Canadian Observatory on Homelessness – Prevention – PVN

PVN1: Thinking Beyond the Homelessness Sector

Watch Session

The Quebec Homelessness Prevention Policy Coalition (Q-HPPC): working together towards new frontiers in prevention policy, James Hughes, President & CEO, Old Brewery Mission

Preventing Homelessness Following Prison Release: What does the literature point us towards? – Eric Latimer, Professor, Douglas Research Centre/McGill University 

Child Protection Services and Youth Homelessness: Findings of the 2019 National Youth Homelessness Survey in Canada – Ahmad Bonakdar, Managing Director of Research, DEMs, York University 

PVN2: Politics of Prevention

Watch Session

Staying Put: Reimagining our response to preventing homelessness in mid-size cities – Erin Dej, Wilfrid Laurier University; Jason Webb, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wilfrid Laurier University; Jessica Braimoh, York University

Coordinated Access and the Politics of Prevention – Naomi Nichols, Professor, Trent University; Sarah Cullingham, Doctoral Student, Trent University 

Ideas and Tools for Community Acceptance of Supportive Housing – Rebecca Siggner, Manager, Research, BC Housing; Violet Hayes, Executive Director, Island Crisis Care Society

PVN3: The Role of Education in Homelessness Prevention

Watch Session

Participatory Research for Developing Prevention Capacity across Schools and the Homelessness Sector: Lessons from Youth for Pedagogy, Practice and Policy Shifts – Jayne Malenfant, McGill University; Charlotte Smith, Co-Research, WLU

Considerations for Youth Homelessness Prevention Interventions: Findings from an Evaluation of Upstream Kelowna – Melissa Perri, University of Toronto; Karen Naidoo, PhD, Post Doctoral Fellow, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness

HLHub: Building Capacity for Homelessness Prevention with Online Training and Professional Development Resources – Karen Bosworth, Sr. Instructional Designer, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness

PVN4: Future Considerations for Housing

Watch Session

Eviction and Homelessness Prevention: to avoid a mass wave of evictions and homelessness post-pandemic – Daniel Farrell, Senior Vice President of Homeless Prevention and Research, HELP USA; Tina Goodrich, Associate Vice President of Supportive Services, HELP USA

The Home for Good program: A policy and research collaboration to assess and improve supportive housing during the COVID-19 pandemic – Ayan Yusuf, Research Coordinator, MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions; Parvin Merchant, Houselink and Mainstay Community Housing

House Sharing: Exploring the Potential for the City of St. John’s – Simone Lilly, Manager of Community Investment, End Homelessness St. John’s; Anika Shama, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness

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