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CareLine: Homelessness and the Housing Crisis - Caring for Those Who Are Left Behind (Recorded) is a Course

CareLine: Homelessness and the Housing Crisis - Caring for Those Who Are Left Behind (Recorded)

Started May 17, 2021
1.5 credits


Full course description

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Course Description

This free, 1.5-hour training features one module with an edited recording of a live CareLine training that was first held as a Zoom Webinar on April 29, 2021. 

This course explores how homelessness and the housing crisis are exploding in Ohio and across the nation. The program looks at:

  • Historical factors that contributed to homelessness
  • Characteristics of people who experience homelessness
  • Why people become homeless
  • The role of systemic racism
  • How to respond effectively with people who experience homelessness
  • How to get involved to reduce homelessness, both individually and collectively.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the historical and structural factors contributing to the increase in homelessness.
  • Understand the characteristics of homeless persons, including individuals and families.
  • Respond to people who experience homelessness with compassion and competence.

Continuing Education Classifications

  • One and a half (1.5) CE clock hours
  • Meets requirements for CSWMFT Board
  • Meet requirements for CDP Board in Treatment (C7) & Prevention (PR1)

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider Number: RCST111747

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work is an approved provider for the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number: 50-24068

ADA Accomodations

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you require an accommodation to participation in this course, please contact CSW Accessibility at or call 614-688-1657.

Contact Us

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education, 302 Stillman Hall, 1947 College Road, Columbus OH, 43210.  Phone: 614-292-3032 Email: Website:

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