Organizational steps and outcome data are shared about the "One Night Without A Home" event, a counselor/community collaboration to reduce the social stigma of homelessness. Included is information about a participatory simulation experience involving clinical mental health counseling students, community members, and area counselors, as well as personal stories of setbacks and triumphs from those experiencing homelessness, and data on the impact of the event on attitudes of participants.
Participants will have an opportunity to identify and address personal biases toward those experiencing homelessness.
Expand participant's knowledge of the struggles those experiencing homelessness face.
Participants will have the opportunity to gain skills to advocate for those experiencing homelessness.