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.
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.
|Topic||Title||Webinar Link||Resource Page||Date|
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Unique Population||Addressing 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.
|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.
|Unique Population||Adopting 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.
|Advocacy||Advocacy 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.
|Case Management||Inspiring 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.
|Unique Population||Individualizing 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.
|Youth Count||2019 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.
|Case Management||A 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.
|Unique Population||A 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.
|Mental Health||Understanding Medication Assisted Treatment|
“Medication Assisted Treatment” is presented by CCEH in partnership with the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
|Housing Strategy||Housing Focused Shelter||Webinar||Resource Page||10/19/2018|
|Data||Getting 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.
|Webinar||RRH Data Dashboard||9/27/2018|
|Mental Health||Wellness 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.
|Youth||McKinney-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.
|Housing Strategy||How to Complete Environmental Reviews required by HUD||Webinar||Resource Page||8/20/2018|
|Youth||Young Adult Coordinated Entry Toolkit||Webinar||Resource Page||7/3/2018|
|Data||Getting Out What You Put In: Emergency Shelter Reporting||Webinar||6/20/2018|
|Unique Population||Animals in Shelters||Webinar||Resource Page||6/18/2018|
|Mental Health||Trauma Informed Practices 101||Webinar||Resource Page||4/9/2018|
|Mental Health||Working with Individuals with Brain Injury||Webinar||3/12/2018|
|Mental Health||Utilizing DCF’s Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Service (EMPS) Resources||Webinar||Resource Page||2/12/2018|
|Housing Strategy||Safely Doubled Up||Webinar||Resource Page||1/16/2018
|Mental Health||Understanding Adolescent Brain Development||Webinar||1/8/2018|
|Unique Population||Human Trafficking in Connecticut||Webinar||Resource Page||1/4/2018|
|Accessing mainstream resources through 2-1-1||Webinar||12/18/2017|
|Mental Health||Utilizing Mobile Crisis Services||Webinar||12/11/2017|
|Mental Health||Opioid Overdose||Webinar||Resource Page||11/13/2017|
|Housing Strategy||STRIVE (Support to Reunite, Involve and Value Each Other)||Webinar||Resource Page||10/31/2017|
|Unique Population||Immigration and Shelter||Webinar||Resource Page||5/3/2017|
|Mental Health||Accessing Substance Use Services||Webinar||Resource Page||4/26/2017|
|Youth||Connecticut Young Adult Services||Webinar||Resource Page||3/15/2017|
|Youth||Youth Homelessness and Outreach||Webinar||Resource Page||3/6/2017|
|Housing Strategy||Housing Solutions for Challenging Clients||Webinar||Resource Page||9/01/2016|
|Assessment Tool||Adminstering the Next Step Tool||Webinar||Resource Page||8/26/2016|
|Unique Population||Housing Domestic Violence Victims||Webinar||Resource Page||8/25/2016|
|Shelters||Re-Imagining Shelter Space||Webinar||Resource Page||6/28/2016|
|Document Readiness||Webinar||Resource Page||6/13/2016|
|Housing Strategy||Accelerating the Pace: Moving Your Clients Into Housing||Webinar||Zero: 2016 Resource Page||6/1/2016|
|Housing Strategy||Progressive Engagement||Webinar||Resource Page||5/24/2016|
|Housing Strategy||Outreach and Engagement||Webinar||Resource Page||4/15/2016|
|Assessment Tool||Administering the VI-SPDAT 2.0||Webinar||Resource Page||1/08/2016|
|Housing Strategy||Rapid Re-Housing with Zero Income||Webinar||Resource Page||2/05/2015|
|Housing Strategy||Coordinated Access||Webinar||Resource Page|
|System-Wide Analytics and Projection (SWAP)||Webinar||Resource Page|