Podcasters: Jay Levy, Robin Johnson, Matthew Bennett, & Dr. Jerry Yager
Jay Levy and Robin Johnson join Matt, Curt, and Jerry to discuss their recent bookCross-Cultural Dialogues on Homelessness: From Pretreatment Strategies to Psychologically Informed Environmentswhich was inspired by conversations surrounding homelessness between providers in the United States and the United Kingdom. In their book, Levy and Johnson present a range of best practices for those experiencing homelessness and trauma. In this episode, we explore the insights gained from their important dialogue and how innovation emerges from learning outside our normal focus areas.
What lessons did you learn from the experience and conversations of Levy and Johnson?
How could the concepts of pre-treatment or psychologically informed environment help you think about your work?
Did you see any opportunities to step outside your normal focus areas to learn from those with different experiences and unique expertise?
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.
Join us for an informal discussion about helping the homeless with Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE), Pretreatment and more. Featuring homelessness Authors Jay S Levy, Robin Johnson, Claire Richy and Ray Middleton @JaySLevy1 @RobinPIELink, @piepeoples @Dialogical_Ray.