CHP Conference 2015

The CHP Conference 2015 was held on the 17th & 18th of September at The Melbourne Town Hall.

The conference brought together leaders from the community, government, private and philanthropic sectors to explore solutions to homelessness and to paint a picture of what the future response to homelessness might look like.

You can find presentations from local and international speakers below.

International keynote speaker: Professor Marybeth (Beth) Shinn 

Housing and service interventions for family homelessness: results from a multi-site experiment in the U.S

Preventing homelessness: getting services to people who can benefit most

Other speakers:

Lucy Adams: Keeping women housed – women’s homelessness prevention project 

Justin Barker: Family homelessness in Australia

Deb Batterham: The geography of homelessness in Australia 2001 – 2011  

Andrew Benoy: Taking research to practice – program design and evaluation

Sherri Brouinhout: Frontyard Integrated Youth Services

Scott Davis: Community encounters (Victoria Police)

Louisa Di Censo: Trauma and homelessness initiative (Sacred Heart Mission)

Sonia Fernandes: Insights from Victoria’s learning and work centres (Brotherhood of St Laurence)

Jo Howard: Supporting children and families in homelessness (Kildonan UnitingCare)

Keran Howe: Meeting the needs of women with a disability (Women With Disabilities Victoria)

Silvana Izzo: Coming into connection – the neurobiology of trauma repair

Leonie Kenny: Melbourne homelessness service coordination project

Angela Kyriakopoulos: Consumer participation in practice – show case

Bernadette McCartney: Risk assessment management panel

Peter Seamer: Metropolitan Planning Authority

Angela Spinney: Breaking the nexus between family violence and homelessness – local and international evidence

Carolyn Whitzman: Transforming housing – affordable housing for all

Alan Wilson: What do we need from the Royal Commission to break the nexus between family violence and homelessness? 

Hannah Lewin: Embedding child awareness (Micah Projects Inc)

Fiona Williams: Strategy for growth (DHHS)

Rebecca Scott: Creating a fork in the road (STREAT)