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3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data
3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data
3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data
3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data
3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data
3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data
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3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data

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3.4 Effectively Collecting, Coordinating, and Using Youth Data

Speaker: Shahera Hyatt

Data is essential to create effective evidence-based strategies to prevent and end homelessness. This workshop will examine methodologies of point-in-time counts and other surveys, discuss coordinating HMIS with mainstream data systems and explore ways to use these data to inform policy decisions and interventions.

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  • 1. Homeless Youth Data, A StatePerspectiveShahera R. HyattCalifornia Homeless Youth ProjectFebruary 9th, 2012
  • 2. Why State-Level Data is Important Funding is based on data Resources are limited Measuring change over time is critical for state policy
  • 3. Where We Are Now States lack data on the homeless youth population Data collection is inconsistent and unreliable The needs of HY are under- represented as a result
  • 4. Where We Want to End Up A reliable statewide number of HY is important to all stakeholders States need data on homeless youth in order to prevent and end homelessness
  • 5. How We’re Going to Get There Establish a State Interagency Council on Homelessness Convene a statewide task force on youth homelessness data Coordinate existing state-level homelessness data collection among state agencies
  • 6. How We’re Going to Get There P.2 Coordinate with existing federal and local homelessness data collection efforts Utilize and modify existing statewide surveys and research Establish uniform approaches to collecting data
  • 7. How We’re Going to Get There P.3 Promote and distribute a “best practices” toolkit with CoC jurisdictions Work with CDE to increase data from LEAs on unaccompanied HY Collaborate with national studies and other efforts to identify HY
  • 8. Comments or Questions?Please feel free to contact me atshyatt@library.ca.gov for more info.

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