Trainings and Presentations

“Data Quality Institute” National Human Services Data Consortium, April 25, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

“Coordinated Entry: Key Components for Success” Louisiana State Housing and Homeless Conference, April 14, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA

“Coordinated Entry: A Statewide Discussion on Evolving Efforts” Louisiana State Housing and Homeless Conference, April 14, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA

“Opportunities and Risks to Homeless Services: Using HMIS and the CoC to Plan, Respond and Recover from Emergencies and Disasters” National Human Services Data Consortium, April 16, 2015, Denver, CO

“HMIS 101: HMIS Administration” with Dan Fox, The Cloudburst Group, National Human Services Data Consortium, April 16, 2015, Denver, CO

“HMIS 101: Privacy and Security” with Joel Remigio, The Cloudburst Group, National Human Services Data Consortium, April 16, 2015, Denver, CO

“Building Community Resilience Amid Social Marginalization: Homeless and Other At-Risk Populations” (Panel) Advancing and Redefining Communities for Emergency Management Conference, December 10-11, 2-14, Los Angeles, CA

“A Canadian toolkit for developing a local Homeless Management Information System Room” Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Conference, November 3-5, 2014, Vancouver, BC

“Service Strategy Modeling and Resource Prioritization: Case Studies – State of Louisiana and San Diego City/County” with Mark Silverbush from Abt Associates and Michael McConnell, Member of the San Diego 25 Cities Leadership Team and Funders Together to End Homelessness National Human Services Data Consortium, Oct 21, 2014, Washington DC

“Using HMIS Data to Map Homeless System Flow” with Nicole Bahena, M.S.W. from CSH, National Human Services Data Consortium, May 2, 2014, Minneapolis, MN

“HMIS Governance: Who’s the Boss? with Chris Pitcher and Mike Lindsay, ICF International, National Human Services Data Consortium, May 2, 2014, Minneapolis, MN

“Project Leadership” with Sean Silas and Carol Peters, Point B Inc. and Cynthia Nagendra, HomeBase, National Human Services Data Consortium, April 25, 2013, Seattle, WA

“Clean Data: Using a Data Quality Plan to minimize “Garbage” Data” Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing, October 28, 2011, Clearwater Beach, FL

“Building Knowledge, Effectiveness and Capacity: Advancing Data on Homelessness” Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing, October 28, 2011, Clearwater Beach, FL

“Using HMIS to Manage Service Delivery and Support System Change: Leveraging HMIS Functionality in a Centralized Intake Setting” Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing, October 27, 2011, Clearwater Beach, FL

“Rural Continuum of Care Point-in-Time Methods” with Margot Ackermann, Ph.D., Homeward, National Human Services Data Consortium 2011 Fall Conference, October 14, 2011, Washington, DC.

“Unifying Statewide/Regional HMIS Data Systems: Overcoming Policy and Technical Challenges” with Jen Padgett, Community Technology Alliance, National Human Services Data Consortium 2011 Spring Conference, April 14, 2011, San Francisco, CA

“Program Performance/Outcome Measurements”, Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing, October 25, 2010, Clearwater Beach, FL

“HMIS a Community Database – It’s Not Just HUD Anymore”, Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing, October 26, 2010, Clearwater Beach, FL

with Adam Smith, Wisconsin Department of Commerce and David Eberbach, Iowa Institute for Community Alliances. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Using HMIS and HEARTH to End Homelessness, September 15, 2010, Denver, CO and September 28, 2010, Atlanta, GA

“Vendor Relations and Changing Software” with Lindsey Stillman, Ph.D., State Housing Trust Fund for the Homeless at the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Using HMIS and HEARTH to End Homelessness, September 14, 2010, Denver, CO and September 27, 2010, Atlanta, GA

“HMIS 101: Introduction to the World of HMIS” National Human Services Data Consortium Spring Conference, April 2010, Nashville, TN.

“Data Collection: Making the data collection requirements work for you” with Corey Dyer and Wendy Hellinger, 16th Louisiana State Homeless Conference, April 2010, Baton Rouge, LA

“HMIS 101: Introduction to the World of HMIS” National Human Services Data Consortium Fall Conference, October 2009, Providence, RI.

“Using HMIS for Reporting and Performance Measurement” Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky, Inc. 2009 Summit, September 15, 2009, Lexington KY

“Homeless Issues during an Emergency” panel with Willie Mae Martin, City of New Orleans Healthcare for the Homeless and Vicki Weeks, Belle Reve, 15th Annual Louisiana State Homeless Conference, December 2008, New Orleans, LA

“Roles and Responsibilities for HMIS Oversight and Management” US Department of Housing and Urban Development, National HMIS Training, September 2008, Atlanta, GA

Uses of HMIS to Support Disaster Recovery-Lessons Learned from Katrina/Rita” US Department of Housing and Urban Development, HMIS Conference, September 18, 2006, Denver, CO.

“Calling 2-1-1 in Disaster and Recovery” Keynote Speaker, Virginia Alliance of Information and Referral Systems Annual Conference, May 17, 2006, Fredericksburg, VA