Learn more about REACH and how it helps the homeless at Jay S. Levy’s site.
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.
Social worker and author Jay S. Levy on the “Five Pre-Treatment Principles for Working with the Homeless”. You can learn more about Jay’s work at his website
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.
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
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.