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New Hope Housing

Eleanor Kennedy Shelter

Janette Williams

on 22 April 2016

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Transcript of New Hope Housing

Fast paced crisis-driven career requiring excellent time management skills
Work accumulates when the case managers are not on site
Crisis Intervention
What is the issue at hand?
Emerging social worker says...
Denial and Self sabotage is in the shadows for the residents
New Hope Housing at
Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter
9155 Richmond Highway
Fort Belvoir, VA

To provide homeless families and individuals shelter & tools to build a better life. This happens when both the resident and the case manager work with enthusiasm and commitment.
Out of Poverty is mandatory for all residents
Who am I?
By: Janette Williams

Encourage residents to organize their needs
Be organized! A crisis will seem like an interruption than disabling if you are up-to-date
Flexibility is key
How did I come to be here?
Choosing to live beyond my history
How do I get moving?
Creating a new world and a new me
Getting and spending a paycheck
Personal responsibility

What are the resources?
Develop a plan
Put your plan to work
Assessing what the residents are capable of doing and assisting them when they are struggling is time well spent.
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