February 2017 Information & Resource Roundup

Once a month we will roundup a variety of resources, news articles or items of interest we’ve come across that could be helpful in providing services, increasing staff knowledge and/or improving skills.  

Why Poor People Make Expensive Financial DecisionsThe Atlantic – January 18, 2017

5 Small Acts of Self-Care to Try TodayPyschCentral.com – February 5, 2017

Undercounting People Experiencing HomelessnessThe Huffington Post – February 3, 2017

Eliminating mental health coverage will create a crisis for millionsThink Progress – February 9, 2017

Tax refund delays spark refund anticipation loan comebackCreditCards.com – Accessed February 13, 2017

New study reveals faith-based organizations shoulder heavy burden for the homelessTheHill.com – February 12, 2017

To fight student homelessness, this school district helps the whole familyPBS Newshour – February 14, 2017

Have a resource or article to share? Leave in the comments or pass it on to wumsocialservices@usc.salvationarmy.org and we’ll include it in next months roundup. 

WEBINAR – Enablement Prevention For Professionals – TIME CHANGE

Due to an unexpected conflict for the presenter of tomorrow’s webinar, Enablement Prevention for Professionals, the start time of the webinar will be pushed back to 10:30am Central Time.

The same links you have received will work to join the webinar at the new time. We apologize for the short notice and any inconvenience this causes. The webinar will be recorded and available for those unable to attend due to the schedule change.  The recording link will be available here next week.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

WUM Social Services

REMINDER: Webinar FRIDAY – Enablement Prevention For Professionals


FRIDAY February 24th AT 9:00AM CST/10:00AM EST


Please note that we are not permitted to provide CEU’s for webinar training sessions. Webinars are provided for educational and on-going training purposes only.  You may receive credit toward the Case Management Certification.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Click HERE to view recording links for past webinars