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CoC Provider Trainings

Sacramento Steps Forward aims to support the continued training and professional development of homelessness-focused providers in Sacramento County. Browse below upcoming and recent training opportunities!

Upcoming Trainings

Intersectional Approaches for Serving Homeless Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Survivors

Date & Time: Friday, August 20 at 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Featured Trainers: TBA

Session Description:

In this 3-hour training session, we will discuss the status of these persisting public health issues in Sacramento County, who they are impacting the most and why, and how we can improve resources and support based on the data. We will explore the best ways in which providers can work with people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence or have survived human trafficking. We will also examine the intersectionality of these community-level issues, share recommended resources for which providers should connect this population, and engage in a Q&A discussion.

Recent Trainings

Fair Housing: Policies that protect the housing safety and rights of individuals and families experiencing homelessness

Date & Time: Friday, July 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Featured Trainer:

  • Ryan Reyes, Senior Staff Attorney – Project Sentinel

Session Description:

This 3-hour training guides housing providers and individuals serving the homeless community through the policies aimed at protecting the housing safety and rights of this vulnerable population. You will gain more knowledge around accommodations for persons with disabilities and persons with service and companion animals, regulations that protect families with children, and immigrant-related protections, and more!

Mitigating COVID-19 and promoting community wellness at encampments and shelters 

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Featured Guests:

  • Dr. Kawanaa Carter – Infinite Giving
  • Diana Moua – Hmong Youth & Parents United

Session Description:

A 1-hour overview of COVID-19 mitigation basics based on the latest state of Sacramento County and discussion of recommended actions for minimizing risks for PEH and individuals serving PEH, as well as strategies for navigating potential barriers in our forward progress to be a safe, healthy, and prepared community. 

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