Disaster Response for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Disaster Response for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

December 07, 2017 12:30pm - 02:00pm

Join us for the first webinar in our Crisis Response Spotlight Series focusing on natural disasters, during which the needs of individuals experiencing homelessness can be overlooked. Topics include:

  • substance use disorders (SUDs) and drug overdose after a disaster
  • trauma experienced by individuals experiencing homelessness who face a natural disaster.
Speakers include:

Luther Elliott, PhD, Principal Investigator, Institute for Community and Health Disparities Research at National Development and Research Institute (NDRI) will discuss the intersectionality of SUDs, disasters, and housing instability and homelessness.

Cathy Cave, Founding Partner, Inspired Vision, LLC, and Senior Training Consultant, The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, will address trauma and trauma informed responses for experienced by individuals experiencing homelessness who face natural disasters.

Please register here