Presentation on theme: "Working Effectively With Homeless People Who May Not Be Very Excited About Working With You."— Presentation transcript:
Working Effectively With Homeless People Who May Not Be Very Excited About Working With You
We’re selling stuff people might not be ready to buy (yet!) Housing Services Appointments Treatment “Case Managers” “Disability” CHANGE!!
We can work to: Build & sustain client-centered relationships, based on trust, in which we help others achieve their goals over time.
Listening Skills Respect
Focus on Client Goals
Flexibility Collaboration Cultural Competency
John Petroskas Outreach Worker Catholic Charities Housing First Team (office) (cell)
Advocates and Clients Who Makes More Sense?
● 6 story warehouse converted into 5 floors of housing for 425+ residents, plus an administration floor ● 1,200 meals served on a daily basis ● An average housing staff to resident ratio of 50:1 ● The largest shelter in the state of Minnesota Note: All photos taken from Bing.com