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October 2017

Mass Housing Training: Screening and Tenant Selection

October 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Colonial Estates, 1 Beacon Circle
Springfield, MA United States
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$85.00

What is eligibility? What is suitability? A TSP? What are mitigating circumstances? What does HUD’s recent guidance on criminal backgrounds mean? What can managers ask about criminal, drug and alcohol history? What are preferences? What evidence can applicants provide to counteract a negative tenancy history, criminal background or poor credit? Housing providers must follow certain requirements when screening applicants while balancing fair consideration of the individual applicant and the possible negative consequences for the development as a whole if a…

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Healthier Minds Social

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2017

UMASS Health Alliance Hospital, 60 Hospital Road
Loeminster, MA 01453 United States
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An opportunity to gather with peers to share your personal experiences with mental health.  Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month 4:30-6:30pm.

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Hoarding Task Force Hoarding Conference

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St.
Hadley, MA 01035 United States
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$85

The Western Massachusetts Hoarding Task Force will be hosting a conference to educate the community about addressing and supporting individuals with Hoarding Disorder. Leading educators in the field will provide the latest clinical developments in the diagnosis and treatment of hoarding disorder.  Attendees will learn about peer support and recovery from people living with hoarding disorder by experienced peer advocates and trainers.  We will explore ways to maintain housing stability including harm reduction efforts to meet building code, and reasonable accommodations…

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Telling Your Financial Story

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
NonProfit Center, 89 South St.
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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$109.00

Under today’s economic strain, it is critical that nonprofit leaders understand the “story” behind their organizations’ financial results. Using audited financial data, participants will gain an understanding of their organizations’ current financial health and trends over time, and how this information compares to industry benchmarks in the nonprofit sector.   Register here

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Mass Housing Training: Address Hoarding More Effectively

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Merrivista, 100 Water St.
Haverhill, MA United States
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$85.00

Using the Unit Inspection Process to More Effectively Address Hoarding (C) This training is for housing and service professionals who have a basic knowledge of working with people who hoard. The Uniform Inspection Checklist (UIC) will be introduced as an effective protocol for all parties involved at any stage of a hoarding case process. Participants will learn how the UIC allows for assessment and planning while providing reasonable and measurable outcomes with clear and consistent expectations and guidelines for rectifying…

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WRAP Facilitator Renewal (7 sessions online)

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$500

It is a best practice for WRAP Facilitators to attend a refresher course at least once every two years to stay up to date on developments. This course is recommended for WRAP Facilitators to enhance their knowledge and skills with WRAP and to receive updates on implementing WRAP as an evidence-based practice (EBP) The WRAP Refresher Course is an online course facilitated by Copeland Center Advanced Level Facilitator John Woodruff and other Advanced Level WRAP Facilitators. It is intended to…

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Monthly Affiliate Meeting – NAMI GB CAN

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day 21 of the month, repeating until November 16, 2017

Center Club, 31 Bowker St.
Boston, MA United States
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Free

Monthly every 3rd Thursday at Center Club, Boston Meeting focuses on issues pertaining to peer roles in the transformation of the mental health care system.  Pizza and soda served. Contact Howard hdt@namigbcan.org or feel free to just show up

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MassPRA Annual Institute

October 24
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA United States
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"Putting Our Collective Vision into Action" MassPRA (Massachusetts Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association) annual day-long Institutes Last Day to Register is October 3  www.masspra.org Save-the-Date

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15th Annual Mass Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Conference & Institutes

October 24 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA United States
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MassPRA is a collective of individuals and organizations, including people in recovery, families, providers, funders, trainers and researchers, promoting full access to the highest quality psychiatric rehabilitation services in support of wellness and recovery. MassPRA is a chapter of the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association. Last day to register is October 3 www.masspra.org

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15th Annual MassPRA Conference

October 25
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA United States
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"Putting Our Collective Vision into Action" MassPRA (Massachusetts Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association) 15th Annual Conference Save-the-Date

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Mass Housing Training: HUD’s Occupancy Handbook

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Colonial Estates, 1 Beacon Circle
Springfield, MA United States
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$85.00

What is the Occupancy Handbook? How is it organized? Why is it so important? Why is it so enormous?! This workshop will provide a framework for understanding various types of HUD multifamily housing programs. Participants will learn about HUD’s directive system while spending significant time on the contents of HUD’s Multifamily Housing Handbook, the 4350.3 Rev‐1. Topics covered include tenant selection eligibility and suitability requirements, rent calculations, the recertification process, interim certifications, the Enterprise Income Verification System and the lease.…

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