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2019 Annual Conference

2019 NCHV Annual Conference | May 29-31, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Download the 2019 Conference program here.

Foundational Sessions

Veteran Homelessness 101
Data-Informed Decision Making
Public Policy


Combat to Community
Citi Community Development Housing Institute (TAC slides) (Jericho Project slides) (St. Vincent de Paul slides)
Advocacy 101
Income Maximization to Promote Stability
Homelessness and Racial Equity (Impact of Racial Inequity slides)

Promoting Recovery-oriented care for Veterans experiencing housing instability: a conversation with VA National Center on Homelessness among Veterans leadership

Housing Challenges, Housing Solutions

A1: Ft Lyon: A Recovery Oriented Housing Program within the Housing First Continuum of Care
A2: A Look at Fair Housing for Housing Providers
A3: Transitioning Transitional Housing (Toolkit) (Guide) (Companion Guide)
A4: Incubator: Permanent Supportive Housing for Veterans with History of Sex Offense
A5: Innovative Housing Partnerships: Landlords and Property Managers
A7: Housing Veterans in Cities with Complex Housing Markets
A8: Creative Coalitions: Tiny Homes in Seattle

Promoting Stability: Employment and Income

B1: Get a Job, Keep a Job, Get a Better Job: Employment Retention for Homeless Veterans
B2: Accessing VA Benefits
B3: Safely Connecting to Technology
B4: Veteran-Centered Job Development and Employment Services
B5: Harnessing the Power of Apprenticeship to Reduce Veteran Homelessness
B6: The Perfect Fit: Serving Veterans with Significant Needs and Employers to Create the Ideal Career Match
B7: Military Programs for Improving Financial Health
B8: Employment for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness: An Employer’s Perspective

Special Populations: What Do We Know?

C1: Managing the Transition: Supporting Post-9/11 era Veterans in Housing Stability and Beyond
C2: Tackling Common Barriers: Child Support
C3: Incubator: Recidivism amongst Veterans: When Permanent Supportive Housing is not enough
C4: Providing Legal Services to Homeless Veterans
C5: Data as an Outreach Tool: Engaging Non-VA Eligible and Chronically Homeless Veterans
C6: Incubator: Small Towns, Big Challenges: Serving Rural Veterans
C7: Aging Veterans: The Intersection of Homelessness, Mental Health Need and Physical Frailty
C8: Serving LGBTQ Veterans
C9: How the Housing Crisis Impacts Minority Veterans
C10: Reducing Veteran Homelessness by Serving Justice Involved Veterans

Leveraging National Programs to Stimulate Local Innovation

D1: Embracing an Inter-Agency, Data Driven Approach to Ending Veteran Homelessness in Minnesota
D2: Serving Veterans: Peer Mentors and Partnerships
D3: Using Data to Engage Local Elected Officials
D4: Opioid Use and Hepatitis C: Creative Approaches to Treatment
D5: Understanding Inflow, Adapting Interventions
D6: Implementing Rapid Resolution: Lessons Learned
D7: Incubator: Innovative Solutions to Common Challenges
D8: Re-housing Homeless Veterans in Reno: Using Empirically Grounded Clinical Interventions to Assist in the Transition Out of Homelessness

National Programs: Policy and Impact

E1: Rapid Resolution/Problem-solving: The Policy Perspective (Second set of slides)
E2: DOL Listening Session
E3: Coordinated Entry and VA Programs
E4: SNAP Data Strategies
E5: Criminal Justice Reform: Removing Barriers to Housing and Employment through Record Sealing and Expungement
E6: Home, Together: The Federal Plan, Criteria and Benchmarks
E7: How will the Mission Act impact homeless Veterans Healthcare and Services?
E8: VA's Path Forward

Program Management: Improving Efficiency

F1: From Media to Mission
F2: The LA Veteran Dashboard: A Functional Hub For Data
F3: The Power of Peer Leadership
F4: Mediation, Motivational Interviewing, and Coaching: Tools for Client-Centered Case Management
F5: Data-Driven Process Improvements: Improving Residential Program Housing Outcomes
F6: The Yellow Ribbon Network
F7: Using Data to Create a Culture of Accountability
F8: Fundraising 101 - Developing a Plan
F9: Strategic Communications for Veteran Service Providers

Staying Informed: Research, Data and Trends

G1: Measuring Fidelity of Homeless Programs:  Data and Experience from VA-funded Low Demand Housing Model Development Initiatives
G2: Examining Homelessness as a Correlate of Suicide Ideation
G3: Serving Homeless Veterans with Significant Medical Issues (Hospital-to-Housing slides) (Dementia in Aging slides)
G4: Pressing Issues in Research: Women Veterans and Provider Competencies (Women Veterans slides) (Competencies slides)
G5: Threats to Mortality: Opioids and Suicide (Mortality and Suicide slides)
G6: Marrying Feelings and Facts: Using both qualitative and quantitative data to drive programming

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