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SPDAT for Case Management
with Michael Blessing
The Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (SPDAT) is a system-wide tool used help guide the right household to the right support intervention at the right time to support their recovery. It provides an objective approach to assessing needs for housing and life stability based upon evidence; The language and theoretical orientation of the tool is appropriate for housing case managers; by understanding risks to housing stability we are better able to promote “homelessness proofing”.
During the overview the course will showcase how the tool can work for initial assessment as well as help guide case management supports. The course will:
-Give an overview of the SPDAT assessment tool.
-Teach how to use the SPDAT.
-Show the connection between the SPDAT and case management.
-Talk through case management essentials.
-Give the group a chance to interact and answer questions.
Instructor: Michael Blessing - Regional Director of LSF Health Systems Department of Housing and Community Inclusion