebinarRRH Data Dashboard9/27/2018
Mental HealthWellness in Recovery
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services partner with Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) to address building wellness in the recovery from alcohol or other addictions.
WebinarResource Page9/10/2018
YouthMcKinney-Vento Grant Application
The Connecticut State Department of Education is seeking proposals for the McKinney-Vento grant program for the education of homeless children and youth.
This webinar outlines the current proposal and application process. Additionally, CCEH will address how Connecticut schools, Coordinated Access Networks (CANs), Youth Engagement Team Initiatives (YETIs), and others can work together to end youth homelessness in our state by 2020.
Webinar9/6/2018
Housing StrategyHow to Complete Environmental Reviews required by HUDWebinarResource Page8/20/2018
YouthYoung Adult Coordinated Entry ToolkitWebinarResource Page7/3/2018
DataGetting Out What You Put In: Emergency Shelter ReportingWebinar6/20/2018
Unique PopulationAnimals in SheltersWebinarResource Page6/18/2018
Mental HealthTrauma Informed Practices 101WebinarResource Page4/9/2018
Mental HealthWorking with Individuals with Brain InjuryWebinar3/12/2018
Mental HealthUtilizing DCF’s Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Service (EMPS) ResourcesWebinarResource Page2/12/2018
Housing Strategy Safely Doubled UpWebinarResource Page1/16/2018
Mental Health Understanding Adolescent Brain Development Webinar1/8/2018
Unique PopulationHuman Trafficking in ConnecticutWebinarResource Page1/4/2018
Accessing mainstream resources through 2-1-1 Webinar12/18/2017
Mental Health Utilizing Mobile Crisis Services Webinar12/11/2017
Mental Health Opioid Overdose WebinarResource Page11/13/2017
Housing StrategySTRIVE (Support to Reunite, Involve and Value Each Other)WebinarResource Page10/31/2017
Unique PopulationImmigration and ShelterWebinarResource Page5/3/2017
Mental HealthAccessing Substance Use ServicesWebinarResource Page4/26/2017
YouthConnecticut Young Adult Services WebinarResource Page3/15/2017
YouthYouth Homelessness and OutreachWebinarResource Page3/6/2017
Housing StrategyHousing Solutions for Challenging ClientsWebinarResource Page9/01/2016
Assessment ToolAdminstering the Next Step Tool WebinarResource Page 8/26/2016
Unique PopulationHousing Domestic Violence VictimsWebinar Resource Page8/25/2016
SheltersRe-Imagining Shelter Space WebinarResource Page6/28/2016
Document ReadinessWebinarResource Page6/13/2016
Housing StrategyAccelerating the Pace: Moving Your Clients Into HousingWebinarZero: 2016 Resource Page6/1/2016
Housing StrategyProgressive EngagementWebinarResource Page5/24/2016
Housing StrategyOutreach and Engagement WebinarResource Page4/15/2016
Assessment ToolAdministering the VI-SPDAT 2.0WebinarResource Page1/08/2016
Housing StrategyRapid Re-Housing with Zero IncomeWebinarResource Page2/05/2015
Housing StrategyCoordinated AccessWebinarResource Page
System-Wide Analytics and Projection (SWAP)WebinarResource Page