SAMSHA Webinar: The Criminal Justice System and Chronic Homelessness
Thursday, December 12 - from 2:00 to 3:30 PM
This webinar will examine program and system level issues that affect successful working relationships between the criminal justice system and local efforts to end chronic homelessness.
Specific topics to be covered include: the relationship of chronic homelessness and the criminal justice system, challenges and solutions (best practices) for overcoming barriers to permanent supportive housing for persons experiencing chronic homelessness with a criminal background, and criminal justice policies that can help end homelessness.
Presenters for this webinar include Richard Cho from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, Rhett Covington from the Louisiana Department of Corrections, and John Fallon of the Corporation for Supportive Housing.