Housing Ohio 2018 - Request for Workshop Proposals

Housing Ohio 2018 will take place  April 9-11. 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Columbus, Ohio. 

At our annual conference, COHHIO's takes pride in hosting engaging topics and skilled professional speakers, and we hope you will join us as a presenter in 2018. We are seeking workshop proposals for a range of topics including but not limited to: 

- Homeless programs: coordinated entry, outreach, diversion/prevention, emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, street outreach,  andPermanent Supportive Housing

- Fundraising and program funding sources, for supportive and/or affordable housing;

- Peer support staff and service provision;

- Homeless systems - oversight and coordination, governance,  planning, improving outcomes, collaborative strategies;

- Housing First, Harm Reduction, Trauma Informed Care, Critical Time Intervention, and other evidence-based best practices;

- Homelessness  and special populations: Veteran's, Transition Age  Youth, Family, Rural, Refugees etc; 

- Cultural competency;

- Racial equity ;

- Homelessness and Mental Health/Substance Abuse issues

- Income and benefit acquisition;

- Fair Housing;

- Landlord-Tenant Law;

- Tenant organizing;

- Engaging Landlords;

- Advocacy;


- Affordable Housing Development;

- Recovery Housing;

- Community Collaboration.

Please note, COHHIO may wish to combine similar proposals into one session. We also prefer to limit the number of speakers in a session to three (3) people.

For any questions, please contact Josh Johnson Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator at JoshJohnson@cohhio.org

* 1. Lead Presenter/Organization Information

* 2. Previous presentation experience. Where & when have you presented this material before? What experience do you have that gives you expertise to teach this workshop? What response have you received from this workshop in the past?

* 3. Presenter 2 Name

* 4. Presenter 2 Email

* 5. Presenter 3 Name

* 6. Presenter 3 Email

* 7. Proposed workshop title

* 8. Brief description of workshop.

* 9. Preferred workshop times (check all times that you are available):

* 10. COHHIO is wishing to be environmentally responsible and will not provide paper handouts at the conference. If you wish to provide handouts, it will be your responsibility to do so. Materials will be made available to attendees from our conference website, including copies of presentations, handouts and other information.  

We ask that speakers provide copies of all presentations and handouts prior to Friday, March 16, 2018.

By checking the box below, you agree to submit a copy of all handouts prior to March 16, 2018.