Jay Levy on “Housing First” as practice and as policy

Jay Levy isa  homelessness outreach social worker and manager, and the author of two excellent books on ‘Pretreatment’ and the skills of engagement. Here he is in conversation with Robin Johnson, author of the concept of a ‘Psychologically Informed Environment’ about the way that Housing First seems to have gradually shifted from a creative solution to the problems of some individuals, to a policy programme of government.

Learn more about Jay S. Levy and his books at his website.

 

Author Jay S. Levy on Homeless Outreach (Westfield State College)

Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults
Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults

Presentation on Homeless Outreach at Westfield State College by Jay S. Levy
Jay S. Levy, MSW, LICSW discusses Homeless Outreach, Pretreatment Strategies, and Housing First. He reads an excerpt from one of his books Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults

Jay S. Levy on Denver Radio

Jay S. Levy
Jay S. Levy
Jay S. Levy

Author Jay S. Levy appeared with host Chuck Clark at KYGO – Denver radio

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Jay is the author of Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults and several other publications about how we can help the homeless in America.  He has worked more than 25 years as a social worker in Massachusetts on the front lines of homelessness epidemic as well as training others in how to work with them.