Understanding the Complex Needs of Homeless Families

Tens of thousands of families with children experience homelessness in the United States each year. Families with children are unique among the homeless population; they experience a range of complex needs that span service systems and hinder timely return to stable housing. Furthermore, a homeless episode can impede family processes and disrupt healthy child development. A developmental, holistic approach to addressing family homelessness can leverage social workers’ unique strengths to support this population. This session will introduce concepts from child development and family studies as well as organizational science to inform the ways we deliver homeless services.

This course is approved for 3 CEUs by the Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, the Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage & Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors, and the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.

There are no scheduled sessions at this time. Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

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