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Episode 243 - Dr. Heather Larkin and Amanda Aykanian: Strategies to Advance Service Delivery and Address the Challenges of the Homeless Population: Social Work's Call to Action (part 2 of 2)

Monday, July 02, 2018, 7:56:58 AM

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In the second of a two-part podcast, our guests Dr. Heather Larkin and Amanda Aykanian emphasize how social work research has informed best practices in homeless services, and provide examples of current models and programs designed to prevent homelessness. Research pertaining to service and policy implications associated with mobility and the relationship between ACE scores and homelessness is discussed. The episode concludes by describing how to become involved in the National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services and future work that is needed to to sustain and expand efforts to end homelessness.

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Average Rating: 4stars  homelessness in new york , Sunday, February 09, 2020

By Tatiana A. :

First I would like to say that I loved all the points that were addressed in this podcast. Homelessness is such a huge issue and with so many people affected by it, it seems our communities have normalized it. Many people do not understand how someone gets to the point of being homeless which is why I was happy that there were references to ACES and bringing awareness to communities to destigmatize homelessness. If people were more aware of how homelessness occurs I feel work can be down within communities to help end homelessness from within.


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