As part of Safety Nets for Students and Families, we are offering free training and technical assistance to any schools or community-based organizations in the project regions (excluding Harris County) that serve or support children, youth, and families who are homeless or have experienced homelessness as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
TNOYS and our partner organizations have a range of offerings, including (but not limited to), the following. These can be included as a training event of part of individualized consultation with your team:
- Identifying homeless students/youth
- Strengthening working relationships between schools community service providers (including meeting local providers/staff, understanding services/eligibility, and thinking strategically together)
- Understanding McKinney-Vento legislation and requirements and how it can support homeless students and families
- The legal rights of unaccompanied homeless youth
- TBRI model (Trust-Based Relational Intervention, an evidence-based, trauma-informed practice from TCU)
- Crisis intervention techniques
- Positive youth development/building alliances with youth
- Solution-focused case management
- Understanding and working with people affected by trauma
If you are interested in receiving training and technical assistance, please fill out and submit the form below.