Homelessness in Los Angeles
- What is the difference between crisis homelessness and chronic homelessness? Why do social workers recognize this difference?
- What are the two main philosophies that coordinated entry is run under? Explain them in your own words.
- What is the purpose of the VI-SPDAT survey?
- What kind of data is gathered by the VI-SPDAT survey?
- What is the role of the VI-SPDAT in determining what types of assistance is needed by each person experiencing homelessness?
- What deterrents might exist that keep people experiencing homelessness from being honest on the VI-SPDAT?
- How many organizations have access to the data gathered by the VI-SPDAT?
The VI-SPDAT in Context