GSSW Zoom-in & Learn: Exploring the Complexities of Working with Homeless Populations

This session is targeted to Graduate School of Social Work students and graduates; however, all are welcome.

Homelessness is a complex, with componding issues such as trauma, mental health and societal structures that impact an individual’s ability to find sustained housing. With increase economic insecurity with the pandemic, social workers are pivotal in not only providing clinical & outreach services, but also advocacy and policy development. Speak with GSSW alumni & community partners working with individuals experiencing homelessness.

Moderator: Daniel Brisson, Executive Director – Center for Housing and Homelessness Research

Alumni Panel:

Beth Hall Roalstad, Executive Director, Homeward Pikes Peak

Megan Collop, Outreach Behavioral Health Coordinator, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Kristen Baluyot, Denver Metro Social Services Director

**Additional Alumni to be added soon.

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